Donna Ortiz

Donna Ortiz

Donna Ortiz is the Mental Health Director for the HHSA. Donna oversees the administration of Mental Health Services and Alcohol and Other Drug programs. She has over 25 years of experience in public service, developing and implementing various programs and services that provide children, families, and individuals with the necessary support needed to thrive in our community. Her commitment to others includes developing strong partnerships throughout the community to provide a system of care that is culturally sensitive to the needs of our most vulnerable population.

Donna focuses on treating the whole person by continuously improving access to quality care. Her dedication to family inclusion, opportunities for engagement, and multi-disciplinary approaches align with the Agency’s vision of “Healthy children and adults, supportive families and thriving communities.”


Agency News

CWS Toy Drive: Fill the Trolley Events

CWS Toy Drive: Fill the Trolley Events

Tulare County community members are invited to Fill the Trolley with new, unwrapped toys and gifts for the Friends of Tulare County Child Welfare Services Children’s Toy Drive.  

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it can also carry some hazards for pets. Here are some tips to keep your pets healthy and safe during the holiday.

Benefits of Pets for Veterans

Benefits of Pets for Veterans

Transitioning back to civilian life can be a complicated process for a veteran. For veterans, though, having an animal to love and care for can be life-changing and an incredibly positive decision.  

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered.