Addiction often creates difficulties in life and functioning. There is help.
Find the support you need
- Addiction and Recovery
- Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
- Child Abuse
- Domestic Violence
- Mental Health
- Vocational (Job and Career)
- Community and Other Resources
Addiction and Recovery
Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
Call 988 for Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (Available 24 hours)
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
To report child abuse, call (800) 540-4000 Child Protection Hotline
Every child’s life is precious.
To get help, please call (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
Everyone deserves a life free of violence and abuse.
Mental health and wellness are integral to overall health.
ATTENTION-DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
DEVELOPMENTAL AND LEARNING DISORDERS
Vocational (Job and Career)
FINDING A JOB
Here are links to job search websites, but remember that not all jobs are posted online. Consider visiting stores, restaurants, etc. to hand-deliver your resume and/or application.
Cover letters and Resumes
Make an impact with your resume and cover letter. They introduce you to employers and demonstrate your unique qualities. Use one of the three cover letter templates provided.
JOB TRAINING AND RESOURCES
Homeboy Industries provides free services and job-training sites to high-risk, formerly gang-involved individuals.
FILLING OUT AN APPLICATION
Get prepared for application-based jobs. Keep a filled-out practice application, and relevant details readily accessible. Be truthful, as each company has its unique requirements.
INTERVIEWING FOR A JOB
Congrats on landing an interview! Use this worksheet to prepare for common interview questions, negotiate salary, and discuss your past experiences.
High School and Adult Education
The Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) manages LINCS, a professional learning community and resource collection that includes topic area groups such as the Adult English Language Learners group, where educators can network and exchange information online.
HEP is a program on this website that assists migrant and seasonal farm workers and their families in obtaining a high school diploma and starting postsecondary education or training.
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID AND GRANTS
You can manage college expenses with financial aid options. Begin exploring on this page and consult with your college advisor for further advice.
Use these resources to start your college search and determine which classes are transferable. Finding a college and planning your coursework can be easy with the right tools.
Student Services and TRANSFERRING CREDITS
OTHER EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
Here are some resources for parenting to help with some guidance and direction; however, since parenting is such a broad and diverse topic, please continue to search for resources that you find beneficial.
Housing is available for you. Below are some resources to get you started.