If you or a loved one is in crisis, or you are simply looking for a point in the right direction on financial or family issues, there are many resources in Monterey County at your disposal. The following is a list helpful (often free) community-based resources to assist you:

General Family

•    Shelter Outreach Plus or call their 24-hour Family Helpline – (800) 339- 8228
•    Community Human Services or call their 24-hour Crisis Line – (800) 696- 0610
•    YWCA Monterey County or call their 24-hour Crisis line – (831) 372- 6300
•    Kinship Center or call their toll-free number – (800) 454- 6744
•    Monterey County Department of Social and Employment Services or call their Child Abuse Reporting Hotline – (800) 606-6618

Financial Help
•    Monterey County Department of Social and Employment Services
•    Housing Resource Center
•    United Way of Monterey County
•    Catholic Charities
•    Army Community Service

Counseling Services
•    United Way 211 Project or call their 24-hour Crisis Help Line – dial 211
•    Community Human Services
•    Catholic Charities
•    Compassion Pregnancy Center
•    The Village Project

Free or Low-Cost Legal Assistance
•    Superior Court of California, Monterey County Self-Help Center
•    Monterey County Bar Lawyer Referral Service
•    California Rural Legal Assistance
•    Monterey County Department of Child Support Services
•    California Department of Consumer Affairs

•    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement or call the ICE hotline (1-888-351-4024)
•    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services  or USCIS’s hotline at 1-800-375-5283
•    Department of Homeland Security

If you have any questions regarding your case, please contact us to schedule an initial consultation at one of our conveniently located offices.