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Agency name:

Brighter Beginnings

Program name:

Brighter Beginnings: Mental Health Program

Program Last Updated: 03/04/2021

Program Start Date: 01/01/2019 | Program End Date: 01/01/2022

Program Description: Our program provides mental health services for 0-21 year-olds with Alameda County full-scope Medi-cal. Therapy services can be provided in our office, the family's home or child's school, based on family need.

Service Address: 2744 E. 11th Street, Oakland , CA 94601
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Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Sandra Schueling
    Title: Mental Health Program Supervisor
    Phone: 510-903-7527
    Fax: 510-437-8953
    Address: 2744 E. 11th Street Oakland, California 94601
  • Name: Mayra Torres
    Title: Program Assistant
    Phone: 510-437-8950
    Fax: 510-4378953
    Address: 2744 E. 11th Street Oakland, CA 94601

Ages Served:

  • 3 years - 4 years
  • 4 years - 5 years
  • 5 years & up
  • Teens
  • 5 years - 8 years

Number of openings remaining: 2

Openings by language: 1 English, 1 Spanish

Is there a wait list: Sometimes


  • Age
  • Medi-Cal


  • Family Counseling services
  • Early childhood mental health

Location Type:

  • Home-based
  • School-based
  • Agency-based
  • Office-based


  • Children only
  • Both children and parents/caregivers
  • Families

Other Participants: The child must be the client and have MediCAL


  • English
  • Spanish

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male
  • Trans

Type of cost:

  • No Fee

Cost payment:

  • Medi-Cal/Alameda Alliance

Disabilities Served:

  • Mental/Emotional

Target Group: Children 0-21

Preferred documentation:

  • Proof of Insurance
  • Social Security Card

Other Preferred documentation: Both MediCal number and SSN are needed at time of referral

Intake Procedure:

  • Appointment Required (no walk-ins.)

Other Intake Procedures: Call 510-903-7527


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