National Suicide / Crisis Hotline
SLO Suicide / Crisis hotline
mental health resources:
United We Dream created a Mental Health Toolkit to support undocumented folk with their mental health through community and healing.
The National Latina/o Psychological Association and United We Dream partnered to create a mental health guide for undocumented folk after the ending of DACA.
A part of Define American's movement, "#UndocuJoy combats victimizing representations of people who are undocumented by flooding the media with authentic images of happiness."
Local health resources:
Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) is committed to eliminating the causes of poverty by empowering low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency through a wide array of community-based collaborations and programs. This brochure outlines their major programs. Contact Karen Florian, (805)544-4355
Community Health Centers (CHC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit network of community health centers serving the residents of California's Central Coast. Contact (805)346-3900
Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Contact (805)994-5462
First 5 San Luis Obispo County allocates funds and advocates for quality programs and services, supporting children, prenatal to age 5, to ensure that every child is healthy and ready to learn in school. Contact Joel Dirringer, (805)546-0950
SLO Noor Foundation’s mission is to provide free medical, dental, and vision care to uninsured adults in San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County, regardless of race, ethnicity, immigration, religion, or socioeconomic status. Contact SLO Noor Foundation, (805)439-1797
Online health resources:
E4FC offers general health care information, information on Medi-Cal for DACA recipients, and this Health Care Resource Guide.
#Health4All advocates for all Californians have access to affordable health care and coverage, regardless of documentation status.
Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) has been a leader in establishing and advocating for programs and policies to provide healthcare to all Californians.
National Immigration Legal Center (NILC) provides information regarding each states' laws for health care access for immigrant children and pregnant women. In November 2016, NILC also published a Know Your Rights article regarding health insurance and seeking health care.