Community Resources

Community Resources

Community Health Association Inland Southern Region’s Resource List!
  • Please click here to download the Association’s resource list for Riverside County
  • Please click here to download the Association’s resource list for San Bernardino County
  • Please click here to view an infographic about Asthma, and for Asthma in children, click here
  • Please click here to view a Seniors’ guide to Medicare
  • Please click here to view Riverside County’s Cool Place to avoid the heat
  • Please click here to view San Bernardino County’s Cool Place to avoid the heat
  • Please click here to view San Bernardino County’s Rent Relief Program

Access to Care

Dementia Support Services

The Alzheimer’s Association provides free services and support for you and your family. To learn more about these services, please click here.

Facing Food Insecurity

Click here to view a list of locations that offer food distribution throughout San Bernardino, CA.

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts - Free Surgeries for Children

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts provides surgeries for children and teens at no cost. They are a tremendous resource for families in Southern California and provide highly specialized medical services for children and teens who have physical and cosmetic deformities caused by accident, disease, abuse, and birth defects. To learn more, please click here, o para la version en español, aquí.

Kaiser Permanente - Medical Financial Assistance Program
Kaiser Permanente is committed to providing programs that facilitate access to care for vulnerable populations. The Medical Financial Assistance (MFA) program helps low-income, uninsured, and underserved patients receive access to care by providing temporary financial assistance or free care to patients who receive health care services from our providers, regardless of whether they have health coverage or are uninsured.
For more information and the program application, please visit the MFA website.
Mesothelioma Information & Support

The Mesothelioma Center’s goal is to educate our communities on mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos. Please click here to learn more. For information on Mesothelioma Treatment options assistance and other resources, please click here.

Transportation & Find Food Bank at Morongo Basin Healthcare District

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District operates a free, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation service, known as the “LIFT” program, for transportation to and from medical appointments. Their drivers provide “door-to-door” and “door-through-door” assistance for wheelchair-bound clients and those needing special assistance. This program includes service for anyone living in more remote areas of the Basin, where public transportation may be limited. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call 760-366-LIFT (5438).


The FIND Hi-Desert branch is located at the Morongo Basin Healthcare District campus in Yucca Valley. FIND will store food for pick-up by area food pantries to distribute locally. FIND and the Morongo Basin Healthcare District encourages the community to reach out with any inquiries regarding food access or becoming a FIND member food pantry by calling 760-501-1637.

To locate a FIND Food Bank branch out in the high desert please click here.

Nursing Home Abuse

To learn about signs of nursing home abuse and how to report it, please see here.

STD Testing

Learn about convenient local testing sites for common STDs here.


Molina Healthcare of California and Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) have joined forces to provide support for job and health coverage losses with a new healthcare initiative called “Together4IE”.  This joint collaboration is to raise awareness about available coverage through Medi-Cal and Covered California to support families and individuals affected by income or employment changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to view the flyer.

If you need to apply for Medi-Cal or Covered CA, please visit or call 1-866-U2Apply.

Behavioral Health Resources

Addiction in Women

Click here to discover how addiction to alcohol, nicotine, and other substances affect women as well as how to seek treatment.

California Hope (CalHOPE)

The CalHOPE website has resources to support people experiencing stress from the pandemic as well as the current wildfires. The CalHOPE Warmline is live and answering calls – telephone or text. (833) 317-HOPE (4673).

Assistance is available in many languages.

Cedar House Life Change Center - Improving the Lives of Those Suffering from Substance Abuse and Co-occurring Disorder
Dementia Support Group
Emergency Housing Vouchers For Trafficking Survivors

Click here to learn more about accessing emergency housing vouchers for trafficking survivors.

Psychiatry Walk-In Clinic in Fontana, CA
Safe Families for Children

Do you need a place for your child to stay while you become more stable? Your child will be in a safe home where you will still have custody, visitation, support, and get your child back once you are ready. For more information in English, click here o para en español, aquí.


WIC Breastfeeding Support in Inland Empire
Click here to view the different WIC Agencies throughout San Bernardino and Riverside County, how breastfeeding services are being offered, and information on breast pumps. This is current information during the COVID-19 crisis.

Riverside County

Loving Support

Breastfeeding Support Group Location Riverside Community Hospital – Breastfeeding Center

San Bernardino County

Please click here to download the highlights of each course or click the links below to be directed to the course pages:



Please click here to download San Bernardino County’s Department of Behavioral Health’s bullying brochures (available in English and Spanish).

Car Seat Safety

Car Seat Safety

Please click here for more information on low-cost car seats, car seat check-up appointments, car seat safety classes, and California’s Child Passenger Safety Law.

College Students

Inland Empire Universities Resources

Click here to view a list of services and resources for college students. This list contains information that may be useful for students who are seeking COVID-19 support resources, financial help, education opportunities, resources for undocumented students, and more.

Connect IE

Connect IE

Connect IE is a FREE online website that provides Inland Empire residents from different zip codes with community resources 24/7. It can connect residents to housing services, job trainings, food pantries, transportation, and other low-cost or free programs. Please visit to find the closest resources to you.

Cooling Centers

Cooling Centers

Please click here to download the San Bernardino County list of cooling centers.

Please click here to download the County of Riverside Community Action Partnership list of cooling centers throughout Riverside County.

To find your local cooling center, visit ConnectIE and search “Cooling Facilities” in your area.

Last Updated June 2021

Cold Weather Shelters in Riverside County

Diabetes Management 

Diabetes Management

Inland Empire Diabetes Resources

Please click here to see organizations dedicated to diabetes treatment and awareness throughout the Inland Empire.


Please click below to be directed to the course pages offering diabetes management:

Please click here to download a flyer of IEHP’s Free Diabetes Classes and Support Resources located in Riverside, Moreno Valley, Jurupa Valley, Perris, and San Bernardino.


Homelessness Resources

Please click here for the Riverside County Homeless Prevention Resource List.

Please contact 2-1-1 San Bernardino County (or dial 2-1-1) to be connected to a bilingual homeless assistance call specialist through San Bernardino County’s homeless assistance services.

Victor Valley Community Shelter

Click here for the flyer for the 24hr Covid Compliant Victor Valley Community Shelter, now open.  Transportation is available to the site.  See flier for pick up locations and times.

Inland Empire LGBTQ Resource Guide

Click here to find resources near you.


Black Infant Health Program

Please click here to view the flyer. To learn more about the Black Infant Health program, please click here.

Prevent Common Toddler Accidents

Please click here for more information.

Sexual Health

Sexual Health

To find a clinic location that provides services in:

  • Breast cancer screening,
  • Birth control methods,
  • Pap smears,
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), and/or
  • Testicular cancer

Please click here!


IE Veteran Resources

Inland Empire’s Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program

See here to learn more about Inland Empire’s Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program.


Inland Empire U.S. VETS

Services offered here include housing, workforce development, mental health and wellness, and individualized support.

For more information, please click here.


Riverside County

County of Riverside’s Veterans’ Services 

Services offered include:

  • Burial benefits,
  • Compensation for service-related disabilities,
  • Educational benefits (the California College Waiver Program),
  • Government Life Insurance,
  • Home loan benefits (application for a certificate of eligibility and program information),
  • Medical benefits such as receiving treatment at VA Medical Centers (application and information),
  • Military Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP),
  • Pension for non-service-related deaths and for veterans with non-service-connected disabilities,
  • Proceeds of government life insurance, and
  • Vocational rehabilitation (application and information).

For more information, please click here.

San Bernardino County

San Bernardino County’s Veteran Affairs

Services offered include:

  • Anything related to VA benefits,
  • Burial Benefits,
  • California College Fee Waiver Program,
  • Education Benefits,
  • Medical Benefits Applications,
  • Service-connected Disability Compensation,
  • VA Pension Benefits, and
  • Veteran Readiness & Employment (formerly known as Voc Rehab).

For more information, please click here.


City of Ontario’s Veterans Resource Center 

The Veterans Resource Center volunteers will provide assistance with the following services and resources:

  • Compensation and Pension Claims,
  • Disability Benefits,
  • Education Benefits,
  • Employment Benefits,
  • Free printed Resource Guides for Veterans,
  • Housing Assistance, and
  • Personal assistance from trained volunteers during operating times for walk-ins or by appointment.

For more information, please click here.

Women’s Health

6 Important Health Screenings for Women

Early intervention can be the key to a healthier tomorrow! Therefore, click here to view the six important health screenings for women.