Need Help Now?

If you would like to speak to a clinician immediately, please call CAPS at 805-437-2088. If you reach the voicemail, select option 2 to access 24/7 phone counseling.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides short-term mental health services in a confidential setting to assist students in achieving their academic and personal pursuits. 

CAPS is pleased to provide a wide range of services to assist the campus community including individual, couples, group therapy, crisis intervention, psychiatric consultation, 24/7 phone counseling, outreach, consultation, relaxation room, and other resources.

Hours and Location

  • CAPS is located in Bell Tower East 1867
  • 2018 Fall Hours : Monday, Tuesday and Thursday  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


  • In the case of an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
  • Other CRISIS resources include:
    CSUCI’s 24/7 Phone Support
  • Call the CAPS main office at 805.437.2088
  • After the greeting select option 2
    National Text Support
  • Text ‘Hello’ to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S.
  • A crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Call 800.273.8255 
    Rape Crisis Center for Ventura County
  • Call 800.300.2181 for services regarding Sexual    Assault or Domestic Violence
    Important Local Resources
  • Call 211
    For additional information about CAPS
  • Services, hours and location, browse the website at