211: 211 | http://www.211oc.org/ | Get connected, get answers
Women Helping Women: 949-631-2333 http://whw.org
Working Wardrobes: 714-210-2460 | 3030 Pullman St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Families Forward: 949-716-2731 | http://www.families-forward.org | Helping families help themselves
Help Me Grow: 866-476-025 | http://www.helpmegrowoc.org | Connecting families to developmental services
Emergency Assistance/Basic Needs
Assistance League is a national nonprofit organization that puts caring and commitment into action through community-based philanthropic projects.
Catholic Charities Outreach Family Center
Provides emergency assistance for crisis intervention including food, clothing, shelter, and financial assistance to individuals and families at risk of homelessness. Faith-based organization.
Family Support Network, Emergency Needs Fund
This program provides items that a family cannot afford but are needed to keep their special needs child safely at home.
Share Ourselves (SOS)
SOS provides services to Orange County's most impoverished families including the homeless. Visit the website for contact information on several centers throughout Orange County.
Working Wardrobes® serves CalWORKs recipients, clients of social service agencies, and adults in 55 shelters/programs in Orange County including residents of safe shelters, emancipated and at risk youth and chemical dependency centers in Orange County.
Housing Shelter Resources
Transitional Housing Program. Shelter for the Homeless offers transitional and affordable housing for singles, singles with children, families, and emancipated youth between the ages of 18-21. Must be working. Does not accept mentally ill.
Transitional housing for single men & women plus limited emergency facilities for those needing immediate response. No children, no couples.
Transitional living center for the homeless.
Provides housing up to 45 days with a comprehensive therapeutic program for women and children.
Serves single males, females, and families in need of transitional housing. They also provide a variety of services to the downtown Santa Ana homeless population.
Serves the homeless and needy in Orange County with shelter, food and clothing. Faith-based organization.
Call the Salvation Army for information on all their programs & services in Orange County.
Serves the homeless population.
Orange County Housing & Community Services
Offers affordable housing opportunities for renters and homeowners; community revitalization for homeowners and unincorporated communities; and community services for special needs populations such as older adults, veterans, victims of domestic violence or hate crimes, the unemployed, and the homeless.
Affordable Housing List (O.C.)
Domestic Abuse Help Services and Shelters
Women's Transitional Living Center
Domestic Abuse Hotlines
Human Options: 877-854-3594
Interval House: 562-594-4555, 714-891-8121, 800-978-3600
Laura’s House: 949-498-1511
Women Transitional Living: 714-992-1931
Sexual Assault Hotlines
North Orange County: 714-957-2737
South Orange County: 949-831-9110
Information on restraining orders and other legal aspects of Domestic Abuse. Community Services ProgramVolunteer attorneys are available in the Program Center and assist victims with legal issues.
O. C. District Attorney Office
Housing Shelter Resources
2-1-1 Orange County
Provides employment and training services for people of all ages, such as a resume distribution program, networking opportuinies, labor market information, job search workshops, on-site interviews, resources, etc.
Boys & Girls Club/America
Click on the link to locate your nearest Club for membership or volunteer opportunities by entering your zip code. Or call 1-800-854-CLUB to find the closest Boys & Girls Club.
County of Orange Child Care Services
Child care resources and referral program serving all of Orange County.
Head Start Program Orange County
YMCA Child Care Program
Each YMCA Child Care Program Center is a licensed program and operates in accordance with Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing, Title 22.
Children's Home Society of CA
An expert resource for child care providers, other social service agencies, and government agencies at the local, state, and national level.
The Community Care Licensing Division of the California Department of Social Services
Oversees the licensing of all child care facilities in California.
Orange County Child Care Council
Their mission is to mobilize public and private resources and foster partnerships to address the child care and development needs of Orange County children, families and providers.
Al-Anon / Al-Ateen, Orange County
Orange County Alcoholics Anonymous
Orange County area Narcotics Anonymous
Assistance with finding a drug rehabilitation program for a specific alcohol or drug addiction problem. Services are provided at no cost.
State of California Alcohol & Drug Programs
Addiction treatment information and support for California.
U. S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Orange County Health Care Agency/Probation
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services
Provides a range of outpatient and residential treatment programs designed to reduce or eliminate the abuse of alcohol and other drugs within the community. Lists of outpatient clinics and specialized services.
Orange County Probation Department, Youth Guidance Center
Rehabilitation programs for Orange County minors ranging from 11-18 years of age.
Sober Living Homes
The Sober Living Network
Directory of sober living homes in the Orange County area.
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Fee for Service & non-profit
Serves Orange County residents at a fee for service. Adult & adolescent programs. Call for more information.
Cornerstone of Southern California
The agency offers an array of treatment programs. Call for more details and for fee information.
Expedition House Treatment Center
Serves Orange County adults. Fee for service.
The Hope Institute
Serves Orange County youth 13-18. Sliding scale fee.
Outpatient counseling services for Orange County women only. Sliding scale fee.
Matrix Institute on Addictions
Adult & adolescent outpatient drug/alcohol treatment services. Call for fee information.
New Directions for Women
Residential treatment facility for women, women with children, and pregnant women. Fee for service.
Oasis Treatment Center
Residential rehabilitation program for adults. Fee for service. Serves Orange County. Faith-based.
Pacific Hills Treatment Center
Serves adults struggling with dual diagnosis issues and multiple relapses. Faith based. Fee for service.
Perinatal (O. C. Health Care Agency)
Locations of clinics and contact information.
Phoenix House Santa Ana
Residential substance abuse treatment programs for adolescents and adults. Fees are based on a sliding scale.
Seacliff Recovery Center
Residential chemical dependency treatment and extended care. Call for fee information.
Sober Living by the Sea
Alcohol and drug treatment. Fee for service.
Serves youth. Faith-based. No-cost. Call for more information.
Twin Town Treatment Center, Orange
Drug treatment center providing outpatient treatment for chemical dependency. Call for more information.
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