aboutcommunity human services

Community Human Services is a 501c(3) public nonprofit and Joint Powers Authority providing substance abuse and mental health counseling and recovery services to middle and low income individuals and families in Monterey County, California.

Virtually all of the work we do at CHS addresses underlying conditions or root causes of personal, family and community problems, whether it’s addiction, domestic violence, mental illness, emotional health, homelessness, child abuse, or any number of problems that people have trouble solving on their own.

We help our clients develop new skills and support networks, learn new behaviors, and learn how to utilize community resources. Ultimately, our services affect change in the community by reducing the need for social services, law enforcement, hospitals, jails and prisons, and by improving school attendance, performance and social outcomes for children.

news & events

Join us for the Empty Bowl luncheon! 11.13.17

Please join Community Human Services, Monday, November 13th 11:30am-1:00pm at Shoreline Community Church in Monterey for...

Celebrate Recovery Events in September

September is National Recovery Month. On Thursday, September 21st from 11:00am...

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Training – October 3, 4, 5 and 10: REGISTER TODAY!

Community Human Services is offering a four day Dialectical Behavioral Therapy training. October 3, 4, 5 and 10, from...

Join us for MOD Pizza’s Grand Opening and Support CHS!

FREE pizza or salad for first 52 customers! Awesome MOD giveaways 100% of pizza sales all day will be donated...

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