The Law Offices of the Public Defender offers legal representation services for criminal, juvenile and civil court proceedings. It works to serve and protect the constitutional rights of individuals of all ages. The Law Offices of the Public Defender maintains a location in Indio, Calif., and is a part of the County of Riverside, Calif., which operates various departments, such as animal control, career development, community health agency, facilities management and environmental health. The county s mental health department offers behavioral health status evaluation, psychosocial assessment, and individual and family counseling services. It additionally provides case management, early intervention, treatment, referral, and drug and alcohol addiction prevention services.