Community Outreach & Education

Community Resources

Family

Aliento Resource List

Education/ Youth Training

  1. Jumpstart: Connect Early
    Visit website
    617-542-5867
  2. Boys & Girls Club
    Visit website
    888-600-4357
  3. Children's Bureau Programa de Acceso a la Salud (Health Education)
    Visit website
    714-765-3776
  4. OC Department of Education
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    714-966-4000
  5. Irvine Valley College
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    949-451-5344
  6. Saddleback College
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    949-582-4611
  7. Orange Education Center-Adult Continuing Education division for Santiago Canyon College
    Visit website
    714-628-5942
  8. Adult Education- Santa Ana College- Marketplace
    Visit website
    714-564-5760
  9. Youth Employment Services (YES) of Harbor Area, Inc.
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    949-642-0474
  10. Taller San Jose- St. Joseph's Workshop
    Visit website
    714-543-5105
  11. California Families in Focus
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    562-491-9100
  12. Orange County Children's Therapeutic Arts Center (OCCTAC)
    Visit website
    714-547-5468

Parent/Parenting Resources

  1. Talaris Institute- Parenting Handouts (Spanish & English)
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  2. Family Connection Overview 
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  3. Project Self-Sufficiency: Empowering Single Parents to Succeed
    Visit website
    714-536-5439
  4. Families Forward
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    949-552-2727
  5. Families And Communities Together (F.A.C.T.)
    Visit website
    714-704-8777
  6. Project Access
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    949-253-6200
  7. Orange County Children's Therapeutic Arts Center (OCCTAC)
    Visit website
    714-547-5468

Housing

  1. H.O.M.E.S. Inc
    Visit website
    949-851-2766
  2. Westminster Therapeutic Residential Center
    Visit website
    949-895-1985
  3. OC Housing Authority
    Visit website
    714-567-7500
  4. Salvation Army Housing and Homeless Services
    Visit website
    714-832-7100
  5. Orange County Rescue Mission's Hope Family Housing Program
    Visit website
    714-247-4300
  6. His House Transitional Living Center
    Visit website
    714-993-5774
  7. Casa Teresa
    Visit website
    714-538-4860 ext. 14

Food

  1. Spanish United Pentecostal
    714-356-7172
    221 N. Waverly, Orange, CA, 92866
  2. Friendly Center Inc.
    Visit website
    714-771-5300
  3. Mary's Kitchen-Orange Cares
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    714-633-0444
  4. Share Our Selves
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    949-270-2100
  5. Calvary Temple (Angel Food Program)
    Visit website
    714-834-9331
  6. Someone Cares Soup Kitchen
    Visit website
    949-548-8861
  7. Second Harvest Food Bank
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    949-653-2900
  8. South County Outreach- different necessities available
    Visit website
    949-380-8144
  9. Orange County Food Bank
    Visit website
    714- 897-6670
  10. Orange County Rescue Mission- Operation OC
    Visit website
    714-247-4300

Clinics (Medical & Counseling)

  1. AIDS Services Foundation Orange County HIV Healthcare
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    949-809-5700
  2. Casa de la Familia (LA & OC)
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    (714) 667-5220
  3. OC Community Clinics
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    (714) 834-6900
  4. To Help Everyone (T.H.E.) Clinic, Inc.
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    323-730-1920
  5. Mariposa Women and Family Center
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    866-639-5864
  6. Laura's House, Domestic Violence Services in English & Spanish
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    866-498-1511
  7. The Center for Individual & Family Therapy
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    714-558-9266
  8. Frances Smith Center for Individual & Family Therapy (Chapman University Clinic)
    Visit website
    714-997-6746
  9. Latino Health Access
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    714-542-7792
  10. Mental Health Association of Orange County (MHA Multi-Service Center)
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    949-668-1530
  11. Mental Health Services, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    Visit website
    714-544-8488
  12. Families Forward (Helping Families in Need)
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    949-552-2727
  13. Coalition of OC Community Clinics
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    949-486-0458
  14. Puente a la Salud Mobile Clinics
    More information
    714-744-8801
  15. Turning Point Center for Families
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    714- 547-8111
  16. CalOptima
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    714-246-8500
  17. Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
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    949-764-4624
  18. Lestonnac Free Clinic
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    714-633-4600
  19. ABRAZAR
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    714-893-3581
  20. National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
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  21. Orange County Rape Crisis Center
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  22. Casa de Esperanza
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  23. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Community Guide
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Substance Abuse Recovery/Rehabilitation Services

  1. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services (ADAS)
    Visit website
    949-252-5771
  2. Friendship Shelter
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    949-494-6928
  3. ReACH Risk Reduction Education & Community Health
    More information
    714-834-7926
  4. Roque Center
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    714-839-0608
  5. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-Publications
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  6. Orange County Substance Abuse Prevention Network
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Resources/Publications on Mental Health

  1. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Educational Resources
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  2. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Spanish Publications
    Visit NIMI website
    Visit NAMI website
  3. National Alliance for Hispanic Health
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  4. Psych Central- Articles/resources available on mental health
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  5. Mental Health America (Resources available in both English & Spanish)
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    Visit website (en español)
  6. E-Medicine Health: Mental Health Center (Information on Mental Health Topics)
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  7. Active Minds: Changing the Conversation about Mental Health
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  8. American Psychiatric Association- Mental Health Check-Up
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  9. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
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Important Phone Numbers

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK
  • Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-HIT-HOME
  • Suicide Hotline (714) 639-4673
  • Cocaine Anon (949) 650-1011
  • Heroin Hotline (800) 9 HEROIN
  • AIDS Hotline (800) 922-AIDS
  • Gay and Lesbian Info: (714) 534-0862
  • Suicide Hotline: (714) 639-4673
  • Rape Hotline: (714) 957-2737

Additional Important Contacts

  1. Mexican Consulate
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    714-835-0042
  2. Public Law Center
    Visit website
    714-541-1010
  3. Orange County One-Stop Center: Linking Business & People
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