COMMUNITY RESOURCES

If you are looking for resources in the community, please take a look below. These are websites of interest, including community agencies, events, and how to stay connected with Ventura County resources. There are more resources available in Ventura County than most people realize. We will be continually adding to this resource list, so check back regularly.

 

The Ventura County Health Care Agency supports local community efforts as an opportunity to convey important health messaging such as nutrition, prevention efforts and health access education. Learn about outreach efforts and upcoming events.

To provide superior public service and support so that all residents have the opportunity to improve their quality of life while enjoying the benefits of a safe, healthy, and vibrant community. Learn more about Ventura County.

Promotes the development and implementation of a comprehensive coordinated system of care that enables older individuals, children and adults with disabilities, and their caregivers to live in a community-based setting and to advocate for the needs of those 60 years of age and older in the county.

Learn about Public Health Services.

Wellness Everyday website is committed to supporting the mental, physical and social health of all individuals living within our community. By providing education, resources and information on the latest programs and projects offered within our community, we believe the Wellness of our Ventura County community can belong to each of us.

Be alert to thoughts of suicide in another person. Learn the steps to keeping someone with thoughts of suicide safe and connecting them to help. Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) Comprehensive Health and Prevention Programs offers a three-hour, free suicide alertness training to schools and community members. 

Rainbow Umbrella (RU) provides mental health education and stigma reduction through community groups and meetings. RU is an activities based program that provides support and empowerment for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13 to 23.

Tri-County GLAD works to address the broad social service needs of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) individuals Countywide. The agency offers advocacy, communication access, peer counseling, employment and community education services to the DHH community. TTY: 805-644-6323; VP: 805-256-1053; Voice: 805-644-6322

Project Esperanza primarily serves the communities of Santa Paula and Fillmore. Their focus is on reducing stigma and discrimination among unserved and underserved populations through increasing awareness and sensitivity to mental health issues as well as increasing help-seeking behavior among those with mental illness.

One Step A La Vez focuses on engaging middle and high school-aged youth in positive experiences and providing support and referrals for underserved Hispanic/Latino youth and adults. They provide mental health education and stigma reduction. Services offered in Fillmore and Piru.

Promotoras Y Promotores services Immigrant Hispanic/Latina women at risk of depression in Santa Clara Valley (Santa Paula, Fillmore and Piru). The mission of Promotoras y Promotores Foundation (PYPF) is to outreach to identify individuals and families in their own communities who have health needs and link them with accessible, culturally appropriate and linguistically competent health services and to empower Ventura County’s migrant, Spanish, Mixteco, and Indio individuals to improve their quality of life through education, preventive health care, and community action.

The Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) unites indigenous leaders and allies to strengthen the Mixtec and indigenous immigrant community in Ventura County. 

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RELATED LINKS

To access mental health services, or for immediate help, please call:
1-866-998-2243