Community Resources

C.H.O.C.  
Telephone: (714) 532-7900 Website: www.choc.org
Is dedicated to providing comprehensive primary pediatric care to children from age 0 through 18 years of age. CHOC’s community clinics offer: Preventative care, School & Sports Physicals, Care of chronic conditions, Treatment of acute Illnesses, Case management, Health education, Immunizations, WIC. Some insurance plans are accepted and programs are available for low-income families. Appointments are necessary!

Healthy Families  
Telephone: (714) 532-7902 Websitehttp://healthyfamilies-ca-gov.us/
Is a medical insurance program that provides comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage for newborns up to age 19 who are CA residents and US Citizens and who are currently not covered by health care insurance. When you call Healthy Families, please leave your name, home & cell number, city you live in and best time for an appointment.

Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County  
Telephone: (714) 532-7935 Websitewww.healthysmilesoc.org
Offers low-cost dental treatment services for children ages 0-18. Some insurance plans are accepted and programs are available for low-income families. The Tooth Fairy Learning Center provides hands on interactive education in areas of oral health to school groups, community youth groups and patients. Smile Line OC provides information for families on oral health, access to dental services, insurance application assistance, transportation services, and referrals to a pediatric dentist.

Boys & Girls Club of GG                                                                                                                                                                Websitewww.bgcgg.org                                                                                                                                                            We continue to expand upon our collaboration with Garden Grove Unified School District to provide After School Enrichment Programs at ten additional school sites and REACH for Literacy (Reading Education for Adults and Children) English language instruction for parents, offering language instruction and homework assistance to children 2 years old to 8th grade. REACH hopes to increase the literacy in the home, empowering parents as their child’s first and most important role models. Please visit the website for telephone contact information.

Magnolia Park Family Resource Center 
Telephone(714) 530-7413
Website: http://www.ci.garden-grove.ca.us/?q=commserv/familyresource/magnoliapark
Information & Referral Information about services and emergency assistance throughout the area. Free and confidential help is only a phone call away. Resource Library Hundreds of brochures and books available free, or to lend, to help you learn more about common health and wellness issues, family dilemmas, educational resources and other support options. Counseling Services Short-term counseling and referrals, women support group. Parenting Classes Six-week series for parents of elementary school aged children. Health ServicesClasses, information and insurance enrollment assistance. Health Care Access Program WIC information, free immunization clinics, free home health visits for new moms, medical screenings & doctor referrals, Health Families Insurance and medical enrollment. Support Services for Adoptive Families Monthly children activity groups, educational workshops, and family fun activities. All programs and services are free of cost and are in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Educational Opportunities Magnolia Park family Resource Center provides a variety of free educational workshops and special events through out the year.

Hope Institute
Telephone: (714) 432-0020
Websitehttp://www.hopeinstitute.org
Are you a frustrated parent at the end of his or her rope? Raising a troubled teenager that suffers from some or all of the following problems: misbehaving, lying, stealing, ditching school, arguing, running away, drinking alcohol, using prescription drugs, using over-the-counter drugs, smoking marijuana? Is your child’s behavior keeping him or her from growing up and becoming a success? There is help through an outpatient program, in Orange County, called The Hope Institute. Not only do they work with the teenagers, but also, support the parents in coping with the insanity of it all.”

Orange County 211
Telephone: 2-1-1 Websitehttp://www.211oc.org                                                                                                                    Are you or is someone you know dealing with financial difficulties? Need help with rent or utilities? In need of child care or seeking help with an aging parent? Looking for affordable housing, medical care or after school programs?

By dialing 2-1-1, you reach a free, 24-hour information and referral helpline linking you to thousands of local health and human service programs in Orange County, CA. Staffed 24 hours per day by caring, experience and trained specialists, 2-1-1 Orange County connects you directly with help for:

  • Food
  • 24-hour Crisis and Suicide Counseling
  • Youth and Child Care Issues
  • Transporation
  • Shelter
  • Government Assistant Programs
  • And Many More
  • Housing and Utilities
  • Physical and Mental Health Services
  • Elder Services
  • Substance Abuse
  • Parental Care
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Care