Advocacy/Legal

Harbor Regional Center

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For individuals with developmental disabilities, and their families, Harbor Regional Center can provide diagnosis and evaluation, information and referral, individual or family service planning, family support, and assistance in finding and using community resources. Services provided by HRC include:

Service Planning Area:
SPA 8: South Bay
21231 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA
90503

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

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Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center is a private, non-profit corporation that operates under contract with California’s Department of Developmental Services. The Center serves over 9,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities, who have or are at risk for a developmental delay or disability, and who are at high-risk of parenting an infant with a disability.

Lanterman provides the following services:

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
3303 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA
90010

Eastern Los Angeles Site

The Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC) is a private, non-profit organization under contract with the California Department of Developmental Servcies (DDS). ELARC is one of 21 Regional Centers in the state, coordinating and providing community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 3: San Gabriel Valley
1000 S. Fremont, Alhambra, CA
91802

Children's Law Center (CLC)

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The Children's Law Center (CLC) provides court appointed legal representation for youth who have been abused, neglected or abandoned that come under the protection of the Los Angeles County Juvenile Dependency Court system. In addition to providing legal representation, CLC has several advocacy programs/initiatives designed to better serve our transitioning age youth. To ensure the maximum level of youth engagement, CLC established a peer advocacy program that employs former foster youth.

Service Planning Area:
ALL
201 Centre Plaza Dr., Monterey Park, CA
91754

Bet Tzedek

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Bet Tzedek provides free, comprehensive legal services for low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Bet Tzedek has grown into a public interest law firm with a footprint across Los Angeles County and beyond, with practice area expertise in Eviction Defense (Housing: Landlord/Tenant), Employment Rights, Guardianships, Human Trafficking, Health, Public Benefits and more.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
3250 Wilshire Blvd., 13th Floor, Los Angeles, CA
90010

Alliance for Children's Rights

The Alliance’s primary objective is to provide stability to foster children and those at risk of entering foster care by helping them obtain healthcare, educational services and financial support so that more of them reach permanency through adoption, legal guardianship or by returning safely to their biological families. For those youth who do age out of the system without a family, we have built a core program designed to give this population the tools and guidance they need to live independently.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
3333 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA
90010