Mental Health


mental health


crisis hot-lines


support groups

Referral services

  • Recovery Options Treatment Facility (drug/alcohol): 1-800-662-2873 – Helps with resources for Medi-Cal clients and counseling services for private insurance.
  • Info Link (community information referral line): 1-888-600-4357 (Orange County); 1-800-339-6993 (LA County) – Assists with food and financial services, military information and various housing options.

outpatient counseling services

  • Journeys Counseling Services: 1-714-957-1973 (Costa Mesa, Mission Viejo, Torrance)
  • Mariposa Women and Family Center: 1-714-547-6494 (Orange)
  • New Hope Crisis Counseling: 1-714-639-4673 (Santa Ana)
  • Turning Point Center for Families: 1-714-547-8111 (Santa Ana)
  • 736 Family Crisis Center LA: 1-310-379-3620 (Culver City, Redondo, and Torrance). This center offers assistance with shelters for youth (10-17 years old) and adults, domestic violence help, veterans services, outpatient information, counseling and case management.

youth shelter/short-term residential programs

  • Boys Hope/Girls Hope of CA (long-term): 1-949-515-8833 This facility offers homes for underprivileged children without the means for housing or schooling. This is a long-term support facility for children ages 12 to 18.
  • Casa Youth Shelter: 1-714-995-8601 (Los Alamitos) – This is a short-term youth shelter with family reunification for adolescents ages 12-17. Average stay is 2 to 3 weeks.
  • 1736 Family Crisis Center (ages 10-17 and 18+): 1-310-379-3620 (Los Angeles)
  • Waymakers Youth Shelter: 1-714-714-0780 (Tustin – – This is a temporary (1 month) treatment shelter with family reunification.