Find alternatives to calling the police in the Morongo Basin, CA. This area includes Yucca Valley, Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree, Morongo Valley, Landers, Pioneertown, and Wonder Valley.
Typically, people call the police because they are experiencing or perceive an emergency and need immediate assistance. In order to provide the most effective alternatives to calling the police or 911, unless otherwise indicated, the resources included here are limited to those that offer immediate assistance through emergency or crisis services.
These resources may be obligated to call police in the case of an immediate risk of harm to the caller or another, child abuse, or abuse of a vulnerable adult. Where we know or suspect that a resource may work in cooperation with law enforcement or involve them beyond what is required by law, we acknowledge that in the listing.
These resources are not intended to cover all situations, only to provide the services described. If you are in danger of immediate harm and feel safe doing so, call 911.
- Morongo Basin Crisis Walk-In Center
- Crisis walk-in center providing mental health crisis intervention and stabilization. Can provide transportation to long-term facilities and hospitals as needed. Walk-in therapy if needed, and referrals to outside providers for therapy and other mental health services. If patient is at point where they have intent, plan, and method for suicide law enforcement may be called for help with transport to higher level of care. Services are free regardless of insurance status.
- 7293 Dumosa Ave., Suite 2 Yucca Valley, CA 92284
- 24/7 – some limitation on hours due to COVID; reliably staffed 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily.
- (760) 365-2233
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Please note, people answering these calls may be mandatory reporters, and required to make a report to CPS or law enforcement in certain situations. Learn about local mandatory reporter laws here.
Please consider using these alternatives to calling the police in or 911 in the Morongo Basin when faced with a situation that calls for de-escalation and/or intervention.
We have tried to indicate where police or law enforcement may work with the alternative resources listed; please let us know if you have any concerns about these resources.
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