Community Resources

Community Resources

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Community Resources

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MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine that provides free information resources for patients and their families and friends.

Teen Breathe
From social media to sports and making friends to making flowers, this resource has tips, exercises, and ideas to help you explore how paying attention to everything you do, being curious, and staying positive can bring out the very best of You.

Go Ask Alice
The Go Ask Alice! site is supported by a team of Columbia University health promotion specialists, health care providers, and other health professionals, along with a staff of information and research specialists and writers that answer all your health and wellness questions. 

This resource offers d
octor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics and easy-to-follow articles, slideshows, videos, and health tools to help you learn, grow, and be your best.

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is an organization that offers crisis services, peer support, and advocacy for LQBTQ+ youth. Please contact their crisis center or peer support network for guidance and a safe place to talk.

Change to Chill
Change to Chill is a free, award-winning, mental well-being resource offered by Allina Health. It helps teens become more aware of stress and equips them with relevant tools and resources to better manage stress and anxiety, so they can live happier, more resilient lives.

Mental Health America is the nation's leading national nonprofit dedicated to the promotion of mental health, well-being, and illness prevention. This resource includes crisis resources, warmlines, and mental health tests along with information about getting mental health support in your area. 

American Foundation of Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy

The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free, and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

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Food Pantries
A database that locates nearby organizations that offer food pantries to those in need. This site also locates organizations that offer housing assistance, transit information, health care, and legal assistance. 

A database that locates nearby organizations that offer housing assistance and transitional housing. This site also locates organizations that offer food services, transit information, health care, and legal assistance.

California Shelter Directory
A directory of state homeless shelters, assistance programs, soup kitchens, care centers, and more

City Services
The Family and Human Services Department provides information and services for youth and their families who live and work in the City. Services include the Kitchen Food Pantry, Community Closet, Legal Services, Notary Services, and more. 

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Teen Library Programs
Check out the latest teen programming from the library! Have an idea for more programs? Take our survey here, and tell us how we can better serve you! 

City Programs
The City's Parks and Recreation Services Division offers active, artistic, and educational classes for your enjoyment. Their mission is to get the community active and involved in fun, new activities. You'll surprise yourself with what you can learn.

Since its incorporation in 2008, the T.E.E.N.S. program has served as one of Santa Fe Springs' principal avenues for personal growth by providing the opportunity for local middle-school and high-school students to sharpen their personal and professional skills through an engaging array of program offerings. Visit the Teen Lounge weekdays 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 11740 E. Telegraph Rd., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670.

The library accepts volunteers from the surrounding community to fulfill a variety of tasks. From literacy to programs to afterschool tutoring, students 15 or older are welcome to apply for volunteering at the library!

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DMV Practice Tests
Whether you want to cruise the streets of Los Angeles or Highway 1 outside Big Sur, the best way to get on the road is by taking our California DMV practice tests. They help you retain knowledge 73% better than studying the manual alone. Get access to free online driver's test and an online version of the California Driver's Handbook.

Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more. Get free access to these classes by using our link and logging in with your library card number. 

Start, switch, or advance your career with more than 5,800 courses, Professional Certificates, and degrees from world-class universities and companies.

Mango Languages 
Mango Languages is a language learning program that teaches practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world's most popular languages.