About Urban Health Group
Urban Health Group assists people navigating the complex healthcare and behavioral health systems, reducing your stress and giving you tools to make informed choices. We also provide consultation and training for consumers and corporate entities. Let’s work together as you plan to be well and live a quality life.
Why Is Urban Health Important?
While cities can bring opportunities, they can also bring challenges for better health. Urban Health Group is attuned to the whole person: mind, body and social connection. Urban Health Group was formed with the core value that everyone deserves quality care, and we provide a service bridge for fluid health care navigation and mental health support.
We are influencing community wellness through empowerment, education, and connection.
CEO / Founder
Leticia Vaca, MSW, LCSW is the CEO of Urban Health Group LLC and Bay Area Native. It turns out that, like a growing number of families across the United States, she has personal experience with family confronting the challenges of mental illness, substance abuse and physical aliments. Leticia has 15 years experience in field of health, human services, and mental health. In addition to private practice, she has works as a medical social worker and has been a hospital discharge planner in the healthcare industry throughout the East Bay and San Francisco areas.
She graduated from University of California, Riverside with a B.A. in Psychology, where she also received a Proclamation of Service from Mayor Ronald Loveridge of Riverside for involvement within the local community. Of equal experiential value is her work as a case manager for community based programs where she confronted the practical issues that often complicate the delivery of services to those in need. She earned a Masters in Social Work from California State University, East Bay with an Emphasis in Community Mental Health. Leticia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California (LCSW#77386).
She is a strengths-based practitioner, who believes in the internal strengths of people and communities. She enjoys running, weekend hikes, dancing to live music, cooking, and laughing with friends and family.
I want to help people begin to see themselves as their own picture of health. Health care can be confusing and scary. I've seen families in crisis and it is my goal to help people beyond the hospital walls to plan to live their best lives. -Leticia Vaca, Founder/CEO