NAMI POMONA VALLEY

HELPLINE

REFERRALS AND RESOURCES

 

 

NAMI POMONA VALLEY

NAMI Pomona Valley Office

3115 N. Garey Avenue

Pomona, CA 91767 (909) 625-2383 namipv@verizon.net

 

NAMI Pomona Valley Helpline Number:  909-399-0305

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Adult Day Care                                                                                                 21

Alcohol/Drug Helpline                                                                                      18

Act of Violence                                                                                                   4

Broad Range of Services (Assessment, Counseling, Treatment, Recovery Programs)   5

Criminal Justice System                                                                                   13

DBSA (Depression/Bipolar Support Alliance)                                                     9

Domestic Violence                                                                                            11

Food Banks                                                                                                       22

Legal/Advocacy Services (Family)                                                                    13

Hoarding                                                                                                           11

Hospitals                                                                                                      Addendum

Homeless Advocacy                                                                                         21

Housing                                                                                                            19

Independent Living                                                                                            8

Information Sources for Services and Resources                                            12

Mental Health and Advocacy Services/                                                           14

Special Needs Trusts/Conservatorships                                                          14

Missing Children                                                                                               16

Orange County Services                                                                                   27

Protective Services, In-Home Services                                                            16

Patient’s Rights                                                                                                15

COMMUNITY & SENIOR SERVICES, LA COUNTY DMH                                15

OFFICE OF CONSUMER AND FAMILY AFFAIRS, LA COUNTY DMH             15

Riverside County Services                                                                               26

San Bernardino County Services                                                                      24

Social Groups/Club Houses                                                                             21

SSI/SSDI                                                                                                          17

Transportation                                                                                                  18

Tri-City Mental Health Center Services                                                          28,29

Urgent – No threat of violence                                                                          4

Vocational Rehab                                                                                             18

Welfare                                                                                                              13

Wellness Center/Club Houses                                                                        21, 28


 

 

 

HELPLINE REFERRALS/RESOURCES

 

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ACT OR THREAT OF VIOLENCE: 911 (land line preferable to cell phone)

 

URGENT BUT NO IMMEDIATE THREAT OF VIOLENCE – 24/7 AVAILABILITY:

 

    Suicide Prevention Line for LA and Orange County (877) 727-4747

 

    National Suicide Prevention Line (800) 273-TALK (8255)  

 

Tri-City Mental Health Center Crisis Number (866) 623-9500

    Limited to residents of Claremont, Pomona, and La Verne. Picked up   after hours by an answering service and referred to on-duty staff.

 

    LA County Mental Health Access Line (800) 854-7771

    (for non-residents of the Tri-City area) Psychiatric Evaluation Team (PET) may be sent out.

    dmh.lacounty.gov

 

    Emergency Outreach Bureau (626) 258-2004 or 2005

    (Direct Line) A service of LA County DMH. They will evaluate a serious      situation and help decide whether police involvement and/or 5150 is     warranted. They will place the call to law enforcement.

  

    Psychiatric Urgent Walk-in Care: Exodus  

    Exodus provides indigent care and will see those without insurance or Medical. They will provide emergency psych medication and refills. They are open M-F, 6am to 6pm; Sat –Sun, 7am to 5pm.

   Must see MD on duty. No residential requirement.

    1920 Marengo St., LA 90033

    (323) 276-6400 or (323) 221-2591

   Alternate Exodus location:

    12021 Wilmington Ave.

    Los Angeles 90059

    (562) 295-4617

    Hours 24/7

 

    La Casa – Urgent Care for Meds

    (562) 634-9534   8:00 am – 5:00 pm, M – F

    6060 Paramount Blvd.,

    Long Beach

    Has rehab unit for 190 patients.                

             

    San Bernardino County Crisis Walk-In Clinics (CWIC), see p.26

 

    Riverside County Mental Health Services, see p. 26

 

    Orange County Mental Health Services, see p. 27

 

CALLS FROM SPANISH SPEAKERS

 

These calls may be referred to the Tri-City Community Navigators.

M-F 9:00 am-5:00 pm and after hours if needed.

(888) 436-3248

 

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BROAD RANGE OF SERVICES, ASSESSMENTS, TREATMENT, RECOVERY PROGRAMS, REFERRALS, ETC.

   

    LA County Information Line – 211      

 

Tri-City Mental Health Center

    (909) 623-6131

    2008 N. Garey Ave.

    Pomona, CA 91767

 

    Tri-City Services: A complete list of Tri-City services may be found at the back of this document.

 

Arcadia Mental Health Center (for San Gabriel Valley residents)

330 E. Live Oak Ave.

Arcadia, CA 91006

(626) 254-1400 General number (After hours LA County DMH picks up)

Website: dmh.lacounty.gov

 

Director: Elizabeth Gross

Staff includes: psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers

 

Will accept: (1) those on Medicare, (2) those on MediCal, and (3)                 those who are uninsured. Will not accept those with private                             insurance.

Access: Mondays & Fridays (by appointment only); Tuesdays &      Thursdays (walk-ins); Wednesdays (hospital discharges). It is best to call before going in.     

 

Pacific Clinics Family Center (MediCal only)

    M-F, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

    (1-877) 722-2737

    790 E. Bonita Ave.         

    Pomona, CA 91766   

    Works with children and young adults 2 – 21; with their family   members; substance abuse beginning age 12. Also indigent adults.

    Takes MediCal, not private insurance unless it includes MediCal.       

   

Prototypes (Adults, MediCal/no insurance/private insurance)

    M-F, 8:00 am -8:00 pm, Sat 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Substance Abuse Program (18+ yrs)

    Also co-occurring (dual diagnosis) treatment

    Residential program for women and children

    (909) 398-4383

    831 E. Arrow Highway

    Pomona, CA 91767

 

River Community:

   Located in San Gabriel Valley, Specializing in co-occurring mental              

   health, substance abuse disorders. Residential and Outpatient services.

   Call (626) 910-1202

   Website: socialmodelrecoverycovina.org                               

   

Clinebell Institute (Therapy, including grief counseling, adults/children

    8 yrs-high school age, sliding scale for those not on MediCal)

    (909) 451-3690

    When calling for an appointment be certain to ask for directions before      driving there as the Institute office is not easily found.

    1325 N. College Ave.              

    Claremont, CA 91711

    Note: Clinebell is a faith-based organization, but they do not bring a        religious agenda to their counseling. 

   

Samaritan Center (Therapy for adults/children 4-5 yrs-high school        age, sliding scale for those not without insurance, Accepts some private    insurance, no longer accepts MediCal M-F 8:30-5:30, plus after hours.

    (909) 985-0513

    1126 W. Foothill Blvd.     

    Upland, CA 91786

    Note: Samaritan Center is a faith-based organization, but they do not     bring a religious agenda to their counseling.

       

David & Margaret Youth & Family Services    

    Residential for girls 12-18 yrs

    Outpatient counseling for boys and girls

    Psychiatrist on staff, family counseling

    (909) 596-5921

    1350 Third St.                                 

    La Verne, CA 91750                                         

    Contact: Jackie Gonzalez, Ext.3510 – Mental Health Admin Assist.

 

LeRoy Haynes Center

    The Center’s mission is to strengthen the mind and spirit of children   with emotional problems, special learning, and developmental needs.   The Center operates a non-public school, mental health outreach, transitional housing, and autism classrooms. Students are referred by      partnered school districts as well as by the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS).

    (909) 593-2581

    1233 W. Baseline

    La Verne, CA 91750

 

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INDEPENDENT LIVING

   

(SCIL) Service Center for Independent Life

    Services include: advocacy, independent living skills, housing information/      resources, peer counseling for the disabled, assistance with SSI/SSDI

    (Services available in Spanish, Chinese)

      

       Claremont

       (909) 621-6722

       107 Spring St.

       Claremont, CA 91711

       8:00 am – 4:30 p.m. M – F

       www.scil-ilc.org

 

       West Covina

       (626) 337-8868

       1760 W. Cameron Ave., #103

       West Covina, CA 91790

       Open Tuesday to Thursday only

       www.scil-ilc.org

 

Bridges, Inc.

    Bridges focuses on independence, community living, and maintenance of a      healthy lifestyle. Both programs described below serve Transitional Age

    Youth (TAY) 18-23 and adults 18-59 with a mental health diagnosis  

   and/or a dual diagnosis.

 

       Residential Program: Provides a structured setting which focuses on              rehabilitation and restoring independence.

       11927 Elliott Ave.

       El Monte, CA 91712

       (626) 350-5304 ext. 510: Marlene, Program Assistant

       Website: www.bridgesrehab.org

 

       Wellness and Recovery Center

       Project Independence: Serves clients living in the community who                  want/need extra support in maintaining their mental health, recovery,              overall well being, and independence.

       IMD Step-Down Model

       11931 Elliott Ave.

     El Monte, CA 91712

       (626) 350-5304

       Website: www.bridgesrehab.org     

 

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DBSA (Depression/Bipolar Support Alliance) www.dbsalliance.org

 

DBSA GROUPS

Monrovia    (626) 357-3258 – Pacific Clinics Office

(626) 359-7538 – Direct to Tony Gonzalez

 

Meets: Mondays                       Place: Pacific Clinics                          6:00 – 8:00 p.m.         East, 2nd floor

902 S. Myrtle Ave.

Monrovia

 

Riverside – This chapter of DBSA is highly recommended. Support group     is noted for its excellence and is worth the drive.

 

Meets: Saturdays                      Place: 16280 Whispering Spur

10:00 a.m. – Noon                     Riverside, CA 92504

 

Contact: JoAnn Martin                 Contact: Leroy Merril

(951) 780-3366                          (951) 686-5047

 

 

Riverside (Uplifters Group)

 

Meets: Mondays                     Place: Grove Community Church B8             7:00 p.m. 19900 Grove Community Drive                                                   Riverside, CA 92508

Contact: Jennifer

(951) 571-9096

 

Temecula

 

Meets: Fridays                       Place: Mary Philips Senior Center       11:30 am – 1:30 pm     (Old Town Temecula)

41845 Sixth Street

Temecula

Contact: Mike Clark

(951) 551-1186 or

DBSATemecula@gmail.com

www.dbsatemecula.org

 

Hemet

 

Meets: Mondays                        Place: Trinity Lutheran Church

5:00-7:00 p.m.                         191 S. Columbia Street

Hemet

Contacts: Wesley Wilson

(951) 658- 0181 or

Bob Gleason

(951) 926-5280

 

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

Project Sister

    Crisis Intervention: Services to women/men/children who have                  been sexually assaulted or abused and to their non-offending                    family members.

    Prevention Education: Designed to educate the community about               the nature of sexual assault and child abuse.

    Executive Director: Julie Boynton, LCSW

    24-hour Hotline: (909) 626-4357 or (626) 966-4155

    Office: (909) 623-1619   or (909) 626-915-2535

    M – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

      

House of Ruth (Free Services)

    Provides life-saving domestic violence services for residents of                 eastern Los Angeles and western San Bernardino Counties. Many            services in Spanish.

Pomona Outreach Office – M – F, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

(909) 623-4364

(877) 988-5559 – 24 hour Hotline

 

Wright On Time Youth and Family Services

Domestic Violence/Anger Management

Phone (909)223-8535   Fax: (909) 983-8315

3115 N. Garey Avenue, Pomona CA 91767 

 

HOARDING

   

    San Bernardino County Hoarding Taskforce

    374 W. Orange Show Rd.

    San Bernardino, CA 92408

    (909) 270-2470

    Meet 4th Thursday 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

 

    Steri-Clean, Inc. (Hoarding cleanup, animal hoarding cleanup, gross filth      cleaning)

    9785 Crescent Center Drive, #302

    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

    (800) 462-7337

    Tues. 6:00 p.m. (Hoarders only)

    Online support group www.hoardingcleanup.com

 

    Clutterers Anonymous (CLA)

    12-step Program

    (866) 402-6685

    Episcopal Church of Ascension

    45 East Laurel Ave.

    Sierra Madre, CA 91024

    Friday 7:45 – 9:15 pm – Parish House

   

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    INFORMATION SOURCES FOR SERVICES & RESOURCES

 

NAMI National Headquarters www.nami.org/helpline

NAMI National Staff Members (703) 524-7600

NAMI National Helpline (800) 950-6264, M-F, 10:00 am -6:00 pm ET

 

NAMI California Headquarters www.namicalifornia.org

(916) 567-0163

Includes information on: mental illness, list of local NAMI affiliates, programs & services, recovery, advocacy & legislation, & criminal justice

Los Angeles, CA 90010

 

NAMI Los Angeles County Council (LACC)

(213) 386-3615

3250 Wilshire Blvd., #1501

Los Angeles, CA 90010

This is the most comprehensive source of information about NAMI     activities on an LA countywide scale. Coordinates and provides trainings for affiliates in LA County, gives seminars on organizational development communications, innovative programs, etc. Serves as an LA County voice     on mental health issues, provides staffing and materials in support of a     variety of NAMI programs. Coordinates the annual NAMI Walk.

Director: Brittney Weissman, brittney@namilaccc.org

Walk Manager: Shelley Hoffman, shelley@namilaccc.org

 

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Access Center 24/7 helpline (800) 854-7771

www.dmh.lacounty.gov

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ASSISTANCE WITH CRIMINAL JUSTICE ISSUES

 

    Mental Health Court Linkage Program (MHCLP)

    Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

    Call (626) 403-4370. Use this number for Pomona or a referral to     other Los Angeles County Courts. Ask for the Officer of the Day      (Mental Health Clinician).

    Alternate Contact for Pomona: Sandra Lepe, (909) 620-3246

 

    The MHCLP is a problem-solving collaboration between the Los Angeles       County Department of Mental Health and the Los Angeles Superior     Court. This program serves adults 18 years and older with a mental       illness or co-occurring disorder who are involved with the criminal justice      system. A team of mental health clinicians co-located at courts     throughout Los Angeles County offer the following services:

    1) assistance and support to mentally ill defendants and their families        navigating the court system, 2) work with public defenders, judges,

    probation officers, and private attorneys hired by the defendants,

    (3) inform consumers and the Court of appropriate treatment options,

    (4) advocate for the mental health needs of consumers throughout the       criminal proceedings, (5) assist with the treatment of the consumer    during incarceration, (6) help when the consumer is released,

   (7) diversion from the criminal justice system.  

 

    Twin Towers Information Center (inmate service)

    (213) 473-6100

    www.LASD.org (Up-to-date inmate information) able to schedule visiting

 

LEGAL/ADVOCACY SERVICES

(Free) Neighborhood Legal Services of LA County

(800) 433-6251

www.nlsla.org

This program includes help with such legal issues as housing/eviction,         divorce, family & visitation rights, domestic violence, name            change, government benefits, immigration & naturalization, worker‘s               rights, criminal justice, employment, expungement, etc.

 

There are several legal centers which are part of the (free)    Neighborhood Legal Services of LA County program. By calling

toll-free (800) 433-6251, you will be directed to the appropriate and        nearest legal center for your particular legal issue. Some of these    centers provide walk-in services and some services may be provided by   telephone.

 

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    MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY SERVICES, INC. (MHAS)

    (213) 389-2077

    MHAS is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation providing FREE legal services to people with mental and developmental disabilities. MHAS assists children and adults with an emphasis on obtaining government benefits and services, protecting rights and fighting discrimination. It provides training and technical assistance to attorneys, mental health professionals, and consumer and family member groups.

    NOTE: MHAS participates in litigation.

    Website: www.MHSA-LA.org           

 

    SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS

       PLAN of California, DBA: Proxy Parent Foundation

       (888) 574-1258

       (714) 997-3310

       www.proxyparentfoundation.org

      

       Debra G. Caldin, Trust Attorney

       22842 Morro Drive

       Carson, CA 90745

       (818) 429-0551

       (310) 707-7801

       dcaldin@aol.com

       She makes home visits and the initial visit is a free consultation.

      

    CONSERVATORSHIPS

       NAMI Pomona Valley: Member Edna Silva will provide information to              those wanting information regarding a LPS conservatorship for a                    family member. She may be reached at (909) 263-3570.

 

        Conservatorship Clinics: Provided by Bet Tzedek Legal Services

       This free clinic is open to members of the public who need assistance             with conservatorship filings or understanding alternatives. In                     assisting, they do not act as an attorney and will not represent you.     

          Bet Tzedek

          3250 Wilshire Blvd., 13th Floor

          Los Angeles, CA 90010

          (323) 939-0506

          9:00 am – 5:00 pm, M – F

          Please call to schedule an appointment

      

        LPS Conservatorship Mentoring Team

        This is an involuntary mental health treatment program that is NOT a

        Part of the Los Angeles County DMH. The team works with NAMI

        affiliates to provide advice regarding LPS conservatorship for the

        mentally disabled.

   

        Gail Evanguelidi

        (310) 288-9749

        This number is preferable – Cell (337) 781-7609

   

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PATIENT’S RIGHTS OFFICE, LA COUNTY DMH

(800) 700-9996

550 S. Vermont Ave., 6th floor

Los Angeles, CA 90020

 

Beneficiary Services

This agency responds to complaints and dissatisfaction of services      the patient receives as an inpatient or outpatient; residential complaints;

request for assistance in locating missing persons.

(213) 738-4949

www.dmh.lacounty.gov (Select Our Services and then Patient’s Rights)

Contact Person: Rashied Jibri, Supervisor (213) 738-2601

 

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COMMUNITY & SENIOR SERVICES, LA COUNTY DMH

 

    Adult Protective Services (Adult & Aging Services)

    (213) 351-5401

    www.css.lacounty.gov

 

    In-Home Supportive Services

    (888) 944-4477

    www.css.lacounty.gov

Will pay in-home caregiver. Ask for medical waiver.

 

 

OFFICE OF CONSUMER AND FAMILY AFFAIRS, LA COUNTY DMH

    Advice for Family Members

    Helena Ditko, Director

    (213) 738-3948

    Advocates (213) 738-3948

    Spanish Speaking Advocate, Isidoro Gonzalez (213) 738-2910

 

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING/EXPLOITED CHILDREN

    (800) 843-5678 (National number)

    www.ncmec.org

   

    National Runaway Safeline

    (1-800) 786-2929

    www.1800runaway.org

 

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PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES, LA COUNTY

   

    To apply for SSI/SSDI

    (800) 772-1213

    www.socialsecurity.gov

 

    To apply for MediCal

    (800) 541-5555   www.medi-cal.ca.gov

   

 

   General information for Social Services

    Pomona District Office

    Serviced by DPSS Customer Service

    (626) 569-1399

    960 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona CA 91766

    www.dpssbenefits.lacounty.gov

 

PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

   

    To apply for SSI/SSDI

    (877) 805-6677

    www.ssa.gov

 

    To apply for MediCal

    (877) 410-8829

    www.c4yourself.com

 

    General Information for Social Services

    (877) 410-8829

    www.seeforyourself.com or at local office

 

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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

www.dor.ca.gov

 

    Dept. of Rehabilitation, W. Covina (San Gabriel Valley)

    (626) 813-7662

   

    Dept. of Rehabilitation, Ontario

    (909) 948-6050

 

    Dept. of Rehabilitation, San Bernardino County

    (909) 383-4401

 

ALCOHOL AND DRUG HELP LINE

24/7 Treatment Referral Line

(206) 722-3700

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

    Get About Program

    A special service providing door-to-door transportation for the elderly       and disabled in the four cities of Claremont, La Verne, Pomona, & San   Dimas

    Registration for Get About: (909) 621-9900

    To schedule a ride: (909) 596-5964

 

Community Connections Program

This is a volunteer driver transportation program for seniors and the disabled. The key to the program is providing mileage reimbursement    for volunteers to transport individuals who are unable to use public

transportation because of illness, disability, or other reasons.

(909) 621-9900, Ext. 231 or 225                                                  –      Seniors or disabled persons only

– Ride must originate in Claremont, La Verne, Pomona, or San Dimas

– Rides can be arranged to cities across county lines and to multiple                 destinations

– Passengers recruit their own volunteer drivers from persons that they            already know and trust

– Requests for these services are submitted for review and approval by            an eligibility committee

– Passengers submit a record of miles driven by the volunteer driver for           reimbursement
    – Contact Persons: Toni Levyssohn, Jenny Jolly

For further information on transportation, contact helpline volunteer

Cindy Angulo (909) 630-6676

 

 

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HOUSING

 

        Online Housing Resources:

 

          Resources for affordable, special needs, and emergency housing

          www.housing.lacounty.gov

 

          Sober living and other community recovery and support services

          www.soberhousing.net

         

          NOTE: To select the proper form for the type of facility desired, type into your browser CCLD Facility Search Form.

 

    Board and Care

    Shared housing, private homes, functional people, must attend two groups per week, medication compliant, police themselves, make decisions

      

       Hamilton Villa             Ages 18 – 58

       (909) 620-1933

       948 S. Hamilton Blvd.

       Pomona, CA 91766

   

       La Verne Manor          Seniors 59 and above

       (909) 593-4567   

       2555 6th St.

       La Verne, CA 91750

   

       Montclair Guest Home          Ages 18 – 60

       (909) 624-5575

       4515 Orchard St.

       Montclair, CA 91763

   

    Sheltered Care

       Claremont Sheltered Care Center

       Adult residential facility for mentally disordered/developmentally                 disabled adults 18-59 years old. Twenty-four hour care and                   supervision.

 

       Housing Stabilization Program for age 18 – 21.

       Contact Pacific Clinics at (626) 358-9092

 

       Housing Plus Mental Health Services and Employment Assistance

       Contact Union Station, (626) 240-4550

       Men, women and children. Based in Pasadena but serves this area.             

 

    Deborah Fitch (909) 626-3581   

       650 S. Indian Hill Blvd.

       Claremont, CA 91711

 

    Collaborative Housing

      

       SHARE! (Self-Help and Recovery Exchange)

       Culver city: (310) 846-5270 & (310) 305-8878

       Los Angeles: (213) 213-0100

       A public-private partnership to provide permanent, affordable, supportive housing to disabled people. Residents share a room

       in a house where the owner pays all utilities and collects no security deposit. Houses are inspected regularly to ensure quality.

       Website: www.shareselfhelp.org     

 

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ADULT DAY CARE

 

    Community Based Adult Services (CBAS)

    (909) 623-7000

    324 N. Paloma Drive

    Pomona, CA 91768

 

SOCIAL GROUPS/CLUB HOUSES

 

    Central Valley Fun Clubhouse

    (909) 877-4889

    1501 S. Riverside Ave. M – F, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, closed Sat. and Sun.

    Rialto, CA 92376

   

    Pathways to Recovery

    Clubhouse for 18+ – Social groups, Peer support

    (909) 421-9248

    850 E. Foothill Blvd., Rialto, CA 92376

    FAX: (909) 421-9219 M – F, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

    Tri-City Wellness Center

    (Refer to Tri-City listing on the last two pages of this document for   description of services)

    Spanish support, support groups, socialization, Transitional Age Youth (TAY) activities

    1403 N. Garey Ave., Pomona, CA 91767

    (909) 242-7600

    www.tricitymhs.org

 

HOMELESS ADVOCACY

 

    Pomona Homeless Outreach, Volunteers of America

    2040 N. Garey Ave.

    Pomona, CA 91767

    Nonprofit referral center for the homeless in Pomona area. Referrals        for emergency food, medical, housing, bus passes.

    Open Mon-Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Call for appointment.

    (909) 593-4796

 

    Mariposa Community Services, Inc.

    501(c)3 Not for profit organization

    918 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario, CA 91762

    Behind the First United Methodist Church at the corner of “I” & Euclid.

    (909) 984-4300 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, M – W

   

    Mariposa administers the following two programs:

       1) New Hope – Homeless Outreach & Services

       Project Director: Connie Parra, (989) 271-3332

       Services include, but are not limited to, providing: clothing; hygiene               items; blankets and other survival needs; assistance in securing a                DMV I.D.; mail, phone, and internet services; bus passes for doctor          appointments; emergency dental help; glasses; assistance in obtaining         medical insurance and filling out forms for other benefits; resumes;              bicycles; forklift certification to prepare for employment; etc.

       New Hope also purchases prescribed medications on an emergency basis for those unable to pay.

        2) Loaves and Fishes

       Project Director: Silvia Sanchez, (909) 331-1669

       This is an interdenominational effort by 16 Christian churches in the west end of San Bernardino County to feed the hungry. Each Friday  evening a free church dinner is provided at one of the participating churches. At these dinners, provisions are distributed free of charge, such as: breakfast bags containing pre-packaged milk, cereal, rolls, and fruit, as well as personal hygiene items.

 

       Medical screenings are provided once a month at the dinners by students from Western University of Health Sciences. These screenings are supervised by medical staff.

 

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FOOD BANKS

 

    Sewing Seeds for Life

    DPI Labs, Inc.

    1350 Arrow Highway

    La Verne, CA 91750

    (909) 392-5777

    Contact: Yvette Carreon

    Bring bags or boxes. Persons may come twice per month.

    1st and 3rd Wed. – LA County residents, including seniors and the homeless. All persons require valid LA County I.D./address; Seniors   also require Medicare card; the homeless require LA County picture I.D. Income verification not required.

    2nd Friday – Seniors 65+ only

                  

Inland Valley Hope Partners

Provides 5 days worth of food for each family member. Families and individuals can receive food every 30 days. Services to no income/low income/very low income families. Requires identification and income verification.

1735 N. Park

Pomona, Ca 91767

(909) 622-3806

www.inlandvallleyhopepartners.org

 

Joslyn Center Annex

660 N. Mountain Ave.

Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 399-5488 or Case Manager Ashly Nielson (909) 622-3806×401

Tues. & Thurs. – 12:30 – 4:30 pm, Sat. – 9:00 -11:00 am

 

Beta Program Center

(909) 622-3806×301

209 W. Pearl St.(just west of Garey Ave.)

Pomona, CA

M-Th, 9:00 am-3:00 pm

 

Sova Program Center

(909) 391-4882

904 E. California St.

Ontario, CA

M-Th, 9:00 am-3:00 pm

 

San Dimas Satellite Center

110 E. Third Street

San Dimas, CA

Contact Inland Valley Hope Partners (909) 622-3806

M,W,F, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

 

For information regarding other services, call (909) 622-3806

MEALS ON WHEELS

Provides hot midday meals for persons who are homebound. Special diets

are available. Cost for each meal is $3.45. Client must pay $34.50 upfront for the first two weeks of service.

Office: 345 E. Bonita Ave.

          Pomona, CA 91767

          (909) 621-4018

Claremont: Call (909) 621-4018

La Verne:   Call (909) 596-1828

Pomona:     Call (909) 623-0100

         

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL SERVICES

 

CRISIS WALK IN CLINICS (CWIC)

 

The Crisis Walk-In Clinics (CWIC) provide urgent mental health services to San Bernardino County residents. CWIC provides crisis intervention and risk assessments, medications, referrals to county, contract, and community resources, education, and evaluations for hospitalization when necessary. Consumers are screened for appropriateness of service and provided referrals or admitted into CWIC for additional assessment. If a consumer meets the criteria to see a psychiatrist, an appointment will be arranged the same day for adults, and an appointment scheduled for children.

 

    Rialto CWIC (Adults and Children)

    850 E. Foothill Blvd., Rialto, CA 92376

    (909) 421-9495; Follow prompts for TTY users

    M-F 8:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sat. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Spanish language interpreters are on-site. Other languages can be    accommodated.

   

    High Desert CWIC (Adults and Children)

    12240 Hesperia Road, Victorville, CA 92395

    (760) 245-8837

    Counseling only for any age. Medication

    24/7 availability, including holidays

    Languages other than English can be accommodated.

 

COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE TEAMS (CCRT) AND CRISIS

WALK-IN CENTERS (CWIC)

 

The CCRTs and Walk-In Centers are community-based crisis response programs for those experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

 

    East Valley CCRT (24/7, Adults and Children)

    (909) 421-9233 (Open holidays)

    *Pager (909) 420-0560 – *Leave your phone number after the beep and      the CCRT will return your call.

 

    West Valley CCRT and Walk-In Center (24/7, Adults and Children)

    (909) 458-1517

    *Pager (909) 535-1316 – After hours/weekends/holidays – *Leave your      phone number after the beep and the CCRT will return your call.

 

    High Desert Crisis Walk-In Center (24/7, Adults and Children)

    16460 Victor St., Victorville, CA 92395

    (760) 245-8837 (Open holidays)

 

    ACCESS UNIT 24/7 (Referrals)

    This is a call center comprised of mental health professionals who      provide widespread linkages ranging from referrals to Department of    Behavioral Services clinics and/or fee-for-service providers.        Authorizations for outpatient services based on insurance.

    303 Vanderbuilt Way, 3rd floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415

    (888) 743-1478   or (909) 381-2420  

 

    Community Crisis Response Team (CCRT)

    (909) 458-9628

    This is a mobile psychiatric response team.

 

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY DEPARTMENT

OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

 

Mariposa Clinic (Cities served: Chino, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Upland)

(909) 458-1350 FAX: (909) 579-8149

2940 Inland Empire Blvd.

Ontario, CA 91764

 

Family Advocate: Doris Turner (909) 252-4018

 

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

Riverside County Department of Mental Health

CARES: Community Assess & Referral, Evaluation & Support

(800) 706-7500

www.rcdmh.org

 

Assessment center for inpatient, outpatient and crisis intervention services for residents of Riverside County. Accepts clients with insurance, MediCal or SSI/SSDI, and those with no medical coverage.

 

Riverside County ETS (Emergency Treatment Services)

(951) 358-4881

24/7 crisis intervention for Riverside County residents

 

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ORANGE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

Orange County Department of Mental Health

(800) 723-8641

Provides telephone assessment and referral to: (1) psychiatrists for diagnosis, therapy, and medications, (2) outpatient clinics for therapy and support, and (3) emergency services and referrals.

 

Orange County CAT (Centralized Assessment Team) (714) 517-6353

Provides a Mental Health Emergency Team for crisis intervention for Orange County residents. Will send the team out if necessary. Available 24/7.

 

Orange County ETS (Emergency Treatment Service)

(714) 834-6900

Crisis intervention for Orange County residents. Available 24/7.

 

 

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TRI-CITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER SERVICES

 

 

Tri-City Mental Health (Serving the cities of Claremont, La Verne, Pomona)

2008 N. Garey Ave.

Pomona, CA 91767

(909) 623-6131

Tri-City Mental Health Center Crisis Number (866) 623-9500      

 

    Adult’s Walk-In Inquiry

    Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm

   

    Children’s Walk-In Inquiry

    Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm

   

    After-Hours Services

    (909) 623-6131

    Tri-City clients will be referred to their therapist.

    Non-Tri-City clients will be connected with our Supplemental Crisis     Team.

   

    Wellness Center

    1403 N. Garey Ave., Pomona

    888-593-4448

       –  Support groups

       –  TAY Activities (Transitional Age Youth)

       –  Family Programs

    Monthly event calendars available at www.tricitymhs.org 

   

    Peer-to-Peer Counselors

    (909) 623-6131

       –  Free support services for individuals aged 16-25 and 60+  Volunteers meet individually with counselees and/or in groups to provide support

 

    Therapeutic Community Gardening (TGC)

   Therapeutic gardening and group activities for families, youth, adults,        and military veterans.

    Contact: Luis Resendez at (909) 784-3299

   

    Community Navigators

    (888) 436-3246

    The Community Navigators provide linkage and referral to community   resources such as: mental health; substance abuse; food and shelter;        tutoring and after-school programs; parenting classes; clothing and        shoes; low-cost medical services.

   

   Field Capable Clinical Services

   (909) 623-3246

   Serving Tri-City residents 60 years and older who have age-related  

   limitations that make it difficult for them to access mental health care.

Service providers can visit the home, and services such as support

   Groups are available at convenient locations (Peer to Peer Programs can      also do senior services).

 

   Bridge Group

   (888) 436-3246

   This is a gathering over a meal of people who are in the process of

   or seeking to become clients of Tri-City MHC. It’s a “bridge” from

   indigent to client status. It takes place every Thursday at 4pm at the

   Garey Ave. Clinic,

   2008 N. Garey Ave., Pomona

   Contact person: Ernie Avila