Feeling misunderstood or overwhelmed and needing to talk to someone about what’s happening? Contact one of the safe, secure and confidential providers below. If you need immediate assistance, call 9-1-1.
Call the COVID-19 hotline to connect with OC agencies for information and resources, including the Health Referral Line, Behavioral Health Resources; OC Office on Aging, Resources for Seniors; and County of Orange Emergency Operations Center Hotline, non-medical questions.
Boys & Girls Clubs Community Health Services is comprised of programs that focus on serving the whole child through academic support, health access, case management, mental health, and family engagement.
A variety of services and resources for children and families in Orange County.
United Parents/CalHope, a non-profit organization funded by FEMA, is offering free crisis counseling sessions to individuals, families, and communities recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. View the Crisis Counseling flyer in English and Spanish, as well as the Support Group flyer, also available in English and Spanish.
Crisis Hotline: (888) 384-1120 (M-F 9AM-7PM)
Crisis Chat: calhopeconnect.org/populations/parents-caregivers
The County of Orange Social Services Agency's (SSA) dedicated hotline for current recipients of IHSS. Hotline staff are available to discuss recipients' urgent needs amid the COVID-19 crisis. SSA's IHSS program provides supportive services to eligible individuals who are aged, blind, and/or disabled, are limited in their ability to care for themselves and cannot live at home safely without assistance.
Call: (714) 825-3000; M-F 8AM-5PM
The “stay at home” order may have side effects of increased stress and tension for household members. Some of the most vulnerable community members are being subjected to a rise in violence at home. The City is encouraging local businesses still safely operating under the social distancing guidelines to take part in Survivor Safe Haven’s “Rise Up 19.” Show your support for survivors by printing and posting flyers in your store window, by the cash register or pickup area, and share it on your respective social platforms.
The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has launched a community outreach campaign encouraging Orange County residents to care for their mental health by reaching out and seeking help. Supporting HCA's mission to protect and promote the health and well-being of the public, the 'What You Feel is Real' campaign is focused on helping the community cope with stresses and disruptions.
Community Toolkit: occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/mental-health-support
Mental health awareness video created and produced by Garden Grove Unified School District La Quinta High School students.