Membership & Orientation Committee

How To Join

In order to join the POCC, you must have life experience as a mental health consumer, and live or work in Alameda County. A mental health consumer is a person who has a mental health issue that has disrupted his or her education, employment, physical health, housing, social connections and/or quality of life. He or she has utilized services for this, and has been stigmatized, discriminated against or socially excluded because of this condition. 


Membership in the POCC opens opportunities to apply for scholarships and reimbursements that will support you to attend conferences, trainings, workshops, and committee meetings.

POCC New Member Orientation

May 31st, 2019

Friday, May 31st, 2019

2-4pm 2000 Embarcadero; Suite 400 (Fourth Floor)

Oakland, California 94606

Gail Steele Room

POCC is an organization that empowers people living with mental health and/or substance use conditions.

Membership applications will be available. If you have questions, please contact Jaleah Winn at 510-567-8182 or Orientation is accessible by BART and AC Transit with some walking. Use BART and AC Transit bus lines 1, 40, or 96. Free shuttle is available after the orientation to Lake Merritt BART departing at 4:20p.m. then every 25 minutes until 7:00p.m. Pickup location is in the parking lot on the Embarcadero side of the building.


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Membership Committee Meeting Date Below (Not Orientation):