Welcome to the Counseling Quarters!

Here you will find communication about the counseling program at Yuba Gardens with Mrs. Besotes, School Counselor.  You will also find links to information and community resources.

If you would like to contact Mrs. Besotes, please call the school at (530) 741-6194 ex. 7050 or email cbesotes.mjusd.k12.ca.us


  • How can my student join a counseling group?  All students are welcome to participate!  If you feel your student could use counseling services please call or email the counselor or fill our a Request to See the Couneslor in the front office and place it in Mrs. Besotes' box.  The student will be contacted and if they are interested in participating, a blue permission slip will be sent home for their guardian to sign authorizing their participation.
  • Can I meet with Mrs. Besotes? Yes! Please call or email to set up an appointment.  Drop-ins are not usually possible due to student needs.


Sutter-Yuba Mental Health Services
1965 Live Oak Blvd.
Yuba City, CA 
(530) 822-7513 (youth)

Appointments Monday and Friday from 8:00-10:30AM.  Accept MediCAL and offer a sliding scale fee for uninsured.

Free or Low Cost Services in Yuba-Sutter County
Servicios para la comunidad de bajo costo o sin costo


Take a look at some helpful websites:

Parent Resources:


Kids Health

Bullying Resource:


Mental Health Resource:


Peer Pressure Resource: