• Through psychotherapy, we promote healthy emotional development and self-esteem.

    “Our therapist has made my daughter feel confident about herself.”

  • Through educational support, we strengthen academic achievement, improve literacy skills and prepare students to succeed.

    “Our daughter is doing 100% better
    in school.”

  • Our new Parent Education Program offers valuable support to parents
    and caregivers through lectures, workshops, discussion groups,
    and individual consultation.

    “Thank you for all your help and support in my child and family's wellness endeavors.”

  • Our school-based mental health
    counseling programs help students
    and parents engage in learning and the school community.

    “Ann Martin Center has made a HUGE
     difference!  My child can talk about his big feelings without being judged.”

AMC Selected for 2016 C.A.N. NonProfit of the Year

We are pleased to announce Assemblymember Tony Thurmond has selected Ann Martin Center as "2016 Nonprofit of the Year" for his district. We are thrilled to receive this distinction as a leading provider of community-based mental health services for children in the East Bay.

“At the forefront of innovation, the Ann Martin Center has been providing high quality mental health services, and educational support to the greatest at-risk families in Alameda County for over 50 years. It is with great pleasure that I honor and recognize the tremendous work, achievements, and the dedicated staff of the Ann Martin Center, by naming them the California State Assembly 15th District Nonprofit of the year.”
–California Assemblymember Tony Thurmond, 15th District

Our Mission

Ann Martin Center is dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk children, youth, and their families in Alameda County by providing psychotherapy, educational therapy, diagnostic assessment, and training. We promote healthy emotional development and effective learning skills. We nurture confidence, resilience, and the ability to make positive choices that strengthen caring relationships, independence, and productivity. The Center is distinguished by its emphasis on both emotional and educational support.