Children, Youth & Families System of Care

HHSA Family

Juvenile Forensic Services

If you have a Behavioral Health emergency, please call 9-1-1. 

To access referrals or call the Crisis Line, phone 1-888-724-7240. 

Juvenile Forensic Services provides psychological and psychiatric services to the youth residing within the juvenile detention facilities. These services may include counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, psychiatric medication management, and transition-to-community related assistance. In addition, Juvenile Forensic Services provides assistance to Juvenile Probation, Juvenile Court and Child Welfare Services by way of expert consultation regarding mental health issues, mental competency screenings, and by providing other mental health evaluations for youth.

The Juvenile Forensic Services are provided by the Behavioral Health Services Stabilization, Treatment, Assessment and Transition Team (STAT) at the following Probation detention facilities:

-  Kearny Mesa Juvenile Hall

-  East Mesa Juvenile Hall

-  Urban Camp

Please see below the link to the San Diego County Probation Department’s Juvenile Detention page.


For administrative information or to provide feedback about this page, please send us an email or phone 858-694-4680.