Merced County California

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Counseling
Substance Abuse
For some Welfare-to-Work (WTW) participants, the first barrier to overcome is substance abuse including alcohol and drug use, or mental health needs. Substance abuse can decrease the ability of a parent to be successfully employed.

Getting Treatment

Depending on the mental health need, self-sufficiency can be quite elusive. The Human Services Agency contracts with community partners to provide counseling for these individuals. Through treatment and counseling for a variety of mental health and substance abuse problems, participants can make themselves ready for employment and participation in other WTW activities that increase employability.

Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452