Oakes' Core Programs include our Outpatient, Public School Mental Health Partnership, Clinical Training, and Caregiver Support. See details below.
All Oakes' Clinicians and Therapists are professionally trained and work together with children and families in trauma-informed ways to improve their individual outcomes in school and in life.
Oakes' Outpatient services serve individuals at schools and after school, particularly those on the autism spectrum. We also offer clients therapy in small group settings at our Center.
Oakes offers individual and group therapy at our Center. Please see announcements below for details.
Oakes' Gaming Group is On
New Adolescent Group
Oakes Annual Newsletter
Oakes is resuming our Gaming Group for youth aged 12-15 years old. This therapy group is a great space for youth who are over-engaged with online gaming or lacking in social connections to get support in developing more meaningful relationships, build self-esteem, and practice emotional regulation strategies. The group will be meeting virtually for now, with a plan to transition back to in-person meetings when it is safe to do so. Members must have Medi-Cal to participate. Please see our flyer here for additional details.
Starting now, Oakes Children’s Center is excited to launch a weekly skills group for adolescents who struggle with managing strong emotions, keeping friendships, and achieving personal goals. Connect with like-minded peers to learn effective tips and techniques derived from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). We’ll help you develop a skill-based plan to reach a more fulfilling life!
For more information and details, please click on our DBT Group Flyer here.
Every Fall, Oakes Children's Center kicks off our annual Fundraising Drive with #Giving Tuesday, and continues through to the end of December. If you'd like to contribute to the success of our Core Programs, please use the "donate" button on this page. Have a look at Oakes' annual Newsletter here for some insights into our programs and how we serve so many local children with mental health disability. Our Spring news is here.