Community Resources I SHIP Documents

This page is set up to help you narrow the area of services available within Orange County to address Individual needs. Resources change, and links don’t always work the way they are intended to work. Please let us know if you have difficulty connecting to any of these resources.

Helpful Resources

dial 211, Provides referrals to L/C provides local resources relating to houing, utilities, domestic violence, food insecurity, and a wide variety of other needs. 211 OC url:

OC Links is an information and referral phone and online chat service to help navigate the Behavioral Health Services (BHS) system within the Health Care Agency for the County of Orange. Please visit us at:

24 Hour Suicide Prevention, (877) 727-4747 Counseling for anyone who in crisis or experiencing suicidal thoughts. Spanish and other languages spoken

Child Abuse Registry, (714) 940-1000 24-hour assistance for reporting child abuse.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness OC WARMLINE (714) 991-6412

The Center Orange County, (714) 953-5428 ext. 330 Counseling Hotline for LGBTQ Support

DACA National Customer Service, (800) 375-5283 Explains guidelines for requesting DACA or any other information. Hours 8-6 M-F

Rape Crisis Hotline, (714) 957-2737 Crisis support and resources to rape victims.

Women’s Transitional Living Center, (714) 992-1931 24-hour crisis support for domestic violence victims seeking safe housing

Driver License/California ID Identification Card $32.00, Senior (62+)-Free, Reduced fee-$9.00, Driver License $37.00

Social Security Card

Birth Certificate- OC Birth Cert $28.00

Birth Cert- National

Catholic Charities of Orange County 1800 E. 17th St., Santa Ana, CA 92705, September 8 – October 5, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call for appointment: 714-347-9610 or 714-347-9606 You can also email

WHW (formerly Women Helping Women), (949) 631-233, 2803 McGaw Ave, Irivne 92614 Job preparation, employment search and placement, business apparel and image consulting.

Youth Employment Service, (949) 642-0474, 114 E. 19th St., Costa Mesa 92627, Job preparation and placement services for youth age 16-24.

Second Chance OC– 307 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa – – 949-764-4563 Job placement, Mentoring, Limited Clothing Apparel, Resume Coaching and Workshops

Chrysalis Orange County 290 S. Anaheim Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805 (714) 204-3000

HB Connectors, Job Readiness Assistance

Select Staffing, 7411 Garden Grove Blvd #A, Garden Grove, CA 92841, Phone: (714) 379-3888

Adecco Staffing, 714.230.2810, 12792 Valley View St, Ste J, Garden Grove, California, 92845


Solari Enterprises Inc.1507 W Yale Ave, Orange, CA 92867

Jamboree Housing17701 Cowan Ave, Suite 200, Irvine, California 92614 (949) 263-8676

John Stewart Company (Management Company)Los Angeles Regional Office 888 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 400, Los Angeles, California 90017 Phone 213 787 2700 Email:

Irvine Company Apartment Communities PO BOX 2600, Newport Beach CA 92658-2600 949.720.5600

OC Affordable Housing List

Olive Crest (Group Homes for Foster Children) – 714-543-5437

Eli Home (Children Under 12) – 714-300-0600

Casa Youth Shelter,(800) 914-2272, Los Alamitos Emergency shelter for adolescent runaways age 12-17

Hart Community Homes (Teenagers) – 714-453-2490

Home on the Green Pastures, Domestic violence shelter for Korean women with children to age12, 90 day limit. Bona Vita Center for Children (Children 6-12) – 714-484-9400

Robyne’s Nest (714) 369-6102, 7602 Talbert Ave #F, Huntington Beach, Ca, provides resources and housing for homeless high school students (HB)

Treehouse North, Anaheim 657-276-7030, Treehouse South, Mission Viejo 949-238-2400, Treehouse Central, Orange 714-289-3936.

Human Options,(949) 854-3554 , at Melinda Hoag Center for Healthy Living. Domestic violence shelter, 30-45 days, Resource Center in Santa Ana, Openings in transitional housing with referrals from first step programs only.

Interval House, Hotline:(562)594-4555. General line: (562) 594-9492, Garden Grove Emergency 45 days+, Resource Center, groups and counseling, referral to transitional housing. Call for availability.

Laura’s House,Hotline:(866) 498-1511, Office (949) 361-3775, Ladera Ranch DV Shelter, Transitional/Walk-in Center, 45 days. Call for availability.

Sheep Fold,(714) 237-1444 Domestic violence shelter for women w/ minor girls and boys up to age 12. Must be in school or work. Daily church participation mandatory. 6-month minimum. Call for intake (3-day process).

Women’s Transitional Living Center,(877) 531-5522 , Fullerton Domestic violence & human trafficking shelter, 45 days, counseling and law services. Call for intake.

Orange County Housing Authority (714) 480-2700 1770 North Broadway, Santa Ana, 92706

Santa Ana (714) 667-2200 The Santa Ana Housing Authority is located in City Hall, 1st floor, Building 20, Civic Center Plaza in downtown Santa Ana, open Monday through Thursday and every other Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Garden Grove (714) 741-5150 11277 Garden Grove Blvd. (at Civic Center Drive), Suite 101C, Garden Grove

Anaheim Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, (714) 765-4320 Affordable Housing Information Line, (714) 765-4300, ext. 4810 201 S Anaheim Boulevard, Suite 201, Anaheim, CA 92803-9987

Illumination Foundation Stanton (714) 507-2459, Orange (949) 273-0555

Bell Well OC 265 Anita Dr, Orange, Ca (714) 263-8751

Oasis, Mental Health Recovery for senior citizens with chronic mental illness. (714)399-3480 Email:,

OC HCA Behavioral Health Services, (855) 625-4657 for in-patient and out-patient services.

Newport Harbor Recovery, For men age 19-64 (949) 645-5775

Salvation Army ARC, (714) 758-0414

Charle Street Detox/First Step House, Costa Mesa CA 92628, Office: (949) 642-2941, For intake and general information:


Victoria’s Lighthouse,(714) 795-4993 Sober living home for women. $125/wk. Call for intake.

Anaheim Guest Home 127 W. Hill Place, Anaheim, CA. 92805, Beds: 40 Type: co-ed, Phone: (714) 776-3075, Contact Adult Outpatient Services: Anaheim , Program Phone: (714) 517-6300.

Beaconlight 1687 W. Beacon Avenue, Anaheim, CA. 92802, Beds: 6 Type: female, Phone: (714) 635-5625, Contact Adult Outpatient Services: Anaheim Program Phone: (714) 517-6300.

EMR Guest Home 11892 Gary St., Garden Grove, Ca 92640, Beds: 6 Type: male, Phone: (714) 636-3675, Contact Adult Outpatient Services: Westminster Program Phone: (714) 896-7566.

Build Futures (714) 907-7359, 18822 Beach Blvd. #211 (at Garfield), Huntington Beach 92648 Serves youth 18-24 with shelter, transitional housing and case management services. To refer, call or walk-in.

Casa Teresa, (714) 538-4860. Orange. Shelter for pregnant women 18+, structured program. Call for intake.

Collette’s Children’s Home, (714) 596-1380. Office in Huntington Beach. Single women and women with children, emergency shelter for 90 days, transitional housing for 6 mos., long-term housing assistance. Process: 1) Call for phone screening, 2) initial interview at office, 3) staff review, 4) intake interview & placement.

Families Assistance Ministries (Gilchrist House, FAMily House) (949) 492-8477, San Clemente. Provides transitional and rapid rehousing. Serves singles and families. Comprehensive case management services. Access point for Coordinated Entry. Email Cassandra or call to refer.

Families Forward, (949) 552-2727, Irvine. Serves parents with minor children. Provides emergency shelter, transitional shelter and long-term housing assistance, with comprehensive case management services. Access point for Coordinated Entry. Will travel to client for intake.

Friendship Shelter (949) 494-6928, 20652 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach Call the office on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM to complete a phone interview to secure a place on the waiting list.

H.I.S. House, (714) 993-5774. Placentia Transitional shelter, 4-month program for families & singles, $340 admission fee. Call for availability.

Grandma’s House of Hope, (714-833-5333) Call for intake/online application for housing. Single females without children only.

WISE Place (714) 542-3577, 1411 N. Broadway, Santa Ana CA 92706 Provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for women. Intakes done Wednesday mornings.

Mercy House, Costa Mesa: (714) 640-4442 between 11-2:00. Anaheim: (714) 640-4441 from 11-2:00. Santa Ana or any other Orange County city: (714) 836-7188×121 between 11-2:00. Housing and comprehensive supportive services for all.

OC Gateway to Housing, (949) 631-7213, 1300 Bristol St North, Newport Beach Rapid rehousing, transitional housing for families. Call and leave message for intake.

Pathways of Hope, (714) 680-3691, Anaheim Emergency, transitional & rapid-re-housing for families. Call to inquire.

Precious Life Shelter, (562) 431-5025 Los Alamitos Emergency, transitional and long-term housing for pregnant women

South County Outreach, (949) 380-8144, Lake Forest. Provides housing and rental assistance for families with minor children between Irvine and San Clemente. Call for appointment.

Stand Up for Kids (714) 356-5437, office located in Irvine. Serves youth 18-24 with shelter, transitional housing and case management services.

Thomas House Shelter, Hotline: (714) 647-7534, office: (714) 554-0357, Garden Grove Families (children of any age). Avg 9 months, parent must work full time (with 80% wages into savings), empowerment program. Call hotline, leave message if no answer.

Tustin Veteran’s Outpost (714)247-4300 Run by the Orange County Rescue Mission, the shelter provides transitional housing for veterans seeking self-sufficiency.

The Armory Santa Ana, (714) 836-7188, 612 E. Warner Ave, Santa Ana 92705 Emergency overnight shelter for adults Nov 18 thru April 15.

Friendship Shelter (949) 497-2959, 20652 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 5:00 PM – 10:00 AM every day.

CalFresh (Food Stamps) Apply Here:

Farmers’ markets for fresh veggies at affordable prices. Visit to find locations throughout Orange County. EBT Accepted/Market Match at local farmer markets.

OC Food Bank, (714) 897-6670 11870 Monarch Street, Garden Grove, CA 92841

Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, (949) 653-2900 Call 855-233-3362 to have a list texted to you Visit for a listing of pantries in any city 8014 Marine Way, Irvine, CA 92618

HIS Place Church, (714) 759-4207, 7751 Glencoe Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Thursday evening 5:30 meals, also distributes food boxes at 5 p.m.

Lighthouse Church, (949) 548-7161, 1885 Anaheim Ave, Costa Mesa Breakfast served Mon-Fri, Dinner Wed-Sun.

Someone Cares Soup Kitchen, 720 W. 19th St, Costa Mesa Meals served Monday–Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., breakfast provided Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 am.

Children’s Home Society of California, 333 South Anita Drive, Suite 350, Orange, CA 92868, (714) 456-9800.

For a list of licensed child care referrals, visit www.shs-ca.or/for-families/child-care-referrals.

Community Legal Aid So Cal 2101 North Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705, Phone: 800-834-5001 .

Covered California

Hurtt Family Health Clinic offers low cost medical services for underserved families in the Orange County areas of Tustin, Santa Ana and Anaheim. Our general medicine and primary care services include preventative healthcare, pediatric services, and individualized medical care; in a comfortable, patient-friendly setting. Appointments are mandatory. (714)247-0300 Link to patient forms/financial assistance/sliding scale application:

Planned Parenthood, (714) 922-4100, 601 W. 19th St, Costa Mesa Reproductive health care, nutrition services, and education programs for women and men, LGBTQ services regardless of personal circumstances or ability to pay.

Share our Selves (SOS)(949) 270-2100, 1550 Superior Ave, Costa Mesa, 92627 Provides full-scope primary care including preventive health care, urgent medical care, chronic disease management, mental health services, and same-day appointments

Central City Community Health Center1814-1820 West Lincoln, Anaheim, CA 92801 714-805-7719 *Appointments are Mandatory, Family Practice, OB/GYN, Dental, On-Site Pharmacy $: Medi-Cal Application Assistance, Sliding Scale, Free

Optometry Dr.Steven Yoo, 9042 Graden Grove Blvd #110, Garden Grove, Ca 92844, 714-530-6611, *Medi-Cal Needed

Dental SOS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, 1550 Superior Avenue Casta Mesa, CA 92627. Main Number:949.270.2100 Medical & Dental Fax:949.650.6976, $:Free, Sliding Scale, Medi-Cal application assistance

Melinda Hoag Center for Wellness (949) 764-6542, Serves low-income with no insurance or Emergency Medi-Cal only. 12 session limit.

OC Links is an information and referral phone and online chat service to help navigate the Behavioral Health Services (BHS) system within the Health Care Agency for the County of Orange. Please visit us at:

Straight Talk Clinic Non-profit, provides mental health services on a sliding scale. Metro Town Center, 3785 S Plaza Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92704 (714) 828-2000

Psychiatry Services Central City Community health center , 12511 Brookhurst Street(2nd Floor), Garden Grove, Ca 92840 , 714-643-7176, $:Medi-Cal,Sliding Scale, Free.

The Crossing Church, (949) 645-5050, 2115 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, 92627 Daily belongings check-in (storage), hot showers, breakfast and laundry services.

First Presbyterian Church, (714)534-2269, 11832 Euclid Street, Garden Grove, 92840 Showers, food and clothing (Tues/Thurs 6am-10am)

Fullerton First United Methodist Church, (714) 871-4115, 114 N Pomona Ave, Fullerton, 92382 Showers and laundry services (1st and 3rd Sat on the month 2pm-4pm)

Lighthouse Outreach Church, (949)548-7161, 1885 Anaheim Street, Costa Mesa, 92627 Showers, laundry, food, mail service, clothing

Laundry Love Coin laundry at 1913 Pomona, Ave, 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7-10 pm, Beach Coin at 19072 Beach (at Garfield), 2nd Wednesday, 6-10 pm, Provides coins, soap, clothes-washing assistance for homeless and low-income persons.

Project Self-S ufficiency 949-478-1914 307 Placentia Ave #203, Newport Beach, Ca 92663, Assists low-income single parents in Orange County achieve self-sufficiency through education and training. Must be attending college, not yet received a BA degree.

Access California Services, (714) 917-0440, 631 S. Brookhurst St #107, Anaheim Provides case management, support and assistance, focusing on Arab-American and Muslim-American population.

Costa Mesa Family Resource Center at the Melinda Hoag Smith Center for Healthy Living, 949-764-6542, 370 Placentia, Newport Beach 92663, Home to a wide-range of social services and assistance programs.

Project Hope Alliance, (949) 722-7863, 1954 Placentia Ave #202, Costa Mesa, CA, 92627 Serves families with children. Provides: Rental deposit assistance / Short-term rental subsidy / Utility assistance / Referrals to supplemental resources /Budgeting and financial coaching / Intensive case management for students and their parents / Transportation support / Food & hygiene items

Salvation Army,—services.html Provides a wide range of assistance. Visit website for locations and hours.

Society of St. Vincent De Paul in OC, Social services and emergency assistance provided. A wide range of services are administered. Some resources may provide financial aid for basic needs such as housing or utilities. Other assistance programs provide food, clothing, case management, and information on self-sufficiency such as job training. To services, locate local church near you, call for exact services offered.

Trelllis, (949) 422-5331. Costa Mesa-Resource referrals and connections to a wide-range of Costa Mesa services. Ian Stevenson, Director.

Downloadable Frequently Used SHIP Forms

Always Glad To YOU


Job Lead Log

Guests, when unemployed, must fill this form out daily


Strike Form

Guest are issued strikes for minor program infractions


Weekly Budget Form

Guests fill out one week in advance their projected income and expenses


Savings Account form

Money earned while in the program is kept tracked on this form


Work Schedule

Guests are to fill out their work schedules in advance for referencing by volunteers


SHIP Sign in / sign out sheet

All guests must sign in and sign out whenever they leave or arrive at SHIP.

Contact Us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Guest Applicants Please Call: