COMMUNITY RESOURCE INFORMATION

AVUHSD SCHOOL SITE CONTACT INFORMATION

Academies of the Antelope Valley (AAV)

SOAR Prep Academy Virtual Academy
6300 West Avenue L Lancaster CA
(661) 943-2091

Knight Prep Academy
37423 70th Street East Palmdale CA
(661) 575-1004 or (661) 456-4711

Palmdale Prep Academy
2270 East Avenue Q
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 274-4619

Antelope Valley High School (AVHS)
44900 Division Street
Lancaster, CA
(661) 948-8552

Desert Pathways (DPHS)
6300 W Ave. L
Quartz Hill, 93536
(661) 722-4752

Desert Winds Continuation High School (DWHS)
45030 3rd Street East
Lancaster, CA
(661) 948-7555

Eastside High School (EHS)
 3200 East Avenue J-8 Lancaster, CA
(661) 946-3800

Highland High School (HHS)
39055 25th Street West
Palmdale, CA
(661) 538-0304

 

Knight High School (KHS)
37423 70th Street East Palmdale, CA
(661) 533-9000

Lancaster High School (LNHS)
44701 N. 32nd St. West
Lancaster, CA
(661) 726-7649

Littlerock High School (LHS)
10833 East Avenue R Littlerock, CA
(661) 944-5209

Palmdale High School (PHS)
2137 East Avenue R
Palmdale, CA
(661) 273-3181

Phoenix Community Day School (PxHS)
228 E Ave H-8
Lancaster, CA (661) 729-3936

Quartz Hill High School (QHHS)
6040 West Avenue L
Quartz Hill, CA
(661) 718-3100

R. Rex Parris Continuation High School (RRPHS)
38801 Clock Tower Plaza Dr.
Palmdale, CA (661) 274-1230

SOAR High School (SOAR)
3041 West Avenue K
Lancaster, CA
(661) 722-6509

CRISIS SERVICES AND HOTLINES

211 LA County Community Resources — www.211LA.org

60 Day Emergency Shelter 24 hr hotline — (661) 945-6736

American Red Cross (661) 267-0650
2715 E Ave P, Palmdale, CA 93550

California Youth Crisis Line — (800) 843-5200

Child Abuse Hotline (DCFS) — (800) 540-4000

Domestic Violence Hotline — (661) 945-6736

Psychiatric Mobile Response Team (PMRT) — (800) 854-7771

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours hotline — (800) 273-8255
(for yourself or someone else)

Teen Care Line — (800) TLC-TEEN

Youth Support Association (YSA) — (661) 949-6615
Teen talk line and phone friend.

 

RESOURCES FOR SEXUAL ABUSE

Cherished-(661) 214-3020
2010 West Ave-K Lancaster, CA 93536

Children of the Night (24hr runaway hotline) — (800) 551-1300

Sexual Assault Response Service Hotline — (661) 723-7273

Sexual Assault Response Services SARS — (661) 949-6143
Sexual Assault, Anti-Bullying Program, Teen Dating Violence, Human Trafficking Education, Free Evening Counseling

Valley Oasis — (661) 945-6736 or (661) 945-5509

 

DISTRICT COUNSELING SERVICES

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SERVICES BELOW, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELING OFFICE.

Social/Emotional Support
Including Individual Counseling, Conflict Resolution, Anger Management, Healthy Relationships, Depression/Coping Skills, Family Issues, Grief/Loss, Anxiety/ Stress, Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco Use, Peer Pressure, Life Skills, Self Esteem, Bullying/Suicide prevention, Foster Youth support, Community Referrals.

Academic Support
Including Freshman/New Student Orientation, Study Skills Workshop, Academic Reviews/Probation, Standardized Testing Workshops, 4 & 6 yr. plans, Parent-Teacher Conferences.

College/Career Support
Including Career Exploration, College Applications, FAFSA, Post HS Options, and Scholarship Research Assistance Individual Support, Workshops, Classroom Presentations.

 

SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health professionals can only provide services at AVUHSD schools, if an agreement between the district and agency has been Board approved.

Child & Family Guidance Center: Desert Pathways, Eastside High School, Highland High School, Knight High School, Littlerock High School, Palmdale High School

Children’s Bureau: AV High School

Hathaway-Sycamore: Desert Winds High School, Lancaster High School, Phoenix High School, Quartz Hill High School, R.Rex Parris High School

 

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Alafia — (661) 940-9094
Serves Children 0-18, Medi-Cal required

Bartz-Altadonna Community Health Center — (661) 874-4050
43355 Gingham Avenue, Suite 104/105, Lancaster, CA 93535
Medical Care, Adult Mental Health, Family Planning, Parenting, Medication Assistance, HIV & STD Testing & Services

Child & Family Guidance Center — (661) 265-8627
40005 10th Street West, Suite 106 Palmdale, CA 93551
Out Patient Services for Children 0-18yrs with Emotional Problems, Child/Youth Crisis Response Services, 24hr Emergency Consultation, Intensive Home Services for Children/ Families
www.childguidance.org

Children’s Bureau Regional Office — (661) 949-0131
921 W. Avenue J, Suite C, Lancaster, CA 93534

Children’s Center of the Antelope Valley — (661) 949-1206
45111 Fern Ave., Lancaster, CA 93534
www.ccav.org

DMH—A.V Kidz Connection— (661) 223-3800
2323 East Palmdale Blvd. Suite-A, Palmdale, CA 93550
dmh.lacounty.gov

Hathaway-Sycamores-(661) 942-5749
44738 Sierra Highway Lancaster, CA 93534
www.hathaway-sycamores.org

Kayla’s Place- (661)-949-3269
1150 W. Ave I Lancaster, CA 93534
Trauma counseling services

Masada Homes — (661) 726-5500
314 East Avenue K-4, Suite 104, Lancaster, CA 93535
Outpatient Services & Therapeutic Behavioral Services
www.masadahomes.org

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) — (661) 341-8041
44349 Lowtree Avenue Ste. 104, Lancaster, CA 93534
Education Programs, 10 Week Peer-to-Peer Course, Recovery Support groups. Spanish speaking courses available

Optimist Community Mental Health — (661) 575-8395
520 West Palmdale Blvd. Unit D, Palmdale, CA 93551
Therapy/Psychiatric Services for children
www.oyhfs.org

Pathways Community Services-(661) 341-3900
44285 Lowtree Ave. Lancaster, CA 93534

Penny Lane Antelope Valley — (661) 266-4783
43520 Division St, Lancaster, CA 93534
Mental Health Services, Family Preservation, Mentor Program, Residential Treatment, Transitional Housing, Wraparound
www.pennylane.org

 

LGBTQ RESOURCES

Los Angeles LGBT Center- (323)-993-7400

OUTreach Center (LGBT community center) — (661) 92-PRIDE (7-7433)
108 West Avenue K, #113, Lancaster, CA 93534
Youth Group, Individual or Family Counseling, Transgender Support Group.

RISE (LGBTQ)-(323) 993-7400
1625 North Schrader Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028
www.lalgbtcenter.org

 

OTHER COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) — (661) 428-4375
P.O. Box 1328, Rosamond, CA 93560
BACA’s mission is to help children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live, by providing group support for the child during stressful times.

Change Lanes — (661) 948-2555
43845 10th st. West Unit: 1D, Lancaster, CA 93534
Anger management, parenting classes, substance abuse classes

Daystar Mini-treats — (661) 547-4238
716 W. Kettering St., Lancaster, CA 93534
Agriculture-Based Programs, Drug and Alcohol Recovery, Pregnancy Program

Grace Resources Center — (661) 940-5272
45134 Sierra Highway, Lancaster, CA 93534
Food, Clothing, Shelter, Parenting & Computer Classes, Assistance with Monitored Visits & Safe Exchange
Graceresources.org

Greater Valley Immigration Services — (661) 272-1424
1305 East Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale, CA 93550
Immigration, Students Deferred Action and Citizenship

Independent Living Center of So. Cal. — (661) 942-9726
606 East Avenue K-4, Lancaster, CA 93535
Serves persons with disabilities of all ages.

Regional Center — (661) 945-6761
43210 Gingham Ave., Lancaster, CA, 93535
Offers services for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Torres Martinez Tribal TANF — (661) 466-1100
460 W. Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale, CA 93551
Provides assistance for Native American families
www.TMTANF.org

VIDA Program (LA Co. Sheriff’s Dept) — (661) 949-6585 or (661) 265-8910
16 week program for at medium to high risk non-violent youth,
www.vida.la

RESOURCES FOR TOBACCO, DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE

Acton Rehabilitation — (661) 223-8700

Antelope Valley Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependency — (661) 948-5046

AV Council on Alcohol & Drug Dependency — (661) 948-5046

Action Family Counseling — (800) 367-8336

Al –A– Teen (Support for Teens) — (661) 274-9353

Alcoholics Anonymous — (661) 945-5757

California Smokers’ Help Line — (800) NO-BUTTS

High Desert Recovery Services — (661) 940-3549

New Directions Alcohol and Drug Services — (661) 802-7167

Tarzana Treatment Centers of the AV — (661) 726-2630

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

California Department of Education (CDE) — (916) 319-0800
www.cde.ca.gov

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) — (661) 723-2272
Advocate for foster children.

Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS)
Palmdale - 39959 Sierra Hwy., Palmdale, CA 93550 — (661) 223-4200
Lancaster - 300 E Ave. K6, Lancaster, CA 93535 — (661) 471-1001

Department of Social Services (DPSS)
Cal-Works for Families — (866) 613-3777
General Relief for Individual — (661) 974-9883

Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) — (562) 922-6111
www.lacoe.edu

AV CLINICS & PRENATAL/ PREGNANCY RESOURCES

Covered CA — (800) 300-1506
www.allinforhealth.org or www.coveredca.com

Antelope Valley Community Clinics — (661) 942-2391
Urgent Care, Health & Wellness in Palmdale & Lancaster, Services: Pediatric, Dental, Exams, Pharmacy, Immunizations, WIC Exams, Primary Health Care
www.avclinic.org

Antelope Valley Hospital — (661) 949-5000
Mental Health Unit — (661) 949-5250
1600 W Ave. J, Lancaster, CA 93534

Antelope Valley Hospital OB Clinics
44439 17th Street West, Suite 104, Lancaster — (661) 726-6180
38350 40th Street East, Suite 200, Palmdale — (661) 726-6325
Family Planning, Pregnancy Test, Prenatal Care, and assistance with Medi-Cal

Antelope Valley Partners for Health — (661) 942-4719
44226 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534

AV Wellness Coalition — avph.org

Antelope Valley Public Health Center — (661) 471-4860
335-B East Avenue K-6, Lancaster, CA 93535
Prenatal, Immunizations, Family Planning, & TB/STD Tests

Care Net Women’s Resource Center — (661) 729-4277
44733 N. 10th St. West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Abstinence Education, Pregnancy Tests, Counseling, Limited Ultrasounds, Mentoring
www.avcarenet.com

DMH- Palmdale Mental Health — (661) 947-3333
2720 East Palmdale Blvd. Suite 129, Palmdale, CA 93550
Individual Counseling, Bilingual services available

Family Focus Resource Center — (661) 945-9598
Assistance for parent and caregivers of children with developmental delays, Parent to Parent Mentoring, IEP Training, Support groups, Lending Library

LA County High Desert Regional Health Ctr — (661) 471-4000
335 East Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93535
Primary, Specialty, & Emergency services, Urgent Care 8:00am to midnight
www.dhs.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dhs/highdesert

M.E.N.F.O.L.K. (Males Encouraging Nurturing For the Ongoing Link to Kinship) — (661) 273-4710
975 East Avenue P-8, Palmdale, CA 93550
A fathers and males support group for any male that has a role in a child’s life.

South Valley Medical Center (7:30—Midnight) — (661) 225-3050
38350 40th Street East, Suite 100, Palmdale, CA 93552
Urgent Care Exams, X-Rays, Lab

Tarzana Treatment Centers/Family Medical — (661) 723-4829
907 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA 93534
Primary Care, Domestic Violence, Rehabilitation, HIV/AIDS, and Mental Health services
www.tarzanatc.org

Wesley Health Centers – (661) 942-2391
45104 10th St W, Lancaster
2151 E Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale
37926 47th St E, Palmdale
Health care, Behavioral Health

Women’s Clinic of Antelope Valley — (661) 947-0400
1334 East Palmdale Blvd. Suite E, Palmdale, CA 93550
Free Pregnancy Testing, Counseling, Financial Help, and Parenting Support
www.womensclinicav.com

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) — (661) 949-5805
701 W Ave. K Suite 104, Lancaster, CA 93534
Supplemental Program
www.wicworks.ca.gov

Youth Support Association — (661) 949-6615
918 West Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93534
Teen parenting classes, STD Prevention, & Anger Management

ADULT AND EMANCIPATED YOUTH SERVICES

A Second Wind Violence Prevention Project (Adult) — (661) 947-6642
Court ordered or volunteer, Domestic Violence, Anger Management

America’s Job Center of California — (661) 265-7421
38510 Sierra Hwy, Palmdale, CA 93550
Job Development, Resume Workshop, On the Job Training, Career Counseling
www.cityofpalmdale.org/AJCC

Anger Intervention Services (Adult) — (661) 418-3649
Anger Management Classes, Parenting Classes, and Domestic Violence Classes for Perpetrators

Antelope Valley Transit Authority — (661) 945-9445
422 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Local Transit and Dial a Ride van services to disabled persons and seniors over 65

Antelope Valley WorkSource Center (661) 726-4128
1420 West Ave. I, Lancaster, CA 93534
Access to Job Leads, Computers with Internet Access, Fax & Copy Machines, Interview Preparation, Job Corps Services, Job Search Workshops, Resume Preparation, Typing Test Certifications, Youth Employment Opportunity Program and Wi-Fi

Antelope Valley Self-Help Legal Access Center-Neighborhood Legal Services —
(800) 433-6251

42011 4th Street West 3rd Floor, Room 3700, Lancaster, CA 93534

AV Saving Grace (DV Survivor Adult Services) — (661) 200-4362

BARK-Suicide Prevention and Educational Services for Parents
www.bark.us

Break Through Parenting –
Joyce Kearin (661) 209-9939 or Anna Torres (661) 524-3336
44817 Fern Avenue, Lancaster 93534
Yes2parenting.com
12 lesson parenting course

CalWorks Outreach/Legal — (661) 723-7772
P.O. Box 2980, Lancaster, CA 93539
Family Law, Domestic Violence

The Catalyst Foundation — (661) 948-8559
44758 Elm Ave., Lancaster, CA 93534
Information, Referrals, Transportation, STD/HIV Testing Referrals, Employment Training, and HOPWA Housing Assistance, Title IV

Cedarwood Counseling (Adult)-(661) 945-7608
Domestic Violence, Parenting, Substance Abuse, Anger Management

Child Care Resource Center — (866) 674-5437
250 Grand Cypress Ave., Palmdale, CA 93551
Lending Library, Health & Nutrition Training, Disaster Preparedness, Subsidized Childcare
www.ccrcca.org

Effective Black Parenting Class Children’s Bureau -  (661) 341-3341

Desert Vineyard (661) 947-2222
509 East Palmdale Blvd. Suite G., Palmdale, CA 93550
Parenting Classes, Anger Management, Overcomers Outreach, and DV Classes/Survivors

Friends Outside — (661) 728-0844
44750 60th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93536
Assist in improving quality of life of families, children and communities impacted by incarceration, to assist with successful reentry.

Hope for Anger, Hope for Change — (661) 733-0095
Domestic Violence, Anger Management, Batterer program
www.hope4anger.com

Mental Health America — (661) 726-2850
506 West Jackman Street, Lancaster, CA 93534
Serves Individuals 18 & Over
www.mhala-aves.com

Metrolink www.metrolinktrains.com
Lancaster – 44812 N. Sierra HWY, Lancaster Ca 93534
Palmdale – 39000 Clock Tower Plaza Dr., Palmdale, CA 93550

Olive Support Services (Adult) — (661) 941-8688
Life Skills for TAY

People Ready — (661) 267-0773
190 Sierra Court Suite C1, Palmdale, CA 93550
Employment opportunities in areas such as Construction, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Retail, and Hospitality.
www.laborready.com

Pro-Care Hospice — (661) 951-1146
42442 10th St. West Suite E, Lancaster, CA 93534
Grief Support Group for adults, Walk-Ins are welcome, Hospice Services

Project Fatherhood
Keith Blyn – (661) 471-1061
Caleb Beyah – (661) 223-4163

Raising Our Children’s Kids (R.O.C.K.) — English (661) 478-1881 — Spanish (661) 466-6294
24hr access to Emergency Support, Weekly Support Groups, Advice and Advocacy to Kinship Caregivers, Referrals to the Kinship Orientation and Foster/ Kinship

Saint Vincent De Paul — (661) 942-3222
45058 Trevor Avenue, Lancaster, CA 93534
Food Bags, Meals, Clothes

South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES) — (661) 267-5191
1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale, CA 93550
Food & Transportation Programs, Motel Vouchers, Back to School Supplies, Assist Emancipated/Foster Youth
www.cityofpalmdale.org/residents/SAVES

United Community Action Network (UCAN) — (661) 948-3000
44231 Division St, Lancaster, CA 93535
Soup Kitchen, Drug & Alcohol Counseling, Anger Management, Community Service
www.ucanav.org

Valley Oasis — (661) 945-6736 or (661) 945-5509
Domestic Violence support services www.valleyoasis.org
Therapy Services surrounding violence and abuse

 

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DISCLAIMER: The Antelope Valley Union High School District does not in any way endorse the community providers listed. These resources are for your information to use at your own convenience.

Updated: 8/2019