|1736 Family Crisis Center
|The 1736 Family Crisis Center responds to the growing needs of victims of domestic violence, runaway and homeless youth, homeless families, unemployed adults and youth, and other low-income community members in need of assistance.
|2-1-1, Los Angeles County Information Line
|211 is one of the largest and most effective resource lines in the nation providing access to comprehensive social services and disaster support for L.A. County residents. Dial "211" from any LA-based landline or cellphone.
|Comfort Zone Camp
|Comfort Zone is a bereavement camp that transforms the lives of children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver. The free camps include confidence building programs and age-based support groups that break the emotional isolation that grief often brings. Comfort Zone Camps are offered to children 7-17.
|When a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.
|Coroner, Los Angeles County Department of the Coroner
|The Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner is mandated by law to inquire into and determine the circumstances, manner, and cause of all violent, sudden, or unusual deaths occurring within Los Angeles County, including all homicides, suicides, accidental deaths, and natural deaths where the decedent has not seen a physician within 20 days prior to death. For service outside regular business hours, call 323-343-0714.
|Didi Hirsch - Survivors After Suicide
|Surviving the suicide of someone close to you is one of the most traumatic experiences a person will ever endure. The Survivors After Suicide (SAS) program at Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been helping survivors find their way since 1980. Their hotline is available 24/7.
|Domestic Abuse Resistance Team (DART)
|DART teams pair trained civilian advocates with LAPD police officers and respond to reported incidents of domestic violence. The team offers victims and their families an array of services and critical interventions.
|Domestic Violence Hotline
|The Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Council provides leadership in the creation and support of a victim/survivor-centered approach to educate, prevent, and respond to domestic/intimate partner violence. (24-hours)
|Elder Abuse Hotline
|If you are concerned that a senior is being victimized, please contact your local law enforcement agency and the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Hotline 1-877-4-R-SENIORS, maintained by the District Attorney's Office.
|Whatever your needs, First Candle is only a phone call away 24 hours a day. Their goal is to offer families receive compassionate grief support after loss due to a miscarriage or stillborn.
|Headquartered in the Pacific Palisades, Grief Haven was founded by parents who have suffered the loss of a child and offers comfort and various types of support for families who have experienced the death of a child.
|Hathaway Sycamores Center for Grief and Loss
|The Center for Grief and Loss for Children provides individual and group counseling in a supportive environment to bereaved families and hurting children after a death or separation from a loved one. (For services in Spanish, call 213-792-6069)
|Kaiser Permanente Grief & Recovery
|Support groups open to the public free of charge. Locations in San Fernando and Harbor City.
|Los Angeles Animal Shelters
|LA Animal Services promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and people.
|The California Medical Assistance Program serves low-income individuals, families, seniors, persons with disabilities, children in foster care, pregnant women, and is jointly administered by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
|Men's Central Jail
|Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department county jail for men located in downtown LA. Services include inmate lookup, jail regulations, and court information.
|Mental Health Access Line, Los Angeles Department of Mental Health
|Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health provides an array of mental health and supportive services for clients, between the ages of 26 and 59, who live with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.
|Mental Health Services, Los Angeles Unified School District
|School Mental Health is a unit of more than 300 psychiatric social workers and psychologists. School Mental Health professionals promote the mental health, well-being and academic achievement of all LAUSD students.
|Consulates usually deal with questions about passports for their own citizens, visas for foreigners wanting to visit the consulate's home country and licenses for import and export.
|National Organization for Victim Assistance
|Founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization in the US. Their mission is to care about and respond to the plight of people and one another.
|National Sexual Assault Hotline
|The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,100 local sexual assault service providers across the country.
|National Suicide Hotline
|Available 24/7, National Suicide Hotline provides compassionate assistance to people in crisis through the use of modern technology and advanced communication, and to help them make healthy life choices.
|New Hope Grief Support Community
|New Hope helps grieving children and families find their new normal after a loved one dies.
|Open to Hope
|Open to Hope is an online community offering inspirational stories of loss, hope and recovery.
|Our House - Los Angeles
|Grief support groups create a warm environment of safety and comfort in which children, teens, and adults find the support they need from others who have also experienced the death of someone close. Our House also offers grief support groups in our local schools helping grieving children in low-income, underserved areas of Los Angeles County.
|Parents of Murdered Children
|POMC Chapters hold monthly meetings, provide support, advocacy and court accompaniment. Many POMC Chapters publish their own newsletters and have designed and implemented special programs to meet the needs of survivors in their area.
|Rainbow Services, along with other domestic violence agencies, is part of a network that aims to keep families safe. We do our best to provide support and assistance for women and children dealing with family violence.
|SIDS Alliance/First Candle
|Dealing with the sudden, unexpected death of a baby for any reason is devastating – but in the case of a death for which no specific cause can be found, the lack of answers about why your baby has died can be overwhelming. First Candle helps you find answers and provides personal bereavement support.
|(800) 221-7437 / (800-221-SIDS)
|Social Security Administration
|The SSA administers Social Security benefits including retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
|Trauma Recovery Center, Long Beach
|Long Beach's Trauma Recovery Center assists victims of violent crimes, homicides, drunk driving fatalities, and rapes. They offer assistance from the Victim Assistance Program through grief support and court advocate support. (English & Spanish)
|The VA is responsible for administering benefit programs for veterans, their families, and survivors.
|Victim Assistance Program, Los Angeles City Attorney
|If you are a victim of crime, you have rights and the City Attorney's office is available to provide support, information and assistance at every stage of the criminal process. It is essential for victims to know that they have a voice in the Criminal Justice System. (Services available in English and Spanish; for Korean language dial 213-978-2110)
|Victim Assistance Program, Los Angeles County District Attorney
|The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is committed to helping victims of crime and protecting their rights. The Bureau of Victim Services provides essential services to crime victims and witnesses in Los Angeles County. (Services available in English, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Cantonese, Tagalog, Armenian)
|VINE - Los Angeles County Victim Information and Notification Everyday
|VINE is an automated computer program offered for domestic violence crime victims in Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. The purpose of the VINE program is to provide victims of crime continuous access concerning an inmate's custody status.