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The City of West Hollywood is currently responding to the unprecedented Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and is working as quickly as possible to address community needs with links to resources, information, and relief for our residents, businesses, and community members.

 

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CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE
LA County: (800) 540-4000
National: (800) 4 A CHILD or (800) 422-4453

A 24-hour hotline to report suspected child abuse and neglect.

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
Adolescent Medicine
5000 Sunset Blvd.
Citibank Building
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 361-2463
https://www.chla.org/adolescent-and-young-adult-medicine

The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles promotes healthy futures by attending to the physical, emotional, and social needs of young people ages 12 to 25.   Services include primary health care, immunizations, reproductive health, counseling/mental health, care for youth experiencing homelessness, support for pregnant and parenting teens and young adults, substance use prevention and treatment, HIV/STI testing and prevention, care for youth living with HIV, health care and mental health for transgender and gender non-conforming youth, and consultations for families with gender non-conforming children.

CITY X1 
http://www.cityx1.com/

Community Intervention Through Youth (C.I.T.Y.) x1 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to putting on free social events for at-risk and Homeless LGBT youth ages 14-24. Youth are fed, given a fun & empowering afternoon, and are all linked to valuable social services like emotional support, GED enrollment, HIV & STD Testing, & transitional living programs. All events are alcohol & tobacco-free and provide a safe space where youth can access much-needed services and interact with their community


EARLY CHILDHOOD PARENTING CENTER
 (ECPC)
Warm Line - (310) 310-8646
http://www.ecpcla.org/

ECPC helps families with young children using trained professionals in the field of early childhood development in Los Angeles County.  Call the warm line number above for answers to common parenting questions including sleep disruptions, temper tantrums, toilet training, setting appropriate limits, sudden changes in behavior, separation, biting, problem eaters, defiance, head banging, choosing a pediatrician and more. 

FIRST 5  LA
(213) 482-5902 
https://www.first5la.org/

First 5 LA, in partnership with others, strengthens families, communities, and systems of services and supports so all children in L.A. County enter kindergarten ready to succeed in school and life.

Click on this Link to go directly to the First 5-LA Parent Brochure:
https://www.first5la.org/postfiles/files/F5LA_ParentBrochure%20ENG%20and%20SPA%20FINAL%203_2_15.pdf 

LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER 
Anita May Rosenstein Campus
1118 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA  90038
(323) 860-2280 
https://lalgbtcenter.org/social-service-and-housing

Youth Services provides case management, crisis intervention, food, clothing, job counseling, material assistance, shelter, showers, GED Prep courses, emergency shelter, and transitional living for 18-24 year olds. 

LifeWorks is the youth development and mentoring program of the Los Angeles LGBT Center.  They offer one on one, peer, and group mentoring opportunities for LGBTQ+ youth and allies ages 24 or younger.

 

LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Los Angeles Unified School District has opened a phone hotline students and families can call for help to manage fear, anxiety and other challenges related to COVID-19.

The phone hotline – (213) 241-3840 – will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, staffed by counselors and mental health professionals to provide support in both English and Spanish. Teachers can also call and get advice on how to connect their students to services.

Questions can also be sent to mentalhealth@lausd.net.

Los Angeles Unified continues to operate its COVID-19 hotline at (213) 443-1300 to help families with questions about school operations, technology and other student-related matters.

For more information, click here.

PATHWAYS LA
3325 Wilshire Blvd.  Ste. 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 427-2700
https://pathwaysla.org/

FOR PARENTS: Referrals to licensed child care centers and licensed family child care homes. Assistance with paying for child care for eligible families, as well as other resources.  Oversees the West Hollywood Preschool (see below for more information).
FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS: Assistance with establishing a child care facility or a family child care home including the licensing process.

SHARE AND CARE PROGRAM (A program of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)
(310) 423-9581
https://www.cedars-sinai.org/community/programs/share-care.html

The Cedars-Sinai Share & Care program provides services to at-risk children and adolescents.  Professional counselors provide services to students who are experiencing emotional and academic challenges due to traumatic situations and stressors. Share & Care provides a group structure to facilitate emotional nurturing, healthy self-esteem and positive coping skills through a 12-week art therapy curriculum that can result in academic success.

TEEN LINE 
Call - (310) 855-4673 or (800) TLC-TEEN
Text - TEEN to 839863
https://teenlineonline.org/

Peer-counseling phone line.  Additional resources and teen yellow pages online.

THE TREVOR HELPLINE 
(
866) 488-7386
www.thetrevorproject.org 

A 24-hour 365 day-a-year, toll-free helpline dedicated to suicide prevention among gay and questioning youth. 

WEST HOLLYWOOD PRESCHOOL
7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA  90046
(323) 850-3090
https://pathwaysla.org/parents/west-hollywood-preschool/

Offers high-quality, inclusive child development programs and resources for children ages 2.5 - 5 years old.  Subsidized program for qualified, low-income community members.


WEST HOLLYWOOD YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
For more information call Social Services @ (323) 848-6510
www.weho.org/services/social-services/youth-scholarship-program

The West Hollywood Youth Scholarship Program was established to encourage and support students interested in pursuing their education beyond high school. It is open to all residents of the City of West Hollywood who are graduating from high school or receiving their GED Certificate.

WEST HOLLYWOOD TEEN CENTER
Plummer Park Community Center
7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 848-6530
https://www.weho.org/community/recreation-services/teen-programs

After school and weekend activities for local youth.

YOUTH EMERGING STRONGER (YES - formerly known as "Los Angeles Youth Network")
P.O. Box 988
Los Angeles, CA  90028
(323) 467-8466 (General Information)
(323) 957-7757 (Hollywood House for Transitional Age Youth 18-24)
(323) 454-2886 (Beachwood House for Transitional Age Youth 18-24)
(323) 240-2253 (Homeless/Runaway Youth 12-17)
https://www.youthemergingstronger.org/

YES provides residential programs that ensure youth are off the streets, free from abuse and working towards engaged and self-sufficient adulthoods as well as long-term aftercare to protect against future victimization, incarceration and homelessness.  YES serves youth of all races, ethnicities, genders and religions. We affirm and welcome LGBTQ youth and any youth with a history of sexual exploitation.