For many years, the Garden Grove Police Department has actively been involved in providing support services to crime victims in Garden Grove. Due to the wide variety of services available, it has become necessary to develop partnerships with various outside organizations. Many victim services are provided by government entities or non-profit victim rights groups.
They include: Waymakers, Orange County Social Services Agency - Adult Protective Services, Orange County Social Services – Child Protection Services, Child Abuse Services Team, Orange County Mental Health, Domestic Violence Victim Services, Boys and Girls Clubs of Garden Grove and the Salvation Army.
Listed below are some of the most requested services:
2-1-1 Orange County is the equivalent of 9-1-1 but for human services. Callers seeking assistance can dial 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are connected with certified, multi-lingual Information and Referral Specialist who utilize a robust database to provide information on requested services.
Waymakers provides Victims/Witnesses a wide range of services and helps locate important resources in the community. They also have highly skilled and well trained “Victim Advocates” who are located in all the court centers and the District Attorney's office to help crime victims.
|Waymakers Victim Assistance Program||714-957-2737|
|Waymakers Sexual Assault Victim Services||714-957-2737|
Other Victim/Witness Assistance Programs
|Gang/Hate Crime Victim Services||714-935-7492|
|Domestic Violence Assistance Program||714-935-7956|
|Domestic Violence Shelter – Women’s Transitional Living Center||714-992-1931|
|Elder Abuse Hotline||800-451-5155|
|Elder Abuse – OC Adult Protective Services||714-825-3000|
|OC Child Abuse Registry – Reporting||714-940-1000|
|Orange County Victim Witness Assistance -
West Justice Center
|CA Victims of Crime Compensation Program||800-777-9229|
|National Suicide Prevention Lifeline||800-273-8255|
|Children and Family Services||714-834-5015|
|Community Legal Aid SoCal||714-571-5200|
Community Assistance Programs
|Salvation Army Hospitality House||714-542-9576|
|Salvation Army Family Services||714-783-2344|
|Garden Grove Housing Authority||714-741-5150|
|Fair Housing Council of Orange County||714-569-0823|
|Orange County Human Relations||714-480-6570|
|Alcoholics Anonymous Referrals||714-556-4555|
|Drug and Alcohol Services, OC||714-834-3840|
|Dayle McIntosh Center for Disabled||714-621-3300|
|CA Dept of Fair Employment and Housing||800-884-1684|
|Unemployment Ins. Applications||800-300-5616|
|Health Clinic – UCI Family Health Center||888-456-7002|
|Environmental Health Agency||714-433-6000|