Providing care to our communities since 1970.
The mission of Sierra Mental Wellness Group is to provide professional and affordable individual, couple and family counseling, crisis services, child and adolescent programs, and comprehensive mental health assessments. We seek to provide innovative as well as traditional approaches to solve problems and to address the identified needs of the people in and around Placer County.
Sierra Mental Wellness Group (SMWG) is a private, not-for-profit California corporation chartered under section 501 (c) (3). We began as a grass roots effort to respond to community counseling needs in Roseville in the late 1960’s and incorporated in 1970 as Roseville Area Youth Services (RAYS). In 1981, RAYS merged with Placer Awareness House in Auburn to become Sierra Family Services, Inc. In 2011, we changed our name to Sierra Mental Wellness Group. Throughout the years, the agency has continued to grow and respond to community needs. SMWG currently provides clinical centers of excellence in Roseville, Auburn and Tahoe City. We have developed and adapted an array of services as the population and complexity of our community increases. Our crisis services provide rapid response to psychiatric emergencies in Placer, Colusa, and Nevada counties.
Our goals are to remove barriers to professional services for all children, families and adults in and around Placer County who suffer from emotional problems. To respond to and treat with dignity, compassion, and respect anyone who asks for our help. To provide opportunity for growth, health, and discovery for those who are in pain. To do the right thing the first time, every time.
Mental Wellness Group employs a top notch staff dedicated to our
clients and our team approach to services. Sierra Mental Wellness Group
values the many talents and abilities of its employees and seeks to
foster an open, cooperative and dynamic environment where employees and
the Agency alike can thrive.