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AIDS Hotline (800) 342-2437
Alcohol & Drug Hotline (800) 821-4357
Domestic Abuse Hotline (949) 854-3554
Narcotics Anonymous (714) 776-8581
Rape & Sexual Abuse (949) 831-9110
Runaway Hotline (800) 551-1300
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (800) 342-2437
Suicide Prevention (800) 273-TALK (8255)

 

SUICIDE INTERVENTION

Feeling pain is as much a part of life as feeling happy. The decision to commit suicide is a permanent solution to what may be a temporary problem. Comments and jokes about suicide should always be taken seriously. If you or someone you know is even thinking about suicide your phone call may save a life.

THE TREVOR PROJECT
(866) 4-U-Trevor -24 hour hotline
www.thetrevorproject.org

Free hotline/helpline for gay youth and suicide prevention. Local referrals available.

YOUTH CRISIS HOTLINE
(800) HIT-HOME Free, 24 hours a day
Confidential referral service for teens in crisis.

 
 
RAPE & ASSAULT

Rape is a crime of violence involving the use of threat of force. If you have been assaulted, go to a safe place, so not bathe or change clothes, contact a family member, close friend or any rape crisis agency to accompany you to the nearest hospital. Caring, sensitive professional help is available.

RAPE CRISIS HOTLINE

(949) 831-9110 - 24 hour hotline

CSP SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS SERVICE
(714) 957-2737 - 24 hour hotline
16842 Von Karman, Suite 425
Irivne, California 92606

CSP will call police and accompany to hospital. Counselor follows up within 72 hours. Mandated reporting (parents not called). Support groups after hours. Office counseling by appointment. Most services are free.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest Network)
800-656-HOPE
www.rainn.org

Free service. Calls are confidential. Mandated reporting (parents not called). Referrals to local crisis centers.
 
 
ABUSE & FAMILY VIOLENCE

No one deserves to be a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Sexual abuse is any unwanted touching up to and including intercourse. There are safe places you can go and people you can trust. Local police departments can provide you with further information, resources and help. Female officers can or change clothes; contact a family be requested.

WOMEN'S TRANSITIONAL LIVING CENTER
(714) 992-1931 - 24 hour hotline

Shelter for domestic violence. Educational programs for date rape and date violence.

INTERVAL HOUSE

(714) 891-8121
(562) 594-4555 (North Orange County)
(562) 594-9492 (Business Office)

Emergency shelter for domestic violence in the home and violence in dating. Individual and group counseling. Legal services

HUMAN OPTIONS
(949) 854-3554 - 24 hour hotline

(949) 737-5242 (Business Office)
(714) 435-9992 (Walk-in center)
1500 Adams Ave., Suite 200
Costa Mesa, California

Shelter for abused women and children. Legal and personal counseling.
 
 
RUNAWAY

Running away often seems like the best way to resolve a problem, but usually it only creates new ones. Temporary shelters and 24 hour counseling are available. Designated safe places are located throughout Orange County.

CSP YOUTH SHELTER
(949) 484-4311
980 Catalina
Laguna Beach, California 92651
www.cspinc.org

Short term crisis shelter, local referrals, counseling, school, family reunification.

CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT
(800) 551-1300
www.childrenofthenight.org

Crisis intervention, local referrals, ages 11-17

NATIONAL RUNAWAY SWITCHBOARD
(800) 621-4000 - 24 hour hotline


Local referrals, message relay center, conflict mediation, family reunification.

COVENANT HOUSE NINELINE
(800)999-9999 - 24 hour hotline

Local referrals, Catholic-based agency
 
 
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE/AIDS

If you are sexually active and not taking appropriate precautions, you are at risk for contracting a sexually transmitted disease. In addition to AIDS, there are many contagious diseases that you need know about. Left untreated, they will result in serious and permanent health problems.

CDC NATIONAL AIDS/STD HOTLINE
English (800) 342-2437
Spanish (800) 342-7432

AIDS SERVICES FOUNDATION
(949) 253-1500
17982 Sky Park Circle, Suite J
Irvine, California 92614

Hours: M-F, 9-5
Serves HIV positive youth, and youth impacted by HIV. Support, retreats, special projects and activities.
 

ORANGE COUNTY HIV/STD CLINIC
(714) 834-8129
1725 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, California

Hours: M, W, Th F 8-4, Tu 8-5:30
Free anonymous HIV/STD testing, treatment and referrals.

COUNTY OF ORANGE PUBLIC HEALTH CLINIC
(949) 248-2216
27512 Calle Arroyo
San Juan Capistrano, California 92675


Hours: Th 7:30-4:30 PM, closed noon to 12:30,
Free anonymous HIV testing
.

SHANTI ORANGE COUNTY
22722 Lambert St
Suite 1711
Lake Forest, CA 92630
949-452-0888
fax: 949-452-0889
www.shantioc.org

AIDS/HIV prevention and education classes. Referral to testing sites, volunteer opportunities. Under 18 requires parental consent.

 
 
GAY & LESBIAN ISSUES

People who are gay, lesbian, or bisexual should not be subjected to harassment or discrimination. These agencies will help with these problems or other issues about sexual orientation.

THE TREVOR PROJECT
(800) 850-8078 -24 hour hotline
www.thetrevorproject.org

Free helpline for gay youth and suicide prevention. Local referrals available.

GLSEN ORANGE COUNTY
(714) 543-0852 ext. 368
12832 Garden Grove Blvd. Suite A
Garden Grove, California 92943
www.GLSEN.org

Strives to assure that each and every member of every school community is valued & respected, regardless of sexual orientation.

YOUTH DROP-IN CENTER

(714) 590-3140
12800 Garden Grove Blvd. Suite F
Garden Grove, California 92943

Safe, supportive environment for youth 12-24. Showers, meals, counseling, clothes, anonymous HIV testing, support groups, shelter and medical information, computer classes, safer sex material.
 
 
BIRTH CONTROL & PREGNANCY

If you choose to be sexually active you need to be aware of available birth control methods to make responsible decisions. If you are pregnant and confused the agencies listed below can assist you in sorting out your alternatives.

BIRTH CONTROL INFORMATION FOR STATE

(800) 942-1054
Referrals for services in California

PROJECT CUDDLE
(888) 628-3353 - 24 hour crisis hotline
(714) 432-9681 - M-F 9-5
2973 Harbor Blvd. #326
Costa Mesa, California 92626
www.projectcuddle.org

Baby rescue program. Crisis hotline for girls/women that are contemplating abandoning their babies. Education and support for recovering mothers with newborns.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD
(800) 230-7526
www.plannedparenthoodosbc.org
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/orange-san-bernardino/programs-teens-37589.htm
 

Planned Parenthood
Garden Grove Medical Center

(714) 891-0955
7915 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, California 92943

Planned Parenthood
Anaheim Medical Center

(714) 956-2002
303 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 105
Anaheim, California 92805

Planned Parenthood
Costa Mesa Medical Center

(949) 548-8830
601 West 19th Street, Suite B
Costa Mesa, California 92805

Planned Parenthood
Santa Ana Medical Center

(714) 973-1727
1801 North Broadway
Santa Ana, California 92706

Planned Parenthood
Mission Viejo Medical Center

(949) 768-3643
26302 La Paz Road, Suite 203
Mission Viejo, California 92691

Planned Parenthood
Orange Medical Center

(714) 633-4550
700 South Tustin Street
Orange, California 92866

Confidential birth control and family planning services. Pregnancy testing, gynecological services, information and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. Fees based on sliding scale.

 
 
ALCOHOL & DRUGS

If you have reached the decision that it is time to seek help the following agencies can work with you to solve your problems. If someone you know needs treatment, encourage them to call for help. A long journey begins with a single step.

24 HOUR TOLL-FREE DRUG & ALCOHOL
(800) Cocaine - (800) 262-2463
www.drughelp.org

Free and confidential information or referral, in English and Spanish.

ALATEEN
(714) 748-1113
12391 Lewis Street
Garden Grove, California 92840

Free services for teenage children of alcoholics. Five self-help support group meeting in County.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
www.oc-aa.org

Santa Ana
(714) 556-4555 - 24 hours
1526 Brookhollow Drive Suite 75
Santa Ana, California 92705

Fullerton
(714) 773-4357
133 West Chapman Ave. Suite C
Fullerton, California 92832

Mission Viejo
(949) 581-2694
24002 Via Fabricante #223
Mission Viejo, California 92691

12-step self-help program. All branches of AA are free, anonymous and confidential. Spanish-speaking groups available.

ALCOHOL & DRUG HELPLINE

(800) 821-4357 Hotline

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
(714) 776-8581 - 24 hour hotline
Spanish (888) 622-4372
www.todayna.com

12-step program. Hotline provides information about meeting and /or rides to meetings.

COUNTY OF ORANGE - ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE CLINIC

North Region
(714) 447-7099
211 W. Commonwealth, Suite 204
Fullerton, California 92832
Hours: M-Th 8-8, Fri 8-5

South Region

(949) 643-6930
5 Mareblu, Suite 100
Aliso Viejo, California 92656
Hours: M-Th 8-8, Fri 8-5

South Region
(714) 850-8431
3115 Redhill Ave.
Costa Mesa, California 92626
Hours: M-Th 8-8, Fri 8-5

East Region

(714) 480-6660
1200 N. Main Street, Suite 100-B
Santa Ana, California 92701
Hours: M-Th 8-8, Fri 8-5

West Region

(714) 896-7574
14180 Beach Blvs., Suite 206
Westminster, California 92656
Hours: M-Th 8-8, Fri 8-5

Free walk-in clinics. Structured detox program and outpatient services. Confidential individual and group counseling in English and Spanish.

 
 
COUNSELING

The problems you deal with every day, such as independence, family stress, drugs and alcohol, peer pressure, relationships, and/or eating disorders may be more than you can handle alone. If you can't talk to a parent teacher, coach, school counselor, clergy or friend, trained counselors are available to give objective advice or just to listen.

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE
(714) 445-4950
250 E. Baker St., Suite G
Costa Mesa, California 92626
www.jfsoc.org

Individual counseling and teen support groups. Parent must sign release for service.

YMCA COUNSELING SERVICES
(949) 442-1000
30100 Crown Valley Parkway, Suite 11
Laguna Niguel, California 92677

YMCA COUNSELING SERVICES
(714) 546-7862
1520 Nutmeg Plaza, Suite 102
Costa Mesa, California 92626

Counseling services - marriage, family, children, individual. Not an emergency center. Fees based on sliding scale.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES COUNSELING
(714) 662-7500
1506 Brookhollow Drive, Suite 112
Santa Ana, California 92705

COUNTY OF ORANGE, CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES BEHAVIOR HEALTHCARE
(714) 480-6600 - 24 hours
1200 N. Main Street, #500
Santa Ana, California 92701

Individual therapy, assessment and crisis emergency. Will treat without parental consent.

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF ORANGE COUNTY - NUTRITION SERVICES
(714) 509-8455
1201 West La Veta
Orange, California 92868

Nutrition counseling and classes for adolescents.

LATINO HEALTH ACCESS
(714) 542-7792
1717 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706-2605
http://www.latinohealthaccess.org/

 
 
HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL CLINICS

HOSPITALS
For all hospitals below, emergency rooms are open 24 hrs/day. However, in case of a medical emergency, you should call 911

CHOC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF ORANGE COUNTY)
(714) 997-3000
1120 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, California 92868
www.choc.org

CHOC CHILDREN'S AT MISSION HOSPITAL (CCMH)
(949) 347-8400
27700 Medical Center Pkwy
Mission Viejo, California 92691
www.choc.org

HOAG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(949) 645-8600
One Hoag Drive
Newport Beach, California 92663
www.hoaghospital.org

SADDLEBACK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER
(949) 837-4500
24451 Health Center Drive
Laguna Hills, California 92653
www.memorialcare.org

WESTERN MEDICAL CENTER -SANTA ANA
(714) 953-3500
1001 North Tustin Ave.
Santa Ana, California 92705
(714) 953-DOCS (3627) for physician referral and health education classes.
www.tenethealth.com

WESTERN MEDICAL CENTER -ANAHEIM
(714) 533-6220
1025 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, California 92805
www.tenethealth.com

MEDICAL CLINICS
Most of the community clinics listed below offer a variety of services including primary health care, immunizations, OB/GYN and prenatal care, and community education programs.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD
(Refer to section on birth control above for clinic sites and hours. Call for an appointment.) Birth control, family planning, pregnancy testing, prenatal care and OB/GYN services. Fees based on sliding scale.

HUNTINGTON BEACH COMMUNITY CLINIC
(714) 847-4222
8041 Newman Avenue
Huntington Beach, California 92647

Hours: M-Th 9-6, Fr 9-5, Sat 8-4
Appointments preferred.
Fees based on sliding scale.

SIERRA HEALTH CENTER
(714) 870-0717
501 South Brookhurst
Fullerton, California 92833

Hours: M-F 8:30 - 5:30
Fees based on sliding scale.

UCI-FAMILY HEALTH CENTER ANAHEIM
(714) 456-5100 (appointments)
(714) 774-9804 (administration)
300 W. Carl Karcher Way
Anaheim , California 92805

Hours: M-F 8-8
Appointments preferred.
Fees based on sliding scale.

UCI-FAMILY HEALTH CENTER SANTA ANA
(714) 456-7002 (appointments)
(714) 480-2443 (administration)
800 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, California 92701

Hours: M-F 8-6
Appointments preferred.
Fees based on sliding scale.

LAGUNA BEACH COMMUNITY CLINIC
(949) 494-0761
362 Third Street
Laguna Beach, California 92651

Hours: M-Th 8-5, Fr 8- Noon, Evening and Saturday appointments available.
Fees based on sliding scale.
 
 
LEGAL

Many day to day problems require legal assistance. you can find this help from the agencies below.

PUBLIC LAW CENTER

(714) 541-1010
FAX (714) 541-5157
601 Civic Center Dr W
Santa Ana , California 92701-4002
www.publiclawcenter.org

Private attorney/public interest law firm. Provides free legal services to the poor and needy through placement of clients with attorneys willing to donate their time. Family law, consumer issues, education, employment health care. Southeast Asian Outreach Project.

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF ORANGE COUNTY
(714) 571-5200
902 N. Main Street
Santa Ana , California 92701
www.legal-aid.com

Assists individuals with family law, housing, health, education, consumer, and government benefit problems.

 

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