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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:

Further Information
To learn more about our services, visit Patients.PPOSBC.org

 

Planned Parenthood Roo

roo.plannedparenthood.org

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)

www.GetWIC.org
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. – 5 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

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

 

The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers

www.COCCC.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 cycle of generational 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

www.theprioritycenter.org/school-readiness
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.

 

MotherToBaby.org

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.

 

Hoag Center for Healthy Living – OB Education

(800) 400-4624
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) 764-6551
English - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30PM-6:45PM
Bilingual - Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:15AM-12:30PM
All classes/groups are free. Childcare may be available, please call to enroll as space is limited.
Attendees must be 9 years or older to participate.

 

A Better Balance, the Work and Family Legal Center

www.ABetterBalance.org / (212) 430-5982 / (615) 915-2417 / Toll Free (833) 633-3222
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.

 

Dr. Ilene Hatch Fertility Center of Southern California

www.fertilitycentersocal.com
2192 Martin Suite 110 Irvine, CA 92612 / (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

www.dnacenter.com
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.

 

SpermCheck

www.spermcheck.com

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.

Counseling and Mental Health Support

Mariposa Women and Family Center

www.MariposaCenter.org / (714) 547-6494
200 E. Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867
Provides caring, affordable mental health and recovery counseling, life skills education, and supportive services to women and families.

 

Mental Health Association of Orange County

www.MHAOC.org / (855) 625-4657 / (714) 547-7559
Mental health and substance abuse services for children and adults with more than 100 prevention and intervention programs.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

www.NAMIOC.org / (877) 910-WARM (9276) / (714) 991-6412
1810 17th St., Santa Ana
A local resource for mental health services, education, and outreach, including support groups, treatment, suicide prevention, and more.

 

Pepperdine University Community Counseling Center

18111 Von Karman Ave., 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

www.LivingSuccessCenter.org / (949) 645-4723
445 East 17th Street Costa Mesa, CA 92626
23193 La Cadena Dr., Laguna Hills

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

 

Turning Point Center for Families

www.TurningPointSantaAna.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) 896-7574

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) / (714) 517-6353
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.

 

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline/ 
(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

 

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
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 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.

Orange
265 S. Anita Dr., Ste. 117, 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

All-Options

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 and Abortion Support

patients.PPOSBC.org/Miscarriage-Support/
An informational and resource webpage on miscarriage and fetal anomaly support.

Adoption Services

Adoption Services

www.Adoption.com
A website that provides information on adoption services.

 

Adoption Law Office of Jan Chamerat, Adoption Attorney

P.O. Box 386 Lompoc, CA 93436 / (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
233 S. Quintana Dr., Anaheim / (714) 202-2100
18302 Irvine Blvd. Ste. 300, Tustin / (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.

 

A is 4 Adoption

www.Ais4adoption.com / (866) 569-2229 (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

Exhale Hours

www.ExhaleProVoice.org /
Call: (866) 4EXHALE (866-439-4253)
Sunday 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Monday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Wednesday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Thursday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Text: (617) 749-2948
Tuesday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Exhale offers a free, national talkline and textline that provides emotional support, resources and information. All calls are completely confidential and counselors offer support and respect without judgment. The Exhale talkline 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

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

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 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.

 

Build Futures

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 interviews and job attire and bus passes.

 

Illumination Foundation Stanton Multi-Service Center

www.ifhomeless.org/need-help/
7855 Katella Avenue Stanton, CA 90680
Phone: (714) 507-2459 Email: [email protected]
Walk In Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
(Closed last Thursday of every month)

During walk in hours you can 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.

 

Clothing

Salvation Army Family Services Office

Santa Ana Corps Community Center
(714) 545-2937
1710 W. Edinger Ave., Santa Ana

Fountain Valley Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center
(714) 775-7124
16119 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley

Costa Mesa Salvation Family Store and Donation Dropbox
(949) 642 3636
2126 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa

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.)

 

Showers

Lighthouse Outreach Ministries

1885 Anaheim Ave., Costa Mesa / (949) 548-7161
Mondays and Fridays: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Meals / hot showers / collect mail for potential jobs

 

Grocery Assistance

Hoag Center for Healthy Living – Food Distribution

www.Hoag.org / (949) 764-8100 ext. 53694
307 Placentia Ave., Ste. 100B, Newport Beach

First Saturday of the month (excluding holidays) 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Please bring your own grocery bag/carts. Items can be heavy.

 

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 during the Mercado hours.
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

 

La Colonia Market with Anaheim Independencia Center

10841 Garza Avenue, Anaheim / (714) 826-9070
Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

 

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

 

Friendly Center

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

Waymakers

waymakersoc.org/supporting-victims/ 
(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) 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.

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.

 

Orange County Domestic Violence Hotline

www.HavenHills.org / (818) 887-6589 (24-hour hotline)

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.

 

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

www.FuturesWithoutViolence.org

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 [email protected].

 

Laura’s House

www.LaurasHouse.org / (866) 498-1511

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

6615 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Ste. 170 Long Beach / (714) 891-8121

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

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

www.TraffickingResourceCenter.org 
(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

ACLU

“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.

Anaheim
250 E. Center St., Anaheim

Compton
725 W. Rosecrans Ave., Compton

Santa Ana
2101 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana

Norwalk 
11834 E. Firestone Blvd., Norwalk

 

The Public Law Center

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

LGBTQ Services

Social Support

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

www.PFLAG.org

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) 677-7840
Where: St. George’s Parish
When: 3rd Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Transaction meeting: 6:30 pm – 7 pm (before meeting): Support meeting for transaction families led by transaction family coordinator
Email: [email protected]

Orange County PFLAG

www.PFLAG.org/Chapter/PFLAG-Orange-County / (714) 997-8047
161 S. Orange St., Orange
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.
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
10497 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
Where: Westwood United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall on the 3rd floor
When: 3rd Wednesday of every month
Time: 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

 

LGBTQ Center OC

LGBTCenterOC.org 
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.

 

TG Rainbow

www.Mach25Media.com/TGR.html / (949) 770-0702
19211 Dodge Ave., Santa Ana
An 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.

 

Help–lines

 

GLBT National Help Center

www.GLNH.org/talkline / (800) 246-7743
Monday – Friday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. – 2 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 “Trevor” to (202) 304-1200
Available Monday - Friday 12-7 p.m.

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 more.

 

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.

 

Bienestar

www.Bienestar.org / (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 

Pomona
180 E. Mission Blvd., Pomona 

 

Legal Services

 

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) 480-6570
1801 E. Edinger Ave., Ste. 115, Santa Ana

 

Transgender Law Center (TLC)

www.TransGenderLawCenter.org / (415) 865-0176, ext. 308

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

(714) 834-7991 (HIV Clinic) / (714) 734-8787 (STD Clinic)

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.

 

AIDSinfo

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.

 

Radiant Health Centers

www.OCASF.org / (949)809-5700
17982 Sky Park Circle, Ste. J, Irvine

Free HIV tests, food, transportation, housing, emergency financial assistance, children and family programs, mental health counseling, support groups, and HIV education and prevention services.

 

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.

 

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 on a sliding scale for uninsured patients. Shanti OC also accepts commercial insurance.

Medi-Cal Resources

Dental Care

Denti-Cal

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

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

 

Behavioral Health

Orange County Health Care Agency

www.ochealthinfo.com/bhs
(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.