Building Strong Minds,
Strengthening Our Community
Bonita House is dedicated to promoting mental wellness and providing social services to individuals in need. We strive to build a supportive community where everyone feels heard, valued, and empowered to achieve their full potential.
About Bonita House
Bonita House, Inc., a private, nonprofit agency founded in 1971, offers services to adults with serious psychiatric challenges, and specializes in treatment for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Our continuum of care includes dual diagnosis residential treatment, wellness center day programs, supported independent living, housing, outreach & engagement, employment services, and mobile crisis response teams throughout Alameda County.
Building community, dignity, hope and wellness through services that support recovery and self-sufficiency with people who are living with serious mental health challenges.
Our Core Values
Committed to caring, dignity, kindness
Honor each individual and provide highly ethical services
Leading the way in creating opportunities to change for the better
Channeling hope, and building strengths to recover, adapt, and grow successfully
Honor and celebrate our diverse communities and our uniqueness
The Best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Focused on evidence-based practices that integrate mental health and substance use interventions, treatments, and recovery, aiming to enhance individuals’ functioning and well-being in their chosen living, learning, working, and social environments.
Designed to enhance well-being and recovery, and provide socialization in a caring community that fosters self-sufficiency. Participants can explore creative expression through art and music, and are encouraged to design their own wellness program based on their interests, needs, and goals.
Supported Independent Living
Offers an array of services to support clients in maintaining basic everyday needs, including housing, and in finding meaningful roles and activities in the community. Participants have access to behavioral rehabilitation as well as psychiatric medication support and assessment.
Teams respond in coordination with law enforcement to bring behavioral health experts on scene to provide de-escalation, a mental health assessment, crisis management, and to determine the most appropriate disposition for the person in need and facilitate that process.
In Home outreach
Program provides short-term outreach and engagement to individuals living with serious, untreated mental illness in an effort to link them to behavioral healthcare and other community services tailored to their complex needs.
CalWORKs Phoenix SKILLS Program provides services to clients and their families experiencing mental health challenges that create barriers to employment and education.