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Community & General Resources


Community Resources

  • connects you to local services for food, housing/shelter, utilities, health, and therapy
  • Phone: 211
  • provides information regarding student/parent rights, special programs, community support, and parent workshops 
  • provides food distribution, job and credit coaching, and housing/transportation assistance
  • Provides food distribution in San Juan Capistrano
  • Provides food, housing/shelter, job coaching, and education 
  • provides mental health resources and community/parent education
  • helps to bridge the gap between the API community and healthcare, education, mental health, and employment services
  • Provides a list of domestic violence resources in Orange County
  • Provides domestic violence-related services to people in Orange County:
  • shelter services, transitional housing, counseling and workshops, legal services
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 866-498-1511
  • Provides resources for helping teens develop healthy dating relationships, recognize signs of abuse, and get help

LGBTQ+ Students and Families

  • This nonprofit helps to protect you from discrimination based on your sexuality or gender identity
  • This nonprofit provides suicide prevention resources specifically for LGBTQ+  teens
  • Crisis Hotline: 866-488-7386
  • This nonprofit provides support to LGBTQ+ teens and adults
  • Offers group meetings, seminars, events, medical assistance, and family programs
  • Has a meeting in Laguna Hills for parents, family members, and friends of LGBTQ+ students 
  • Glossary of all LGBTQIAP2+ terms, updated periodically 
  • Offers resources to parents and families regarding raising nonbinary children:
  • ensuring their safety, activities, medical questions, and legal tips

Undocumented Students and Families

  • This nonprofit helps to protect you from unlawful imprisonment, discrimination and law enforcement abuses, and helps to provide you with access to legal assistance in immigration proceedings
  • This nonprofit provides legal advice to low income families
  • This organization provides information and resources to undocumented students:
  • scholarship opportunities, navigating the educational system, applying for college/FAFSA
  • This nonprofit organization supports, engages, and empowers young people to support undocumented people
  • This is an overview of California Assembly Bill 699, which provides California students with equity regardless of their citizenship status 

*The referrals listed are not sponsored, endorsed, supported or specifically recommended by the Capistrano Unified School District or any of its employees.  The referrals are provided as a community service based on information gathered from the providers or other sources.  The District has not done any independent investigation or evaluation of any resource and does not take any responsibility for the quality or competency of the services provided.