Community Resources

Resources for the Antelope Valley Community


Food Banks due to COVID-19:

Free Drive- Thru food distribution every Saturday from 10am-12pm at 1012 E Ave Q-5 Palmdale, CA 93550. COVID Vaccines are also provided for free. For more info, call (661)526-7540



Crisis Services and Hotlines

211 LA County Community Resources — www.211LA.org

60 Day Emergency Shelter 24 hr hotline — (661) 945-6736

American Red Cross (661) 267-0650

2715 E Ave P, Palmdale, CA 93550

California Youth Crisis Line — (800) 843-5200

Child Abuse Hotline (DCFS) — (800) 540-4000

Domestic Violence Hotline — (661) 945-6736

Psychiatric Mobile Response Team (PMRT) — (800) 854-7771

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours hotline — (800) 273-8255

Teen Care Line — (800) TLC-TEEN

Youth Support Association (YSA) — (661) 949-6615

Teen talk line and phone friend.


Community Mental Health

Alafia — (661) 940-9094

Serves Children 0-18yo, Medi-Cal required

Child & Family Guidance Center — (661) 265-8627

40005 10th Street West, Suite 106 Palmdale, CA 93551

Out Patient Services for Children 0-18yrs with Emotional Problems, Child/Youth Crisis Response Services, 24hr Emergency Consultation, Intensive Home Services for Children/ Families

www.childguidance.org

Children’s Bureau Regional Office — (661) 949-0131

921 W. Avenue J, Suite C, Lancaster, CA 93534

Children’s Center of the Antelope Valley — (661) 949-1206

45111 Fern Ave., Lancaster, CA 93534

www.ccav.org

DMH—A.V Kidz Connection— (661) 223-3800

2323 East Palmdale Blvd. Suite-A, Palmdale, CA 93550

dmh.lacounty.gov

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) — (661) 341-8041

44349 Lowtree Avenue Ste. 104, Lancaster, CA 93534

Education Programs, 10 Week Peer-to-Peer Course, Recovery Support groups. Spanish speaking courses available

Optimist Community Mental Health — (661) 575-8395

520 West Palmdale Blvd. Unit D, Palmdale, CA 93551

Therapy/Psychiatric Services for children

www.oyhfs.org

Pathways Community Services-(661) 341-3900

44285 Lowtree Ave. Lancaster, CA 93534


LGBTQ+ Resources

Los Angeles LGBT Center- (323)-993-7400

OUTreach Center (LGBT community center) — (661) 92-PRIDE (7-7433)

108 West Avenue K, #113, Lancaster, CA 93534

Youth Group, Individual or Family Counseling, Transgender Support Group.

RISE (LGBTQ)-(323) 993-7400

1625 North Schrader Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

www.lalgbtcenter.org


Drug and Alcohol Abuse Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous — (661) 945-5757

Some groups members are holding virtual meetings

California Smokers’ Help Line — (800) NO-BUTTS

General Hotline is continuing to provide support and referrals

New Directions Alcohol and Drug Services — (661) 802-7167

Services are being provided through phone calls, continuing taking new clients.

Tarzana Treatment Centers of the AV — (661) 726-2630

Continuing to provide services in person or through teleconference, depending on the need. Currently taking new clients


Government Resources

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) — (661) 723-2272

Advocate for foster children.

Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS)

Palmdale - 39959 Sierra Hwy., Palmdale, CA 93550 — (661) 223-4200

Lancaster - 300 E Ave. K6, Lancaster, CA 93535 — (661) 471-1001

Department of Social Services (DPSS)

Cal-Works for Families — (866) 613-3777

General Relief for Individual — (661) 974-9883

Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) — (562) 922-6111

www.lacoe.edu

Allows you to apply for benefits, such as Cal-Fresh (food stamps), Cal-Works (cash), and Medical.

Unhoused/Homeless Resources

Grace Resources provides hot meals, infant needs, food pantry, hygiene kits, and clothing.

They are located at 45134 Sierra Hwy. Lancaster, CA 93534

Office Hours are Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm

Closed for lunch from 11:30am-12:30pm