Professional counseling and mediation services are available to the Tempe
community in an effort to promote individual, family, and community wellness.
The City of Tempe's Westside Multi-Generational Center has a state-licensed outpatient mental health facility with licensed therapists who treat individuals, couples, children, adolescents and families. The services are strictly confidential.
Treatment is available for:
Eligibility and Fees
All Tempe residents and any student who attends a Tempe Union High School District school are eligible for services.
Fees are $10 - $40 per session based on family size and income. Please note: Counseling payments are not accepted at this location at this time. Call for payment information.
Location and Office Hours
Westside Multi-generational Center
715 West Fifth Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but evening and Saturday sessions may also be available.
Mediation services assist Tempe residents in conflict resolution between neighbors and in dispute settlement among individuals or community groups who have reached a communication impasse. Proven conflict resolution techniques are applied within a neutral environment where participants can express their concerns and feelings by respectful professionals.
Meetings are usually one hour in length and solutions are usually achieved within one or two meetings. There are no fees for mediation services.
Meetings are held at the Westside Multi-generational Center; see above for location and phone number.
CARE 7 Youth Specialists
CARE 7 Youth Specialists provide social and emotional support to high school students in the Tempe Union High School District and middle schoolers in the Tempe Elementary School District.
COVID-19 update: Youth specialists are still connecting with students while schools are closed. Students who were previously seeing a youth specialist on campus, or who have a need now, can connect via email.
Desert Vista: Rang Ly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Compadre: Sylvia Lopez at Sylvia_lopez@tempe.gov
Corona Del Sol: Eskesha Clark at Eskesha_clark@tempe.gov
Marcos De Niza: Tristyn Rivas at Tristyn_rivas@tempe.gov
McClintock: Elizabeth Cling at Elizabeth_cling@tempe.gov
Mountain Pointe: Lorena Valle at Lorena_valle@tempe.gov
Tempe High: Mike Wilson at email@example.com
Kyrene Middle School: Jared Sidman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Connolly Middle School: Michelle Perin-Callahan at email@example.com
Teen Dating Violence information.
2-1-1 Arizona: www.211arizona.org
Alcohol and Drug Information (prevention): www.samhsa.gov
Alcoholics Anonymous: www.aa.org
American Psychological Association: www.apa.org
Birth to Five Help Line: www.swhd.org
Crime Victims: www.azdps.gov
Health Information for Parents, Kids, and Teens: www.kidshealth.org
Mental Health: www.mentalhealth.org
Narcotics Anonymous: www.na.org
National Mental Health Association: www.nmha.org
Parents Anonymous: www.parentsanonymous.org
Planned Parenthood: www.plannedparenthood.org
Surgeon General: www.surgeongeneral.gov