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Sybil A Stafford, EdD, LMFT; 1833 W March Ln., Suite 6, Stockton, CA 95207; (209) 364-3320

Jenaiah La/Neise Sauceda, LCSW; 343 E Main St., Suite 918, Stockton, CA 95202; (209) 227-6934

Monique Hicks, LMFT; 4750 Quail Lakes Dr. Stockton, CA 95207; (209) 680-3151

Angela J Cobb, LMFT, 343 E Main St. Suite 907, Stockton, CA 95202, (209) 395-0797

Silvia Andrews, LMFT, 965 E Yosemite Ave. Suite 12, Manteca, CA 95336; (209) 817-8972

Jennifer Lee Starks, LMFT, Tracy, CA (209) 210-4477

Dr. Ayesha Hunter, LMFT, PA

341 W Robinhood Dr., Suite B2, Stockton, CA 95207 

Tel: (209) 542-8900

 Fax: (209) 957-9004 

Email: [email protected]

Kimberly Warmsley, LCSW

31 North San Joaquin St.

 Stockton, CA 95202

 Tel: (209) 905-8809

 Web: www.kwtts.com 

John Thompson, LCSW

341 W Robinhood Dr., Suite B2 Stockton, CA 95207

 Tel: (209) 513-8919 

Additional Resources

100 Black Men of America

Working to improve the quality of life within the African American community. Based in Atlanta, Georgia


African American Planning Commission (AAPC)

Addresses issues of homelessness (domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, housing shortage, and unemployment) within the communities in which we live and serve. Based in Brooklyn, New York www.aapci.org

African American Speaker Bureau (AASB)

This organization is dedicated to the representation of people and projects that address the issues, concerns and celebrations of the African American community. Based in San Francisco, California www.aasb.net


African-American Mental Health Providers Directory

African Holocaust


Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Association of Black Psychologists



Black Infant Health Program

Main Location: 420 South Wilson Way, Stockton, CA 95201; Phone: (209) 468-2169 or (800) 698-2304; Fax: (209) 468-2072; Email: [email protected]; Eligibility: African-American pregnant women over the age of 18 years of age, who are 30 weeks or less pregnant and willing to commit to attending prenatal sessions and postpartum sessions once baby is born; Fees: None; Services: Black Infant Health is designed to encourage and support a healthy pregnancy, healthy newborn, and women’s health. They provide 20 group intervention sessions (10 sessions prenatally, 10 sessions postpartum) with complementary case management; Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Black Lives Matter 

Black Lives Matter was formed in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in 2013 and quickly became a national movement to end police brutality. The organization continues to mobilize and amplify national dialogue around state-sanctioned violence.

Black Mental Health Alliance

Black Mental Health Symposium



Black Women’s Blueprint 

The Black Women’s Blueprint services black women affected by issues such as sexual violence, abuse and incarceration.

Black Women In Sisterhood For Action (BISA)

Develops and promotes alternative strategies for educational and career development of black women.

Based in Washington, DC www.bisa-hq.org

California Black Women's Health Project

Center for Media Justice (CMJ) Develops and teaches creative, effective, and participatory communications and media activism strategies that support the fight for racial justice, economic equity, and human rights.

Clutter Free Society founded by Angel Richards

Color Of Change 

The nation’s largest online civil rights organization building grassroots political power for African-Americans and working for social change for all people.



Healthy Black Woman


Women of Color Against Violence Incite works to end violence against women of color through organizing events, conferences, circulating newsletters and strategic political initiatives.

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCR) 

A coalition of more than 200 diverse national organizations working to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States.

My Brother’s Keeper 

My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative of the Obama administration, aims to unite and amplify the voices of black men through mentorship.

Melanin & Mental Health was born out of a desire to connect individuals with culturally competent clinicians committed to serving the mental health needs of Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities. They are committed to promoting the growth and healing in communities of color through their website, online directory, and monthly events.

They regularly receive inquiries from people across the country asking if they know of clinicians in their area. Because of this they are planning events in cities across the US to help connect clinicians with those potential clients and give more insight about the way these cities are changing the mental health game. If you are interested in Melanin and Mental Health™ coming to a city near you, visit their website, send them an email, and they will work with you to make it happen.

Melanin Meets Mindfulness...Mindfulness, Meditation, and Manifestation. A group for African-American women.

National Action Network

This organization, led by Al Sharpton ,promotes a modern civil rights agenda that includes just and decency for all people regardless of race, social justice for communities, and the improvement of race relations.

Based in New York, New York www.nationalactionanetwork.net

National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

A champion of social justice, that has fought long and hard to ensure that the voices of African Americans would be heard. Based in Baltimore, Maryland www.naacp.org

National Association of Blacks In Criminal Justice (NABCJ)

Provides leaders dedicated to improving the administration of criminal justice, with a goal of achieving equal justice for blacks and other minorities. Based in Durham, North Carolina www.nabcj.org

National Association of Black Social Workers

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)

A council of national African American women’s organizations that lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.

National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) 

Works to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education and outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, advocacy, and enforcement.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Urban League (NUL)

The nation's oldest and largest community- based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. Based in New York, New York www.nul.org

Nia Noire Wellness for Women of Color

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

Race Forward A public policy institute advancing racial justice through research, advocacy and journalism (it publishes Colorlines)

Rainbow Push Coalition

This organization, led by Jesse Jackson, is a progressive organization fighting for social change as a mighty coalition of workers, women and people of color. Based in Chicago, Illinois www.rainbowpush.org

Safe Black Space is the umbrella under which various services are offered to address people of African ancestry’s individual and community reactions to cultural and racial trauma. Currently, it has two main components: Safe Black Space Community Healing Circles and Emotional Emancipation Circles (EECs℠). It will expand to include Safe Ally Spaces and Safe Black Green Spaces: Grandmas Backyard. Detailed explanations of each component are described later and an infographic is provided which shows an overview of Safe Black Space.

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) Combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation.


The Innocence Project With multiple branches throughout the nation, The Innocence Project works to exonerate those who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes by providing free legal assistance.

The Root

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health