FAMILY RESOURCES

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Friends of the Family (FOF) is  one of Southern California’s premier independent family resource and community development centers which provides respectful, responsive family support programs in some of the most challenged neighborhoods in Los Angeles.  Friends of the Family works to foster strong families, thriving children, lift children and their families out of poverty, protect them from abuse and neglect, and ensure their access to health care, quality education and a supportive, resourced community.
 

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Child and Family Guidance Center

818-830-0200

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Child and Family Guidance Center (CFGC) provides trauma informed outpatient mental healthcare intervention and treatment services to low income families with children that have significant emotional problems, empowering children and families to achieve well-being through innovative services and community programs.

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El Nido

818-896-7776

818-878-8120

El Nido Family Centers empowers families in low-income communities of Los Angeles County to break the cycle of poverty, child abuse, violence, academic failure and teen pregnancy by offering programs  in four major categories: Child Abuse Prevention & Treatment, Parent Education & Family Development, Teen Parent Family Services and Youth Development.

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San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is dedicated to improving the mental health of individuals and families within the Greater San Fernando Valley by providing effective, culturally-sensitive therapeutic services, based on each consumer’s individualized needs, strengths, and choices, serving people of all ages and  empowering them to move their lives forward towards self-sufficiency, opportunity, and well-being.

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The Help Group

877-994-3588

The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children, adolescents and young adults with special needs related to autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional
challenges.  The Help Group provides services such as  specialized day school, residential programs, mental health services, case management, parenting groups, in-home counseling, neuropsychological testing, vocational and recreational services and life skills.

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Strength United

818-886-0453

818-253-0258

Strength United is dedicated to ending domestic violence and abuse, serving individuals and families with trauma and survivor informed empowerment services, as well as offering a Child Advocacy Center, Trauma Recovery Center and LGBTQIA+ programming.

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Alliance of Relative Caregivers

818-789-1177

818-203-2763

Alliance of Relative Caregivers (ARC) offers advocacy, resources and compassionate family support to relatives who are caring for their relative children by helping with navigating the DCFS/DPSS system, advocacy for children's court, help with school and IEPs, assistance with finding clothing, furniture, and/or food, connecting with other relative caregivers, and crisis intervention.  ARC provides weekly support groups in English and Spanish throughout LA County.

LA Mission College

Foster & Kinship Care Education

818-364-7736 

Los Angeles Mission College’s Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) provides informative and educational annual renewal training to resource parents (relative caregivers,  extended family members and foster parents)  in both English and Spanish,  RFA training to caregivers who have children placed in their homes through the Child Welfare system in Los Angeles, and the Guardian Scholars program, providing services to current and former foster youth students at LAMC.

We Lift LA

818-708-1662

WE LIFT LA's mission is to empower transitional aged youth and young adults aged out of the foster care system to achieve independence through consistent, transformational relationships and impactful developmental services.

Community Synergy for Children and Families Consulting Services

818-357-7625

Committed to strengthening families by providing them with the skills, tools and knowledge to be resilient and to achieve their vision of success, thereby building thriving communities.

Council for Child Abuse Prevention

San Fernando - Santa Clarita Valleys

16861 Parthenia Street, North Hills, CA 91343

info@childandfamilycouncil.org