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DESERT COMMUNITY RESOURCES 

 

If you are experiencing emotional distress and would like to speak to someone call one of the following crisis lines:

For more information about each entity listed visit their website by clicking on each name.

HELPLine - 24 Hour Crisis/Suicide Intervention

 

 The HELPline is a free, confidential Crisis/Suicide Intervention service. Operated by highly trained volunteers, the line is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Phone: (951) 686-HELP (4357)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 

By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

Phone: (800) 273-TALK (800-273-8255)
Spanish line: (888) 628-9454
TTY: (800) 799-4TTY (4889)

Veterans Crisis Line

 

The Veterans Crisis Line is a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) resource that connects Veterans in crisis or their families and friends with qualified, caring VA professionals. Confidential support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Phone: (800)-273-8255 Press 1

The Trevor Lifeline

 

National organization providing crisis and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) Youth
866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

 

 

 

EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS AFFILIATED WITH RCDMH

Riverside County Regional Medical Center Emergency Treatment Services (ETS)
Provides psychiatric emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all ages, which includes evaluation, crisis intervention, and referrals for psychiatric hospitalization, as needed for adults, children, and adolescents. Consumers may be referred to the Inpatient Treatment Facility (ITF) or other private hospitals.

9990 County Farm Road, Ste. 4
Riverside, CA 92503
Phone: (951) 358-4881
Se Habla Español

Telecare Riverside Crisis Stabilization Services
Provides psychiatric emergency assessment and crisis stabilization for up to 24 hours for all ages. Services include evaluations, crisis intervention and referral for psychiatric hospitalization. Telecare Riverside Crisis Stabilization Services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This facility is also a 5150 provider.

47-825 Oasis Street
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 863-8600 or (760) 863-8455
Se Habla Español

 

Resources continued:

 

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment

ABC Recovery
Residential treatment center and sober living.
44-374 Palm Street
 Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 342-6612
Hacienda Valdez and The Ranch
Hacienda Valdez is a program for women; detoxification and 60-day residential alcohol/drug program, waiting list to enter residential treatment and The Ranch is a residential program for men with substance abuse problems.
 
Hacienda Valdez
12890 Quinta Way
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Phone: (760) 329-2959
Toll Free: 1(877) 446-2959
 
The Ranch
7885 Annadale Ave.
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Phone: (760) 329-2924
Toll Free: 1(800) 955-2924
 
Michael’s House
Residential substance abuse treatment program for men and women.
 
Men’s Center
1910 South Camino Real
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 877-345-8494
Outpatient Program
515 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 877-345-8494
 
Women’s Center
430 Cahuilla Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 459-6138
Stabilization Center
2095 N. Indian Cyn. Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 877-345-8494
 
 

Indio Substance Abuse Clinic

Outpatient drug and alcohol counseling for adults, adolescents, and new mothers; the program takes Medi-Cal or sliding fee scale based on income. 

 

Indio

83-912 Avenue 45, Suite 9
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 347-0754
Fax: (760) 347-8507

Mon-Fri  8am-5pm

Cathedral City
68-615 Perez Rd, Ste 6A
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: (760) 770-2286
Fax: (760) 770-2240
(760) 770 - 2264 (Drug Court)
Mon – Fri  8am - 5pm

 

DETOX AND REFERRAL INFORMATION LINE
1-800-499-3008
 
Counseling Services
 
 
 
Shelter from the Storm (Community Counseling Center)
Provides individual and group counseling, case management, advocacy and crisis intervention services to abused women and children who are not currently in need of shelter; there is also a legal clinic in the same facility, available to all residents.
73550 Alessandro Drive, Suite 103
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: (760) 674-0400
 
Indio
82-675 Hwy 111 1st Floor
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-8363
Mon-Fri
Desert Hot Springs
14-201 Palm Drive Ste 108
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(760) 288-3313
Tues/Thurs
Cathedral City
68625 Perez Road
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 773-6731
Mon/Wed/Fri
 
 
JFS Counseling Group
For people of Jewish faith and the general community (you don’t have to be of Jewish faith to receive services); Provides supportive individual ,l family counseling and groups including Adult Children of Aging Parents, Loss & Change Support Group, Women’s Support Group, Parenting Classes (“Peaceful Parenting”), Teen Group, Anger Management Groups. Bi-lingual counseling is available for those who speak Spanish. Sliding fee scale based on income.
 
Palm Springs Location
801 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 202
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Telephone: (760) 325-4088
Fax: (760) 778-3781
 
Palm Desert Location
Joslyn Center
Jewish Family Service of the Desert
73-750 Catalina  Suite A
Palm Desert, CA  92260
Telephone (760)779-9400  
Fax (760)779-9403
 
 
Catholic Charities & Caritas Counseling- Coachella Valley
Agency provides low-cost individual and family counseling to eligible (low-income) families at various locations. Parenting classes and other groups are also offered.
 
67625 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Suite A-5
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Telephone: (760) 202-1222
 
Caritas Counseling Services 
Telephone: (760) 449-7877
 
Harmony Center
 Services for adults and TAY (ages 16-25) who need a nurturing environment that supports their recovery — including job counseling, 12-Step Programs, and assistance in securing the resources needed for independent living within the community.
** Referral required from Riverside County Mental Health, Indio
 
Peer Support Program
For RCMH mental health patients
81-840 Avenue 46, Suite 107
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 238-5980
Transitional Age Youth (TAY)
For 16-25 years (Medi-Cal only)
Full service psychiatry/psychotherapy services for mental illness.
81-840 Avenue 46, Suite 107
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 391-6999
 
 
Housing & Shelters
 
Coachella Valley Housing Coalition
This organization directed individuals to low-income apartments (listings available online). Another program, the Mutual Self-Help Program, enables families to become first-time homeowners by providing construction supervisors (along with sub-contractors) who help 10-12 families to work together to build each other homes.
45-701 Monroe Street, Suite G
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 347-3157
 
Coachella Valley Rescue Mission
Temporary housing for the homeless, meals include breakfast at 6:00am and dinner at 5:00pm.
47518 Van Buren (off Indio Blvd., 1st light past Hwy 111)
Indio, CA 92201
 
Desert S.O.S.
Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, case management services, training for independent living skills, etc., for homeless and transient persons and families.
400 S. Farrell Drive, Suite. B205
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 327-4394
 
Martha’s Village & Kitchen
Provides food, shelter, educational programs, job training, free medical care, and counseling to help homeless individuals and families to regain self-sufficiency, there is often a waiting list, those needing shelter may sign up emergency shelter Monday through Friday at 1:00pm and on weekends at 9:00am.
83-791 Date Avenue
Indio, California 92201
Phone: (760) 347-4741
Fax: (760) 347-9551
 
Fair Housing Council of Riverside County
Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc. (FHCRC) is a non-profit, HUD-approved organization that fights to protect the housing rights of all individuals regarding buying or renting housing, resolving landlord-tenant disputes, and helping individuals/families to avoid foreclosure. By appointment only.
655 N. Palm Canyon, Suite 202 
Palm Springs, CA 92263
(760) 864-1541 or (800) 655-1541
Mon – Thurs  8am- 5pm
 
Immigration/ Citizenship
 
Coachella Valley Immigration Service and Assistance, Inc. (C- Visa)
934 Vella Road
Palm Springs , CA 92264
760-327-1579
760-325-2869 Fax
 
Legal Services
 
Desert Legal Aid
Non-profit organization that provides free and low cost legal services, counseling, legal representation, community education, and litigation for disabled and low-income persons residing in the Coachella Valley; services primarily address housing disputes, domestic violence, family law, SSDI appeals and other governmental assistance programs decisions; also provides notary services. Fees are on a sliding scale based on income.
423 North Palm Canyon Drive 
P.O. Box 5563, 
Palm Springs, CA 92263-5563
Phone: (760) 832-9770
Fax: (760) 832-9769
 
Family Law Assistance Center
A neutral attorney/facilitator is available to assist with divorce papers, custody, child support, etc.
Larson Justice Center (Indio Court House)
46-200 Oasis Street
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: (760) 393-2617
 
Victim and Witness Services (Riverside County District Attorney’s Office)
Provides emergency assistance to victims of crime; services include referrals and financial assistance for traumatized victims to receive mental health treatment, compensation for uncovered medical bills related to the crime, and advocacy services.
41555 Cook Street, Suite 160
Palm Desert, CA  92211
Phone: (760) 863-8408
Toll Free: 1-(866) 217-3769
 
Health Clinics & STD Testing
 
Centro Medico Cathedral City
Provides medical services in family Practice, Ob/Gyn, Urgent Care, Behavioral Health, referral services to specialists, cancer screenings, social services, and other services.
69175 Ramon Road, Suite A 
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Open: 8:00am - 8:00pm, Monday- Friday
            8:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday
            8:00am - 12:00pm, Sunday and Holidays
Phone: (760) 321-6776
Fax: (760) 321-4036
 
Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc.
Is a private, non-profit corporation providing array of medical and dental care services to residents throughout Imperial and Riverside County. Additionally, Clinicas offers WIC services and a nutrition program as well as transportation and social services.
49111 Highway 111 
Coachella, CA 92236 
Phone: (760) 393-0555
 
Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine
The clinic provides basic primary acute and preventative medical and dental services to eligible patients.  A referral network of local specialists provide consultation and treatment for conditions that are beyond the scope of the clinic.  We also have a formal referral affiliation with the Riverside County Regional Medical Center for more complex needs, procedures, or hospitalization. The clinic sees adult patients by appointment only. Bi-lingual telephone eligibility screening is available from 10 to 2, Tuesday through Friday, and Saturdays 8-12.
82-915 Avenue 48
Indio, CA 92201
Telephone: (760) 342-4414
Fax: (760) 342-4401

 

Get Tested Coachella Valley

855-YES-GTCV (855-937-4828)

http://gettestedcoachellavalley.org/

 

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood provides general health care, HIV testing, birth control, abortion services, Men’s health care, women’s health care, pregnancy testing, STD testing, and vaccines.
71777 San Jacinto Drive, Suite 202
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Open: 8:00am- 6:30pm, Monday- Thursday
            8:00am- 4:30pm, Saturday
Appointments: 1-888- 743-7526
 
Riverside County Family Care Centers
 
Palm Springs Family Care Center
1515 North Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Open: 7:30 am -5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Appointments: 1-800-720-9553
Clinic: (760) 778-2210
Fax: (760)778-2214
 
LGBQT Services
 
The LGBT Community Center of the Desert
 https://thecenterps.org/
611 South Palm Canyon Dr, Ste 201 Palm Springs, CA 92264
760.416.7790
Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
 
Indio Family Care Center
47-923 Oasis St., Indio, CA 92201
Open: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
Appointments: 1-800-720-9553
Clinic: (760) 863-8283
 
Mecca Family Care Center
91275 66th Avenue Suite 500,
Mecca, CA 92254 
Appointments and Clinic:
(760) 396-1249
 
Women Health Services, Family Planning & Family Planning & Pregnancy
 
Edes Maternity Center
Provides care for the female reproductive system in both the pregnant (obstetrics) and non-pregnant (gynecology) states.
69265 Ramon Rd Suite B1
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: (760) 770-5880
 
Mama’s House
Mama’s House provides a home for women in crisis pregnancies, those who want to carry their baby to term, but are without support and vulnerable. They address spiritual, physical, emotional, educational, and vocational needs. Women in crisis pregnancies will be equipped with necessary life skills for competent living whether they choose parenting or adoption.
Call or Text
Phone: (760) 848-8185
 
Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood provides general health care, HIV testing, birth control, abortion services, Men’s health care, women’s health care, pregnancy testing, STD testing, and vaccines.
71777 San Jacinto Drive, Suite 202
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Open: 8:00am- 6:30pm, Monday- Thursday
            8:00am- 4:30pm, Saturday
Appointments: 1-888- 743-7526
 
Crisis Pregnancy Center
Provides free and confidential pregnancy testing, counseling regarding options, free ultrasound; no abortion services, pro-life philosophy.
44-750 San Pablo Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: 1(888) 956-HELP (4357)
 
Refuge Pregnancy Center
Provides women in crisis pregnancy situations options and resources on abortion, adoption, and parenting, free counseling, etc.
44901 Golf Center Pkwy Suite 7
Indio, CA 92201
(next to Amistad High School)
Office: (760) 347-7072
Helpline: (760) 574-1758
 
Emergency Services and Hotlines
 
Adult Protective Services
1(800) 491-7123
Child Abuse
1(800) 442-4981
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1(800) 273- TALK (8255)
Domestic Violence Crisis Line
1(800) 775-6065
California Council on Problem Gambling
1(800) 426-2537
Poison Control
1(800) 222-1222
Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Line (Coachella Valley Sexual Assault Services)
(760) 568-9071
Hotline: 1(800)656-4673
California Smokers’ Helpline
English: 1(800) 766-2888
Spanish: 1(800) 456-6386
Trevor Line (Suicide hotline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning)
1(866) 488-7386
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
1(800)931-2237
Riverside County Infoline
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