Found below is a quick reference guide for those who are working with youth populations:
- 24- hours Crisis and Suicide Counseling
- Youth and child care issues
- Government Assistance Programs
- Housing and Utilities
- Physical and Mental Health Services
- Elder Services
- Substance Abuse
- Pre-natal care
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Care, etc
Talk with AltaMed toll free: 1.877.462.2582
AltaMed has various community clinics that offer comprehensive services, from birth to senior years.
Toll free Talkline: 1.888.493.0092
Backline offers a peer-counseling service for women and their loved ones wishing to discuss pregnancy, parenting, abortion and adoption issues.
CYCL Crisis Hotline: 1.800.843.5200
The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) is a statewide, toll free, 24-hour, confidential hotline available to teens and young adults ages 12-24 and/or any adults supporting youth. They help with runaways, homelessness, suicide, sexual assault/rape, dating or relationship violence, cutting, eating disorders, and human trafficking, etc.
To report abuse or neglect: 1.800.4 A CHILD(22.4453) For information support: 1.800.394.3366
Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more.
DDC Phone Number: 1.800.681.7162
DNA Diagnostics Center, also known as DDC, is one of the leading and most highly accredited genetic testing laboratories in the world. They provide comprehensive DNA testing services in four areas: paternity and family relationships; lifestyle testing including ancestry, health and wellness, veterinary, and forensics testing.
- Over the Counter Medications
- Prescription Medications
- Alcohol/Recreational Drugs
- Vaccinations or Immunizations
- Diseases or Infections
- Occupational Exposures
- Paternal Exposures
National Eating Disorder Hotline: 1.800.931.2237
The National Eating Disorder Association supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, call the toll free, confidential helpline.
The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to help keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Someone can call this hotline if they are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if they have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.
To find your local Health Center call 1.800.230.PLAN(7526) For Community Education Programs call: 714.633.6373 x334 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotlines: call, text, or chat your reproductive health questions to live Health Educators: Call: 1.877.4ME.2ASK, Mon.-Fri. 9am-7pm Text: 53634, standard text messaging rates may apply Mon-Fri. 9am-7pm, Sun. 12pm-9pm Chat: www.plannedparenthoodchat.org Mon.-Fri. 9am-7pm, Sun. 12pm-9pm, all times are PST
RAINN 24/7 Hotline: 800.656.HOPE(4673)
RAINN offers anonymous and confidential 24-hour/7 days a week rape counseling for sexual assault victims and their friends and families.
Visit sexetc.org to find information on California, and other states' parental rights and minors access to services.