Local Resources

 

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FREE RECOVERY-BASED MEETINGS

 

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings in Orange County, CA

The above link will direct you to a site for finding an AA meeting nearest you. Use the drop boxes to select the day of the week, specific city and/or zip code that you wish to inquire about and a list of relevant meetings will immediately come up.

 

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings in Orange County, CA

The above link will direct you to a site for finding an NA meeting nearest you. Each NA meeting is unique and meant to accommodate a variety of needs. Also, if you select the “Activities” tab, you will find a list of local NA events such as potlucks that are always enjoyable to attend while in recovery.

 

Al-Anon Meetings for Family & Friends of Alcoholics in Orange County, CA

The above link will direct you to a site for finding Al-Anon Meetings which serve to help and support friends and family members who have been affected by a loved one’s drinking. Also, if you select the “Calendar of Events” tab, you will find a list of local community events where Al-Anon members gather in support of one another.

 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous Meetings in Orange County, CA

The above link will direct you to a site for finding local SLA meetings. The menu will give you the option of choosing gender specific groups or mixed gender if you prefer that instead. Remember to always be mindful of your needs in recovery and choose the type of meeting environment that will give you the most comfort while recovering from SLA.

 

Eating Disorder Support Groups in Orange County, CA

Eating Disorder Support Groups in Orange & LA Counties, CA

The above links will direct you to sites for finding local support groups for those struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia, and/or Compulsive Overeating.

 

Refuge Recovery

http://www.refugerecovery.org/meetings-in/california/

SMART Recovery
https://www.smartrecovery.org/local/meeting/laguna-hills-california-monday-630-pm-to-800-pm/

 

Food Distribution and Homeless Services

 

Local Food Banks and Pantries in Orange County, CA

The above link will direct you to a site for finding local community centers and churches that provide essential help to those in need through the distribution of food bags, hot meals on select days, clothing, school supplies, tutoring for youth and so much more.


 

Homeless Shelters and Social Services of Orange County, CA

Homeless Shelters & Services in CA

The above links will direct you to sites for finding locations that serve as emergency housing, family shelters, rescue missions, and transitional living.


 

Federally Funded Programs for Low Income Families

 

CalFresh

The above link will direct you to a site where you may apply for CalFresh, a program that supports low income families in maintaining good health and nutrition.

 

WIC "Women, Infants and Children"

The above link will direct you to a site that provides information on WIC, a nutrition program for women and children and how to apply.

 

Department of Health Care Services

The above link will direct you to a directory of services provided by the DHCS, such as MediCal eligibility and enrollment, children and adult health services, and substance use disorder services.

 

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

The above link will direct you to free and low-cost civil legal services to low-income persons and families.


 

CRISIS INTERVENTION

 

If you have suicidal thoughts, please go to your nearest Emergency Room or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

 

If you or a loved one are experiencing domestic violence and need assistance, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

For a list of domestic violence organizations in CA, Click Here.

 

To be directed to the Adult Protective Services Website, Click Here.

 

To discuss or report child abuse in Orange County, please call the Orange County Child Protective Services 24 hour hotline: 714-940-1000 or 800-207-4464.