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Youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters
(707) 445-4871
428 C Street, Eureka CA 95501
An agency that matches at-risk youth with adult mentors who encourage
young people to have high aspirations, confidence, better relationships, avoid risky behaviors, and achieve educational success.
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Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA)
1 (866) 71-ABUSE (712-2873)
24/7 helpline for those suffering from abuse or who suspect that abuse may be occurring. BACA’s mission is “Breaking the Chains of Child Abuse.”
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Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods
(707) 441-1030
939 Harris Avenue, Eureka CA 95503
Different programs and services for youth ages 6-18. $30 yearly fee.
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Boys Town National Hotline
1 (800) 448-3000
24/7 confidential hotline for youth and families struggling with abuse and/or other issues. English and Spanish available.
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California Youth Crisis Line
1 (800) 843-5200
24/7 confidential hotline offering support, encouragement, and referrals to
youth in need of assistance or are in crisis situations. Provided by the California Coalition for Youth.
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CASA of Humboldt
(707) 443-3197
2356 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka CA 95501
Special advocates for children in child welfare matters who are appointed by the court.
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Changing Tides Family Services
(707) 444-8293
Toll-free: (800) 795-3554
2255 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka CA
Resources and referrals for children, youth, families, individuals, and the
community.
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Child Welfare Services (CWS)
24-hour reporting hotline: (707) 445-6180
929 Koster, Eureka CA 95501
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Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
1 (800) 4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
24/7 confidential hotline that offers crisis intervention and access to
information, literature, and emergency, social service, and support services for those struggling with child abuse or family and/or friends who are concerned that abuse may be occurring.
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GLBT National Youth Talkline
1 (800) 246-7743
Hotline for GLBT youth to talk about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safe sex, or anything else. Online chat also available.
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Healthy Kids Humboldt
(707) 442-6066
317 2nd Street, Eureka CA 95501
Low- to no-cost health insurance for children ages 0-19.
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Humboldt County Mental Health Services
24-hr Crisis Line: (707) 445-7715
Toll-free: (888) 849-5728
Children’s Mental Health Services. Provides assessment, therapy, case
management, psychological services, and medication services.
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Humboldt Family Service Center
(707) 443-7358
1802 California Street, Eureka CA 95501
Non-profit community counseling agency offering individual, couple, child, and family counseling, including play therapy for children. Other programs include the Family Violence Program (weekly therapy and support groups, including men’s groups) and Children of Divorce, a 4-hour long workshop for parents who have filed for divorce focusing on the effects of divorce on children.
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IMAlive Suicide Hopeline
24/7 online chat for those who are depressed and/or thinking about suicide, or for those who know someone who is.
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Love is Respect
(866) 331-9474 (English/Spanish)
Text: loveis to 22522
Promoting healthy relationships among young people. Online chat is available 24/7/365 on their website.
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National Runaway Safeline
1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929) / Text: 66008
Resources for runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth and their parents.
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North Coast Children’s Services (Head Start)
(707) 822-7206 / 1266 9th Street, Arcata CA 95521
Services and resources for children and families, including Head Start and early Head Start.
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Public Health Department
(707) 445-6200
Toll-free: (855) 707-WELL (9355)
529 I Street, Eureka CA
Maternal, child, and adolescent health care programs.
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Redwood Teen Challenge
(707) 268-8727
2212 2nd Street, Eureka CA 95501
A residential discipleship program that rehabilitates men, women, children,
and families with drug and alcohol dependencies. Christian-based.
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The Trevor Project
24/7 Lifeline: (866) 488-7386
Suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.
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Two Feathers Native American Family Services
(707) 839-1933
1560 Betty Court Suite A, McKinleyville CA 95519
Children’s therapeutic culture groups, activities centered around Native
American culture, child and teen counseling, positive Indian parenting classes,
referrals to Indian Child Welfare Act workers.
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Youth Service Bureau (RCAA) 24-hr Crisis Hotline
(707) 444-CARE (2273)
Raven youth outreach and drop-in center, temporary, long-term, and
transitional housing programs available.
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Updated 11/17/2020