Advocate Services

Advocate Services
Peer Advocate Services (209) 543-2425
Family Advocate Service (209) 525-4982

800 Scenic Drive
Modesto, CA 95350

8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday

Spanish Language Capabilities for Family to Family Classes

The Family Advocate's role is to assist families with accessing and utilizing mental health, alcohol and drug services. In addition, support and information is provided to family members to help cope with the illness of loved ones.

The Family Advocate works independently of all service providers and assists families in their interactions with the service providers in order to help improve and facilitate these important relationships.

Ombudsman Services

1-800-896-4042
TTY 1-800-896-2512
Translation Available

Call Ombudsman Services for help with Medi-Cal, mental health or managed care services.

Patient Rights Advocate

800 Scenic Drive
Modesto, CA 95350
(209 525-7423
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday

Spanish Language Capabilities

The Patient Rights Advocate is an advocate for all consumers receiving mental health, alcohol and drug services in Stanislaus County. Primary responsibility is to ensure that the rights of the mentally disabled are acknowledged and upheld. Advocacy services at administrative hearings and judicial writ hearings are provided for those individuals experiencing involuntary detainment, training, consultation and client complaints regarding denial of rights are also provided.

The Patient Rights Advocate works independently from all service providers to ensure the consumer's rights are upheld.

Family Partnership Center

421 E. Morris Avenue
Modesto, CA 95354
8:00 A.M. 0 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday

Spanish Language Capabilities

Kinship Program

(209) 558-7494

The Kinship Program provides advocacy at the local, county and state levels, offering support and information to relatives (grandparents aunts and uncles) raising relative children receiving mental health services.

Parent Partnership Project

(209) 558-8550

The Parent Partnership Project provides advocacy at the local, county and state levels, offering support and information to parents of children who are receiving mental health services.

The Kinship Program & Parent Partnership Project provides the following services:
  • General information, education, and support
  • Parenting strategies
  • Resource library
  • Opportunities for parent participation; all areas of family services
  • Respite groups
  • Transitional youth services for young people 17-20 years of age

Sites of Interest

Select Network of Care below to visit our interactive behavioral health

Network of Care Website

Visit BHRS’s StanUp for Wellness Campaign:

Stan Up for Wellness Website

For more information regarding the StanUp for Wellness campaign, contact Dan Rosas, Public Information Officer, at drosas@stanbhrs.org or call (209) 525-5324.