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Black Women for Wellness is committed to health and well-being of Black women and girls. Please take the time to care for your own mental health and wellbeing, and reach out to others with kindness and compassion.

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Name: Alcohol Rehab Guide

Phone: (800) 586-9670

Services: Inpatient Rehab, Outpatient Rehab, Alcohol Counseling, Teen Alcohol, Rehab, Faith Based, Treatment


Name: A New Way of Life Reentry Project

Phone: (323) 563-3575

Address: 9512 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90002

Services: Provide individual healing, family reunification, housing and support to formerly incarcerated women for community re-entry. Counseling services for program participants.


Name: College Medical Center

Contact: George Dixon, Community Liaison Director

Phone: (562) 997-2000

Address: 2776 Pacific Ave. Long Beach, CA, 90806

Services: Outpatient program, assessment, group therapy and individual counseling

Insurance accepted: Medicare and Managed Care ONLY, Medi-Cal not accepted


Name: Denise Williams, LMFT
Well-Play Counseling & Wellbeing Center

Phone: (424) 226-6172

Address: 1611 Pacific Coast Highway #307 Redondo Beach, CA, 90277

Services: Focuses on women of color who suffer from depression, anxiety, phase-of-life issues, and existential crisis.


Name: Downtown Women’s Center

Contact: Angel Jones, Program Manager for Day Center

Phone: (213) 680-0600

Address: 442 S. San Pedro St Los Angeles, CA 90013

Services: Offers mental health referrals, must participate in orientation


Name: Free Addiction Treatment

Contact: Nikki Soto, Free Rehab Centers


Name: His Sheltering Arms, Inc.

Phone: (323) 755-3922

Email: [email protected]

Address: 11101 S. Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90061

Services: PTSD Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder treatment facility.


Name: Lamp Community Frank Rice Access Center

Phone: (213) 488-9559

Address: 627 San Julian St. Los Angeles 90013

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm

Name: Live Another Day

Services: Live Another Day believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available.


Name: Los Angeles Department of Public Health Substance Use Prevention and Control

Phone: Substance Abuse Service Hotline (SASH): 1-844-804-7500

Services: The Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) program leads and facilitates the delivery of a full spectrum of prevention, treatment, and recovery services proven to reduce the impact of substance use, abuse, and addiction in Los Angeles County. Services are provided through contracts with over 150 community-based organizations to County residents, particularly those who meet income and other criteria for Medi-Cal or My Health LA enrollment which may include the un-and/or underinsured. 


Use this link to find providers and other patient resources.

Name: Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Phone: (800) 854-7771

Services: Psychiatric Mobile, Response Team (PMRT), Family Assistance Program (FAP), Emergency Response Teams (ERT), Crisis Help Line


Name: Marisca Evans, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Phone: (310) 991-0891

Email: [email protected]

Address: 400 Continental Blvd. Fl. 6 El Segundo, CA, 90245

Services: Therapy for individuals, couples, and families struggling with severe and chronic mental illness

Name: New Directions for Veterans

Phone: (310) 914-4045

Address: 11303 Wilshire Blvd., VA Bldg. 116 Los Angeles, CA 90073

Services: Mental Health services provided for veterans including treatment for PTSD, military sexual trauma, traumatic brain injury, substance abuse.

Name: Northern Illinois Recovery


Services: At Northern Illinois Recovery, we take pride in offering comprehensive treatment services for individuals seeking recovery from addiction and mental health conditions. Our addiction treatment programs in Illinois empower clients to manage triggers, overcome temptations, and lead healthier, happier lives.

Name: Optimist Youth Homes

Phone: (323) 443-3175

Address: 6957 North Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90042

Services: Provides all levels of care for children in and at-risk of foster care including mental health counseling, foster care, housing


Name: Resources for Black Men

Services: Newly updated, this guide features 50 substance use and mental health resources for Black men


Name: Resources for BIPOC Parents

Services: An extensive resource list curated for BIPOC parents


Name: Rehab Spot

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 844-729-2100

Services: Rehab Spot is a free web guide that covers topics about mental health, substance use disorders (alcohol and drug), and treatment/rehabilitation services. It is available to anyone looking for more information with no specific requirements needed to access these resources.


Name: Shields For Families

Phone: (323) 242- 5000

Address: 11601 S. Western Los Angeles, CA 90047

Services: Child and youth development, child welfare, mental health, substance abuse treatment, transportation, housing, legal services, and vocational training


If you are experiencing a mental emergency please call 1-800-SUICIDE or 1 800- 273-TALK. If you are in need of mental health or substance abuse services contact us at 323-328-1645.


Phone: (213) 291-9039

Email: [email protected]

Address: PO Box 56145 Los Angeles, CA, 9005


  • Committed to the emotional and psychological wellness of Black women
  • Individual, couples, family, and group therapy, grief and loss counseling
  • Intimate partner violence and domestic violence prevention
  • Behavioral modification
  • Trauma informed care
  • Addiction counseling
  • Elder caregiving support

*Serving adults only*

Name: Southern California Association of Black Psychologists

Phone: (213) 537-7222

Email: [email protected]

Address: P.O. Box 2731 Culver City, CA 90231

Services: Referral service for Black psychologists


Name: Stars Behavioral Health Group

Contact: Jennifer Thomas, Admissions Coordinator

Phone: (310) 373-4556 x104

Address: 4025 W. 226th St Torrance, CA 90505


  • Comprehensive mental health treatment programs for young people with severe emotional challenges
  • Community-based mental health programs
  • Crisis walk-in centers open 24/7, community resource centers
  • Residential treatment centers and psychiatric health facilities,
  • Non-public schools and school-based services


Name: St John’s Well Child & Family Center

Phone: (323) 541-1411

Address: 326 W 23rd Street Los Angeles CA 90007

Services: Offers therapy and psychiatric services. Call center will direct to location.

Name: UMMA Community Clinic Black Visions of Wellness Program

Contact: Jocelyn Bush Spurlin

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (323) 579-1328

Address: 6814 Pacific Blvd. Huntington Park, CA, 90255


  • Adult medicine
  • Pediatrics, Family practice
  • Adolescent healthcare
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Mammography
  • Prenatal care
  • Family planning services
  • On-site lab
  • STI testing
  • Specialist referrals
  • Counseling services
  • Referrals to integrated services (yoga, zumba, acupuncture,healthy cooking classes, reiki, art therapy, personal training)

Name: Well-Play Counseling & Wellbeing Center
Denise M. Williams, MA Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Phone: (424) 226-6172

Address: 1611 Pacific Coast Highway #307 Redondo Beach, CA, 90277

Services: Focuses on women of color who suffer from depression, anxiety, phase-of-life issues, and existential crisis

Insurances accepted: Cigna, Aetna, Kaiser


Name: WIN Los Angeles

Phone: (213) 222-6975

Address: 5601 W. Slauson Ave, Ste. 220, Culver City, CA, 90230


  • In-Home child and adult therapy
  • Weekly in home caregiver
  • Family focused events
  • Community Ambassador Network
  • Intensive case management service
  • Infant mental health training and consultation
  • Family-focused event


Name: Zen Care


  • Connects people to Black therapists in their area
  • Can filter by location
  • Shows what kind of therapist they are
  • Shows if they are accepting clients
  • Shows if it is in person or online ( and you can filter online or in person)
  • Provides the therapist contact information and how to make appointment