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Family Support Resources

Resources for Families from LBUSD-OSSS

Below are some helpful resources from LBUSD's Office of School Support Services (OSSS). It is encourages that you save these resources so you can easily reference them should you or a family member need help. (These will be posted on Prisk's website and be moved in next week's Newsletter to the section for future reference below.)

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    (800-273-8255) or text 988 to talk to a Crisis Text Line counselor.

  • Disaster Distress Helpline
    Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies.

  • Jewish Family & Children's Service
    (562) 427-7916 - Individual, family, couples and group counseling is available depending on your particular situation and needs. Our intake specialists will speak with you and pair you with a counselor who can respond with compassion to your specific needs. The fees for JFCS’ services are based on a sliding scale. We accept many PPO plans and Health Net.

  • Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
    Access Center 24/7 Helpline; (800) 854-7771; (562) 651-2549 TDD/TTY

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    (800) 950-6264; Monday-Friday, 10 am to 6 pm ET; Text NAMI TO 741741

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    (800-799-7233) - For survivors of domestic abuse, staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 may further compromise survivors’ safety. The link above provides specific tips for survivors in regards to creating safety plans and reaching out for help.

  • Teen Line
    (310) 855-4673 or Text TEEN to 839863. Teen Line was created in 1980 by a group of mental health professionals who, through their personal work with teenagers, realized that a more inclusive approach to adolescent mental health was needed. After extensive research and consultation, TEEN LINE – a teen-to-teen hotline with community outreach services – was born.

  • Trevor Project
    (866) 488 -7386 or text START to 678678. A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

  • The LGBTQ Center - Long Beach:
    (562) 434-4455. The Center is committed to providing services to the LGBTQ community and approach treatment with an emphasis on trauma, anxiety, and/or depression informed by experiences of external and internalized homo-bi-trans-phobia.

Long Beach Unified School District partnered with Care Solace to support the well-being of our community. If you or a family member are looking for help with mental health or substance use, Care Solace can help you quickly find treatment options matched to your needs, regardless of the circumstance. This is a complimentary and confidential care coordination service provided by Long Beach Unified School District. If you would like to use Care Solace to help you find a mental health care provider:

  • Call 888-515-0595. Support is available 24/7/365 in over 200 languages.

  • Visit and either search on your own or click “Book Appointment” for assistance by video chat, email, or phone.