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COVID-19 Resources

Get Vaccinated - MyTurn

  • Visit MyTurn.gov​ or call 833-422-4255.

    Safe, free, effective COVID-19 vaccines and confidential testing are available to everyone ages 5 and up regardless of immigration or insurance status. Schedule flu, vaccine, and booster appointments, find testing sites, and arrange transportation or in-home visits via the website. For any additional questions call the COVID-19 hotline number.

Get Tested 

  • OC Health Care Agency Network

    FREE medical assessment and a test through the OC COVID-19 Testing Network. These are all community health centers that offer testing and care, even if you do not have health insurance.
  • Walgreen's COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing

    Walgreens is offering free, contactless COVID-19 testing for patients age 3 and up at select locations, in partnership with the PWNHealth provider network.* 

County COVID-19 Info

Health, Wellness, and Family Planning

Planned Parenthood Health Centers

www.PPOSBC.org / (714) 922-4100 / (909) 890-5511
Our nine health centers in Orange and San Bernardino counties, offer important health care and education services to every person, every family, and every community. Our doors are open, no matter what. We offer:

  • Cancer screenings
  • Breast health care
  • Annual well-woman checkup
  • Birth control
  • Emergency contraception
  • HPV vaccine
  • Sexual health education
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Family planning counseling


Planned Parenthood Roo


Young people can ask Roo their burning questions about their health, their body, relationships, getting care at Planned Parenthood, or choose from a list of questions, to get the answers they need within seconds, day or night.


Planned Parenthood WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

275 Victoria Street, Suite 1F, Costa Mesa / (949) 646-4002
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: By Appointment Only

1134 E. 17th St., Santa Ana / (714) 973-2411
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
(Open one Saturday a month)

12600 Beach Blvd., Ste. A, Stanton / (714) 894-1271
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
(Open one Saturday a month)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) serves pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, 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

Planned Parenthood believes that knowledge empowers people to make healthy choices.

Our robust comprehensive sex education programs provide the information needed to understand all aspects of sexual and reproductive health.
We also provide a free online resource with articles and events for information about sexual and reproductive health, family planning, birth control, and more.


Bedsider Website

www.Bedsider.org/es (Spanish)
A free support network for birth control information.


The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers

www.coalitionoc.org/ (714) 352-5990
515 N. Cabrillo Park Dr., Ste. 225, 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.


The Priority Center 

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Email: [email protected] Phone: (714) 543-4333

Our mission is to deliver life-changing programs to assist people in crisis by giving them the tools and support necessary to end the generational cycle of trauma, including the prevention of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, through early intervention and mental health services.


The Priority Center’s School Readiness Program

Email: [email protected] / (855) 955-5092
School Readiness is a three-month, in-home, program for families with young children based at The Priority Center. The School Readiness program assists families in Orange County with children ages 0-8, at no-cost, in reducing barriers to medical care and early childhood mental health services in order to provide them with the healthiest start in life.

This program focuses on identifying developmental delays and behavioral issues at the earliest age possible and then links families to appropriate services and support. Our highly trained staff will screen your child in your home and work with your family to provide an individualized plan of services to meet any needs that are identified.


Maternal Outreach Management System (MOMS)

www.MomsOrangeCounty.org / (800) 787-5858 / (714) 972-2610
1128 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Email: [email protected]

Prenatal education, prenatal and infant health screenings, parent/child group classes, and referral services. Mothers can get in-home one-on-one or classroom education and support during pregnancy and through the first year after birth.



www.MotherToBaby.org / (866) 626-6847 / Text: (855) 999-3525 (text only)
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, chat, text or email directly to the experts behind the most up-to-date research.


A Better Balance (ABB)


State-by-state workplace rights hub: www.ABetterBalance.org/know-your-rights

Phone Number: 1-833-NEED-ABB (833-633-322)

ABB is a national, non-profit legal advocacy organization. Our free and confidential legal helpline can help you understand your workplace rights around caring for yourself and your family members. We assist workers nationwide facing various issues at work related to: accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions; sick leave; family and medical leave; discrimination based on being a parent or other caregiver; scheduling; and equal pay (including inquiries from potential employers about salary history). Please note that ABB’s consultations are for information only; we can discuss possible options with workers seeking legal advice and/or representation.


Dr. Ilene Hatch Fertility Center of Southern California

4980 Barranca Pkwy suite 200, Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 955-0072

Fertility Center of Southern California is dedicated to helping couples fulfill their dream of achieving a family, while providing patients with personalized care and attention. Our highly trained physician can meet with you to recommend diagnostic and treatment plans tailored to your specific need. Dr. Ilene Hatch is a highly specialized medical doctor who manages problems related to the reproductive system which include but are not limited to:

  • Hormonal disorders
  • Menstrual problems
  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy loss
  • Early menopause
  • Genetic disorders


DNA Diagnostics Center

Phone: 800-613-5768 Email: [email protected]
M-F 8:30 – 5:30 PM EST

DNA Diagnostics Center, also known as DDC provides comprehensive DNA testing services for paternity and family relationships. For Legal or Prenatal Paternity testing, please call 800-681-7162.




SpermCheck Fertility is an at-home test that indicates male fertility/infertility in minutes by measuring sperm count.   This test is ideally used early in the family-planning journey.

Medi-Cal Resources

Have questions or need help signing up for Medi-Cal? We can help. Call us at (714) 922-2477.

Dental Care


(800) 322-6384 / (800) 735-2922 (TTY)

Medi-Cal members can seek dental services through Denti-Cal.


Behavioral Health

Orange County Health Care Agency

(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.


Medi-Cal Behavioral Health line

(855) 877-3885 (24-hour hotline)


Medi-Cal Non-Medical Transportation (NMT)

IEHP / (800) 440-4347 Option 2
Monday – Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CalOptima / (714) 246-8500
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Molina / (844) 292-2688
Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Monarch / (714) 246-8500
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Non-medical Transportation (NMT) is a benefit for patients with Medi-Cal. It provides transportation to Medi-Cal covered services by use of passenger car, taxicab or any other forms of public or private transportation including private vehicles. Members using NMT must be able to walk without assistance from the driver.

Counseling and Mental Health Support

Mariposa Women and Family Center

www.MariposaCenter.org / (714) 547-6494
1845 W. Orangewood, Suite 300, CA 92868

Provides caring, affordable mental health and recovery counseling, life skills education, and supportive services to women and families.
*Only offering virtual counseling until further notice due to COVID-19.

Mental Health Association of Orange County

www.MHAOC.org / (714) 547-7559

Mental health and substance abuse services for children and adults with more than 100 prevention and intervention programs. County contracted agency providing mental health recovery programs for adults.


National Alliance on Mental Illness

www.NAMIOC.org / (714) 544-8488 (Main Office) call for more information on services. 

24/7 OC Warmlines: (877) 910-WARM (9276) / (714) 991-6412
1810 17th St., Santa Ana (Main Office)

A local resource for mental health services, education, and outreach, including support groups, treatment, suicide prevention, and more. Only offering virtual services until further notice due to COVID-19. 

Both virtual and in-person services are offered.

Pepperdine University Community Counseling Center

www.Pepperdine.edu / (949) 223-2570 \ [email protected]
18111 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 401, Irvine 

Provides psychological services to individuals, couples, and families who are struggling with many challenges, including an unplanned pregnancy. 


Living Success Center

www.LivingSuccessCenter.org / (949) 645-4723

Living Success Center provides comprehensive mental health services on a sliding scale fee.

Virtual appointments only due to COVID-19.

Turning Point Center for Families

www.TurningPointOC.org / (714) 547-8111
3151 Airwary Avenue, F206A, Costa Mesa
161 Fashion Lane, Suite 210, Tustin

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

Aliso Viejo Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services
5 Mareblu, Ste. 100, Aliso Viejo / (949) 643-6930

Santa Ana Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services
1200 N. Main St., Ste. 301, Santa Ana / (714) 480-6660

Anaheim Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services 
2035 E. Ball Rd., Ste. 100A, Anaheim / (714) 517-6140

Westminster Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services 
14140 Beach Blvd., Ste. 223, Westminster / (714) 934-4600

Provides structured outpatient alcohol and drug treatment services for adults, including mental health support and information and referral. Medi-Cal / Medicaid not accepted.

Cal-Optima Behavioral Health Services, Centralized Assessment Team – CAT

(866) 830-6011 (24-hour hotline) / (855) 625-4657

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 Mental 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.

Renaissance Recovery

www.RenaissanceRecovery.com / (844) 912-2284
10175 Slater Ave Suite 200, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Hours: 24/7

Renaissance Recovery provides structured substance abuse and mental health treatment services including psychotherapy, intensive outpatient programs, mental health counseling, dual diagnosis treatment, and more. Our evidence-based treatment programs help you develop skills to fight addiction and achieve long-term sobriety.

Alumni Program:

www.TheDistrictRecovery.com /  (844) 287-8506
19671 Beach Blvd #430, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Hours: 24/7

The District Recovery is an outpatient addiction treatment and aftercare program that helps clients conquer substance abuse as well as any overlapping mental health disorders. Through our evidence-based care methods and our robust alumni community clients are set up for long-term success and sobriety.

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

(800) 487-HELP (4357) / (800) 487-4889 (TTY)

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Alcoholics Anonymous Orange County

www.OC-AA.org / (714) 556-4555

Please call in advance to inquire about in-person and/or virtual meetings. 

Orange County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Outpatient Detox Program

www.ochealthinfo.com/ (714) 480-6660

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 / [email protected]
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Walk-ins available.

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.
*Until further notice, ACM Inc. is hosting video/phone call groups due to COVID-19.  Clients currently enrolled into a program, please call the main office (Santa Ana) for further information on groups, enrollments, and other programs. 

283 N Rampart, Ste. E, Orange

Laguna Hills
25201 Paseo De Alicia, Ste. 100, Laguna Hills

Santa Ana
960 W. 17th St., Ste. B-C, Santa Ana

Pregnancy Options Support


www.all-options.org / (888) 493-0092
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 1 a.m. (EST)
Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 a.m. (EST)

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 & Abortion Support

An informational and resource webpage on miscarriage and fetal anomaly support. 

Compassionate Friends of Orange County

www.CompassionateFriendsOC.com / Maureen Hodges: (562) 458-2700 / Yolanda Villalva: (714) 335-4763

A nonprofit, self-help, support organization for bereaved families that have experienced the death of a child, of any age and from any cause. Call either phone number to get involved. OC chapter meets:

820 W Imperial Highway Brea, CA 92821
1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

6575 Crescent Ave Buena Park, CA
3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.


Adoption Services

Adoption Services

A website that provides information on adoption services.

Adoption Law Office of Jan Chamerat, Adoption Attorney

P.O. Box 1500 Solvang, CA 93464 / (805) 705-5952 (cell)
Email: [email protected]
Adoption attorney using integrity, respect, honesty and hard work in bringing children into loving homes through her adoption law practice.

Kinship Center

www.KinshipCenter.org or www.SenecaFOA.org 
Sherie Gimple, Family Coordinator

Intake questions? Call (714) 383-9401

233 S. Quintana Dr., Anaheim / (714) 957-1004
1801 Park Court Place Suite H, Santa Ana, CA 92701 / (714) 957-1004

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.

A is 4 Adoption

(833) 416-9018 (24-hour hotline, se habla Español)
151 Kalmus Dr., Ste. D-220, Costa Mesa

Free living expenses, housing and cell phone for birthmothers. Advisors assist throughout the entire adoption process and tend to every detail, from beginning to end.

After-Abortion Support


www.ExhaleProVoice.org / Text: (617) 749-2948

Weekdays 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Exhale offers a free, national textline that provides emotional support, resources and information. All communication are completely confidential and counselors offer support and respect without judgment. The Exhale textline is available to individuals who have had abortions, and to their partners, friends, allies, and family members.

Smoking Cessation

California Smokers’ Helpline

www.NoButts.org / (800) NO – BUTTS / (800) 300-8086

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

www.CasaTeresa.org / (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 short-term services, including care for teen mothers and their children. Also provides prenatal care, and parenting classes. Contracted with Department of Children and Family Services.

Build Futures

www.BuildFutures.org / (714) 907-7358 / [email protected]

Helping Orange County young adults 18 to 24 years of age get off the streets and become self-sufficient. Provides rapid rehousing, basic hygiene and food needs, and assistance with job attainment, job attire, and bus passes.

Illumination Foundation Stanton Multi-Service Center

7855 Katella Avenue Stanton, CA 90680
Phone: (714) 507-2459 Email: [email protected]
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Call for information on coordinated entry.

Meet with a case manager to discuss resources and create a housing plan. This meeting does not guarantee that you will receive housing services from them, but they will work with you to find stability for yourself and your family.


Salvation Army Family Services Office

Santa Ana Temple
(714) 545-2937
1710 W. Edinger Ave., Santa Ana
Store Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays.

Fountain Valley Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center
(714) 775-7124
16119 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley
Store Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Costa Mesa Salvation Family Store and Donation Dropbox
(949) 642 3636
2126 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa
Store Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Provides clothing vouchers for individuals with new jobs.
(Appointment and picture ID needed.)

Grocery Assistance

Hoag Center for Healthy Living – Food Distribution

www.Hoag.org / Call: (949) 764-8100 ext. 53694 / Text: (510) 926-6393
307 Placentia Ave., Ste. 100B, Newport Beach

Every second and last Monday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Must register to participate by calling or texting. Please bring your own grocery bag/carts. Items can be heavy. Drive thru pick up in the parking lot due to COVID-19.

Mercado El Sol (Appointment needed)

1002 N. Broadway, Santa Ana

Mercado El Sol is a mini-market restocked each day with meat, dairy, fresh produce, canned goods, toiletries, paper goods, and more. This new market is open to the community and is completely free. Appointments are needed to shop, and there is a 5 minute shopping limit. Families may visit the market at most once a week. Bring your own reusable bag.

Questions? Need to register or make an appointment? 
Email [email protected]  or call Mercado at 714-788-1041

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Emergency Food Assistance

El Modena Community Center (Appointment needed)

18672 E. Center St., Orange / (714) 532-3595 / [email protected]
Monday, Wednesday, Friday (in-person): 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday (remote): 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Parenting classes, WIC assistance, Medi-Cal assistance, Counseling, Workshops

Friendly Center

www.FriendlyCenter.org / (714) 771-5300
147 W. Rose Ave., Orange, CA 92867

Monday & Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 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


(714) 957-2737 / (949) 831-9110 (24-hour hotline)

Waymakers is a nonprofit resource building safer communities by helping people find their way. Whether redirecting youth offenders, helping sheltered children get back on track, unifying troubled families, resolving community conflicts or empowering victims of violence, Waymakers clears the path so clients can advance beyond crisis.

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) 999-6111

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.

Domestic Violence Support

Safe at Home

www.sos.ca.gov/registries/safe-home/ (877) 322-5227
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Safe at Home program provides victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault and human trafficking as well as reproductive health care workers a way to help stop abusers from finding them at home, at work and at school. This service is provided free of charge to California residents who qualify as participants.


Human Options

www.HumanOptions.org/About-us / (877) 854-3594

Human Options provides safe haven and life-changing programs to help all abused survivors including women, their children and families rebuild their lives—and works with the community to break the cycle of domestic violence. Services are provided at both the emergency shelter and center for children and families: 24-hour hotline, case management, legal advocacy, therapy, children’s program, transitional housing, safe options for seniors, and services for military families.


Haven Hills

www.HavenHills.org / (818) 887-6589 (24-hour hotline) / [email protected]

Provides 24-hour crisis line, 45-day crisis shelter, counseling, 18-month transitional housing, children’s program, and LGBTQ services.


House of Ruth

www.HouseOfRuthInc.org / (877) 988-5559 (24-hour hotline)

Free domestic violence support, including emergency shelter and 24-hour hotline. Due to the temporary Safer At Home Order for Control of COVID-19 Surge Response, in-person services will be limited.


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 / Text LOVEIS to 22522

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

www.FuturesWithoutViolence.org / [email protected]

Provides programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world.


Women’s Transitional Living Center, Inc. (WTLC)

www.WTLC.org / (877) 531-5522

WTLC is committed to serving all survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, including women, men, and families.
Services provided: 24-hour bilingual hotline, residential program, therapeutic children’s program, counseling, legal advocacy, community education and advocacy, and LGBTQ services.
For non-urgent help or questions about domestic violence and human trafficking, send a confidential email or text to love@WTLC.org.


Laura’s House

www.LaurasHouse.org / (866) 498-1511 / Text "HEART" to 949-484-8440 to chat with an advocate

Services provided: 24-Hour Hotline for resources, referrals and safety planning; emergency shelter and support services for safe refuge, therapy and case management; transitional living center for long-term housing and supportive services; counseling and resource center for individual and group counseling and education and prevention; and legal services for restraining orders, court accompaniment and legal clinics.


Interval House

www.IntervalHouse.org / (714) 891-8121 / [email protected]
6615 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Ste. 170 Long Beach

Services provided: shelter, support, and counseling for victims of domestic violence.

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

(888) 373-7888 (24-hour hotline) / Text “HELP” or “INFO” 233733

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

888-KEY-2-FREE or (888) 539-2373 (24-hour hotline)

Services provided specifically for human trafficking survivors in Los Angeles County Area: anonymous and confidential, accessible in more than 160 languages, able to provide help, referral to services, training and general information.

Legal Support


“Know Your Rights” flyer

Get information on what to do if you’re stopped by Police, Immigration Agents, or the FBI.

Community Legal Aid SoCal

www.CommunityLegalSoCal.org / (714) 571-5200 / (800) 834-5001

Provides legal services and referrals, including restraining orders, divorce, child custody, and more. As of Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 our physical locations are closed until further notice. However, we continue to serve our clients via telephone interviews and consultations. Our Hotline number (800-834-5001) will stay open through the duration. 

250 E. Center St., Anaheim

725 W. Rosecrans Ave., Compton

Santa Ana
2101 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana

12240 E. Firestone Blvd., Norwalk

The Public Law Center

www.PublicLawCenter.org / (714) 541-1010 / [email protected]
601 W. Civic Center Dr., Santa Ana
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of PLC's community and courthouse-based clinics are being handled via phone and video. 

LGBTQ Services

Social Support

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

socalpflag.org / 23802 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills / (949) 424-3987
Where: St. George’s Parish
When: 3rd Wednesday of each month
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Transaction meeting: 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (before meeting): Support meeting for trans families led by trans family coordinator
Email: [email protected]

Meetings are currently virtual. Please call the phone number to get registered and receive the Zoom link.

Orange County PFLAG

www.PFLAG.org/Chapter/PFLAG-Orange-County / (562) 569-1767
161 S. Orange St., Orange
Where: First United Methodist Church
When: 1st Wednesday of each month
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (or later). Orientation for newcomers begins at 7:15 p.m.
Email: [email protected]

Long Beach PFLAG

www.LBPFLAG.org / (562) 773-9801
269 Loma Ave., Long Beach
Where: Temple Israel of Long Beach – Social Hall
When: 2nd Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Email: [email protected]

Los Angeles PFLAG

www.PFLAGLA.org / (888) PFLAG-88 / (888) 735-2488
10497 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
Where: Westwood United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall on the 3rd floor
When: 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

Visit the website for the most current information on the six monthly support meetings offered (in English & Spanish).


Phone: Office (714) 953-LGBTQ (5428)
Counseling 714-953-5428 x330

The LGBTQ Center Orange County provides services to more than 14,000 individuals annually across a broad spectrum of culture, ethnicity, age, and economic background. Programming is especially designed for gay men, lesbians, youth, the transgender community, the Spanish-speaking LGBTQ community, the bisexual community, and LGBTQ families.
*Only offering phone meetings and counseling until further notice due to COVID. 

TG Rainbow

www.Mach25Media.com/TGR.html / (949) 770-0702
19211 Dodge Ave., Santa Ana
Email: [email protected]

An all-inclusive transgender support group. Online meetings take place via Zoom on the 1st Friday of each month. In-person meetings take place on the 3rd Friday of each month at Church of Foothills. Both meetings are from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Please email with any questions or for the Zoom link.   

Metamorphosis Medical Center

www.MetaTransHormone.com / (714) 484-8000
8081 Stanton Ave Suite 300 Buena Park, CA 90620

Metamorphosis Medical Center and Dr. Kristen Vierregger are dedicated to improving the overall health and well-being of members of the transgender/enby community by providing medically-supervised hormone therapy in an atmosphere that is compassionate, safe, and understanding.

FOLX Health

www.folxhealth.com / [email protected]

FOLX Health is a digital healthcare service provider specifically designed to support LGBTQIA+ people. The FOLX team of largely queer, trans, and nonbinary clinicians currently provides testosterone and estrogen hormone replacement therapy (HRT), erectile dysfunction medication, PrEP — all able to be shipped directly to members' doors — as well as required lab monitoring through at-home kits or Quest Diagnostics locations. Members communicate with FOLX through secure digital video visits and/or messaging.


GLBT National Help Center

www.GLNH.org/talkline / (800) 246-7743
Monday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) youth talkline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. We speak with teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!

The Trevor Project

www.TheTrevorProject.org / (866) 4U-TREVOR 24/7
(866) 488-7386 / Text “START” to 678-678
Available 24/7, 365 days a year

Crisis and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth, including toll-free and online chat hotlines.

LGBTQ Support Centers

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, and more. The Center will be closed to the public beginning March 17, 2020. Staff will continue to be available to answer your calls 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Many of our programs and services have transitioned to offering remote support during this time. Please contact The Center for more information.


(866) 590-6411 

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.

Long Beach
2690 Pacific Ave. #300, Long Beach 

180 E. Mission Blvd., Pomona 

Legal Services

Lambda Legal (Western Regional Office)

www.LambdaLegal.org / (213) 382-7600
4221 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 280 Los Angeles, CA 

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) 480-6580
1801 E. Edinger Ave., Ste. 115, Santa Ana

 Call to report a hate crime.

Transgender Law Center (TLC)

www.TransGenderLawCenter.org / (510) 587-9696

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.


(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.

Radiant Health Centers

www.radianthealthcenters.org / (949)809-5700
17982 Sky Park Circle, Ste. J, Irvine
Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Free HIV tests, food, transportation, housing, emergency financial assistance, children and family programs, mental health counseling, support groups, and HIV education and prevention services. Clients can choose between remote or in-person appointments.

Delhi Center

www.delhicenter.org / (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. Due to COVID, offices and some services are closed. Please call to inquire about services being offered.

Shanti Orange County

www.ShantiOC.org / (949) 452-0888
23461 South Point Dr., Ste. 100, Laguna Hills
Shanti Orange County provides a wide range of mental health services to individuals with Medi-cal, Medicare, and commercial insurances, as well as to those need a reduced fee. Specializations in underserved and marginalized communities, including low income, LGBTQ+ individuals, and those living with HIV or other chronic illness.

Currently, all services are available but are using telehealth platforms due to COVID-19.

Weight Management 

Calorie Calculator

Website: www.calculator.net/calorie-calculator.html
Cost: Free
Services: Estimates the number of calories a person needs to consume each day. Can be used as a guideline for how many calories to consume each day to maintain, lose, or gain weight at a chosen rate.

Calorie Counter by FatSecret

Website: www.fatsecret.com
Apps: Apple, Android, Windows, & BlackBerry
Services & Cost:
Free –Food and physical activity logging and tracking, nutritional information, ingredients and recipes that fit user’s nutritional plan; weight chart and journal; Apple Health, Google Fit, Samsung Health, and Fitbit exercise tracking integration; access to community support
Premium – Nutritional meal plans created by dietitian, advanced meal planning
Languages: English, Spanish, and others.

Choose My Plate

Website: www.choosemyplate.gov
Apps: Start Simple with MyPlate app on Apple & Android
Cost: Free
Website – Education and resources from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to find a healthy eating style that can be maintained and built on throughout the lifetime taking into account the individual’s needs. App – Set food goals, see daily progress towards and tips to help meet food goals, earn badges as goals completed, sync to smartwatch.

Eat This Much

Website: www.eatthismuch.com
Apps: Apple & Android
Services & Cost:
Eat This Much Free – Daily meal planning based on user’s nutritional goals and food preferences, grocery list and cooking instructions, nutrition and weight logging and tracking
Eat This Much Premium – Fee required – All of the above services plus weekly meal planning, customizable daily meal planning, automatic and customizable grocery lists, sync with Apple Health.

Lose It!

Website: www.loseit.com
Apps: Apple & Android
Services & Cost:
Lose It! Basic – Free – Personalized weight loss plan based on user’s goals, food and physical activity logging and tracking, sync Apple Health and Google Fit apps, access to community support.
Lose It! Premium – Fee required – All of the above services plus additional logging and tracking options, meal and physical activity planning, sync devices like fitness trackers or scale
Languages: English, Spanish, and others.

Move Your Way

Website: www.health.gov/moveyourway
Cost: Free
Services: Tools, videos, and fact sheets from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to make it easier to get more physical activity.
Languages: English and Spanish (health.gov/espanol/moveyourway)


Website: www.myfitnesspal.com
Apps: Apple & Android
Services & Cost:
MyFitnessPal Free – Personalized nutrition profile based on user’s goals, food and physical activity logging and tracking, personal food database, sync to numerous apps and devices, access to community support.
MyFitnessPal Premium – Fee required – All of the above services plus additional and customizable logging and tracking options, guided fitness and nutrition plans, meals and recipes.
Languages: English, Spanish, and others


Obesity Action Coalition

Website: www.obesityaction.org
Cost: Free
Services: Education, advocacy, and support for individuals affected by the disease of obesity by a national non-profit organization; can join the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Community for access to additional news, health and wellness information, events and educational opportunities, and getting involved with OAC.


Hoag Center for Healthy Living - Fitness & Health Education Classes

COVID-19 update: All current classes and program services are being offered virtually only – see below link to access Class Calendar
Open to: General community (you do not have to have insurance)
Cost: Free to all
Services: Fitness Classes like Zumba and body conditioning. Wellness Classes like healthy goal setting.
Languages: English and Spanish classes are not currently available due to COVID-19.
Website: www.hoag.org/mhschl
Class Calendar: www.hoag.org/specialties-services/other-programs-services/melinda-hoag-smith-center-for-healthy-living/education-resources/classes-groups/


307 Placentia Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 764-6551

UCI Health - Patient Education

COVID-19 update: Programs are virtual at this time.
Open to: General community (you do not have to have insurance)
Cost: Free except Weight Management – Simple Choices class requires a fee for all participants.
Services: Fitness Classes like yoga. Wellness Classes like Weight Control Series – Intuitive Eating, Weight Management – Simple Choices, meditation.
Website: www.ucihealth.org/patients-visitors/patient-education


Various in Orange County
(657) 282-6357

City Parks, Recreation, & Community Services Departments

Anaheim Community Services

COVID-19 update: Mix of virtual and in-person
Open to: General community (you do not have to be a resident of Anaheim)
Cost: Fees required for classes
Services: Recreational activities and classes, parks, community & youth centers
Website: www.anaheim.net/895/Community-Services
Activity Guide: www.anaheim.net/1226/Classes-Activities
Contact: (714) 765-5191

Costa Mesa Parks and Community Services 

COVID-19 update: Mix of in-person and online services offered – see below link to access the Virtual Community Center. City facilities are currently CLOSED.
Open to: General community (you do not have to be a resident of Costa Mesa)
Cost: Fees required for classes (non-resident fee per class)
Services: Recreational activities and classes, parks, community centers
Website: www.costamesaca.gov/city-hall/city-departments/parks-and-community-services
Contact: (714) 754-5300

Mission Viejo Recreation and Community Services 

COVID-19 update: Virtual activities offered. See below link to access the Virtual Activity Center. Some locations reopening.
Open to: General community (you do not have to be a resident of Mission Viejo)
Cost: Fees required for most classes and recreational and fitness facilities. Some free classes.
Services: Recreational activities and classes, parks. Recreational, fitness, and community centers.
Website: www.cityofmissionviejo.org/departments/recreation
Activity Guides: www.cityofmissionviejo.org/activity-guides
Virtual Activity Center: www.cityofmissionviejo.org/departments/recreation/virtual-activities-mv
Contact: (949) 859-4348

City of Orange Community Services

COVID-19 update: Limited number of classes virtually and outdoors. See below link for the Virtual Recreation Center. Parks, outdoor fitness equipment open.

Website: www.cityoforange.org/our-city/departments/community-services

Schedule of Classes: secure.rec1.com/CA/orange-ca/catalog

Open to: General community (you do not have to be a resident of Orange)
Cost: Fees required for classes
Services: Recreational activities and classes, parks, outdoor fitness equipment.
Contact: (714) 744-7274

Santa Ana Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Agency

COVID-19 update: Parks, outdoor fitness zones open.
Open to: General community
Cost: Fees required for classes
Services: Recreational activities and classes, parks, outdoor fitness zones.
Website: www.santa-ana.org/parks
Contact: (714) 571-4200

Westminster Community Services & Recreation

COVID-19 update: Mix of virtual and in-person
Website: www.westminster-ca.gov/departments/community-services
Open to: General community
Cost: Fees required for classes
Services: Recreational activities and classes, parks
Contact: (714) 895-2860