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Community Support for Struggling Families
in Valencia and Santa Clarita Valley


Family


In these tough economic times, it is not unusual for families and individuals who were recently considered "affluent" to find themselves needing a little help. Your community cares, and we've listed available resources below.


Child Care

Child Care Resource Center
Provides early care and education resources, child care referrals to state-licensed child care providers, including individualized care referrals for children with special needs, Head Start preschool and child care services in certain locations, child care financial assistance, parenting advice, and child care industry related professional development.
20001 Prairie Street
Chatsworth CA 91311

818-717-1000
661-949-0615


Clothing, School Supplies
Assistance League of Santa Clarita
Serving children, families, the elderly and disabled of the SCV. Programs include providing clothing, school supplies for children, teddy bears for children in traumatic situations.
24364 Main St.
Newhall CA 91321

661-255-1991


Counseling, Education, Support

A Light of Hope Support Center
A Light of Hope (ALOH) provides support services for those who struggle with Drugs, Alcohol, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Sexual Abuse and related issues. We provide support groups, activities and counseling for youth, young adults and their families. A Light of Hope focuses on repairing and strengthening individual lives and the family as a whole, dealing with body, soul and spirit. A Light of Hope provides an environment that is Safe, Secure and Supportive, which helps people help themselves to become the healthy, balanced, effective and productive person they were created to be. A Light of Hope provides Alternative Peer Groups for individuals and their families and the needed tools to help families and individuals manage their own lives.
23780 Newhall Ave. Suite 201
Santa Clarita, CA 91321

661 513-HEAL(4325)
Email: Heal@alightofhopescv.org

Child and Family Center
Helps children, adults and families reach their full potential for becoming caring and responsible individuals through counseling, education and support. Programs include outpatient therapy, crisis intervention, parent education, preschool daycare, and drug/alcohol treatment.
21545 Center Pointe Parkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91350

661-255-6847

Grace Baptist Church
Grace Baptist provides a place to help people who are hurting in two different types of settings. You do not have to be a member of the church in order to receive these services.
1. Care Groups - We have groups for grief, sexual abuse, anger, divorce, depression, substance abuse and more.
2. Spiritual Care - A safe place to talk with someone one-to-one about relationships, stress and more.
22833 Copper Hill
Santa Clarita CA 91350

661-296-8737

SCV Pregnancy Center
A leading health care team dedicated to providing relevant medical services in a caring and professional atmosphere to those facing unplanned pregnancy and sexual health decisions. Each is committed to service, education, and quality care, while serving the needs of the community.
23838 Valencia Blvd, #270
Santa Clarita CA 91355

661-255-0082



Emergency Shelter from Abusive Relationships

Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley
Emergency shelter for abused women and their children, group and individual counseling for women, a batterer's intervention program.
661-245-HELP

Cell Phones for Victims of Domestic Violence
If you are a victim of domestic violence, please contact a local domestic violence shelter, or contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 799-SAFE (7233) or (800) 787-3224 (TTY) or dial #HOPE from your Verizon Wireless phone. HopeLine phones are distributed only through shelters or social service agencies.

If you have a cell phone to donate, please review this link for further information.


Food

SCV Food Pantry
Email: info@scvfoodpantry.org
Dedicated to providing supplemental food on a short-term basis to local residents in need. SCV Food Pantry's vision is that no child in the SCV will go to bed hungry.
24133 Railroad Avenue
Newhall, CA 91321

661-255-9078

SCV Senior Center
Lunches are served some weekdays at the senior center and meals are available for delivery, both for a nominal fee.
22900 Market Street
Santa Clarita, CA. 91321

661-259-9444

Grace Baptist Church
The Grace Pantry, open twice/month on Mondays from 10am - noon giving free groceries, encouragement and prayer to local families in financial need. Call for current schedule.
22833 Copper Hill
Santa Clarita CA 91350

661-296-8737

Home Improvement

AllBright Painting Paint-It-Forward
https://www.allbrightpainting.com/paint-it-forward/
If you are or know of a family in need whose home could use a new coat of paint but can't afford it, please submit their information on our Paint-It-Forward Nominee form on our website. They will receive up to $10,000 worth of free painting services from the ALLBRIGHT 1-800-PAINTING Happiness team and local volunteers.



Housing, Emergency - Homeless or Soon to be Homeless

Family Promise of SCV
http://www.familypromisescv.org
Bad things happen to good people, and Family Promise knows this. They also understand that families have unique needs from singles when it comes to emergency shelter. Your family will be accepted regardless of race or religion. They care. They don't want you to live on the street. Get help today.
661-251-2868 (Open regular business Hours. Leave a message after hours.)

Bridge to Home
Emergency Winter Shelter for single individuals and families. The shelter provides three meals each day, showers, safe warm sleeping arrangements and case management. Families (any person accompanied by a child 16 years old or younger) will be housed in a local hotel and have full access to all shelter services.
Shelter Operations:24/7 Santa Clarita Hotline: 661-388-0080


Medical Care

Healthy Lives Medical & Dental Services
While staying at the winter shelter (Nov-March), onsite Dental services are available to low income, homeless, or veterans. Services are offered the second Saturday of each month.

A free dental clinic is offered for Santa Clarita Valley homeless people, low income, and veterans on the second and third Saturday of each month. Call for details.
661-388-0080

Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers
Sliding fees based on income, Medi-Cal accepted, Appointments preferred, but walk-ins welcome. No Insurance necessary.

27225 Camp Plenty Road, Suite 2
Canyon Country, CA 91351

661-424-1220

23772 Newhall Avenue
Newhall, CA 91321

661-291-1777

30257 San Martinez Road
Val Verde, CA 91384

661-257-4008


Additional Temporary Emergency Resources

The Salvation Army
Provides short term emergency assistance to low and poverty clients in the form of food, clothing, utility assistance, transportation, lodging assistance and Christmas program assistance.
22935 Lyons Avenue
Newhall CA 91321

661-799-5841


Pest Control

Traffic Pest Control
661-645-6855
Free pest control for folks with low income. Pests covered are bed bugs, cockroaches, rodents, and fleas. Visit their website to learn if your family qualifies.


Additional Resources in Santa Clarita Valley

Pets

Pet Assistance Foundation
877-772-9738
Provides phone service Monday - Friday: education about spaying and neutering of cats and dogs, referrals to excellent, but lower cost veterinarian and when need is shown, financial assistance for alteration.


Additional Resources in Santa Clarita Valley

Hands On Santa Clarita
Excellent resource connects businesses and residents with opportunities for volunteering, service and philanthropy.


Additional Resources on Santa Clarita Guide
Alcohol & drug abuse resources, cancer funds and counseling, helplines and information lines.





Updated January 19, 2017
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