• OUSD Wellness Support Resources

    OUSD"s motto is "Every Student Thrives!" but we want every employee to thrive too! 

    We believe that health is more just than the absence of illness, and offer a wide variety of resources to help you stay physically, mentally and emotionally well.


    Please click HERE to go to OUSD's Wellness site, for lots of helpful self-care information and resources!


    Following are wellness resources offered through OUSD's Benefits providers:


    Ability Assist Counseling Services

    Do you or one of your dependents need counseling services? Getting support is easy and 100% confidential through the Hartford. For more information call 1-800-964-3577 or click links below for more information.

    Ability Assist Counseling services                                                                 

    Ability Assist los servicios de asesoramiento (En espanol)


    Care Solace Services

    Multilingual mental health/substance abuse referral service. This partner organization provides one on one assistance to parents, students, and staff seeking community or insurance based mental health/substance use services. They offer live 24/7 video chat, email, or phone support. They also have a searchable provider database that can be accessed anonymously. This service has been contracted by OUSD to help families and staff find providers who have openings now. More information visit: https://caresolace.com/site/oakland


    Financial Wellness through OUSD's Employee Assistance Program

    OUSD's Employee Assistance Program provides phone and online information from expert Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner professionals on budgeting, investments and credit matters. Topics include managing a budget, tax questions, retirement, getting out of debt, and saving for college.

    Click here for more information and instructions accessing these services


    Delta Dental

    Delta Dental offers health maintenance resources as well as dental care:

    Delta Dental Monthly Wellness Resources 

    Delta Dental Wellness Library


    Click here to go to the Delta Dental page for complete information on the plan and oral health resources 



    Mental Health Awareness, Self-care and Outpatient Services

    Kaiser offers self-care resources for mindfulness, relaxation, diet, and other lifestyle strategies to support good overall health. 

    Click here for the Kaiser self-care directory.


    To access Kaiser mental health services, call 24/7 1-866-454-8855 (TTY 711)


    Sutter Health Plus

    Mental Health Awareness, Self-care and Outpatient Services

    At Sutter Health Plus we believe in total health—mind, body and overall well-being. Sutter Health Plus members have access to mental health, behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment services through U.S. Behavioral Health Plan, California (USBHPC). Members don’t need a referral from their primary care physician and may self-refer to a participating USBHPC provider for office visits. 

    For questions about Sutter Mental Health resources, please contact USBHPC resources at liveandworkwell.com or 855-202-0984.

Contact Us

  • Mailing Address:

    1011 Union Street, Site 944

    Oakland, CA 94607


    (510) 879-0202



    The Benefits Team holds weekly drop-in hours on Thursdays from 3:30pm-4:30pm on Zoom using this link.