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Counseling and Mental Health Supports

El Monte City School District strongly believe is promoting various counseling and mental health services to the community. Below you will find a list of different local services that are available to you.
Options for free mental health/therapy services:
USC Telehealth
(866) 740-6502
Telehealth provides clients with free online counseling and psychotherapy services. Services are provided in English and Spanish and offered as weekly 50-minute appointments.
Casa Youth Shelter
(562) 594-6825 or (714) 995-8601
Online free counseling for teens and families. Sessions are in-person only.
If you have private insurance:
  • Services are available through your insurance. Call the number on the back of your insurance card. You can also
    visit their website for referral information and other resources on how to support your mental health.
  • Parent/guardian may be able to request free services through their job’s EAP (Employee Assistance Program). They can ask their Human Resources Department for more info.
  • Visit to search of private therapists in your area that may accept
    your insurance.
If you have Medi-Cal insurance or are uninsured (Medi-Cal can be with an insurance plan like LA Care, Blue Cross, Health Net, or Kaiser), the agencies below offer services. You may also call LA County Access Line for more information on accessing services: (800) 854-7771.
Foothill Family Services    
11429 Valley Blvd.    
El Monte, CA 91731    
Phone: (626) 993-3000
ENKI Youth & Family Services
3208 Rosemead Blvd.
El Monte, CA 91731
Phone: (626) 227-7001
Pacific Clinics Centro Familiar Latino (CFE) 
3569 Lexington Ave. 
El Monte, CA 91731 
Phone: (626) 453-3399
Pacific Clinics – Asian Pacific Family Center
9353 E. Valley Blvd.
Rosemead, CA 91770
Phone: (626) 287-2988
SPIRITT Family Services
8000 Painter Ave
Whittier CA 90602
(562) 903-7000
(855) 714-8800
TeenLine (800) 852-8336
Text "TEEN" to 839863
Offers a safe, non-judgmental space to post and express your issue(s) and get support from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm PST (Monday – Sunday)
The Trevor Project
LGTBQ youth support (for ages 12-24)
Trevor Life Line: 1 (866) 488-7386
Trevor Text: Text START to 678678
(833) 317- HOPE (4673) CalHOPE Connect (Live chat)
Speak to a peer counselor who can provide emotional support and coping strategies
Free virtual mental health support by a peer counselors, 6 free sessions.
(866) 649-0970
Mental health live coaching sessions and support groups 
Youth Crisis Line: (800) 843-5200
Los Angeles County Mental Health Crisis Hotline: (800) 854-7771
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Dial 988
Runaway Youth Crisis Hotline: (800) 843-5200
Teen Line: (800) 852-8336 or text TEEN to 839863 (6pm-10pm)
Crisis Text Line: text “HOME” to 741741
Trevor Project Hotline: (866) 488-7386 or text Trevor to 202-304-1200 (12pm-7pm)
Project Polaris
National Human Trafficking Hotline
1(888) 373-7888 or Text “BeFree” (233733)
Children of the Night
(800) 551-1300
Hotline for sexually exploited minors
Love is Respect
(866) 331-9474 Text: “LOVEIS” to 22522
National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-SAFE (7233) or (800) 787-3224 (TTY)
L.A. County Psychiatric Mobile Response Team (PMRT): (800) 857-7771
Lifeline Ayuda en Espanol: (888) 628-9454
Self-Injury Foundation: (800) 334-HELP (4357)
Kaiser Permanente Behavioral Health Care Member Help Line: (800) 900-3277
Project Sister-Sexual Assault Crisis line:
(909) 626-HELP (4357)
(909) 623-1619
LA County Department of Children and Family Services
(800) 540-4000
Hotline to report child abuse
**The programs listed have their own policies and procedures in regards to their services. Resources are for informational purposes and EMCSD does not endorse any particular program. Information is subject to change without notice.