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I am a battered woman (with children) and I need help!
Please contact one of the following agencies:

  • Interval House 24 hour Hotline (714) 891-8121, or
  • Human Options 24 hour Hotline (949) 497-1570, or
  • Womens Transitional Living Center Hotline (714) 992-1939
  • The Sheepfold (800) 799-7233 or (714) 237-1444
I am being evicted.
You may contact Fair Housing at (714) 569-0823 to learn all about tenant rights.
I have no food.
Abrazar, Inc.
7101 Wyoming Street
Westminster, CA
714-893-3581

Salvation Army
7425 Garden Grove Blvd. #A
Garden Grove, Ca.
714-901-1480

American Family Housing
15161 Jackson St,
Midway City 
714-897-3221
Will provide bags of groceries upon request

Blessed Sacrament
14072 Olive, Westminster Ca 92683
(714)892-4489

Calvary Chapel WestGrove
12832 Knott St
Garden Grove Ca 92841
(714) 897-8972

A list of all soup kitchens and days they serve food is available at the Westminster Family Resource Center located at Sigler Park, 7200 Plaza St., Westminster, CA 92683  (714-903-1331).

I need an emergency shelter.
  1. Info Link of Orange County: supplies the most current open-bed count for all the shelters in Orange County 211 (Costa Mesa, CA)
  2. Illumination Foundation: 7855 Katella Ave, Stanton Ca, 90680 (714) 507-2459
  3. Door of Hope: program and shelter for married, two parent homeless families with children; will provide additional information on emergency shelters - 1-626-304-9130 (Pasadena, CA)
  4. Families Forward: not an emergency shelter; transitional living program; family must pay rent -1- 949-552-2727 (Irvine, CA)
  5. Friendship Shelter: assists single homeless women and men; 60 day program; intakes  on Wednesdays -1- 949-494-6923 (Laguna Beach, CA)
  6. Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Services: emergency food, rent, housing assistance, and shelter - 714-738-0255 (Fullerton, CA)
  7. Garden Grove Housing Authority: referrals for homeless and rental assistance - 714-741-5150 (Garden Grove, CA)
  8. H.I.S. House: transitional living program offering no cost shelter to the homeless; 120 day program (wait is 1-2 weeks) - 714-993-5774 (Placentia, CA)
  9. H.O.P.E. : transitional living for abused and abandoned women and their children - 714-539-4357 (Seal Beach, CA)
  10. House of Hope: 12-18 month transitional program for women and children ages 11 and under - 714-247-4341 (Santa Ana, CA)
  11. Interfaith Interim Housing : program for employable adults; emergency shelter -1-949-263-4544 (Laguna Hills, CA)
  12. New Vista Transitional Living Center : transitional shelter for homeless families with children under 18 years old; 60 day program - 714-680-3691 (Fullerton, CA)
  13. New Directions: program for chemically dependent, homeless veterans -1-310-914-4045
  14. O.C. Rescue Mission: emergency shelter for men; first come, first served - 714-258-4450 (Tustin, CA)
  15. Orange Coast Interfaith Shelter: 3-7 day emergency shelter program; transitional living program -1-949-631-7213 (Costa Mesa, CA)
  16. Salvation Army Hospitality House: emergency shelter; line forms 3:30-4:45 daily; up to 7 nights first stay; can return after 30 days. Call - 714-841-0150 (Huntington Bch., CA)
  17. American Family Housing: emergency, transitional and permanent housing; must be eligible to work - 714-897-3221 (Midway City, CA)
  18. Covenant House: crisis shelter and transitional living program for youths 18-21 - 1-323-461-3131 (Hollywood, CA)

 

What do I do if I am having trouble filling out my MediCal/Covered Ca application?
Please call the Westminster Family Resource Center at 714-903-1331
Where can I apply for Food Stamps?
Call the Westminster Family Resource Center to schedule an appointment or please contact the Orange County Social Services Agency at one of the locations listed below:

  • 15460 Magnolia St., Westminster Ca 92683-(714) 834-8899
  • 12912 Brookhurst st., Garden Grove Ca 92842-(800) 281-9799
  • 1928 S. Grand Ave., Bldg. A, Santa Ana, CA  92705 -  (714) 435- 5800
  • 6100 Chip Ave., Cypress, CA 90630 - (714) 503- 2200
  • 3320 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim, 92806 - (714) 575- 2400
Who does the Family Resource Center provide services to?
The Westminster Family Resource Center offers services to parents who have a child 18 or younger still living at home.  The parents can be a couple or single parent. Languages available are English, Spanish and Vietnamese. 
7200 Plaza St

Westminster
Ca 92683
Phone: 1-714-903-1331
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