Other Hoarding Resources
This page will direct you to many helpful resources. If you have some to add, please let us know!
Steri-Clean Inc. of California (and growing) is the nations leader in hoarding cleanup, clutter removal, and organization. Since 1995 they have helped thousands of families regain control of their homes and lives. They developed this national assistance website so that hoarders and their loved ones anywhere in the country can begin the healing process.
For help with any hoarding issues, contact us at 1-800-HOARDERS (800-462-7337).
Institute For Challenging Disorganization
The Institute for Challenging Disorganization is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to provide education, research and strategies to benefit people challenged by chronic disorganization. Great fact sheets and a clutter hoarding scale.
Children of Hoarders is one of the most informative websites on the internet about hoarding. Developed by a child of a hoarder, it is full of information about help for hoarders and their families.
The Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
This site was created to inform and educate the public about animal hoarding. We are not experts, but we are a network of volunteers affected by animal hoarding, and want to share what we have learned.
The FIRST self-help book for CHILDREN of HOARDERS!
Part pop-culture snapshop, part self-help, part memoir.
Are you looking to hear stories from other children who have gone through the same thing you have; or simply a voyeur, fascinated by hoarders?
An estimated six million to fifteen million people in the United States are hiding a big dirty secret. They are hoarders. Shockingly, many of them have children living in their hoard. Those parents that don't may have had their children taken away; their children may live with a different parent; or they are adults living on their own.
Each of the aforementioned scenarios presents a different challenge for the child and the hoarder
Many familial relationships have been irrevocably harmed by a parent's hoarding. Until now, non-fiction, self-help books about hoarding have all focused on the hoarder.
Together with Grace Brooke, professional organizer and also the child of a hoarder, Natasha Rosenstock will examine the lasting effects of growing up with a hoarding parent in the upcoming book, No Room for Me: Children of Hoarders.
The San Bernardino County Hoarding Task Force
The San Bernardino County Tak Force is a collaboration of public and private agencies that meet on the last wednesday of each month to exchange methedologies on how to better handle hoarding cases. The goal is to introduce everyone involved in hoarding to one another to speed up communication and better channel cases in the right direction. The task force is not an enforcement agency and does not get involved in hoarding cases as a unit. The meeting are open to anyone interested in attending.
Orange County Task Force on Hoarding
The Orange County Task Force on Hoarding is a collaborative effort of diverse community organizations and representatives who seek to identify and understand the issues, difficulties and causes of human hoarding behavior, to educate the public of these behaviors, and to develop humane options and unnovative interventions.
Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Hoarding
Another great free site with tons of information on hoarding, support, and treatment. Please visit this site to learn more!
Anxiety Disorders Association of America:
Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies