Community Resources

Citizenship Resource Center

For additional information please call (800) 375-5283 or visit the Citizenship Resource Center.



Counseling for Children

St. Francis Medical Center’s Children’s Counseling Center
4390 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
(310) 603-6949
www.stfrancis.verity.org.


Mental Health Services


To obtain free mental health services, contact the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health's ACCESS Center Helpline at (800) 854-7771 available 24/7. The Department of Mental Health provides crisis intervention resources to all South Gate residents/Service Area 7.

Suicide Crisis is available 24/7, please call (800) 273-TALK or text line: 741-741.


Mental Health Resources

St.Francis Medical Center
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
San Antonio Family Center
Young Mothers and Babies Program Assistance


Substance Abuse Treatment Referrals

(800) 564-6600 or publichealth.lacounty.gov


Teen Line Assistance Program

Toll-free confidential helpline for teenage callers (800) TLC-TEEN (852-8336) or teenlineonline.org online chat, email help, message boards, resources & information. Text TEEN to 839-863 (6pm-9pm daily) for help.