Mental Health Branch Leadership

The Mental Health Branch provides services for Tulare County residents who are experiencing
symptoms of mental illness. Both County-operated and community-based clinics provide services
ranging from outpatient to residential long-term care. Together, these programs create a comprehensive system of care for individuals of all ages.

Donna Ortiz
Donna Ortiz

Mental Health Director, Mental Health Branch

Natalie Bolin
Natalie Bolin

Deputy Director of Clinical Services, Mental Health Branch

Dr. Lester E. Love
Dr. Lester E. Love

Medical Director, Mental Health Branch

Dayna Wild
Dayna Wild

Division Manager, Mental Health Branch


Agency News

Addressing Homelessness in Tulare County

Addressing Homelessness in Tulare County

Homelessness. That word carries a lot of weight, a lot of value judgements, concerns, fears, and worry. It also can convey hope, determination, and empathy. HHSA is partnering with numerous governmental agencies, community organizations, and individuals who are dedicated to changing the future for unhoused individuals.