Cultural Competency

2023-2024 Tulare County Cultural Competency Plan
2023-2024 Tulare County Cultural Competency Plan

Click this link to view the 2023-2024 Cultural Competency Plan.

2022-2023 Tulare County Cultural Competency Plan
2022-2023 Tulare County Cultural Competency Plan

Click this link to view the 2022-2023 Cultural Competency Plan.

Community Program Planning Process
Community Program Planning Process

Click here to view the policy outlining the Tulare County Mental Health Branch Community Program Planning Process for Mental Health Services Act Three-Year Integrated Program and Expenditure Plans and Annual Updates.

Cultural Competency Committee - 2018 Year -End Update
Cultural Competency Committee – 2018 Year-End Update

Based on practice, Tulare County HHSA's Mental Health Cultural Competency Committee has identified the following principles of cultural competence for Mental Health Plan and Provider staff/practitioners.  

Cultural Competency Committee
Cultural Competency Committee

Click to view the policy that specifies the structure, role, and responsibilities of the Mental Health Cultural Competency Committee. 

Cultural Competency Standards
Cultural Competency Standards

The Tulare County Mental Health Plan (MHP) shall monitor, review, and comply with state and federal regulations and ensure that quality services are being provided to consumers in a culturally and linguistically aware manner.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency
Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This policy defines the principles of cultural and linguistic competency accepted by the Health & Human Services Agency and establishes the foundation for integrating cultural and linguistic competency into its values and daily services.


Agency News

2024 Walk with a Doc Program

2024 Walk with a Doc Program

Held the second Saturday of each month in Visalia, Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends.  

In-Home Services Help Seniors Remain in Their Homes

In-Home Services Help Seniors Remain in Their Homes

When everyday tasks such as cooking dinner, climbing stairs, or managing your medical appointments become too difficult for you to do on your own, the Multipurpose Senior Services Program, also known as MSSP, might be able to help. 

Booster Seat or Seatbelt?

Booster Seat or Seatbelt?

If you are unsure if your child needs to continue to sit in a booster seat while riding in a car, there is a five-step test you can utilize before moving to a seat belt. 

Video: Navigating Medicare Enrollment

Video: Navigating Medicare Enrollment

The Kings/Tulare Area Agency on Aging (K/T AAA) and HICAP help Medicare consumers with things like benefit coverage, billing, consumer rights, and coordination of parts A, B, C, and D. So, how do you enroll in Medicare? Let us show you!