San Bernardino County
Get Connected, Get Answers
211 San Bernardino County is your one-stop connection to thousands of community services through a toll-free 3-digit phone number, an online database and directory, and a 24-hour call center staffed by highly trained specialists. Dialing 2-1-1 is a confidential call with live, bilingual staff to assist callers 24 hours a day. If you are outside the area or dialing 2-1-1 doesn’t work at your place of business, you can always use 888-435-7565 instead
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Wellness, Recovery, and Resilience
The County of San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health's website is a tool to help meet your behavioral health and substance abuse needs. This website has been created for clients, family members, organizations, and individuals to help on the journey to rehabilitation and recovery.
Health, Wellness, and Safety
Our dedicated staff works to prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards, prevent injuries, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery, and assure the quality and accessibility of health services throughout the County.
To achieve this goal, we place a high value on strong working alliances with local community groups representing the diverse populations who live in all areas of our large County.
Assessment and Treatment
Our Mission: To protect the community through assessment, treatment, and control of adult and juvenile offenders by providing a range of effective services based on legal requirements and recognized professional standards.
The San Bernardino County Probation Department has always represented the very best of law and justice agencies throughout the state. The department supervises and provides case management services for approximately 20,000 adult offenders and 3,500 youthful offenders and an additional 500 youth in our two detention and assessment centers. We oversee the placement of over 200 juveniles in private facilities throughout the state. Our officers act as an investigative arm of the San Bernardino Superior Court and Juvenile Courts, providing sentencing reports and legal recommendations, evaluations, and victim services.
Transforming Lives and Strengthening Business
The San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board is a body of volunteers who supervise the allocation of federal funding to strengthen the skills of our local workforce. The Board is led by local business owners and includes public partners, educators, labor leadership and community-based organizations.
Our three America’s Job Centers of California offer comprehensive strategies to meet the needs of local businesses for a skilled workforce, while creating opportunities for job seekers to prepare for and enter into well paid careers.
Treatment Services and Community Protection
Through expedited criminal court processing, application of intensive treatment, job-training and placement services, frequent drug testing and regular judicial supervision, defendants will be removed from the criminal justice system and become drug free, productive and responsible members of their families and of the community. It is the intent of the program to reduce incarceration, decrease recidivism, advocate for treatment services and enhance community protection.
America's Poverty Fighting Network
CAPSBC is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit serving San Bernardino County since 1965. CAPSBC works with our low-income communities by supporting, advocating for and empowering low-income residents to achieve self-reliance and economic stability.
Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other
"Doing the Most Good"
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 43.1 million Americans live in poverty, and millions more live near the poverty line. Approximately half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and one-third of adults between 18 and 64 live in low-income households.
The Salvation Army operates more than 7,500 centers in communities across the United States, each of which collects high-quality data on a wide variety of poverty-related social services. The first multi-dimensional measure of human need based on objective data from a nonprofit on the front lines of providing social services, the Human Needs Index serves as a powerful tool to track basic human need, with different indicators and less lag time than conventional government data.
Serving and Honoring America's Veterans
Our vision is to provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship
We're Here To Listen
We envision a world where all relationships are positive, healthy, and free from violence.
We answer the call to support and shift power back to people affected by relationship abuse.
Integrity: We conduct every aspect of our work to the highest ethical standards and hold ourselves accountable to them. We value transparency and staunchly safeguard the confidentiality of the people we serve.
Thought Leadership: We are committed to learning constantly, developing innovative practices, and evolving strategies as necessary to achieve our mission and vision.
Excellence: We value performance and results. We always aspire to do our best and to embrace the challenge of exceeding expectations.
Collaboration: We work as a team within the organization and with a wide range of partners outside of it in the belief that only through these partnerships will we achieve the broadest impact.
Social Justice: We value diverse perspectives and strive to incorporate an anti-oppression lens in all aspects of our work.
Caring: We conduct our work with compassion and in the spirit of inclusion, and we meet all individuals with respect and without judgment.
Survivor-Centered: Our work begins and ends with the interests of survivors of relationship abuse in mind.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.