MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): NAMI is an organization that provides support, education, and advocacy for people with mental health conditions and their families. They have a helpline, support groups, and educational resources.
- Crisis Text Line: A free, 24/7 crisis support service that allows people to connect with a trained crisis counselor through text message.
- Mental Health America (MHA): MHA is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): NIMH is the leading federal agency for research on mental disorders. They provide research-based information on mental health topics and resources for individuals and families.
- Child Mind Institute: The Child Mind Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
- American Psychological Association (APA): The APA provides resources for individuals and families seeking information on mental health conditions, as well as a directory of licensed mental health professionals.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): SAMHSA is a government agency that works to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. They provide resources for treatment and support for individuals with mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders.
- Women's Mental Health Network: The Women's Mental Health Network is an online resource that provides information and support for women's mental health, including articles, webinars, and resources.
- The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ youth.
- Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood provides mental health services, including counseling, to women and young people.
HOUSING STABILITY RESOURCES:
Habitat for Humanity: Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that builds and repairs homes for families in need of affordable housing.
Women's Shelters: Women's shelters provide temporary housing for women and their children who are fleeing domestic violence or experiencing homelessness.
- Homeless Prevention Programs: Many communities have programs that offer rental assistance, financial counseling, and other resources to help prevent homelessness.
- Low-Income Housing: Local housing authorities may provide affordable housing options for low-income families, including women and children.
- Transitional Housing: Transitional housing programs provide temporary housing and support services for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Family Promise: Family Promise is a national organization that provides shelter, meals, and support services for families experiencing homelessness.
- Salvation Army: The Salvation Army provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and support services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
- Catholic Charities: Catholic Charities offers a range of programs and services, including housing assistance, to help families and individuals in need.
- Housing Choice Voucher Program: The Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Section 8, provides rental assistance to eligible low-income families.
National Coalition for the Homeless: The National Coalition for the Homeless provides information and resources on homelessness, including a directory of shelters and housing programs across the country.