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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Community Resources & Social Services

Counseling Services

  • National Adolescent Suicide Hotline (800) 273-TALK (273-8255)
  • Dial “211” to access a 24-hour helpline for information and referral services
  • Interface Children Family Services: A 24-hour helpline with counseling referrals, www.icfs.org or call (800) 339-3997. The Youth Services page, www.icfs.org/youth_services, offers 24-hour crisis intervention, mediation, counseling, and shelter (cool homes) for homeless, abused or runaway children and youth ages 10-18.
  • Action Family Counseling (substance abuse) www.actionfamily.org or (800) for-teens (367-8336)
  • Jewish Family Services: Variety of social services for adults, children, etc. www.jfsvc.org/socialserviceresources.html
  • Simi Valley Behavioral Health (805) 582-7507
  • CIRT (Child Intensive Response Team) 24-hour crisis line (866) 431-cirt (431-2478)
  • United Parents for families in crisis (805) 384-1555 or 24-hour hotline (805) 551-0472) www.unitedparents.org.
  • Self-Injury: www.selfinjury.com (800) Dont-Cut (366-8255)
  • Centro Familiar Nueva Esperanza (805) 526-4215 provides counseling assistance in Spanish.

Services for Homeless/Needy

  • Online directory of services for the Homeless and Needy in Simi Valley www.simivalley.org/index.agpx?page=143
  • County of Ventura Human Services Agency: Information and Referral to homeless services and linkages to transitional housing, www.vchca.org
  • American Red Cross: Assistance and services for victims of disasters like fires and floods, www.arcventura.org.
  • Care and Share Food Bank/Salvation Army (805) 522-5676 or 527-1070

Medical

Substance Abuse Resources

Miscellaneous