National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI offers an array of support and education programs that help build better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Find the support you need:

NAMI HelpLine
The InformationĀ HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST or by email at info@nami.org
Education, Training and Peer Support Center
NAMI State Organizations and local NAMI Affiliates offer an array of free education and support programs for individuals, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more.
State and Local NAMIs
NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs.
Discussion Groups
Browse through hundreds of NAMI’s interactive group forums. With topics ranging from illness management, to job-hunting, to relationships, it’s never been easier to connect with others who’ve shared your lived experience.
Social Networks
Connect with NAMI through Social Media Channels on Facebook and Twitter or NAMI’s network for young adults, Strength of Us.
NAMI on Campus
NAMI on Campus provides information and resources to support students living with mental health conditions and to empower them to take action on their campuses.
Veterans & Military Resource Center
NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates.
Multicultural Action Center
The Multicultural Action Center focuses on eliminating disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and offers help and hope to individuals of diverse backgrounds.
NAMI FaithNet
NAMI FaithNet is a network of NAMI members and friends dedicated to promoting caring faith communities and promoting the role of faith in recovery for individuals and families affected by mental illness.
Missing Persons Support
Resources andĀ support for locating missing persons with mental illness.
NAMI Legal Support
The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public.

 

Jenesse Center

Jenesse Center

https://jenesse.org

info@jenesse.org

For shelter and other assistance, call the
Jenesse Hotline | 1-800-479-7328
Available 24 Hours A Day | 7 Days A Week

Jenesse Center, Inc. is the oldest domestic violence intervention program in South Los Angeles. The Center was founded in 1980 by five African American women who were survivors of domestic violence. Our mission is to provide victims of domestic violence with a comprehensive, centralized base of support to assist them in addressing their immediate crisis and changing the patterns of their lives.

Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline

* Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
* Coordination of emergency transportation
* Initial intake
* Paraprofessional counseling

Case Management

* Assists clients in assessing their needs and goals
* Coordinates the receipt of all services and participation in programmatic classes
* Advocates for housing solutions and financial resources
* Facilitates “Client Domestic Violence Certification” program
* Assists client in developing a self-determined plan for self-sufficiency

Vocational Education Program

* Professional Education: computer skills, resume writing, career counseling, job search
* Financial Freedom Program: budgeting, banking, saving
* G.E.D., Community College and Online degree program enrollment

Mental Health Program

* Individual, group, peer and family counseling by registered MFT counselors and interns
* Domestic Violence Education classes
* Empowerment and Enrichment classes
* Anger Management classes
* Substance Abuse groups
* Sexual Assault groups

Legal Services

* Legal education including legal rights and safe environment training
* Procure restraining orders
* Emergency protective orders
* VAWA immigration
* Landlord tenant disputes
* Section 8 housing
* Civil law
* Family law
* Court accompaniment

Jenesse Legal Clinic

https://jenesse.org/contact/
For Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Located in the Inglewood Superior Courthouse
Don Stephenson: (310) 419-6788

Children and Adolescent’s Enrichment Program

* Parenting classes
* Children’s case management
* Individual and family counseling
* Tutoring and educational activities
* JMAC: After-school parent-child relationship building program
* Holiday programs and activities
* Camp Jenesse – Summer Enrichment Program

Health

* Assessments by registered nurse
* Health care referrals and follow-up services
* Health education classes: nutrition, fitness and healthy living, stress relief

Transportation

* Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
* Collaboration with law enforcement to ensure safe transportation when necessary
* Client transportation available for: housing, medical and dental appointments; social service appointments; Jenesse programmatic classes
* Court appointments

Educational Programs

* 40-Hour Certified Domestic Violence Training
* Domestic Violence outreach to schools, businesses and the greater community
* “Stop the Hurting” Program for the education of employers about the impact of domestic violence on job performance
* “BeSo You!” youth program for teens and tweens