Child Safety and Protective Services:

Statewide Safe Surrender Baby Site Locations

Health and Wellness:

El Dorado Community Health Center

Crisis Hotlines:

El Dorado County Mental Health Hotline & Crisis Intervention

  • 24-HOUR Psychiatric Emergency Services

    • Placerville: (530) 622-3345

    • South Lake Tahoe: (530) 544-2219

  • Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence: 24 Hour Crisis Line (530) 626-1131 (PV)

  • Live Violence Free: 24 Hour Crisis Line (530) 544-4444 (SLT)

Family Support, Education/Child Care, Kinship Care:


El Dorado County Office of Education

Mentors & Advocates

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of El Dorado County

CASA El Dorado

Alcohol and Drug Programs

Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) offers education, prevention, treatment and counseling services. Services are offered directly and through contracts with community agencies. Call (530) 621-6146 or visit the ADP web page for more information.

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