Student Outreach and Support provides this list of third-party resources as a courtesy to students, but does not specifically approve or endorse any of the companies or services listed. It is important for students to read and understand any agreements involved in utilizing any of the listed resources. The university does not make and expressly disclaims any warranty, guarantee, or promise of any listed third-party company or resource. Students are under no obligation to use the resources listed.
Resources During the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus Crisis
Student Outreach and Support, The Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being & Research, and The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life have complied resources to assist the Leo Community during this trying time.
Resources for Regional Campuses
Hotlines and Call Centers
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are in need of support, please call 1-800-273-8255.
Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat. All chat centers in the Lifeline network are accredited by CONTACT USA. Lifeline Chat is available 24/7 across the U.S.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
If you are in an unsafe situation, call for help using the National Domestic Violence Hotline, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year at 1 (800) 799-7233. If you are unable to speak safely, you can visit their webpage here or text LOVEIS to 22522. You are not alone.
211 is a vital service that connects millions of people to help every year. To get expert, caring help, simply call 211 or search by zipcode on their website for local information about essential needs, crisis and emergency, COVID-19, service providers and disaster assistance.
Local Resources (La Verne, Pomona and Claremont)
Project Sister Family Services
Project Sister Family Services provides services to women, children and men survivors of sexual assault and abuse and their families. Services include outreach education programs, crisis intervention services, and counseling services.
Rape Crisis Hotline: (909) 626-4357
Main Number: (909) 623-1619
Tri-City Mental Health Wellness Center
The Wellness Center is a hub of community activities that promote recovery, resiliency and wellness for people confronting mental health challenges. All services at the Wellness Center are free and open to people of all ages. These services include but are not limited to:
- Over 50 peer support groups
- Peer and family support
- Specialized services for children, transition age youth (TAY) ages 16-25 and older adults (ages 60+)
- Employment and vocational support
- Educational resources and workshops
- Computer lab
- Recreational, social and culturally competent activities
- Assessment, linkage and referral
Tri-City Community Navigator Program
Tri-City’s Community Navigator Program consists of highly trained individuals who specialize in linkage and referral to local resources. The purpose is to help people gain access to the services and support they need, both formal and informal. For services, contact Isela Moreno, MHSA Program Supervisor at (888) 436-3246 or email@example.com
Tri-City Mental Health Virtual Student Support Group
With meetings on Tuesdays at 1 P.M., this college support group is open for all students who are still on campus and who are attending school virtually from home. It will be focused on the pandemic, quarantine, social distance, and the effects. The group will also allow open discussion to allow the students to share any topics, thoughts, feelings, and will allow students to get in touch with each other and support each other during this hard time. To sign up or inquire further, email Tri-City at firstname.lastname@example.org. A calendar of other resources being offered virtually by Tri-City can be found here.
Youtherapy Psychological Services Inc.
Youtherapy provides developmentally and culturally appropriate therapy services for individuals, couples, and families. Their therapists offer support using a personalized, strength-based approach that incorporates theoretical orientations such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynmic Theory, and Attachment Theory. They provide these services in a well-appointed and comfortable environment, creating a safe space for personal growth, exploration, expression, behavioral change, and healing.
Youtherapy provides services on a sliding scale for University of La Verne students.
San Bernardino County Resources
CSU Merrill Center
The CSU Merrill Center is a 24/7 walk-in clinic available to individuals who feel depressed, scared, anxious or stuck. Services available are crisis assessment and evaluation, brief crisis interventions, coordination of admissions to inpatient facilities when necessary, peer mentoring, coordination of care with individual’s support systems and community providers, referrals and linkage to community resources.