Placer County Psychiatric Health Facility


101 Cirby Hills Drive
Roseville, California  95678
916-787-8919 FAX

About Placer County Psychiatric Health Facility

Telecare Corporation and Placer County, California, jointly operate a 16-bed Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) that provides psychiatric treatment services for adults who are in an acute phase of their psychiatric illness. The PHF is located within Placer County's Mental Health Services building in Roseville, California.

The building also houses a 15-bed social rehabilitation facility and the mental health emergency intake department. This service configuration optimizes rapid accessibility to the most appropriate level of care and provides continuity within Placer County's system of care. The PHF is licensed through the California Department of Mental Health under Title XXII of the California Code.

Just the Basics

Beds: 16
Population Served: Placer County Medi-Cal and indigent
Funded by: Funding is provided through a contractual arrangement with Placer County. The cost of the program is partially reimbursable through Medi-Cal

Recovery Model

This program follows Telecare’s Recovery-Centered Clinical System (RCCS), an innovative recovery framework that incorporates the latest research and evidence-based practices. RCCS emphasizes doing no harm and supporting and enlivening recovery. The recovery model incorporates such approaches as motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), harm reduction, and other consumer-centered therapeutic interventions.

Services and Supports

Services offered are intended to provide stabilization to people with acute mental illness symptoms. Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Medication management and support
  • Symptom management
  • Supportive group counseling 
  • Preparation for discharge
  • Independent-living skill building and enhancing coping and social skills
  • Linkage to community resources
  • Joint treatment plan with clients and their families

Office Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Referral Process

Individuals are referred by the Placer County Crisis team. Most clients have been evaluated in local emergency rooms by the Crisis Response Team. We also receive referrals from outpatient services or Placer County Jail. 

Who Is Served

  • Adults ages 18 and older who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness
  • Reside in Placer County, California

Contacting A Family Member

Family members can contact Placer County PHF clients through the nursing station at 916-787-8900 or the patient phone at
916-782-0429. Staff will only be able to discuss patient treatment if there is a Release of Information authorization signed by the patient.

What Makes Us Different

If a patient is in the facility during their birthday, we recognize the occasion by singing Happy Birthday and providing the individual a special cake. For identified holidays, we provide patients with a holiday buffet and on Christmas, our local NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) chapter provides Christmas or holiday gifts with a platter of homemade cookies to each patient.

About Telecare

Telecare is a family- and employee-owned company that has been treating individuals with serious mental illness since 1965. We specialize in innovative, outcomes-driven services for high-risk individuals with complex needs. Our programs are recovery-focused and clinically effective and are designed in partnership with local, county, state and other behavioral health organizations.