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CC Cares - Mental/Medical Health and Safety: IWV Area Resources

Mental and Medical Health Resources for Cerro Coso Students

Cerro Coso Main Building

Physical Health Resources

Medicaid- Check to see if you are eligible and get coverage




Covered California- Covered California is a free service that connects Californians with brandname health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.




TTY: 1-888-889-4500

Omni Health - Local resources providing medical care on an adjusted scale for low-income


Spanish version available by changing language at the top of the webpage.


Rural Health Ridgecrest


TDD- 1-760-446-7505

Heather Stone Medical Clinic

900 N Heritage Drive

(760) 446-4571

Accepts Walk-In Appointments. Will see patients with no health insurance. Flat rate cash fee $100 for initial appointment, and $75 for subsequent appointments


Violence, Assault, and Abuse Resources

Women's Center

Women's Center High Desert, Inc.

A nonprofit organization providing a network of services relating to domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse for Eastern Kern county and surrounding counties. 
General Phone: 760-371-1969
24-Hour Helpline for Domestic Violence: 760-375-7525
24-Hour Helpline for Sexual Assault and/or Abuse: 760-375-0745
24-Hour Helpline for Child Abuse Prevention: 760-375-7100

Mental Health Resources

College Community Services Hope Center
1400 N. Norma St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 446-1597

  • Groups (contact for more information about current scheduling)
    • LGBTQ+ Support Group
    • Veteran’s Support Group
    • Mental Health Family Support Group
    • Substance Abuse Family Support Group
    • Community Yoga

Ridgecrest Crisis Stabilization Unit
1141 Chelsea St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555

(760) 463-2880

    • Access to psychiatric providers, nurses, social workers, and other clinical staff
    • Psychiatric assessment
    • Medication evaluation and service
    • Development of crisis and recovery plans
    • Linkage and referral to community treatment resources
    • including medical services

Substance Abuse Support:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholism treatment program

325 N Downs St

(760) 375-5445

    • Narcotics Anonymous

Addiction treatment center

(760) 446-4445