Children's Institute is 107 years old and has developed an integrated service model designed to support the whole child, from birth to young adult, as well as entire families, through counseling and support services. They uniquely view all their services through a trauma lens, believing that many emotional/behavioral difficulties are directly attributable to past traumatic events.
Founded in 1920, Eisner is a comprehensive, high quality, patient-centered medical home, serving families in the historically underserved communities of Downtown, South Los Angeles, Koreatown, Westlake, Leimert Park, Jefferson Park, Crenshaw and Mid-City.
Founded in 1946, Exceptional Children's Foundation is the only organization of its kind in California that provides a continuum of services designed to support individuals with developmental, learning and emotional disabilities throughout their lifespan.
First Place for Youth was founded in 1998 to help foster youth (ages 18-24) make a successful transition to self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood, focusing on four goals: housing, increased educational attainment, employment and healthy living skills. First Place is the state's largest provider of housing for this vulnerable population.
Now in its 17th year of operation nationally, and their 5th year locally, Playworks provides opportunities for physical activity and safe meaningful play in low-income, urban elementary schools. Currently in 25 schools in LA County, they will serve 35 schools by the year 2017.
Since 1998 Taking the Reins has helped under served girls develop teamwork, responsibility and leadership skills through their unique equestrian and urban farm programs. At their 2.5 acre beautiful rural setting in Arcadia, urban girls living just minutes away have the opportunity to escape their concrete environments by caring for horses and...