Support Services for Monterey Park Victims
On Saturday night, January 21, 2023, a mass shooting occurred in Monterey Park, resulting in the deaths of ten individuals and injuring ten others. Our hearts go out to the victims and their loved ones experiencing loss during a time of union. If you or someone you know is in need of resources or trauma support, please share the information below.
City of Monterey Park Victim Support Center - Open Daily from 8 am -7 pm.
The City of Monterey Park has set up a Victim Support Center located at the Langley Center located at 400 West Emmerson Avenue, Monterey Park, CA. The site is staffed by the FBI Victim Services, DA Victim Services, the Red Cross, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, and Tzu Chi, among others. The center supports family and friends impacted by the shooting event with counseling and other assistive services. If you have any questions or needed assistance, please call the City of Monterey Park at (626) 307-1395.
Image: Langley Senior Citizen Center, 400 W Emerson Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Image source: NBC Los Angeles
Victim and Survivor Resource Center is Operated by LA County, the City of Monterey Park, the American Red Cross, and others. Mandarin and Cantonese interpretations are available. Open daily 8 am-7 pm at the Langley Senior Citizen Center, 400 W Emerson Ave, Monterey Park, (626) 307-1388.
LA County District Attorney - Bureau of Victim Services Helps victims apply for state benefits to pay for medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs, and mental health treatment. Mandarin and Cantonese interpretation available. (626) 514-1300, 8am-5pm; https://da.lacounty.gov/victims
Mental Health and Legal Services
Chinatown Service Center nonprofit providing trauma counseling to community members in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Vietnamese. (213) 808-1720, 8am-5pm; https://www.cscla.org/
Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers Mental health center providing behavioral health and outpatient clinical services in Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, and Spanish. Alhambra location: 1635 West Main St., Suite 100, Alhambra, CA 91801; (626) 248-1800, M-F 8:30am-5:00pm; https://www.apctc.org/
Pacific Asian Counseling Services their mental health program, Renewal Spaces, offers listening sessions after traumatic events and are led by trained API co-facilitators. In Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Khmer, Vietnamese and Tagalog. (310) 259-7604; https://pacsla.org/
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California legal advice, case navigation and direct representation through helplines in 7 Asian languages and dialects, plus referrals to other organizations and government agencies. https://www.ajsocal.org/
Direct Language Support Lines:
- English: (888) 349-9695
- 普通话/广东话†Chinese: (800) 520-2356
- 한국어 Korean: (800) 867-3640
- TAGALOG: (855) 300-2552
- हि न्दी Hindi: (855) 971-2552
- ภาษาไทย Thai: (800) 914-9583
- TIẾNG VIỆT Vietnamese: (714) 477-2958
Intimate Partner Violence
Center for the Pacific Asian Family provides domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse services within the LA API community. 24-Hour multilingual helpline is available at 1-800-339-3940. https://nurturingchange.org/
211 LA: LA vs Hate LA County hotline to be connected with local services or report acts of hate. Dial 211; https://211la.org/
If you or someone you know is in need of support, please view and share this resource directory, available as a full guide and as a one page flyer:
For additional information, please visit AAPI Equity Alliance - Support for Monterey Park webpage.