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Humboldt Community Resources

HSU Counseling & Psychological Services (for eligible HSU students)

For a list of groups and services, please see:

Groups and Workshops

Department Info

To find a local psychotherapist:

Humboldt Family Service Center (HFSC)

HFSC, located in both Eureka and Arcata, offers sliding fee based counseling for individuals, couples, children, and families. Their Eureka office has a free walk-in counseling clinic on Mondays 1-4 p.m. Call 443-7358 for more information.

In addition, they offer an Employee Assistance Program, Drug Education Program, Anger Management Counseling, and a Children of Divorce workshop. See website for details.

HSU Community Counseling Clinic

Psychology Dept. clinic that provides low cost counseling (through pre-master's level students-in-training) for individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children. Serves entire community as well as HSU students. For more information, including hours of operation, call 707-826-3921. The director of the clinic is Sheri Whitt, MFT.

North Coast Mental Health Professionals

The website for this organiziation is very helpful in searching for a priviate practice psychotherapist. Most of our local therapists are part of this organization. The website allows you to search by location, health insurance, presenting problem, etc.

Open Door Community Health Centers

Locations throughout the county. Both the Eureka and Arcata offices of Open Door have a licensed clinical social worker on staff and provide behavioral health counseling. The North Country Clinic includes a psychologist on staff and also provides behavioral health counseling. See website for specific phone numbers.

Comprehensive Community Resources:

Community Resource Guide: covers a wide range of resources including substance use, child care, disability, legal aid, pain management, medical insurance, veterans services, etc. Courtesy of Open Door Health.

2-1-1 Humboldt (Humboldt Community Switchboard): search the database through the online link or call 2-1-1 from any phone in Humboldt.

Specific Resources by Topic:

Alcohol/Drug Care

Detox-Drug/Alcohol Services

528 5th Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: (707)445-1391
Sliding Scale

AA Style Groups and Other Peer Based Support Groups

AA of Humboldt & Del Norte Counties

Adult Children of Alcoholics



Marijuana Anonymous World Services

Narcotics Anonymous of Humboldt & Del Norte Counties

Secular Organizations for Sobriety

Sex Addicts Anonymous

This 2-page PDF of local community resources provides a comprehensive list.

Brain Injury Recovery & Support Services

Making Headway

Domestic Violence

Humboldt Domestic Violence Services

Offers education, advocacy, and services related to domestic violence (including crisis/shelter services). Hotline number is 707-443-6042 (or 866-668-6543).

Humboldt Family Services Center

Eureka, Ca 707-443-7358

Offers weekly support and therapy groups related to family violence; fee is related to income.

Food and Body Issues

Overeaters Anonymous

To find a local therapist, go to North Coast Association of Mental Health Professionals and search for therapists specializing in eating disorders.

Grief & Loss Support

Through Hospice of Humboldt, Phone: 445-8443

Hospice Website

Calendar of Hospice Support Groups & Activities

The calendar includes a free drop-in Grief and Loss group on:

  • Mondays 6-7:30 p.m. at Jacoby Storehouse, 4th floor conference room, Arcata.
  • Wednesdays 5:30-7 p.m. at Hospice office, 2010 Myrtle Ave, Eureka
  • Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m. at Sequoia Springs Senior Living, 240 Redwood Way, Fortuna
  • Fridays 1-2:30 p.m. at Hospice office, 2010 Myrtle Ave, Eureka
  • Saturdays 9-10:30 a.m., "Slipper Club" at Hospice office, 2010 Myrtle Ave

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Support

Open Door Clinic, Arcata office, offers a Transgender Clinic. Call 707-826-8610 for more information.

Queer Student Union

An HSU student club that provides the queer commuinty a safe place to talk, play games, plan events, meet new friends, gain support, etc. Meets Thursdays at 7 pm in the Vine Deloria Room, MCC.

Queer Support Website

See the resources section of the website for a list of upcoming events, including Queer Youth Coffeehouse, Depression Support Group, Girls' Space, etc.

Sexual Assault &/or Abuse

Various Support Services for Survivors of Sexual Abuse &/or Assault

Emma Center Website

Emma Center is located at:

5251 Ericson Way, Suite 3

Arcata, CA


Click here for upcoming events, including support groups, yoga sessions, etc.

North Coast Rape Crisis Team

Eureka, Ca


Offers advocacy, education, individual counseling, support groups, etc. in a very survivor centered environment. Free & confidential.

Website of the Sexual Assualt Prevention Committee

Resources, information, and "stop rape" advocacy

You may be interested in checking out: "Healing after a Sexual Assault" (an interactive Prezi with lots of good information and local resources)

Youth Services & Activities

Changing Tides Family Services

Programs through the Adorni Center