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Including: WIC, Community Assistance Program, Teen Pregnancy and Parenting, clinics, and any other elements. 
Visit: Riverside University Health Systems 

Visit: WIC (Riverside University Health Systems) 

If you are interested in job placement or training, please visit WorkForce Development Centers
Visit: WorkForce Development Center

DPSS provides assitance with cash aid/food stamps and Medi-cal. Programs are also referred to as CalWorks and CalFresh. 
Visit: Riverside County DPSS

Community Action Partnership offers assistances for taxes, disaster relief, utility assistance, and more.

Visit: Riverside County CAP

southern inland region child support collaborative

Promote parental responsibility to enhance the well-being of children by providing child support services to establish parentage and collect child support. 

Visit: Southern Inland Region Child Support Collaborative



Abuse Services

Child Abuse National Hotline
(800) 4-A-CHILD 
(24 hour service provides referrals for counseling; abuse reporting)

Child Abuse Reporting Hot Line San Bernardino County
(909) 384-9233
(24 hour service for reporting child/elder abuse/neglect)

Rape, Abuse, Incest Hotline (National Sexual Assault Hotline) 
(800) 656-4673
(24 hour service/counseling) 

Adults Molested as Children (AMAC) / Rape Crisis
(951) 686-7273
Provides support for sexual assault victims including accompaniment to hospital, counseling, and support group; adolescent males- "My Strength" program; batterers intervention; court mandated therapy. 

Inland Empire Sexual Assault Services
(909) 885-8884
24 hour rape assistance and counseling.

High Desert Office Sexual Assault Services
(760) 952-0041
444 North Arrowhead Ave. Suite 101 San Bernardino, CA 92401 
24 hour rape assistance and counseling.


(Agencies provide help to individuals with Addiction related issues)

National Drug/Alcohol Treatment
(800) 662- HELP
Provides referrals to drug/alcohol treatment programs and support groups in your area M-F 8-4:30.

Alcoholics Anonymous
(909) 825-4700
Inland Empire central office will refer to local meetings and times. 

San Bernardino County Drug/Alcohol Treatment
(909) 421-9465
Women's outpatient, non-residential services, co-occurring disorders, perinatal program.
Open M-F 8am to 5pm, Spanish spoken.

Riverside County Drug Abuse Program
(951) 955-2105
Sober living home, AA meetings, referrals, youth program for ages 13 and up.

(909) 824-1516
**Please call before coming.
(Help-line for families of alcoholics).

Narcotics Anonymous
(951) 652-5321
Spanish: (888) 622-4672

Cocaine Anonymous – Inland Empire
(951) 359-3895

National Problem Gambling Helpline
(800) 522-4700

California Problem Gambling Helpline
(800) 426-2537

Celebrate Recovery 
Christ centered 12-Step recovery Program. Support groups for all types of problems & addictions including: food, sex, or relationship addictions, co-dependency and chemical dependency.

Whiteside Manor
Toll-Free: (800) 300-7326
Evening/Weekend Admit: (951) 456-2743 

Anger Management Groups

(951) 687-9922
The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who have been court ordered to participate in a 26 or 52 week "Anger Management" program. Please be aware that this is not a court approved 52-week "Domestic Violence" group. Although it does address domestic violence, this is considered an anger management group not domestic violence. This class meets Tuesday Nights, 6:30PM-8:30PM. Cost is $30 per person, per session.

Alternatives to Domestic Violence
(951) 737-8410
The program is certified through the Riverside County Probation Department for the court-ordered program for perpetrators of domestic violence. No fee for CPS and DPSS referrals and sliding scale for self-referrals.



Community Crises Response Team
The Community Crises Response Team is a community-based mobile crisis response program for those experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

Response Teams

West Valley Region
Phone: 909-458-9628
Pager: 909-535-1316
24 hours a day 7/365 days a year

East Valley Region
850 E Foothill Blvd
Rialto CA, 92376
Phone: 909-421-9233
Pager: 909-420-0560
24 hours a day 7/365 days a year

High Desert Region
Phone: 760-956-2345
Pager 760-734-8093
365 Days a Year

24 hours a day 7/365 days a year Morongo Basin Region
Morongo Basin Mental Health Services
55475 Santa Fe Trail
Yucca Valley, CA 92284 (Entrance on Inca Trail)
24 Hour Crisis Line: 760-365-6558
24 Hours a day/ 365 days a year

Crises Walk-In Clinics

The Crisis Walk-In Clinics (CWIC) provide urgent mental health services to residents of the County of San Bernardino. CWIC provides crisis intervention, crisis risk assessments, medications, referrals to county, contract and community resources, education and when necessary evaluations for hospitalization. Consumers will be screened for appropriateness of service and will either be provided referrals or admitted in to CWIC for additional assessment. A consumer may meet the criteria to see a psychiatrist, which will be arranged same day for adults and an appointment will be scheduled for children. CWICs are open 24/7, with the exception of the CWIC in Rialto which operates Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Crisis Walk in Centers

CWIC Rialto.
850 E. Foothill Blvd.
Rialto, CA 92376
Monday thru Friday 8am to 10pm
Saturdays 8am to 5pm
Holidays 8am to 5pm

CWIC High Desert TeleCare. Inc.
16460 Victor St.
Victorville, CA 92395
24 hours a day/ 365 days a year

CWIC Morongo Basin
Morongo Basin Mental Health Services
55475 Santa Fe Trail
Yucca Valley, CA 92284 (Entrance on Inca Trail)
24 Hour Crisis Line: 760-365-6558

National Suicide Prevention Hotline Resource
1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK, the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline's national network of local crisis centers, provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night. 

Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
Cuando usted llama al número 1-888-628-9454, su llamada se dirige al centro de ayuda de nuestra red disponible más cercano. Cuando el centro contesta su llamada, usted estará hablando con una persona que le escuchará, le hará preguntas y hará todo lo que esté a su alcance para ayudarlo. Para información en español haga. 

(800) 78-CRIME 
24 hour service, felony crime-line; anonymous reporting; reward for convictions

Sexual Assault Services (24 hour crisis line)
National: (909) 656-4673
San Bernardino: (909) 885- 8884

Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center
(951) 686-7273
(24 hour hotline; English and Spanish)

Family Resource Center
(909) 381-3579
Private counseling center for adult survivors of sexual abuse
M-F 9:00 – 2:00

Run Away National Hotline (24 hours)
(800) RUN-AWAY
Crisis for youth and families; shelter referrals; transportation. 

AIDS California Hotline
(800) 367-2437
Provide HIV/ AIDS information and referrals; free testing; over the phone counseling available.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
(800) 273-TALK
(Hearing & Speech Impaired Line): (800) 799-4889
Trained volunteers & professional counselors that are there to listen.

Domestic Violence and Shelters for Women and Children

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

Crisis Line – Riverside
(951) 683-0829
24 hour domestic violence help; protective order assistance; counseling; outreach; shelter.

House of Ruth Hotline
(909) 988-5559
(24 hour hotline; individual/group counseling; phone support; legal advocate; shelter for women and children; DV counseling; food; English/Spanish;) 

Option House
(909) 381-3471
24 hour hotline; temporary DV women's shelters; support/outreach; free support groups, crisis education and self defense; assistance with protective order paperwork; English/Spanish

Safe House
(951) 351-4418
Crisis intervention for teens (11-17); runaways-24 hour emergency shelter for youth in crisis; individual, family and group therapy; in-facility school; family reunification. 

Doves of Big Bear Valley
(909) 866-1546 
24 hour hotline; provides women and families domestic violence shelter; individual counseling; support groups (parenting, anger management, women's writing….); legal assistance; protective order help.

Family Assistance Program
(760) 949-4357
Confidential emergency shelter for battered women and their children. Counseling, support groups, emergency food, and clothing, assistance with restraining orders

Victor Valley Domestic Violence
(760) 955-8723
(26 bed shelter for abused women and their children, outreach, TRO (temporary restraining order) assistance, parenting classes, children's program, support groups, etc. Spanish spoken. Maximum stay is 90 days.)

Shelter from the Storm, Inc.
(800) 775-6055 or (760) 328-7233 (SAFE)
Hotline advocates provide crisis counseling, safety planning, assistance with finding shelter, referrals to SFTS programs or other organizations, advocacy with the police, and other crucial services. (70 bed domestic violence shelter for battered women and their children, 45-day program, 5 outreach offices, 3 evening groups, parenting class, counseling)


Eating Disorders

Overeaters Anonymous
(909) 887-7972
Offers a 12-step recovery program for compulsive over-eating

Eating Disorders Hotline
(800) 841-1515
Provides referrals to programs and services in your area.

CRC health group eating disorder treatment finder:
(866) 690-7239

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

Eating Disorder Anonymous

Del Amo Hospital
(800) 533-5266
An intensive, 6-week outpatient recovery program for men and women with eating disorders, 3 evening sessions weekly, group session, yoga/body awareness group, art therapy, complimentary aftercare sessions.

Valenta, Inc.
(909) 771-8023
Provides treatment to assist individuals struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and various forms of these illnesses and combines medical and therapeutic treatments. Offers three levels of care to meet the needs of the community: partial hospitalization (PHP); intensive outpatient (IOP) and aftercare treatment for adults and adolescents.

Grief Resources

Loma Linda University Medical Center Bereavement Resources:

The Mourning Star Center 
Palm Desert (760) 836-0360
Victorville (760) 948-7249
Riverside (760) 948-7249
Banning (951) 845-8439
Serves children between the ages of 3 and 18, and their parents or other adult caregivers in ongoing grief support groups.

Always in my Heart RTS Support Group
(909) 558-7261
A support group for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death. Meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in room 129A at Loma Linda University Rehabilitation Institute and at the Mt. View Plaza, Suite #10 on the 4th Tues of every month from 9:30-11:30 am.

The Compassionate Friends
(877) 969-0010
A support group for parents who have lost children of any age. Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. held at First Baptist Church of Riverside.

Groups for adults:

Grief Recovery Grou
(909) 558-4367
Bereavement support groups for adults experiencing the death of a loved one. Sessions begin on the first Monday of January, April, July, and October. Meetings are offered in the afternoon or evening at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Grief Recovery Workshop
(951) 571-9090 x 2221
A seven-week workshop held twice yearly (January and June) for those who have lost a loved one; held at Grove Community Church in Riverside.

Adult Bereavement Support Group
(951) 274-0710
Call for meeting place and time. A Spanish speaking group is available.

Grief Recovery Support Group
(909) 425-1777
Group meets every Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church in Highland.

Suicide Aftercare Association
(909) 393-2563
Support group for those who have lost friends or relatives through suicide. Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in Chino Hills.

Survivors of Suicide Loss
(951) 679-2008
Anyone who has lost a family member or friend is invited to attend support group which meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday at 7:00 pm at The First Baptist Church in Sun City.


Family Planning Services

Birth Choice
(951) 699-9808
Offers pregnancy testing, information and assistance in Temecula.

San Bernardino Pregnancy Resource Center
Offers: Free pregnancy testing, resource referral, factual literature to help you make an informed and educated choice regarding your pregnancy, free Lending library, maternity clothes, Layette, baby clothing, diapers, wipes, etc., and Post Abortion Syndrome (PAS) help, free referral for adoption information, and prenatal and postnatal guidance and support.

  • Planned Parenthood, Riverside (888) 743-7526
  • Planned Parenthood, San Bernardino.(909) 890-5511
  • Planned Parenthood, Upland (909) 985-0065 

Pregnancy Counseling Services

Options United

Option Line


Veterans Resources

American Psychological Association
"Resilience in a Time of War: Homecoming". Online material to help those returning from military service, as well as their families

The Health Resource Center (HRC)
(909) 825-7084,
ext. 6197 or 1-(800)741-8387
Provides information on health, prevention and diseases that affect veterans today and has many support groups located in the Loma Linda VA Medical Center, first floor, room 1F20.

US Department of Veterans Affairs
California department of Veterans Affairs

Corona Vet Center
(951) 734-0525

San Bernardino Vet Center
(909) 801-5762
Offers: individual, group, marital, and bereavement counseling; assistance in applying for VA benefits; medical referrals/liaison with VAMS; employment referral/assistance from a Vet Rep with EDD; information and referral to community resources; sexual trauma counseling and referral; and community education.

The Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Additional Resources

Children's Treatment Services
(951) 358-4840
Outpatient counseling services for children located in Riverside

Emotions Anonymous
(909) 873-2273
12-step support group for men & women to become emotionally healthy

Inland Legal Services, Redlands
(909) 792-2762

Inland Legal Services, San Bernardino
(909) 884-8615
Provides legal services in the Inland Empire area who cannot afford an attorney

United Way San Bernardino County 211
211 offers a live operator, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for assistance with health care, child care, food, clothing, housing, counseling and support groups, parenting resources volunteer opportunities, community groups, and elder and disability services.

☕ Just Brewed! Coffee Break Episode 4 Featuring DPSS

With your host Nathan Hartel & Special Guests: Department of Public Social Services

Welcome to RivCoDCSS Season 3 Episode 4 Coffee Break Podcast and “all things child support” with Host Nathan Hartel, Deputy Director of Programs and Operations. Special Guest today is Marivel Castaneda, Sr. Program Specialist, and Alisa Smith, Supervising Employment Services Counselor from our Community Partner, Department of Social Services (DPSS). The focus of this podcast is the self-sufficiency programs offered by DPSS, including the Welfare to Work Program.

Click Here for more details!! 



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☕ Coffee Breaks Episode 3 with Special Guest First 5 Riverside!!!

with your host Deputy Director Nathan Hartel

It’s here! RivCoDCS’S Coffee Break Podcast, Episode 3 in our 3rd Seasons installment with our host Nathan Hartel, Deputy Director of Programs and Operations. In this podcast, we have Special Guest Tammi Graham, Executive Director for our community partner First 5 Riverside. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax, and listen to the podcast on our website, YouTube or subscribe to your podcast client! If you’ve never heard of First 5 you will be pleasantly surprised by their resources! 

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More COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for Riverside County Residents

Participants must register and have an appointment to get vaccinated

Riverside County residents who qualify are being encouraged to make an appointment to get their COVID-19 vaccination by signing up through the Riverside University Health System-Public Health website.
Hundreds of appointments are available through Friday at the four county-run clinics and those operated by Curative and OptumServe in Riverside County. Click on title for more information.

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Board of Supervisors Appoint New Health Officer

Riverside County News Release

During yesterday's closed session meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors appointed Dr. Geoffrey Leung as the county’s new health officer, effective immediately.
Dr. Leung has been an integral member of the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past year. Most recently, Dr. Leung has led the county’s Incident Management Team for the Riverside County vaccine rollout since December.

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Coffee Break's Episode 2 with Special Guest DPSS! Available Now! ☕

listen to our Expresso Shot! with Nathan Hartel & Department of Public Social Service (DPSS)

RivCoDCSS Coffee Break Podcast Season 3, Episode 2 with our host Nathan Hartel, Deputy Director of Programs and Operations is available now! This episode is an “Espresso Shot”, quick, over fast, but full of flavor and packs a punch! Information is shared about the RivCoDCSS helpful resource page and a new Job and Career Resource page.  Upcoming events are discussed!  Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and listen to the podcast on our website, youtube or subscribe on your podcast client! It’s an episode not to miss! 

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Coffee Break Podcast! New Season 3 is Here!

with Nathan Hartel

Riverside County Department of Child Support Services (RivCoDCSS) Season 3 will focus on our Community Partners and the Resources available to Riverside County residents. These Community Partners have the same ideals and commitment as RivCoDCSS to serve our clients and the community.

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New Services Fees


Starting in February 2021, all credit and debit card transactions will include a service fee. You have four (4) options to make a payment with your credit or debit card.


  • Credit and debit cards processed online will charge a 1.9% service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • Make an online payment now.

By phone:

  • Credit and debit cards processed over the phone will charge a 1.9% service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • Make a payment over the phone now at 1-866-901-3212 and select Option 1.

At your local child support agency:

  • Credit and debit cards processed through an automated payment kiosk will charge a 2.2% service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • To find out if your county has an automated payment kiosk available, check the listing on our Find A Local Office page. 

With PayPal:

  • There is a 2.49% ($3.95 minimum) service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • You will need your Participant ID number and a PayPal account.
  • Make a PayPal payment now.
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COVID-19 Updates

Get up to date information regarding COVID-19 changes. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, California Child Support Services realizes the impact this is likely to have on case participants.  We know that for some of you, the need for financial support for your children will continue or increase. Paying parents may be experiencing the financial hardship of lost wages and worrying about the penalties for missed payments.

For up to date information, click here:


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Respite Relief for Military & Veteran Caregivers (R&R Program)

Helping Hidden Heroes Amid COVID-19

What is the Respite Relief for Military and Veteran Caregivers Program?

The Respite Relief program is a no-cost service offered by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, CareLinx, Wounded Warrior Project, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and AARP. The program offers 24 hours of no-cost respite care to qualifying military and veteran caregivers. CareLinx and Wounded Warrior Project donated one million dollars each to stand up for this program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to offer additional support to military and veteran caregivers.

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Tags: Military

COVID-19: Electronic Service of Documents

COVID-19: Electronic Service of Documents (California Rules of Court Update)

Effective April 17, 2020, additional temporary rules have been added to the California Rules of Court in response to COVID-19. To sustain essential court services in California state court and to promote social distancing, the Judicial Council announced the adoption of an initial set of Emergency Rules to the California Rules of Court, which went into effect earlier this month on April 6, 2020.

All documents served on either party can be submitted electronically by sending an email to: ServicePortal@RivCo.org

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