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Mental Health

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: 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 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: 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