A comprehensive youth yellow pages for both local and national resources. Excellent guide for understanding problems and programs that deal with a particular situation.
Asian Pacific Health Care Venture: 323-644-3880
Different Asian languages spoken….Sliding or no fee.
Los Angeles Free Clinic: 323-462-4158
High Risk Youth Clinic, Walk-in Services ages 12-23
People Who Care Youth Center: 323-788-8905
Counseling, parenting classes and tutoring
Southern California Counseling Center: 323-937-1344
Airport Marina Counseling Service: 310-670-1410
Westchester. Sliding fees, by Appointment.
Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center: 310-390-6612
Culver City. Sliding fees. Medi-Cal accepted. Bilingual.
Family Service of Santa Monica: 310-451-974
Westside Children’s Center: 310-390-3504
Free family support services to those with children under the age of five. Bilingual.
Center for Individual & Family Counseling: 818-761-2227
North Hollywood, CA. Individual, couples, families and groups. Sliding fees.
Parents Anonymous: 909-621-6184
M-F 8am-4:30pm; 24 hour recording
Pregnant and parenting teen support groups.
“Our House”: 310-473-1511
Bereavement counseling, groups for adults and children.
Child Probation Hotline of Los Angeles County: 800-540-4000
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
To report abuse. Referrals for counseling and childcare. Bilingual.
Family Crisis Center Dating Violence Hotline and Shelter: 310-379-3620
Break the Cycle: 310-286-3366
Toll Free: 888-988-8336
Serves all of LA County
Prevention and Intervention. Legal Services.
Rape Treatment Center @ Santa Monica: 310-319-4000
Press 3 for Rape Center
Al-Anon Family Groups
Los Angeles (888) 684-6444
National (800) 356-9996 or (800) 344-2666
Spanish (24-hour) (562) 948-2190
Alcohol Drug Helpline (24-hour) (800) 821-4357
Referrals nationwide: www.wellplace.com
12-step program for teen relatives and friends of alcoholics.
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group (800) 344-2666
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
M-F 8am-6pm (Eastern time)
Mutual Support Line for Meetings (888) 425-2666
Mutual support group for family and friends of alcoholics.
Meeting information line. (888) 684-6444
24 hr. recorded listing
All phone numbers L.A. (English) (213) 387-3158
M-F 9am-5pm call (818) 760-7122
L.A. (Spanish) (562) 948-2190
Meeting info only: (Toll free, English) (888) 684-6444
12-step programs for teen relatives and friends of alcoholics 323-735-2089
Alcoholicos Anonimos (Spanish)
M-F 10am-6pm; Sat. 10am-3pm; Open Holidays. 323-223-4462
24-hour referral line: (connects to closest office) (800) 576-5544
Family planning. Bilingual. 888-743-7526
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
24 hours. TTY: 866-331-8453
Counseling for dating violence. Online chat also available on website.
1736 Family Crisis Center Dating Violence Hotline and Shelter
24 hours. Website: www.1736familycrisiscenter.org
Individual, group, family counseling & case management for ages 10-17, two week stay, substance abuse awareness, schooling, job search and placement. Outpatient facility with 6 beds. Parent consent required. 310-286-3366
Break The Cycle
Toll FREE (888) 988-8336
Prevention and intervention. Serves all of L.A. County residents. Education programs for schools, youth groups, and Juvenile Detention Centers. Also www.thesafespace.org 800-834-5200
California Youth Crisis Line
24 hours. Website: www.youthcrisisline.org
Crisis phone counseling, information, and referrals for all problems. Bilingual when available. Can connect without charge to parent/guardian or other agency. Message relay. 800-843-5200
Los Angeles (213) 748-7309, M-F 8:30am-5pm
East L.A. (323) 268-8178, M-F 9am-6pm
Pasadena (626) 449-5661, M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
Woodland Hills (818) 884-5112, (818) 884-6612, M-F 8:30am-5pm
Recreational activites for teens with physical/developmental disabilities. Therapy, rehabilitation and after-school programs.323-660-3880
Braille Institute Library Services
M-F 8:30am-5pm. Website: www.braillelibrary.org
Additional phone: (800) 808-2555. Books and magazines in Braille or on tape. 323-663-1111
Braille Institute Los Angeles Sight Center
M-F 8:30am-5pm. Website: www.brailleinstitute.org
FREE afterschool activities, summer camp and some weekend activities.310-458-3501
Foundation for the Junior Blind of America
M-Th 8am-4:30pm; F 8am-4pm
FREE recreational programs for teens, including summer camp. 323-478-8000
Center for the Partially Sighted
M-F 8:30am-5pm and 9am-3pm for doctor’s appt.
Counseling, support groups, transportation, HIV program. 800-539-7309
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
M-F 8:30am- 5pm; Sat 9am-1pm. Website: www.rfbd.org/LA
Provide recorded texbooks and other educational materials in audio format for the blind. Shifts available days and evenings for 15 or older.
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
M-F 9am-5pm (Eastern Time)
Website: www.christopherreeve.org and www.paralysis.org
Provides free information about spinal cord injuries and paralysis from any cause and relevant research. Some referrals. Free educational book available. 310-338-1597
M-F 9am-5pm; Drop-in Th 3:30pm-6pm
Consultations/exploration of computer technology for people with disabilities. 916-654-1690
National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) 800-931-2237
Office phone: 206-382-3587
Toll free helpline to connect people with resources, information, or referrals to national and local treatment providers. 323-653-7499
Overeaters Anonymous (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles: (323) 653-7652
For all types of eating disorders information and referrals to LA areas 12-steps meetings. 951-715-2080
Gay and Lesbian Adolescent Social Services, Inc. (GLASS)
West LA office: 310-397-2870; Mobile Health Outreach Project (MoHOP) 323-326-3425.
Court appointed and referred long-term residential program. 24 year history. Mentoring and foster family programs. General gay & lesbian referrals. 562-434-4455
Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
M-F 1pm-9pm; Sat. 9am.-2pm
Information and referrals. 323-993-7450
Gay and Lesbian Youth Services
Transitional living program for youth ages 18-24, mentoring and HIV education.
Hollywood location: 323-993-7400