Friday, May 04, 2007

Immigration March Hotlines

Following the confrontation in MacArthur Park earlier this week, a number of hotlines were established to provide counseling and collect information from witnesses.

Crisis counseling is available though the Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health ACCESS Call Center at (800) 854-7771. Bilingual staff are available 24/7 to address concerns and make appropriate referrals as needed.

Witnesses with information from the MacArthur Park confrontation between protestors and polices may come forward with their accounts to the civilian-overseen Inspector General's office. The Coalition for Humane Immgrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), a non-profit organization unafilliated with the city government, has also opened a hotline that Angelenos can call with eyewitness accounts.

LAPD Inspector General
(213) 202-5866

(888) 624-4752