Family Resources

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211 or 1-800-549-8989 - Federal, State and local resources 24/7

Alcoholics Anonymous (805) 541-3211

California Poison Control System Hotline 1-800-222-1222

California Warm Peer Line - 1-855-845-7415 for 24/7 non-emergency support to talk to a peer counselor

Child Welfare Services (CWS) - Services concerned with welfare of a child including neglect, abuse and commercial trafficking (805) 781-1700

Crisis Text Line - Text HOME to 741741 24/7 crisis support

Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 24/7 support

Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

Fussy Baby Network Warmline (English & Spanish) 1-888-431-2229

Mental Health Evaluation Team 1-800-838-1381 24/7 support

National Crisis Line 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888 or Text "Be Free" (233-733)

National Suicide Prevention 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

RISE (Sexual Assault) 1-855-886-7473 San Luis Obispo County 24/7 support

Postpartum Support International SLO County Coordinator (805) 994-0873 [email protected]

SLO Hotline - Mental health, postpartum depression, suicide prevention (805) 783-0607 24/7 support

Stand Strong - Formerly Women's Shelter Program of SLO County (805) 781-6400 24/7 support

Suicide Prevention Line 1-800-273-8255 or text 838255

WIC Breastfeeding Support Line (805) 781-4344

 

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California Children's Services (805) 781-5527

CDPH - Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention 

CenCal Health Transportation 855-659-4600

Center for Autism & Related Disorders (CARD) 877-448-4747

Child Development Resource Center - Educational and therapeutic programs - preschool and school age (805) 544-0801

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention - County of San Luis Obispo - testing for children 0-21 years

Jack's Helping Hand, Inc. - Assist children with special needs and cancer (805) 547-1914

Martha's Place - Behavioral Assessment Center - ages 0-5 years (805) 781-4948

MP Health - Mental health resource for parents/caregivers with children ages 0-5 years. No cost services for physical, occupational and speech therapies in English and Spanish (805) 235-2547

Medi-Cal & Covered California - The 2021 American Rescue Plan Legislation expanded subsidies and eligibility. Department of Social Services:

Arroyo Grande (805) 474-2000 Nipomo (805) 931-1800
Atascadero (805) 461-6000 Paso Robles (805) 237-3110
Morro Bay & Cambria (805) 772-6405 SLO (805) 781-1600

Medi-Cal Dental Provider Directory

Medi-Cal Outreach Navigator - Silvia Santini (805) 788-8247 or Eustolia Garcia (805) 903-3153 (for help in Mixteco)

Nurse Home Visiting - County of San Luis Obispo (805) 788-2068

SLO County Help Me Grow - Free early intervention services for developmental screenings and linkage to services for children 0-5 years (805) 544-4355

Tri-Counties Regional Center (805) 543-2833

 

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5 Cities Homeless Coalition (805) 574-1638

CAPSLO - 40 Prado Homeless Services Center (805) 544-4004

COVID-19 Rent Relief - Helping income-eligible households pay rent and utilities, both for past due and future payments

El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO) (805) 462-FOOD (3663)

Employment Development Department - Unemployment Insurance & State Disability Insurance (805) 781-1908

Family Resource Center Directory - General needs and system navigation

Financial Support - For all tax credits and stimulus funds, families must file taxes. Learn more at irs.gov, caleitc4me.org and irs.gov/childtaxcredit2021

Gatherings Thrift - Lightly used and new clothing, toys, books, housewares and goods available through a referral organization for free to those in need (805) 464-4483

Housing Authority San Luis Obispo (HASLO) (805) 543-4478

Immigrant Legal Defense Center - Serving San Luis Obispo families who need representation in immigration court (805) 886-9136

Paid Family Leave - Insurance Program 1-877-BE-THERE (English) 1-877-379-3819 (Spanish)

People's Self-Help Housing (805) 781-3088

Public Charge - Participating in WIC, Medi-Cal, school meals, CalFresh, housing programs, testing, vaccination and care for COVID-19 will not impact immigration status. For more information, visit ProtectingImmigrantFamilies.org

RISE - Crisis Intervention & Treatment Services to Survivors of Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence  (805) 226-5400

Salvation Army  (805) 481-0278 Arroyo Grande, (805) 466-7201 Atascadero, (805) 772-7062 Morro Bay, (805) 544-2401 - San Luis Obispo, (805) 238-9591 Paso Robles

SLO Legal Assistance Foundation (SLOLAF) - Providing free legal services and resources to people in need. Assistance in English and Spanish  (805) 543-5140

Stand Strong - Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Services  - Formerly known as the Women's Shelter Program of SLO County (805) 781-6400

Tax Filing Assistance - File taxes online:  https://www.myfreetaxes.org, IRS child tax credit: https://www.irs.gov/childtaxcredit2021, non-filer tool: https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/child-tax-credit-non-filer-sign-up-tool and help completing IRS form: https://sloparents.org/slo-frc-directory/

UndocuSupport in San Luis Obispo County - Financial support for undocumented and mixed status families to help with rental assistance, utility payments, transportation, groceries and health needs. 

Utility & Home Energy Support 

 

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Breastfeeding & Substance Use 

Drug & Alcohol Services - County of San Luis Obispo - 12-18 years old and families 1-800-838-1381

nobutts.org - Help to quit smoking 1-800-662-8887

 

Breastfeeding-icon-2.pngPregnancy & Breastfeeding 

Baby Friendly Hospitals

Central Coast Breastfeeding Coalition - Lactation Services

French Medical Center - Maternal Classes and Events 

La Leche League - Breastfeeding, support groups & information 

Marijuana and Pregnancy English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

Pregnancy & Parenting Support of San Luis Obispo (805) 541-3367

Sierra Vista Medical Center - Birth and Parenting Classes 

Twin City Community Hospital - Baby Care & Breastfeeding Classes

 

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CAPSLO - Childcare Resource Connection (805) 541-2272

Car Seat Inspections - County of San Luis Obispo (805) 781-1568

Car Seat Inspections - CHP SLO (805) 594-8700, Templeton (805) 434-1822

CDC's Developmental Milestones 

Childcare Centers/Preschools 

Early Head Start (805) 542-0320

Immunizations - County of San Luis Obispo 

Migrant and Seasonal Headstart - ages 0-5 years (805) 544-4355

 

apple-icon.pngFood Assistance 

Apply for CalFresh - California's Food Stamps Program (formerly known as SNAP)

Find Meals for Kids in SLO County

SLO Food Bank - Free Food Distribution Locations, Food Pantries and Meal Sites