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MENTAL HEALTH - LOCAL

Contact your health plan or insurance company for a referral for mental health services (psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage and family therapist social worker).


SANTA CLARITA VALLEY


NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI) Santa Clarita Valley and San Fernando Valley

The SCV National Alliance on Mental Illness group hosts a Family Support Group (FSG) on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. For more information, visit: https://www.namisfv.org/programs_services

In collaboration with College of the Canyons (COC), we co-sponsor an “Ask the Psychiatrist” evening on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30p.m. We invite a variety of psychiatrists to answer your questions.

NAMI has free support groups for peers (those who have a mental health condition) and free education classes /presentations for families, parents, peers, schools, and community on mental health/suicide awareness. For information, guidance, resources and support, please call SFV/SCV NAMI Helpline at (818) 994-6747. Email: [email protected]


SANTA CLARITA VALLEY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

Provides mental health services and welfare-to work support services for adults in the Santa Clarita Valley. There are no geographic restrictions. 23501 Cinema Dr., Ste. 200, Valencia, CA 91355. 661-288-4800. (See website for hours of operation.)


CITY OF SANTA CLARITA: MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY

Links are provided to various mental health resources only as informational resource by the City of Santa Clarita. The site(s) linked to are not maintained by or affiliated with the City of Santa Clarita.


CHILD & FAMILY CENTER

A provider of comprehensive prevention, early intervention, diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic services for children, teens, adults and families who live in the Santa Clarita Valley. Services are available Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. (See website for updates.) Main Phone: (661) 259-9439; Alcohol & Drug Treatment Services: (661) 259-9439; Domestic Violence Program: (661) 259-8175 24-Hour DV Hotline: (661) 259-HELP (4357)


CHILDREN’S BUREAU

Children’s Bureau is here to help young children and youth (ages 0 to 21) and their families find ways to decrease potential outbursts and violence in the home and to meet their mental health needs. Children’s Bureau provides a wide range of counseling for kids and mental health services including a comprehensive assessment, child abuse therapy, family focused therapy, individual counseling, and group therapy.


COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS STUDENT HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER

The Center provides accessible, affordable Health & Mental Health Services as well as wellness activities, health & mental health education, outreach and case management services for Students attending COC.


HENRY MAYO NEWHALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT (ACUTE INPATIENT PROGRAM)

A 23-bed, acute psychiatric facility. The Behavioral Health Unit provides quality mental health treatment in an in-patient setting, for persons suffering from severe mental illness, who cannot be treated at a lower level of care. Individualized psychiatric treatment includes medication management, individual, and group therapy.


VALLEY PREVENTION AND TREATMENT CENTER

The Valley Prevention & Treatment Center offers professional mental health services in the SCV. We offer a caring and nurturing environment where we can assist clients to overcome dysfunction in their lives. We are proud to offer bi-cultural, bilingual services for the Latino community. See the website for a full list of services which includes therapy for children, teens, adult, couples and families, as well as anger management, domestic violence support, sexual abuse therapy, and alcohol & drug treatment. Email at [email protected]. Call (818) 365-7774 or (818) 986-1161. Located at 8332 Sepulveda Blvd. #15, North Hills, CA 91340


OPEN PATH PSYCHOTHERAPY COLLECTIVE

Nonprofit that serves clients who lack health insurance, whose health insurance doesn’t provide adequate mental health benefits, and/or cannot afford current market rates for therapy. Therapists provide affordable, in-office psychotherapy.


MENTAL HEALTH HOOKUP

Mental Health Hookup is a Santa Clarita based 501(c)(3) nonprofit mental health agency dedicated to assisting those who are struggling with mental illness and homelessness in the greater Los Angeles area. This private agency directly helps clients and their families through family consultations, low-cost therapy, and case management, and assists them in obtaining SSI, SSD, veterans’ benefits, appropriate housing and additional services or referrals as needed. Call 1-888-544-1516.


SRD~STRAIGHTENING REINS

Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Straightening Reins Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public not for profit established in 2011 specializing in equine-assisted and interactive therapies designed to improve adolescent and teen mental health and well-being. SRD provides behavioral, educational, and community outreach services to youth and their families in Los Angeles County. Providing HOPE through equine-based experiences to improve mental health. (661) 803-1641


ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice and evidence-based research. The website offers educational information and many resources for support, including tools to find member a therapist in your local area.


SAMUEL DIXON FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC.

Located in Val Verde (661) 257-4008, Newhall (661) 291-1777, Canyon Country (661) 424-1220, and the California Institute of the Arts and College of the Canyons campuses, this community health center accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare, My Health LA (MHLA) and Covered California Plans, and has a sliding scale for those without insurance. Appointments are preferred. Walk-Ins welcome. It provides comprehensive outpatient health services include mental health/behavioral counseling. For mental health/behavioral counseling, call (661) 468-7405.


MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA of LOS ANGELES (MHALA)

Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA) works to ensure that people with mental health needs achieve meaningful, healthy lives in their communities. We serve adults and transition-age youth who are facing mental health needs and do not have financial resources, including Veterans and people who are or have been homeless.

MHALA’s comprehensive services include mental and medical health care, housing, wellness services, employment, educational and financial services, and more. Our services are provided by multi-disciplinary teams. We provide services at multiple sites in Los Angeles County, including Long Beach, the Antelope Valley. In the Santa Clarita Valley, we provide Veterans services. For more information please visit the website, call (562) 285-1330 or email: [email protected]

https://www.mhala.org


ANTELOPE VALLEY


MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA of LOS ANGELES (MHALA)

Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA) works to ensure that people with mental health needs achieve meaningful, healthy lives in their communities. We serve adults and transition-age youth who are facing mental health needs and do not have financial resources, including Veterans and people who are or have been homeless.

MHALA’s comprehensive services include mental and medical health care, housing, wellness services, employment, educational and financial services, and more. Our services are provided by multi-disciplinary teams. We provide services at multiple sites in Los Angeles County, including Long Beach, the Antelope Valley, and the Santa Clarita Valley.

Services include:

  • • Mental Health: MHALA has licensed mental health clinicians from multiple disciplines who are available to provide individual and group psychotherapy to members as appropriate and with members’ consent. We also have a team of psychiatrists and nurse practitioners who are available to prescribe medications as appropriate and as wanted by individual members.

  • • Substance Abuse: MHALA also has substance abuse specialists to assist members who are dealing with substance addiction. All programs staff have training to assist members to access appropriate substance addiction treatment and support services.

  • • Medical Health: Staff nurses work as an integral part of MHALA’s team services, providing medical care and health education to our “members.” MHALA also partners with local health centers, community clinics and hospitals to ensure that our members receive the primary and specialty medical care that they need.

https://www.mhala.org

Services specific to the Long Beach area and/or the Antelope Valley include:

  • • Drop-In Centers: MHALA offers safe and welcoming centers for those who are homeless and have mental health needs.

  • • Specialized Intensive Mobile Homeless Teams: MHALA also has two mobile teams that provide intensive street services to individuals identified as the most vulnerable experiencing homelessness. For the Antelope Valley, call (661) 726-2850. For the Long Beach center call: (562) 437-6717.

  • • Employment: Direct employment and educational assistance. For Long Beach, call (562) 437-6717. Address: Integrated Service Center, 1955 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90806. For Lancaster, Call (661) 726-2850. Address 506 W. Jackman St, Lancaster, CA 93534

  • • Wellness: MHALA staff have training to provide a range of wellness and resilience services. In addition, MHALA also has a Wellness Center in Long Beach that offers supportive services to individuals as they transition into less intense levels of care. For more information, call (562) 285-0149.

  • • Housing: Offers assistance with housing search, acquisition of housing subsidies and housing retention services. In Long Beach, call (562) 437-6717. In the Antelope Valley, call (661) 726-2850

  • • Education: Through MHALA’s education program, members are able to learn important skills that can help them build core strengths and prepare them for their educational and employment goals. We also offer assistance during their application to various peer-support training programs. For the Antelope Valley, contact (661) 726-2850 and Long Beach area, contact (562) 437-6717.


OLIVE VIEW-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER

Mental health services provided include Crisis Intervention; Medication Support; Targeted Case Management for adults, Transition Aged Youth (TAY), and older adults. Located at 14659 Olive View Dr., Sylmar, CA, 91342. For general information, call (844) 804-0055, Monday-Friday from 7:30am-5:30pm.

If you feel sad, have extreme high and low feelings, are having trouble functioning at school, work or at home, if you have dramatic changes to your sleep and appetite, or think about hurting yourself or others, please talk honestly with the health care team at your clinic.

If you need help right away, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) supports the wellbeing of our County residents and communities. The LACDMH’s help line is available 24/7 to provide mental health support, resources and referrals at (800) 854-7771. Or text 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to get free crisis support via text message. For emergency help call 911.

For Urgent Care at the San Fernando Valley location, call (747) 210-3127, M-F 8am-8pm, Saturday 8am-4pm. Holidays 8am-8pm; major holidays 8am-4pm. Emergency Room services are available at this facilities 24/7.

https://dhs.lacounty.gov/oliveview/


SYCAMORES

Sycamores is a leading behavioral health and child welfare agency, creating life-changing programs and services which impact some of the most vulnerable children, young adults, adults and families in our community. We provide services across Los Angeles, spanning the San Fernando, San Gabriel, and Antelope Valleys, as well as in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

Behavioral health services include individual group, and family therapy, psychiatry and medication support services as well as more intensive services. Sycamores also offers educational support , homeless and housing support and foster and adoptive services.


PENNY LANE

This nonprofit organization provides mental health services to clients in schools, foster homes, probation camps, groups homes and the community. Other services include outpatient services for substance abuse disorders, Embracing Identities program for LGBTQ youth 16-25 years, support services for pregnant women and families with children 5 and younger who are at high risk for child maltreatment, support services for adults caring for related (such as grandchildren, nieces and nephews) and non-related children. The headquarters is located in North Hills. Direct service centers are located in Lancaster, North Hollywood and Commerce. Call the headquarters at (818) 892-3423 for general information or email at [email protected] See the website for phone numbers and addresses of locations in Lancaster.


CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER

The mission of the Child and Family Guidance Center is to empower children and families to achieve health and well-being through innovative mental health services and community programs. The agency provides child abuse services, education services, school readiness for children age 0 to 5, welfare-to-work support services and youth services for children, youth and families in the Antelope, San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Some services are targeted to the Spanish-speaking community. Age restrictions apply for some programs. The school readiness is restricted to children who live in zip code 91335; there are no geographic restrictions for other programs. For Services please call (818) 739-5250 (San Fernando Valley); or (661) 265-8627 (Antelope Valley). Email at: [email protected]


SAN FERNANDO VALLEY


OLIVE VIEW COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH URGENT CARE CENTER

Mental health services provided include Crisis Intervention; Medication Support; Targeted Case Management for adults, Transition Aged Youth (TAY), and older adults. Located at 14659 Olive View Dr., Sylmar, CA, 91342. For general information, call (844) 804-0055, Monday-Friday from 7:30am-5:30pm.)

If you feel sad, have extreme high and low feelings, are having trouble functioning at school, work or at home, if you have dramatic changes to your sleep and appetite, or think about hurting yourself or others, please talk honestly with the health care team at your clinic.

If you need help right away, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) supports the wellbeing of our County residents and communities. The LACDMH’s help line is available 24/7 to provide mental health support, resources and referrals at (800) 854-7771. Or text 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to get free crisis support via text message. For emergency help call 911.

For Urgent Care at the San Fernando Valley location, call (747) 210-3127, M-F 8am-8pm, Saturday 8am-4pm. Holidays 8am-8pm; major holidays 8am-4pm. Emergency Room services are available at this facilities 24/7.


SAN FERNANDO VALLEY & SANTA CLARITA VALLEY NAMI

The SCV National Alliance on Mental Illness group hosts a Family Support Group (FSG) on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. For more information, visit: https://www.namisfv.org/programs_services

In collaboration with College of the Canyons (COC), we co-sponsor an “Ask the Psychiatrist” evening on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30p.m. We invite a variety of psychiatrists to answer your questions.

NAMI has free support groups for peers (those who have a mental health condition) and free education classes /presentations for families, parents, peers, schools, and community on mental health/suicide awareness. For information, guidance, resources and support please call SFV/SCV NAMI Helpline at (818) 994-6747. Email: [email protected]

  • https://www.namisfv.org/get_help

  • VALLEY PREVENTION AND TREATMENT CENTER

    The Valley Prevention & Treatment Center offers professional mental health services in the SCV. We offer a caring and nurturing environment where we can assist clients to overcome dysfunction in their lives. We are proud to offer bi-cultural, bilingual services for the Latino community. See the website for a full list of services which includes therapy for children, teens, adult, couples and families, as well as anger management, domestic violence support, sexual abuse therapy, and alcohol & drug treatment. Email at [email protected] Call (818) 365-7774 or (818) 986-1161. Located at 8332 Sepulveda Blvd. #15, North Hills, CA 91340


    NORTHRIDGE HOSPITAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

    Services include in-patient hospitalization, adult & senior behavioral health, adolescent behavioral health. Call 844-879-7242.


    COUNSELING WEST

    Counseling West is a non-profit organization in Sherman Oaks providing therapy services to adults, couples, children, and families. Counseling West is LGBTQIA Affirmative and provides therapy in a number of different languages including Armenian, German, French, Farsi, Hebrew, Spanish, Cantonese, and American Sign Language. Call 818-990-9898


    VBS (Valley Beth Shalom) COUNSELING CENTER

    Trained, experienced and dedicated volunteer counselors can help and guide individuals, couples and families through many of life’s challenges. The Center is committed to offering low fee treatment to the community at large, regardless of ethnicity or religious affiliation. 15739 Ventura Boulevard, Encino, CA 91436. Call (818) 784-1414


    EL CENTRO DE AMISTAD

    El Centro de Amistad, Inc., is a multilingual, cross cultural organization providing a comprehensive range of mental health services, anticipating the ever-changing needs of families and individuals in the San Fernando Valley. The main goals of ECDA’s children’s programs are to reduce risk factors that lead to violence, school failure, gang affiliation, and child abuse. Adult programs are to assist with avoiding further deterioration and enhancing self-sufficiency, and to resolve issues that interfere with employment. Services are provided for adults (ages 25-59) and for children (ages 0-17). All services are available in English and Spanish by culturally competent staff. There is also a free legal clinic. East Valley Office - San Fernando office (818) 898-0223, West Valley Office - Canoga Park (818) 593-4246 or (818) 347-8565.

    SYCAMORES

    Sycamores is a leading behavioral health and child welfare agency, creating life-changing programs and services which impact some of the most vulnerable children, young adults, adults and families in our community. We provide services across Los Angeles, spanning the San Fernando, San Gabriel, and Antelope Valleys, as well as in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

    Behavioral health services include individual group, and family therapy, psychiatry and medication support services as well as more intensive services. Sycamores also offers educational support , homeless and housing support and foster and adoptive services.


    PENNY LANE

    This nonprofit organization provides mental health services to clients in schools, foster homes, probation camps, groups homes and the community. Other services include outpatient services for substance abuse disorders, Embracing Identities program for LGBTQ youth 16-25 years, support services for pregnant women and families with children 5 and younger who are at high risk for child maltreatment, support services for adults caring for related (such as grandchildren, nieces and nephews) and non-related children. The headquarters is located in North Hills. Direct service centers are located in Lancaster, North Hollywood and Commerce. Call the headquarters at (818) 892-3423 for general information or email at [email protected] See the website for phone numbers and addresses of locations in Lancaster.


    THE VILLAGE FAMILY SERVICES

    The Village Family Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides clinical and behavioral services working with individuals and families, including those who identify as LGBTQ+. Children and youth who receive care often have experienced trauma—abuse, neglect, homelessness—often accompanied by a host of health problems such as poor nutrition, chronic illness, substance use, and more. There are programs to address homelessness in youth and provide support to those who are LGBTQ+. Headquarters and drop-in center for homeless youth are in North Hollywood. Tel: (818) 755-8786 or toll-free at (888) 683-5084. Email: [email protected]


    CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER

    The mission of the Child and Family Guidance Center is to empower children and families to achieve health and well-being through innovative mental health services and community programs. The agency provides child abuse services, education services, school readiness for children age 0 to 5, welfare-to-work support services and youth services for children, youth and families in the Antelope, San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Some services are targeted to the Spanish-speaking community. Age restrictions apply for some programs. The school readiness is restricted to children who live in zip code 91335; there are no geographic restrictions for other programs. For Services please call (818) 739-5250 (San Fernando Valley); or (661) 265-8627 (Antelope Valley). Email at: [email protected]


    COUNSELING 4 KIDS

    This is a nonprofit organization that provides effective mental health services to abused and neglected children and youth in Los Angeles County, and specializes in the treatment of children in foster care. Programs include The Counseling4Kids Trauma Treatment Program, a specialized program for the treatment of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in children and Birth-to-5 program. The Burbank office (818) 441-7800 is the base for therapists to provide in-home services throughout the San Fernando Valley. There is also a school-linked program.


    GREATER LOS ANGELES


    MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA of LOS ANGELES (MHALA)

    Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA) works to ensure that people with mental health needs achieve meaningful, healthy lives in their communities. We serve adults and transition-age youth who are facing mental health needs and do not have financial resources, including Veterans and people who are or have been homeless.

    MHALA’s comprehensive services include mental and medical health care, housing, wellness services, employment, educational and financial services, and more. Our services are provided by multi-disciplinary teams. We provide services at multiple sites in Los Angeles County, including Long Beach, the Antelope Valley, and the Santa Clarita Valley.

    Services include:

    • • Mental Health: MHALA has licensed mental health clinicians from multiple disciplines who are available to provide individual and group psychotherapy to members as appropriate and with members’ consent. We also have a team of psychiatrists and nurse practitioners who are available to prescribe medications as appropriate and as wanted by individual members.

    • • Substance Abuse: MHALA also has substance abuse specialists to assist members who are dealing with substance addiction. All programs staff have training to assist members to access appropriate substance addiction treatment and support services.

    • • Medical Health: Staff nurses work as an integral part of MHALA’s team services, providing medical care and health education to our “members.” MHALA also partners with local health centers, community clinics and hospitals to ensure that our members receive the primary and specialty medical care that they need.

    https://www.mhala.org

    Services specific to the Long Beach area and/or the Antelope Valley include:

    • • Drop-In Centers: MHALA offers safe and welcoming centers for those who are homeless and have mental health needs.

    • • Specialized Intensive Mobile Homeless Teams: MHALA also has two mobile teams that provide intensive street services to individuals identified as the most vulnerable experiencing homelessness. For the Antelope Valley, call (661) 726-2850. For the Long Beach center call: (562) 437-6717.

    • • Employment: Direct employment and educational assistance. For Long Beach, call (562) 437-6717. Address: Integrated Service Center, 1955 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90806. For Lancaster, Call (661) 726-2850. Address 506 W. Jackman St, Lancaster, CA 93534

    • • Wellness: MHALA staff have training to provide a range of wellness and resilience services. In addition, MHALA also has a Wellness Center in Long Beach that offers supportive services to individuals as they transition into less intense levels of care. For more information, call (562) 285-0149.

    • • Housing: Offers assistance with housing search, acquisition of housing subsidies and housing retention services. In Long Beach, call (562) 437-6717. In the Antelope Valley, call (661) 726-2850

    • • Education: Through MHALA’s education program, members are able to learn important skills that can help them build core strengths and prepare them for their educational and employment goals. We also offer assistance during their application to various peer-support training programs. For the Antelope Valley, contact (661) 726-2850 and Long Beach area, contact (562) 437-6717.


    LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS HOTLINE

    If you are in crisis call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255.

    ACCESS operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week as the entry point for mental health services in Los Angeles County for those who are not covered by commercial insurance. Services include deployment of crisis evaluation teams, information and referrals, gatekeeping of acute inpatient psychiatric beds, interpreter services and patient transport. 1-800-854-7771


    BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TREATMENT SERVICES LOCATOR

    A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.


    CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER

    The mission of the Child and Family Guidance Center is to empower children and families to achieve health and well-being through innovative mental health services and community programs. The agency provides child abuse services, education services, school readiness for children age 0 to 5, welfare-to-work support services and youth services for children, youth and families in the Antelope, San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Some services are targeted to the Spanish-speaking community. Age restrictions apply for some programs. The school readiness is restricted to children who live in zip code 91335; there are no geographic restrictions for other programs. For Services please call (818) 739-5250 (San Fernando Valley); or (661) 265-8627 (Antelope Valley). Email at: [email protected]


    COUNSELING 4 KIDS

    This is a nonprofit organization that provides effective mental health services to abused and neglected children and youth in Los Angeles County, and specializes in the treatment of children in foster care. Programs include The Counseling4Kids Trauma Treatment Program, a specialized program for the treatment of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in children and Birth-to-5 program. The Burbank office (818) 441-7800 is the base for therapists to provide in-home services throughout the San Fernando Valley. There is also a school-linked program.


    SYCAMORES

    Sycamores is a leading behavioral health and child welfare agency, creating life-changing programs and services which impact some of the most vulnerable children, young adults, adults and families in our community. We provide services across Los Angeles, spanning the San Fernando, San Gabriel, and Antelope Valleys, as well as in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

    Behavioral health services include individual group, and family therapy, psychiatry and medication support services as well as more intensive services. Sycamores also offers educational support , homeless and housing support and foster and adoptive services.


    PENNY LANE

    This nonprofit organization provides mental health services to clients in schools, foster homes, probation camps, groups homes and the community. Other services include outpatient services for substance abuse disorders, Embracing Identities program for LGBTQ youth 16-25 years, support services for pregnant women and families with children 5 and younger who are at high risk for child maltreatment, support services for adults caring for related (such as grandchildren, nieces and nephews) and non-related children. The headquarters is located in North Hills. Direct service centers are located in Lancaster, North Hollywood and Commerce. Call the headquarters at (818) 892-3423 for general information or email at [email protected] See the website for phone numbers and addresses of locations in Lancaster.


    THE HELP GROUP CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER

    A non-profit organization that provides out-patient mental health services to children and adolescents individually or with their families in English, Spanish, Farsi, Armenian, Hebrew, Arabic and Russian. Other programs provided by the Help Group include a residential treatment program, therapeutic pre-school, schools for youth with intellectual disabilities and/or learning disabilities, Paws & Pals for Kids with Autism, Kids Like Me programs, located in the Los Angeles area, are designed especially for children and adolescents (from preschool to high school) with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental challenges. Toll Free, call (877) 994-3588.


    THE VILLAGE

    The Village Family Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides clinical and behavioral services working with individuals and families, including those who identify as LGBTQ+. Children and youth who receive care often have experienced trauma—abuse, neglect, homelessness—often accompanied by a host of health problems such as poor nutrition, chronic illness, substance use, and more. There are programs to address homelessness in youth and provide support to those who are LGBTQ+. Headquarters and drop-in center for homeless youth are in North Hollywood. Tel: (818) 755-8786 or toll-free at (888) 683-5084. Email: [email protected]