Daybreak is OPCC's interim housing and day program that offers services to homeless women living with a mental illness. Designed to provide a safe, nurturing environment, Daybreak offers 20 semi-private bed areas, 10 emergency beds, and a holistic approach to wellness so that participants may eventually move to permanent supportive housing and regain independence.
The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health is the largest county-operated mental health department in the United States, directly operating programs in more than 85 sites, and providing services via contract program and DMH staff at approximately 300 sites co-located with other County departments, schools, courts and other organizations. Each year, the County contracts with more than 1,000 organizations and individual practitioners to provide a variety of mental health-related services.
Comprehensive mental health services for children, families, and adults of all ages are available here. The majority of clients are African American, Latino, and of all eleven Didi Hirsch sites, the Inglewood Center serves the most children and families. Treatment is offered on site, as well as in the home, and at nearly 30 schools. The Center is also distinguished by its expertise with very young children (0-5 years old). Our programs for adults include intensive, field-based work, outpatient care, case management, and employment services. To address the isolation and inactivity so co
Located in South Los Angeles, the Taper Center offers mental health services to a community that is predominantly African American and Latino. Children and their families receive care at the clinic, in their homes, and at area schools. For more than 20 years, the community has welcomed it as the place to come for mental health services and other support. The Taper Center also helps adults receiving aid through CalWORKs to overcome the psychological barriers that interfere with their ability to find and retain work.
At Didi Hirsch's Metro Center, located in the Westlake area of Los Angeles, we serve children, teens and their families. Most are recent Latino immigrants living in the surrounding area encompassing many primarily economically distressed neighborhoods. Most parents work long hours and have access only to public transportation. Mental health services are provided in over a dozen public and charter schools in the area, in the home and at the Center. Comprehensive case management services are offered to help families meet the many challenges they face.
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Gardening is proven to be an effective therapeutic tool that is known to decrease stress levels and anxiety. Among incarcerated youth, this sense of peace helps students face their frustrations and challenges while giving them a positive outlet for their expression.
FHCCGLA provides patients with a comprehensive range of health services, adhering to principles of the patient centered medical home. Services include: Care After Hours; Pediatric Health Care, Adolescent/ Teen Health Care; Women’s Health Care; Prenatal Care; and Men’s Health Care.
The Transition Age Youth (TAY) Division seeks to provide an array of mental health and supportive services for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and Severe and Persistently Mentally Ill (SPMI) youth ages 16-25.