Detention Mental Health Devices

A mental health response team is available to address life threatening situations such as suicidal ideation or attempts in the jails. All referred individuals receive a mental health evaluation to determine the presence of a psychiatric problem and identify the services required. Medication services are provided as needed. Follow up mental health referrals for outpatient services are provided.


Blythe Jail
260 North Spings Street
Blythe, CA 92225
Phone: (760) 921-5780
Fax: (760) 921-5792

Smith Correctional Facility
1627 S. Hargrave Street
Banning, CA 92220
Primary Phone: (951) 922-7612
Secondary Phone: (951) 922-7826
Primary Fax: (951) 922-7730
Secondary Fax: (951) 922-7752

Robert Presley Detention Center
4000 Orange Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 955-4545
Fax: (951) 95-2138

Indio Jail
46-057 Oasis Street
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 393-3308
Fax: (760) 393-3355

Cois Byrd Detention Center
30755 B Auld Road
Murrieta, CA 92563
Phone: (951) 696-3112
Faxe: (951) 696-3445

Mental Health Court

This program assists the court in providing appropriate assessment and placement of criminal defendants suffering from a mental illness. Mental Health Courts support and implement individualized treatment plans and case management. Services are delivered in an effective and safe manner with the objective of safeguarding the public and reducing recidivism.


Indio Office
82-632 Highway 111, Ste. A-3
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 396- 5371
Fax: (760) 396-5365

Riverside Office
3625 14th Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 955-1560
Fax: (951) 955-1550

Temecula Mental Health Court
40925 County Center Dr. Suite 200
Temecula, CA 92591
Phone: (951) 696-3049
Fax: (951) 600-6377

Veterans Court

On January 5, 2012, Veteran’s Court convened for the very first time in Department 31 under the leadership of Superior Court Judge Mark Johnson. Veteran’s Court is a joint effort between the Riverside County Superior Court, Veteran’s Administration (VA), and several Riverside County and City agencies including the District Attorney, Public Defender, Probation, Mental Health, Riverside Police Department, and other county Veteran agencies. The Court specifically addresses the needs of Riverside County Veterans charged with criminal offenses, and it is a 12 to 18 month program that provides treatment and rehabilitation to Veterans. Cases are taken by referral only.

Riverside Veterans Court
3625 14th Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 955-1560
Fax: (951) 955-1550

Misdemeanant Alternative Placement (MAP) 

The MAP Program, under Mental Health Court, performs evaluation and treatment services as specified in Penal Code 1367 and 1367.1. If a defendant is found to be mentally incompetent for a misdemeanor offense, the court requests an evaluation for placement by the M.A.P. program. The MAP Clinical Therapist is required to prepare a written evaluation on the most appropriate placement and treatment plan for the misdemeanant.

Riverside MAP
3625 14th Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 955-1560
Fax: (951) 955-1550