- Heal MPK: Resources for Victims and the Community
Heal MPK: Resources for Victims and the Community
Monterey Park Community Healing Fund
The tragic events on January 21, 2023, that led to the deaths of 11 people, impacted the Monterey Park community at large. Recognizing the need to facilitate healing of the community, the City of Monterey Park has partnered with the California Community Foundation to establish the Monterey Park Community Healing Fund, with a clear purpose: To support Monterey Park and its neighbors through aid to community members affected by this tragedy as well as support for programs, initiatives and organizations designed to help Monterey Park heal and rebuild.
Community Resources and Services
The City of Monterey Park is committed to providing mental health support and healing to residents. Free and multilingual resources, including legal advice, mental health and wellness support in seven languages, and referrals to other organizations and government agencies can be found below.
Read a message from President Joe Biden to the Monterey Park Community.
Drop-in Crisis Counseling and Services
Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library
318 S. Ramona Ave.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Multilingual caseworkers and counselors from Chinatown Service Center will be at the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Helpline
Legal advice, case navigation and direct representation through helplines in seven Asian languages and dialects, plus referrals to other organizations and government agencies
TIẾNG VIỆT: 714-477-2958
Suicide and Crisis Hotline
Provides immediate emotional support and resources to people in distress and their worried family and friends
English- and Spanish-speaking crisis counselors available 24/7.
Korean-speaking counselors available from 4:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., 7 days per week at 877-727-4747.
CrisisText and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Support
People who are deaf or hard of hearing and who need support in a crisis can text for help
Text “HEARME” to 839863
Provides immediate emotional support and resources to teens in distress
Counselors available from 6 pm to 10 pm
Crisis line for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Provides information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
800-950-NAMI (6264) or text 62640
Chinatown Service Center--Monterey Park
Provides trauma counseling to community members in Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese
855 S. Atlantic Blvd.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Garfield Health Center
Mental health support services available
210 N. Garfield Ave. #203
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center
Mental health center providing behavioral health and outpatient clinical services in Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, and Spanish
1635 W. Main St. #100
Alhambra, CA 91801
Center for the Pacific Asian Family
Provides domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse services within the LA API community.
3424 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Pacific Clinics-Asian Family Center
Provides culturally sensitive and language specific mental health services in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese and Spanish
9353 E. Valley Blvd., Suite C
Rosemead, CA 91770
LA County Department of Mental Health
Supports the wellbeing of county residents and communities through crisis services, mental health referrals and emotional support
California Victim Compensation Board Resources for Victims of Crime (CalVCB)
CA program that provides up to $70,000 in financial compensation for many crime-related expenses. Victims may qualify for assistance if they suffer physical injury, threat of physical injury or emotional injury as a direct result of a violent crime.
CalVCB fact sheet in English and Spanish (PDF)
CalVCB fact sheet in simplified Chinese (PDF)
US Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime
800-363-0441 or 202-307-5983
DOJ office that sponsors the Anti-Terrorism and Emergency Assistance Program which provides considerable long-term financial support to communities impacted by mass violence crimes
Red Cross Integrated Care Condolence Team
Volunteers from Disaster Health Services, Disaster Mental Health, Disaster Spiritual Care and Recovery Services provide resources and referrals to agencies that can assist with:
• Fatality-related financial assistance
• Emotional Support for family members
• Post traumatic supportive strategies
• Financial assistance for health or mental health needs
• Spiritual support
• Support for other needs