Sometimes it’s hard being a teen. Things are changing all around you and you may feel lost or disconnected or overwhelmed. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Here are some local resources that can help you get a handle on those issues and problems that crop up as you grow up.
Alternatives to Domestic Violence/Coalition for Family Preservation
Corona Family Violence Program
515 S. Corona Mall, Corona
Offers emergency, one-on-one and group counseling for victims of domestic violence.
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Phone or Internet information and referrals for teen victims of domestic violence.
Riverside County Alcohol/Substance Abuse Program
623 N. Main St., Suite D11, Corona
Outpatient program and after care for substance abuse.
Crossroads Christian Church
2331 Kellogg Ave., Corona
Christian 12-Step recovery program support groups for all types of addiction problems.
Youth Al-Anon – Corona
Corona Serenity Club
525 S. Corona Mall, Corona
Provides support for adolescents of alcoholics, age 13 and older. Meets Fridays at 8 p.m.
Family Service Association of Western Riverside County
11290 Pierce St., Riverside
Provides information for teens interested in anger management and individual counseling for children of abuse.
Carolyn E. Wylie Center for Children, Youth & Families – Riverside
4164 Brockton Ave, Riverside
Counseling for children, teens and families for child and substance abuse.
Child Help USA
National child abuse hotline. Provides crisis counseling and referrals. They also provide parenting resources and information about child abuse.
California Youth Crisis Line
Feeling depressed, angry, confused or overwhelmed? Want to talk to someone like a teacher, a parent, a friend or a relative? This is a confidential, anonymous help line that won’t show up on your phone bill.
FACT of Corona (Family, Adolescent & Children’s Treatment)
Provides intensive outpatient mental health treatment services. Accepts all insurance and sliding scale as necessary.
Narcotics Anonymous -- Eastern Inland Empire Area
A 12-step, self-help program for those recovering from the disease of addiction. 24 hour hotline.
This is a crisis line for teens and adults with substance abuse issues. Referral services are provided.
5225 Canyon Crest Dr., Bldg. 100, Ste 103, Riverside
Individual and group program for eating disorders.
Eating Disorder Referral & Information Center
Information and referrals on all types of eating disorders.
Corona Family Health Center
Family planning, pregnancy testing and counseling, STD testing and contraception.
CLS Pregnancy Center
623 N. Main St., Ste. D-4, Corona
Pregnancy testing, counseling and birth control education.
815 W. 6th St., Suite 110, Corona
Free immunization clinics, parenting classes and health education for children and teens.
Riverside Hospice Children’s Bereavement Services
6052 Magnolia Ave., Riverside
Services for children and teens who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
Mourning Star Bereavement Support for Children
Bereavement support for children and teens mourning a loved one.
Corona-Norco Settlement House
507 S. Vicentia, Corona
Emergency food, clothing and referrals to appropriate agencies.
Riverside County Public Social Services
4060 County Circle Dr., Riverside
Financial assistance and temporary housing, food or transportation.
Caritas Counseling of Catholic Charities – Riverside
Family preservation and support programs offering individual and family counseling services.
Teen Rescue Incorporated
Provides support for families with teenagers in crisis.
Pregnancy Counseling Center – Corona
1451 S. Rimpau, Suite 200, Corona
Educational programs on teen pregnancy, open adoption and parenting education.
2820 Clark, Ave, Norco
Public education for pregnant and parenting teens. Information on nutrition, child development and child birth classes. Free child care (ages birth to 5 years) for children of teen parents.
Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center
Provides 24 hour crisis line support for rape victims, teen violence prevention program and services for youth.
Date Rape – Sexual Assault
Provides emotional support during hospital exams. Helps with seeking medical advice and with contacting police officials.
Operation Safe House
Provides temporary shelter for runaways (two week stay), counseling, clothing and meals for youth age 11 to 18.
Children of the Night
Assistance for children and teens forced into prostitution. National 24-hour hotline.
National Gay and Lesbian Youth Hotline
A hotline serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth ages 23 and under. Staffed by young people from 6:30 to 9:00 and by professionals 24 hours a day.
Gay Straight Alliance Network
Independent youth led organization which provides support and leadership training to gay and straight students to end harassment and discrimination in schools.
Corona Family Care Center
505 S. Buena Vista, Suite 101, Corona
Offers confidential HIV, STD and pregnancy testing, counseling and pre-natal care. Teen Clinic hours 1:00 to 4:00 every Tuesday. Fees based on sliding scale. Services will not be denied because of no income.
National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections Hotline
Discuss issues or ask questions regarding HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections.
National 24-hr suicide hotline.
Suicide Prevention Center
24-hour crisis hotline.
YMCA of Corona/Norco – Corona
1331 River Rd., Corona
Provides recreation including camping, fitness and gymnastics.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
Weight-loss support groups discuss dieting ideas and problems to help reach and maintain weight goals.