Help Is Not Far Away A Guide of Resources For Women

by | Nov 25, 2019 | Spotlight

Life is unpredictable. This amazing rollercoaster we are on can have us up one minute and low the next riddled with unexpected twists and turns that can be a bit much to handle at times. When this happens, what do you do? Where do you go for answers? In the Santa Clarita Valley, we are so fortunate to have several organizations that can help us get back on track and enjoy the ride. Let these professionals be a guiding light when times get tough. Or, if you want to be a part of something greater than yourself, join them in their mission to give back to our community. Some of these organizations also serve men, children and families.

Assistance League
P. O. Box 220145
Santa Clarita, CA 91322
www.assistanceleaguesantaclarita.org
Assistance League Santa Clarita provides over 33,000 hours of community service each year and touches the lives of over 3,500 people in our valley. We provide new school clothes for students, we cook meals for convalescent home residents, we provide teddy bears to people in traumatic situations, we play games with school children in an after-school program and we help students see better with new eyeglasses.

Child & Family Center
21545 Centre Pointe Parkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
www.childfamilycenter.org
For over 40 years, Child & Family Center has built on what our founders started by providing quality care and services to children and families in need. Although the passion and purpose stayed the same, as a vibrant and mission-driven organization, we have grown and evolved to meet the changing needs of the communities we serve and expectations of our funders. Most significantly, we recently navigated two mergers enabling us to leverage resources and more efficiently and effectively provide mental health, substance use, and domestic violence services. This all sets the stage for our strategic plan that is framed with four aims in mind: better care. Smarter spending. Healthier people. Joy in work.

Santa Clarita Valley
Pregnancy Center
25174 Rye Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
www.scvpc.org
We are a leading health care team dedicated to providing relevant medical services in a caring and professional atmosphere to those facing unplanned pregnancy and sexual health decisions. Each of us is committed to service, education, and quality care, while serving the needs of the community.

Circle of Hope Inc.
23033 Lyons Avenue #3,
Newhall, CA 91321
www.circleofhopeinc.org
We strive to provide financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured individuals with colon, reproductive and melanoma cancers, and a wide range of supportive programs to those fighting all cancers today, so that they have a brighter future tomorrow. Circle of Hope helps clients access and understand the treatment process and provide financial assistance for medications, co-pays, second opinions, cobra premiums, testing and transportation to treatments to qualified individuals.

SCV Senior Center at
Bella Vida
27180 Golden Valley Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
www.myscvcoa.org
The Mission of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging and SCV Senior Center is to promote quality of life for seniors. Community Access Services provides a package of services designed to aid and assist low to moderate-income populations age 50 and older, who reside in the city of Santa Clarita, and who may be at risk of homelessness and or institutionalization. Components consist of Information, Assistance and Referral, Forms Completion, Advocacy, Financial Benefits Counseling and Assistance.

Holistic Moms Network
23023 Hilse Lane in Santa Clarita
(Inside Temple Beth Ami)
www.holisticmoms.org
The Holistic Moms Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to generate national awareness, education, and support for holistic parenting and green living by providing nurturing, open-minded, and respectful local community networks that encourage families to share these ideals and learn from each other.

Bridge to Home
23752 Newhall Ave.
Santa Clarita, CA 91321
www.btohome.org
Bridge to Home provides support services – including an emergency winter shelter, case management, housing navigation, and medical clinics – that help individuals and families in the Santa Clarita Valley transition out of homelessness.  Bridge to Home is funded through contracts with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, subcontracts with Los Angeles Family Housing, private and public grants, and extensive in-kind donations and participation from the local community.

Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center
23929 McBean Pkwy #101,
Valencia, CA 91355
www.henrymayo.com/our-services/breast-center/
Key Technology, top physicians, and optimized care combined with the personal guidance and emotional support are what you receive at the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center. Located in the Santa Clarita Valley, we’re committed to bringing you the highest level of individualized breast cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment plans to ensure your best possible outcome.

Soroptimist International of Valencia
P.O. Box 802275
Santa Clarita, CA 91380
www.sivalencia.org
The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimist are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best. Soroptimist International of Valencia has been working toward this mission since 1974.

Family Promise
18565 Soledad Canyon Rd
Canyon Country, CA 91351
www.familypromisescv.org
Family Promise brings shelter, meals, and support services to families without homes. Family Promise is a cost-efficient, effective community response to family homelessness.

Single Mother Outreach
24781 Valley Street, Unit B
Newhall, CA 91321
www.singlemothersoutreach.org
Parenting is too important a responsibility to bear alone, yet all too often single mothers are forced to do just that. Because we believe that effective parenting leads to successful, well-adjusted children, single mothers outreach scaffolds families facing sudden housing instability, income loss, emotional trauma, and social deterioration as the result of divorce, abandonment, or widowhood. With a mission to “empower single parents and their children by providing hope, support, and resources so families can become self-sustaining and thrive,” Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) directly helps single parents find jobs, get educated, stabilize their children’s emotional state, manage finances, and help one another.

Zonta of Santa Clarita Valley
23742 Lyons Ave #220117
Newhall, CA 91322
www.scvzonta.org
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

SCV Birth Center
23548 Lyons Ave Suite B
Newhall, CA 91321
www.scvbirthcenter.com
Meets every 3rd Tuesday of every month.
La Leche League helps parents, families, and communities to breastfeed, chestfeed, and human milk feed their babies through parent-to-parent support. LLL USA encourages, informs, educates, supports, and promotes the use of human milk and the intimate relationship and development that comes from nursing a child for as long as mutually desired.

Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry
24133 Railroad Ave
Newhall, CA 91321
www.scvfoodpantry.org
The SCV Food Pantry is a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating hunger throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. Our goal is to meet the current and future hunger needs of our neighbors and to ensure self-sufficiency through active partnerships with other organizations within our community. We serve families and individuals who are living in uncertainty, seeking assistance and looking for a better life.

Soroptimist International Greater Santa Clarita Valley
P. O. Box 801352
Santa Clarita, CA 91380
www.sigscv.org
Soroptimist International is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls in our community and throughout the world. We work to achieve this through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

 

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