The below list of organizations provides services in Orange County and its nearby areas. Click each tab to find resources near you.Health, Wellness and Family Planning
Planned Parenthood Health Centers
www.PPOSBC.org / (714) 922-4100 / (909) 890-5511
Nine health centers in Orange and San Bernardino counties, offering important health care and education services to every person, every family, and every community. Our staff is here with an open mind, a caring touch, and all the best tools to help you.
- Cancer screenings
- Breast health care
- Annual Well-woman checkup
- Birth control
- Emergency contraception
- Sexual health education
- STD testing and treatment
- Fertility testing
- Family planning counseling
- Prenatal care
Call: (877) 4ME-2ASK
Get live answers to questions about sexual/reproductive health from trained Health Educators on topics such as birth control, pregnancy, missed periods, STDs, etc. Hotlines are staffed by Planned Parenthood’s certified Health Educators and are California Family Council certified.
Planned Parenthood WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)
621 W. 19th St., Ste. B, Costa Mesa / (949) 646-4002
1134 E. 17th St., Santa Ana / (714) 973-2411
12600 Beach Blvd., Ste. A, Stanton / (714) 894-1271
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) serves pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, and infants and children up to 5 years old in low-income families. The WIC program provides free supplemental foods, nutrition education to promote healthy eating, breastfeeding support and education, along with other support services.
BetterThanSexED.org Website and Hotlines
www.BetterThanSexED.org / (877) 4ME-2ASK / 53634 (text)
A free online resource with articles and events for information about sexual and reproductive health, family planning, birth control, and more.
The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers
www.COCCC.org / (714) 352-5990
515 N. Cabrillo Park Dr., Ste. 250, Santa Ana
The Coalition’s principal goal is to provide value-added benefits that strengthen and enhance the quality and access of the Orange County safety-net for the under insured and uninsured.
Maternal Outreach Management System (MOMS)
www.MomsOrangeCounty.org / (714) 972-2610
1128 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana
Prenatal care, health screenings, health education, and referral services. Mothers can get one-on-one or classroom education and support during pregnancy and through the first year after birth.
www.MotherToBaby.org / (866) 626-6847
MotherToBaby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, is dedicated to providing evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Talk directly to the experts behind the most up-to-date research.
Parent to Parent
Offers 10-week Parent Education series at no cost to Orange County residents by helping parents strengthen their relationship and communication skills with their children. Parent to parent helps parents feel empowered and confident in their great role as guides for their growing children.
School Readiness Program
Email: SR@BrightFutures4Kids.org / 1 (855) 955-5092
Customized program for children ages 0-6 ensure healthy emotional development. Counselors will come to your home at no cost to and assist with any concerns or questions regarding your child’s social and emotional well-being. This program is a source of education, coaching and support for parents.
Hoag Center for Healthy Living – OB Education
1 (877) 833-3974
Ongoing groups and classes.
Perinatal Loss: Tuesdays 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Pregnancy After Loss: Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
4th Trimester Class: Interactive class geared towards providing support and nurturance for new parents’ relationship during wonderful new life-stage: 4th trimester. Call for class dates and times.
Hoag Center for Healthy Living – Zumba, Pilates and Yoga Classes
307 Placentia Ave., Ste. 100B, Newport Beach / (949) 764-6542
Monday – Thursday classes. All classes/groups are free. Child care may be available, please call to enroll as space is limited.
A Better Balance, the Work and Family Legal Center
To promote equality and expand choices for men and women at all income levels so they may care for their families without sacrificing their economic security. We employ a range of legal strategies to promote flexible workplace policies, end discrimination against caregivers and value the work of caring for families.
Counseling and Mental Health Support
Mariposa Women and Family Center
www.MariposaCenter.org / (714) 547-6494
812 W. Town and Country Rd., Orange
Provides caring, affordable mental health and recovery counseling, life skills education, and supportive services to women and families.
Mental Health Association in Orange County
www.MHAOC.org / (714) 547-7559
Staff at many locations use a client-centered approach to help in the psychosocial rehabilitation of adults with mental illness. Services include homeless assistance, medication support services, case management, self-help programs, and job placement.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.NAMIOC.org / (877) 910-WARM (9276) / (714) 991-6412
A local resource for mental health services, education, and outreach, including support groups, treatment, suicide prevention, and more.
Pepperdine Counseling Center
18111 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 401, Irvine / (949) 223-2570
Provides psychological services to individuals, couples, and families who are struggling with many challenges, including an unplanned pregnancy.
Living Success Center – South Orange County
www.LivingSuccessCenter.org / (949) 380-1573
23193 La Cadena Dr., Laguna Hills
Annette R. Smith – MFT
Living Success Center provides no to low cost comprehensive mental health services.
Turning Point Center for Families
www.TurningPointSantaAna.org / (714) 547-8111
2101 E. 4th St., Ste. 150B, Santa Ana
Provides affordable prevention, intervention, and therapeutic counseling services to youth, individuals, couples, and families.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.SuicidePreventionLifeline.org / 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255) (24-hour hotline)
Connect with a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.
Orange County Health Care Agency: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services
Provides structured outpatient alcohol and drug treatment services for adults, including mental health support and information and referral. Medi-cal/Medi-caid not accepted.
County of Orange Health Care Agency Behavioral Health Services, Centralized Assessment Team – CAT
(855) 877-3885 (24-hour hotline)
Provides emergency psychiatric evaluation services to the community and follow-up/referral services on all evaluations. Staff includes: Licensed clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, behavioral health specialists, bilingual/bi-cultural staff (Spanish and Vietnamese languages available).
California Family Institute
www.CaliforniaFamilyInstitute.org / (949) 381-1510
2900 Bristol St., Ste. C-208, Costa Mesa
California Family Institute provides affordable, low-cost counseling for individuals, couples, children and families. They work in response to a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, life transitions, substance misuse, spiritual issues, and relational health.
Hoag Community Health Center
www.hoag.org/about-hoag/community-benefit/hoag-programs/mental-health-services/ / (949) 764-6542
307 Placentia Ave., Ste. 100B, Newport Beach
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Full service program offers individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy. Specializes in helping people overcome symptoms of depression, grief and loss, anxiety, effects of trauma, self-esteem issues, poor family functioning, issues related to high stress levels, illness, parenting and relationship issues. Fees are based on a low sliding scale. No one will be turned away due to lack of funding.
Alcoholics Anonymous Orange County
www.OC-AA.org / (714) 556-4555
Orange County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Outpatient Detox Program
Provides structured outpatient alcohol and drug treatment services for adults, including mental health support and information and referral. Payment on sliding fee scale
Associates in Counseling and Mediation
www.OCACMInc.com / (714) 547-1404
Offers an outpatient chemical dependency treatment program. Parenting classes, anger management, outpatient, co-dependency, child abuse assistance. Appointments required or call before. 1 ½ hour sessions – $25 per session twice a week.
265 S. Anita Dr., Ste. 117, Orange
25201 Paseo De Alicia, Ste. 100, Laguna Hills
960 W. 17th St., Ste. B-C, Santa Ana
Pregnancy Options Support
www.YourBackline.org / (888) 493-0092 (5 p.m. – 1 a.m.)
A national talkline and online forum with judgment-free support for people to talk about the decisions, experiences and emotions of pregnancy, parenting, adoption, and abortion.
Miscarriage and Fetal Anomaly Support
An informational and resource webpage on miscarriage and fetal anomaly support.
A website that provides information on adoption services.
Adoption Law Office of Jan Chamerat, Adoption Attorney
P.O. Box 386 Lompoc, CA 93436 / (805) 735-5200 / (805) 705-5952 (cell)
Adoption attorney using integrity, respect, honesty and hard work in bringing children into loving homes through her adoption law practice.
www.KinshipCenter.org or www.SenecaFOA.org / (800) 4-Kinship (546-7447)
233 S. Quintana Drive, Anaheim / (714) 979-2365
Provides adoption and foster care services, and education for parents and professionals. Individual, family, and group counseling in areas of adoption, attachment issues, depression, grief, anxiety, and behavioral issues.
www.ExhaleProVoice.org / (866) 4EXHALE (866- 439-4253) (5 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
A national talkline and resource center for non-judgmental emotional support, resources, and information for women who have had abortions, as well as their partners, friends, and family members. The talkline service is available in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Vietnamese.
California Smokers’ Helpline
www.NoButts.org / (800) NO – BUTTS
A free program that can help you quit smoking, including self-help materials, referrals, and one-on-one counseling over the phone.
Residential Programs and Daily Living Assistance
Casa Teresa and Hannah’s House
P.O. Box 429, Orange / (714) 538-4860
Residential program for pregnant women (18 and older) who are planning to parent or thinking about adoption. Residents may stay up to 2 months after giving birth and may apply for transitional housing.
Crittenton Services for Children and Families
www.CrittentonSoCal.org / (714) 680-9000
801 E. Chapman Ave., Ste. 203, Fullerton
Residential care facility providing long-term services, including care for teen mothers and their children. Also provides prenatal care, parenting classes, and programs for fathers. Contracted with Department of Children and Family Services.
www.BuildFutures.org / (714) 907-7358
Helping Orange County young adults get off the streets and become self-sufficient. Provides rapid rehousing, short term and supplemental rent, basic hygiene and food needs, assistance with school fees and supplies, job training programs, assistance with job interview and job attire and bus passes.
Salvation Army Family Services Office
1710 W. Edinger Ave., Santa Ana / (714) 384-0481
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Provides clothing vouchers for individuals with new jobs.
(Appointment and picture ID needed.)
Lighthouse Outreach Ministries
1885 Anaheim Ave., Costa Mesa / (949) 548-7161
Mondays and Fridays 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Meals/hot showers/collect mail for potential jobs
Hoag Center for Healthy Living – Food Distribution
307 Placentia Ave., Ste. 100B, Newport Beach / (949) 764-6542
First Saturday of the month (excluding holidays) 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Please bring your own grocery bag/carts. Items can be heavy.
Emergency Food Assistance
El Modena Community Center (Appointment needed)
18672 E. Center St., Orange / (714) 532-3595
Monday – Friday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Parenting classes/WIC assistance/Medi-Cal assistance/Counseling/Workshops
147 W. Rose Ave., Orange / (714) 771-5300
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Emergency Groceries/Emergency Food Assistance /ESL Classes/Counseling Services/Utility Assistance/Tutoring
Please call 211 if you need further help locating places that offer food and living assistance and clothing.
Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault Support
Orange County Sexual Assault Victim Services
www.CSPInc.org/SexualAssault / (714) 957-2737 / (949) 831-9110 (24-hour hotline)
RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
www.RAINN.org / (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
Provides free 24-hour confidential counseling, crisis intervention, and support to victims of sexual assault. Also provides referrals, information for friends and family, and offers out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims, and make sure that rapists are brought to justice.
The Safe Place
www.AnaheimRegionalMC.com/Clinical-Services/The-Safe-Place.aspx / (714) 774-1450
Anaheim Regional Medical Center provides the only 24/7 sexual assault examination unit in Orange County. The Safe Place was founded in 1999 as a ‘safe place’ for victims of sexual abuse to receive appropriate medical care, emotional support, and individual comprehensive medical-legal examinations by a team of specially trained medical professionals.
“Know Your Rights” flyer
Get information on what to do if you’re stopped by Police, Immigration Agents, or the FBI.
Legal Aid Society of Orange County
www.Legal-Aid.com / (714) 571-5200 / (800) 834-5001
Provides legal services and referrals, including restraining orders, divorce, child custody, and more.
250 E. Center St., Anaheim
725 W. Rosecrans Ave., Compton
2101 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana
The Public Law Center
www.PublicLawCenter.org / (714) 541-1010
601 W. Civic Center Dr., Santa Ana
Provides low-income clients with private attorney referrals and legal assistance for domestic violence, immigration, AIDS -related issues, human trafficking, and more. Legal clinics are held at many locations.
Domestic Violence Support
Orange County Domestic Violence Hotline
www.HavenHills.org / (800) 978-3600 (24-hour hotline)
House of Ruth
www.HouseOfRuthInc.org / (877) 988-5559 (24-hour hotline)
Free domestic violence support, including emergency shelter and 24-hour hotline.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
www.NDVH.org / (800) 799-SAFE (7233) / (800) 787-3224 (TTY)
Provides free 24-hour information and referrals for victims of domestic violence. Also provides crisis intervention, resource materials, and bilingual advocates.
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
www.LoveIsRespect.org / (866) 331-9474 / (866) 331-8453 (TTY)
Peer advocates offer support, information, and advocacy to those involved in abusive dating relationships, as well as concerned parents, teachers, clergy, law enforcement, and service providers.
Futures Without Violence
Provides programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world.
National Human Trafficking Resource Center
(888) 373-7888 (24-hour hotline)
Anonymous and confidential, accessible in more than 160 languages, this hotline is able to provide help, referral to services, training and general information.
California Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
1 (888) KEY-2-FRE(EDOM) or (888) 539-2373 (24-hours hotline)
Anonymous and confidential, accessible in more than 160 languages, able to provide help, referral to services, training and general information.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Supports the health and well-being of LGBTQ persons, their family, and friends through support, education, and advocacy.
South Orange County PFLAG
23802 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills / (949) 677-7840
Where: St. George’s Parish
When: 3rd Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Orange County PFLAG
161 S. Orange St., Orange / (714) 997-8047
Where: First United Methodist Church
When: 1st Wednesday of each month
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. (or later). Orientation for newcomers begins at 7:15 p.m.
Long Beach PFLAG
269 Loma Ave., Long Beach / (562) 248-6010
Where: Temple Israel of Long Beach – Social Hall
When: 2nd Wednesday of each month
Los Angeles PFLAG
www.pflagla.org / (888) PFLAG-88
10497 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
Where: Westwood United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall on the 3nd floor
When: 3rd Wednesday of every month
Time: 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Orange County Transgender Coalition
www.BeingMe-OC.org / (714) 953-5428, ext. 356 (for appointment)
Transsexual support and discussion groups. Please call for additional information on other groups
Transfusion – Support group every Wednesday from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. at no charge (13 -18 y/o).
www.Mach25Media.com/TGR.html / (949) 770-0702
19211 Dodge Ave., Santa Ana
All-inclusive transgender support group that meets the third Friday of every month from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Church of the Foothills.
The Center Orange County
LGBTCenterOC.org / (714) 953-LGBT (5428)
1605 N. Spurgeon St., Santa Ana
Provides youth HIV prevention and outreach, HIV testing, and individual and group counseling programs serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
GLBT National Help Center
www.GLNH.org/talkline / (800) 246-7743 (4 p.m. – 12 a.m.)
Peer counseling and resources for LGBTQ individuals, including coming-out support, relationship concerns, HIV/AIDS anxiety, and referrals to social and support groups, and gay-friendly businesses.
The Trevor Project
www.TheTrevorProject.org / (866) 4U-TREVOR / (866) 488-7386 / Text “Trevor” to (202) 304-1200
Crisis and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth, including toll-free and online chat hotlines.
LGBTQ Support Centers
The Center Orange County
www.TheCenterOC.org / (714) 953-LGBT (5428)
1605 N. Spurgeon St., Santa Ana
Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Mental health services, coming out support, hate crimes support, anonymous Rapid HIV testing (oral), youth programs, transgender services and support.
Provides transition doctor – (714) 953-5428, ext. 370 for appointment.
Cybercenter – computers and internet access for homework, job searching, and social media access.
The Center Long Beach
www.CenterLB.org / (562) 434-4455
2017 E. 4th St., Long Beach
Mental health/support services and groups, addiction support, youth services, parenting support, cyber center, LGBT library, Rapid HIV testing (oral), STD testing and treatment, HIV case management referrals, hate crimes support, legal services.
www.Bienestar.org / (323) 727-7896
Provides case management, housing assistance, mental health counseling, peer support, substance abuse services to persons with HIV/AIDS. Serves the Latina/o LGBT community and offers HIV testing, referrals, support groups, and addiction support services in English and Spanish. Some locations may have more services.
1464 Cherry Ave., Long Beach (562) 438-5800
180 E. Mission Blvd., Pomona (909) 397-7660
53-990 Enterprise Way, Ste. 6B, Coachella (760) 398-3166
Lambda Legal (Western Regional Office)
www.LambdaLegal.org / (213) 382-7600
3325 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1300, Los Angeles
Legal information and help with discrimination or unfair treatment because of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and HIV status.
OC Hate Crime Victim Assistance Partnership
www.OCHumanRelations.org/HateCrime/ / (714) 567-5117 / (714) 480-6570
1300 S. Grand Ave., Bldg. B, Santa Ana
Transgender Law Center (TLC)
www.TransGenderLawCenter.org / (415) 865-0176, ext. 308
1125 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles
Transgender legal advocacy, community advocacy, client intake, legal referrals.
Health and Human Services
Orange County/San Bernardino County 2-1-1
www.211oc.org / 211 / (888) 600-4357
By dialing 2-1-1, get linked to thousands of local health and human services programs. It’s a free resource that provides referrals to community health and social services, including food, shelter, transportation, prenatal care, substance abuse, government assistance programs, workforce development, health insurance access programs, elder care, child development care, safety services, and more.
AIDS Drug Assistance Program, Orange County Health Care Agency
OCHealthInfo.com/phs/about/dcepi/hiv/libehiv/assist / (714) 834-7991
The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) provides drugs to individuals who otherwise could not afford them. The drugs provided by ADAP have been determined to prolong quality of life and to delay the deterioration of health among individuals infected with HIV.
www.AIDSinfo.nih.gov / (800) HIV-0440 / (800) 448-0440
Offers information on HIV treatment and research, customized clinical trial searches, and referrals to a host of other useful, government-approved resources. Health information specialists can confidentially answer questions in both English and Spanish.
AIDS Services Foundation, (ASF) Orange County
www.OCASF.org / (949) 809-5700
17982 Sky Park Circle, Ste. J, Irvine
Free HIV tests and Rapid HIV (blood) testing, food, transportation, housing, emergency financial assistance, children and family programs, mental health counseling, support groups, and HIV education and prevention services.
www.DelhiCenter.com / (714) 481-9600
505 E. Central Ave., Santa Ana
Spanish-language support groups, case management, help with food and housing, legal services, mental health counseling, transportation, prevention and education.
Shanti Orange County
www.ShantiOC.org / (949) 452-0888
23461 South Point Dr., Ste. 100, Laguna Hills
HIV case management, psychological services/counseling/support groups, home meal delivery, wellness education, and massage therapy.
(800) 322-6384 / (800) 735-2922 (TTY)
MediCal members can seek dental services through DentiCal.
Orange County Health Care Agency
OCHealthinfo.com/bhs/about/amhs/clinics / (714) 480-6767 / (714) 480-6750 (TDD)
1200 N. Main St., Ste. 200, Santa Ana
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Outpatient Clinics – East Region (Serving: Costa Mesa, El Modena, Irvine, Lemon Heights, Newport Beach, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park)
Patients can seek mental/behavioral health services as a walk-in appointment or by scheduling an appointment at one of the Outpatient Clinics.
Beacon Mental Health Cal Optima Behavioral Health line
(855) 877 – 3885 (24-hour hotline)