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LoveUS National Suicide Lifeline:

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

+1.800.273.8255

US National Domestic Violence Hotline:

http://www.thehotline.org

Great for assisting people who need immediate support

+1.800.799.2233

 

US National Help 211:

http://211.org

Dial 211 from any phone gets you help on COUNTY services.

They help put you in touch with community services that can improve — and save — lives.

  • supplemental food and nutrition programs
  • shelter and housing options and utilities assistance
  • emergency information and disaster relief
  • employment and education opportunities
  • services for veterans
  • health care, vaccination and health epidemic information
  • addiction prevention and rehabilitation programs
  • reentry help for ex-offenders
  • support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs
  • a safe, confidential path out of physical and/or emotional domestic abuse

Los Angeles:

DPSS, Department of Public Social Services

is where General Relief (what people commonly call “welfare”) comes from.  They cover all of LA county.

Dial 311 from any phone gets you information on LA CITY services.

Jennessee Center- Domestic Violence Services 

https://www.jenesse.org
+1.323.299.9496
Normal shelters are not equipped to maintain safety and anonymity that DV victims need to truly be safe and work towards rebuilding their lives.

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Phone: (213) 683-3333 | Fax: (213) 892-0093 | TTY: (213) 553-8488

 

Worldwide Rescue and Security

+1.800.244.2462