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Alternative Help

Multiple 12 Step Help Lines

Illinois South Suburban Facilities

Disability Services

Food and Financial Assistance

HELP NUMBER AND/OR LINKS

 Alternative Help
bulletNational Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Headquarters, 12 West 21st St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10010, 800-622-2255.
bulletAlcoholics Anonymous World Services, 475 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10115, (212) 870-3400.
bulletFamilies Anonymous, P.O. Box 3475, Culver City, CA 90231, (310) 313-5800.
bulletCocaine Anonymous Service Offices, 3740 Overland Ave., Suite G, Los Angeles, CA 90034, (800) 347-8998.
bulletOffice on Smoking and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop K-50, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341.

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Multiple 12 Step Help Lines

bulletAA (Spanish) (818) 762-8939.
bulletAA Los Angeles (213) 936-4343.
bulletAA Los Angeles (Spanish) (213) 735-2089.
bulletAl-Anon/Ala-Teen Los Angeles County (818) 760-7122.
bulletAl-Anon/Ala-Teen Spanish, Los Angeles County, (310) 948-2190.
bulletCocaine Anonymous of the SFV, (818) 988-1777.
bulletCocaine Hotline, (800) 262-2463.
bulletCo-Anon (family and friends of cocaine users), (310) 859-2206.
bulletCo-Dependence Anonymous of the SFV (818)906-6608.
bulletIncest Survivor's Group, information and various weekly meetings, (818) 716-7188.
bulletMarijuana Anonymous, (800) 766-6779.
bulletNarcotics Anonymous of the SFV (818) 997-3822.
bulletNicotine Anonymous, (800) 642-0666.

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Alternative Help
bulletBattered Women/Children Hotline, (818) 887-6589.
bulletBecause I Love You, (818) 882-4881.
bulletChild Abuse Helpline (800) 540-4000 (24 Hour)
bulletBilingual Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, (800) 548-2722 (24 Hour).
bulletINFO LINE for community service referrals, shelter, food, medical, (800) 339-6993
bulletNational Runaway Switchboard (800) 621-4000.
bulletRape Hotline (24 Hours) (818) 793-3385.
bulletSuicide Prevention 24 Hour Choice Line (800) 824-6423.
bulletSuicide Prevention Center (301) 391-1253 (24 Hour).

 

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Illinois South Suburban Facilities
RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL                             800-435-4635
STEPS TO RECOVERY 708-403-0433
ADDICTION COUNCIL 708-201-7593
BILLS FAMILY 708-730-1143
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 708-418-8191
HOPE ASSISTANT PLAN 708-594-9714
INTERCEPT OLYMPIA FIELDS 708-747-8535  NO     IN-PATIENT
SAFE HOUSE 800-429-SAFE      
PALOS HOSPITAL 708-923-5788
HARGROVE 773-722-3113
CHOICES 708-614-6614
SUBURBAN RECOVERY CENTER 708-709-0517
S.  SUBURBAN COUNCIL 708-957-2854 HAZEL
708-349-8950 ORLAND PARK
INGALLS HOSPITAL 800-543-6543 PSYCH, AND BEDS
LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY 708-422-6200
ST. MARGARET'S OF INDIANA 219-865-2141


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Disability Services
bulletDirect Link for the disabled, Help and Information for disability- related needs.(800) 688-1603 (24 Hour).
bulletNational Rehabilitation Information Center, Information and referrals to services, (800) 277-0216.
bulletRIDE INFO Paratransit Referral Service, arranges for transportation under the voucher program, (800) 431-7882.
bulletSocial Security and Medicare Eligibility Information, (800) 772-1213, TDD (for deaf callers) (800) 288-7185.

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Food and Financial Assistance

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Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services, Information on General Relief (GR), Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC), Food Stamps, Medical and other forms for financial assistance, (213) 744-6623.

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SHARE Southern California, cash, money order or food stamps for two hours of volunteer work each month, (800) 773-7427.

bulletINFO LINE of Los Angeles, referrals to emergency food programs and emergency housing. (800) 339-6993 (24 Hour).

AA Phone Numbers World-wide listing.

Serenity Found - Main AA Numbers

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HELP NUMBER AND/OR LINKS:
Action, Parent and Teen Support 1-800-282-5660
Hours: 24 hrs
1-888-MARIJUANA 1-888-MARIJUANA * 1-888-627-4582
Hours: 24 hrs
AIDS Hotline (USA) (800)FOR-AIDS
AIDS Treatment Data Network - 1-800-734-7104
Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics (800) 344-2666
Source: MHN
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline 1-800-729-6686
Source: MHN
Alcohol and Drug Helpline (800) 821-4357
Source: MHN
Alcohol Hotline (800) 331-2900
America's Crisis Pregnancy Helpline (800) 67-BABY-6
American Health Assistance Foundation 1-800-437-2423
Anorexia and Bulimia Crisis (800)227-4785
Be Sober Hotline (800) 237-6237
Canine Companions 1-800-572-BARK
Cocaine Anonymous (800) 347-8998
Consumer Credit Counseling Services - 1-800-388-2227
Crisis Helpline (800) 233-4357
Depression Awareness, Recognition and Treatment Helpline 1-800-421-4211
Donated Dental Services 1-888-471-6334
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund 1-800-466-4232
Drug Abuse Information and Referral Line (800) 662-HELP
Eat Right Hotline 1-800-231-3438
Families Anonymous (800) 736-9805
Family Support Network (800) TLC-0042
Grief Recovery Helpline (800) 445-4808
HEATH Resource Center 1-800-544-3284 (voice/TDD); fax: (202)833-4760
International Association for Marriage and Family Counselors 1-800-545-AACD or (703)823-9800; fax: (703)823-0252
Medicare Hotline 1-800-MEDICARE
Medicare+ Choice Helpline Assistant 1-800-MEDICARE (English/Spanish); TDD: 1-877-486-2048
National Center For Learning Disabilities 1-888-575-7373 or (212)545-7510; fax: (212)545-9665
National Center on Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1-888-644-6226
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information 1-800-729-6686 or (301)468-2600 (English/Spanish); TTY: 1-800-487-4889 or (301)230-2867; fax: (301)468-6433
National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependency 1-800-622-2255
National Council on Problem Gambling 1-800-522-4700 or (202)547-9204; fax: (202)547-9206
National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233
Source: MHN
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233; TDD: 1-800-787-3224
Source: SHSB
National Eye Care Project 1-800-222-3937
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm PT
Source: SHSB
National Foundation for Depressive Illness 1-800-248-4344
National Help Line for Substance Abuse (800) 262-2463
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease 1-800-243-7644
National Institute of Mental Health Information Line 1-800-647-2642
National Institute on Drug Abuse 1-888-644-6432 (English-Spanish)
Source: SHSB
National Institute on Drug Abuse 1-888-644-6432 (English/Spanish)
Source: SHSB
National Library of Medicine 1-888-346-3656
Marrow Donor Program 1-800-627-7692, 1-800-654-1247 or 1-800-526-7809
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm CT
Source: SHSB
National Mental Health Association 1-800-969-6642
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm ET
National Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network 1-800-789-CMHS
National Organization for Rare Disorders 1-800-999-6673; (203)746-6518 in CT
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm ET
National Parent-To-Parent Support and Information System 1-800-651-1151; or (828)494-5415; fax: (828)494-5414
National Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-HIT-HOME
OCD Literature Request Line 1-800-639-7462
Office for Civil Rights 1-800-368-1019 or (202)863-0100 in Washington, DC
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm ET
Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center - 1-800-627-6873
Office on Smoking and Health 1-800-232-1311 or (770)488-5705
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm ET
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund - 1-800-873-9569
Paget's Foundation 1-800-237-2438 or (212)509-5335; fax: (212)509-8492
Paralyzed Vets of America 1-800-424-8200
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm ET
Patient Advocate Foundation - 1-800-532-5274 or (757)873-6668; fax: (757)873-8999
People's Medical Society 1-800-624-8773 (book orders) or (610)770-1670 (free literature)
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm ET
Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance Directory Line 1-800-762-4636
Planned Parenthood 1-800-829-7732 * 1-800-230-7526 (referrals); 1-800-829-7732 (admin)
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm
Poison Control (800) 876-4766
Source: MHN
Pregnancy Hotline 1-800-848-5683: fax: (609)848-2380
Hours: 24 hrs
Rape & Abuse & Incest National Network (800) 656-HOPE
SAFE (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) Alternative Information Line 1-800-DONT-CUT (800-366-8288)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hotline (800) 227-8922
Source: MHN
Shoplifters Anonymous (800) 848-9595
Source: MHN
SNAP (Special Needs Advocate for Parents) 1-888-310-9889 or (310)201-9614; fax: (310)201-9889
Source: SHSB
Social Security 1-800-772-1213
UAB Eat Right - 1-800-231-3438
Hours: Mon-Wed, 8am-4pm CT
Source: SHSB
United Student Aid Funds     1-800-428-9250
Source: SHSB
United Way    (800) 204-2803

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