Community Resource List

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Community Resource List2019-11-15T13:55:10-08:00

For Current Emergencies:

City of Santa Clarita Emergency Information

Mental Health Resources (Local):

Mental Health Resources for the Santa Clarita Valley

ACCESS (LA County Department of Mental Health Hotline)
(800) 854-7771
Access Hotline

Child and Family Center, Santa Clarita (Children, Youth and Adults)
(661) 259-9439

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Behavioral Health
(661) 200-1080
Behavioral Health Unit

Kaiser Behavioral Health
(818) 758-1200
Kaiser Permanente -How to find care

SCV Youth Project
(661) 257-YOUTH (9688)
SCV Youth Project


American Psychological Association -Recovering emotionally from disaster

American Psychological Association – Mass shooting

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

National Child Traumatic Stress Network – What is Child Trauma?

National Center for Healthy Safe Children – Trauma, Violence, and School Shooting

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – In Response to the Tree of Life * Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash and New Light Tragedy: Community Resource Guide


American Psychological Association – The Road to Resilience

American Red Cross – Emotional Responses

Child Mind Institute – Going Back to School After a Tragedy

For parents:

American Psychological Association – In the aftermath of a shooting

American Psychological Association (APA) Talking to your children about the recent spate of school shootings

PBS – Helping Kids Navigate Scary News Stories

National Association of School Psychologists – alking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

National PTA – Discussing Difficult Situations With Your Children

Barr Harris Children’s Grief Center – Dealing with school shootings

National Education Association (NEA) School Shootings and Other Traumatic Events: How to Talk to Students

Parents How to Explain School Shootings to Your Kids

For Educators:

Coalition to Support Grieving Students – Death and School Crisis

Coalition to Support Grieving Students – Talking With Children

Richland Library – Sometimes I’m Sad: Talking to Children about Tragedy

American School Counselor Association Helping Kids After a Shooting

National School Safety Center – Free Resources

General Websites:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network -School Shooting Resources

Ready Kids!

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Safe Youth, Safe Schools

Downloadable PDF files

SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach (PDF DOWNLOAD)

Mental Health and other Resources for Santa Clarita Valley and Surrounding Areas (PDF DOWNLOAD)

U.S Department of Education Tips for Helping Students Recovering From Traumatic Events (PDF DOWNLOAD)

Help for the Helpers: Caring for yourself while Assisting Other (PDF DOWNLOAD)

Ways to help your child through crisis (PDF DOWNLOAD)

Helping Children Cope: Tips for parents and caregivers (PDF DOWNLOAD)

USC Talking to Children about Terrorist Attacks and School and Community Shootings in the News (PDF DOWNLOAD)