Resource Directory

Emergency Shelter

  • Family Crisis Center Porterville Women’s Shelter HOTLINE 559-784-0192 
  • Daybell Brooks (men) 559-783-8870 
  • Family Services of Tulare County (www.fstc.net) Visalia - 559-732-5941 Tulare - 559-685-9515 
  • Open Gate Ministries 559 591-1263 (men or women w/children) 
  • Visalia Good News 559-734-6470 (www.ccdof.org) 
  • Visalia Rescue Mission Men - 559-733-2231 Women & Children - 559-635-9553
  • Shelter of Hope (24HR) 559-734-7921 (www.visaliarescue.org)

Emergency Food 

  • Helping Hands 559-784-6235
  • Porterville Coordinating Council (Love Inc.) 559-793-0213 
  • Porterville Rescue Mission 559-789-9588 
  • St. Vincent De Paul 559-781-5555

Hotlines

  • Adult Abuse Reporting 559-733-6585 
  • Battered Women Shelter 559-784-0192
  • Child Abuse Reporting 1-800-331-1585 
  • Family Violence (24 HR) 1-800-448-2044
  • National Domestic Violence 1-800-799-7233 
  • Rape Crisis (24 HR) 732-7273
  • Suicide Prevention 1-800-320-1616

Counseling Services 

  • Alternative Services 559-783-2402 
  • Central California Family Crisis Center 559-781-7462 
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center 559-625-5550

Family Care Services 

  • Contact-Gene Anderson (South Valley) 559-788-1140 
  • Contact-Terri Ryman (North Valley) 559-733-6669 
  • Porterville Pregnancy Resource Center 559-782-1225 
  • Porterville Youth Services 559-788-1200 
  • Turning Point (Youth Services) 559-783-6492 
  • Victim /Witness Assistance 559-782-4835

Legal Assistance 

  • Central California Legal Services 1-800-350-3654 
  • Legal Aid of Tulare County 559-733-8770 
  • O.L.A. Raza (immigration) 559-784-1121 
  • Tulare County Family Court 559-733-6052 
  • Tulare County Child Abduction Unit 559-733-6623

Non-Emergency/Business Office/Support

  • AMR 559-781-9020
    (American Medical Response Ambulance and Medical Transport) 
  • Dial-A-Ride 559-781-8104  
    (Senior citizens, handicap, or disabilities only)
  • Imperial Ambulance 559-784-8500 
    (non-emergency medical and wheelchair transport)
  • Tulare County Public Health 559-788-1300 
  • Tulare Works 559-782-4750 
    (Public Assistance Programs)

Fire Departments

  • Porterville Fire Stations #1&2 559-782-7526 
  • Tulare County-Doyle Colony Station 559-784-7628 
  • Tulare County-West Olive Station 559-784-2751

Law Enforcement

  • Porterville Police Department 559-782-7400 
  • Tulare County Sheriff Department 559-782-4700