|Orange County 2-1-1
2-1-1 centers provide free and confidential information and referrals for a variety of needs: food, housing, counseling, mental health services, disaster help, etc.
Visit their website to complete an Online Help Request Form or
send a written request to P.O. Box 14277, Irvine, CA 92623
Tel: 888-600-4357 or
|National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
The NAMI Warmline provides emotional support and connects callers with resources in Orange County. This warmline is not available 24 hours a day. Visit their website for a live chat option as well as a list of other services provided through their organization.
NAMI Orange County
1810 E. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705-8604
Tel: 877-910-9276 or
|Orange County Crisis Prevention Hotline
Provides mental health and substance abuse services to those in need.
|Orange County Child Protective Services
These services are available to children and their families when children are victims of, or at risk of, abuse, neglect, exploitation or parental absence.
[Central Regional Office
2020 W. Walnut
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Tel: 714-834-8899 or
(800) 207-4464 or
[Domestic Violence Hotline
(714) 992-1931 www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/pg93.htm
|Community Service Programs: CSP Youth Shelter
Offers a short-term crisis intervention residential program with the goal of family reunification. Children at risk of homelessness, institutionalization, incarceration or hospitalization are given emergency shelter, meals, individual, group and family counseling, academic tutoring, prevention education and life skills development activities, as well as aftercare services.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
|Adult Abuse Services
Prevents or remedies neglect, abuse or exploitation of adults who are unable to protect their own interests because of age or disability.
|Trauma Intervention Programs
Citizen volunteers respond to traumatic incidents at the request of police, fire and hospital personnel to support those who are emotionally traumatized.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department will fully investigate all reported cases of “hate crimes” (which include fear, intimidation, and physical harm caused by the activities of violent groups and individuals to an individual or group because of race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation).
|Sexual Assault Victim Services
Provides extended support services to victims of rape and child sexual abuse.
|Domestic Violence Assistance Program
The Domestic Violence Assistance Program helps those in need of finding a domestic violence shelter, and assistance with a restraining order. They will also provide information about restraining orders and civil harassment.
|Legal Aid Society of Orange County
Free legal services for Orange County's poor and elderly, for housing, health, education and consumer problems.
|National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation issues, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and even loneliness.
|Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans Crisis Line responders can refer calls to suicide prevention coordinators, who follow up with veterans and coordinate care for issues ranging from PTSD and depression to readjustment challenges and sleeping problems.
Visit the website to find resource locations for VA and community-based services in your area.
Tel: 800-273-TALK (8255); press 1 or
Text: 838255 www.veteranscrisisline.net
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.
Visit the website to find numerous resources at different school campuses.
Tel: 800-273-TALK (8255) www.ulifeline.org
|National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI offers an array of support and education programs that help build better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Visit their website to find a location nearest you.
Tel: 800-950-NAMI (6264) www.nami.org
|The Jed Foundation
The Jed Foundation was created to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college and university students.
|The Trevor Lifeline
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
|Campus Police Department
Crimes, suspicious activities, and any emergencies should be reported to the Campus Police Department. Any person may contact Campus Police 24/7. NOTE: In the most urgent situations, call 9-1-1 as well.
Campus Police, Room CP 100
Tel: 949-451-5234 or x5234 from any campus phone
IVC counselors can provide personal counseling in the event of a personal emergency or crisis, as well as general counseling services about academic, personal or career issues. Counselors can also refer students to off-campus resources.
|Health and Wellness Center
Students may walk into the Health and Wellness Center for any of the services listed on their website. Students with other health-related concerns also may visit the Health and Wellness Center for assistance or referrals.
|Dean of Counseling Services
The Dean of Counseling Services handles all student discipline matters and verifies student discipline records and unit overload petitions. Students in crisis can be referred to the Dean for assistance. Faculty and staff who encounter disruptive students may complete a “Referral for Student Conduct Violation” form and submit it to the Dean’s office for further action.
|Health & Wellness Center: Psychological Services
Students can receive psychological services by appointment only, provided they have paid their health fee. Psychological services are not available 24/7, and are not available in the summer. Students may also be referred to an off-campus resource.
|Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)
The IVC DSPS department provides support services, specialized instruction and educational accommodations to students with a disability, enabling them to fully participate and benefit from an equitable college experience. Participation is voluntary and all student disability-related information is confidential.
IVC Student Services Center, Room 171