Plumas County Behavioral Health

If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis situation, please call 1-800-757-7898 or 530-283-6307. If you are in a life-threatening emergency situation,
dial 9-1-1

Getting Started Accessing Services

Plumas County Behavioral Health now offers Open Access Clinics in our four major communities!

Changes In Open Access For November! 

The Week of 11-4 thru 11-8 Only

Quincy Annex: Open Access scheduled dates will move from Monday 11/04/2019 and Tuesday 11/05/2019 to Thursday 11/07/2019 and Friday 11/08/2019.  

Portola: Open Access will move from Tuesday 11/05/2019 to Thursday 11/07/2019

Greenville: Open Access will be canceled for Tuesday 11/05/2019.  

New Winter Hours for the Chester Wellness Center

The Chester wellness center will now be open to the public Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM during the winter months.


Quincy Annex- 270 County Hospital Rd, Quincy, 95971 MONDAY & WEDNESDAYS
Chester Wellness Center- 372 Main St, Chester, CA 96020  FRIDAYS
Greenville Wellness Center- 414 Main St, Greenville, CA 95947 TUESDAYS
Portola Wellness Center- 2880 E Sierra Ave, Portola, CA 96122 TUESDAYS


Access appointments are first-come, first-serve
Registration begins at 8:00 AM Intakes start at 8:30 AM
Must be signed in by 11:00 AM
Expect your initial visit to take 1-2 Hours


Please bring a photo ID and your Medi-CAL insurance card. If you are not a Medi-CAL beneficiary or un-insured, please contact your private insurance for a list of providers in your area.
Proof of income is preferred but not required.
Please arrange childcare for children under 12.


We are dedicated to providing those we serve with quality innovative behavioral health care in a recovery-based environment. If you have any questions about access or our services please call the main office at 530-283-6307

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide respectful, culturally sensitive and strength based behavioral health services which promote wellness, self-sufficiency, and recovery from mental illness and/or addiction

Additional information can be attained by calling Plumas County Behavioral Health at (530) 283-6307.
Between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
After hours and holidays, crisis assessments can be initiated by calling our 24/7 access line (530)-283-6307.
In situations involving immediate risks to public safety dial 9-1-1

A wide range of services are available, from short-term to intensive, based on your needs. These time-limited services are designed to foster resiliency in individuals and families and to promote wellness

Provider List - English (PDF)
Provider List - Spanish (PDF)


  • Tony Hobson, Ph.D. -Director
  • Kathy Schwartz, LMFT-Unit Clinical Supervisor
  • Pamela Schaffer, LCSW-Unit Clinical Supervisor
  • Sharon Sousa, LMFT-Unit Clinical Supervisor
  • Jessica McGill- Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager
  • Elizabeth McAllister- Patients Rights Advocate