Independent Living Skills


Local Resources

Turning Point Foundation: Mental illness recovery and support services, including housing and community centers.
(805) 652-0000

The Client Network: Resource referrals for any level of care, community forums & advocacy. (805) 981-4228

For assessment and referral: Call the VCBH STAR Team at

If you're in crisis: Call the VCBH Crisis Team at 1-866-998-2243.

Emergency: If you believe your loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis and you need the assistance of law enforcement, call 911.

Community Resources: Call 2-1-1, visit or text your zip code to 898211.


For counseling, food assistance, health care, housing, legal assistance, transportation, and much more, call 2-1-1 for help in finding the services you need, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.Community Action of Ventura County provides housing, food, employment, family, and legal services.



  • Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare
  • The Medicine Program provides patient assistance with the enrollment process in drug assistance programs.
  • Needymeds, a non-profit information resource helps people find assistance programs to help them afford medications and health care costs.
  • The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage find public or private programs that can help them get the medication they need.
  • RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles.
  • A list of drug companies that offer assistance programs: NAMI Patient Prescription Drug Assistance Programs