AltaMed’s youth programs provide teens with health information and education with the goal of decreasing the number of teenage pregnancies and improving health outcomes. Our programs are designed to help teen mothers and their partners understand the health, social and economic challenges of having a child at a young age. In addition to health education, we provide parenting education and support for continued educational advancement. Read more >
El Nido provides services at schools, community locations and the home, focusing its efforts in five core program areas: Child Abuse Prevention & Treatment, Parent Education & Family Development, Teen Parent Family Services, and Youth Development.
Access to fresh, healthy food is as integral to good health as access to insurance. Through grants from the California Association of Food Banks and LA Care Community Benefits, Maternal and Child Health Access has been able to partner with Los Angeles County Department of Social Services (DPSS) to become a CalFresh Outreach site, in Downtown LA, at our site at the Wellness Center at the Historic General Hospital and at health fairs and other community activities.
Following are the services offered: shelter, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, showers, clothing and laundry services, education program, HIV testing and counseling, employment program, computer lab, housing referrals, recreational activities, art/music groups, counseling and support groups.
HOPICS is dedicated to providing the highest quality innovative social service to South Los Angeles with an emphasis on behavioral health and housing stability. HOPICS provides the following extensive services: Behavioral Health, Housing, Re-entry, and Supportive Services. Read more >
Freeway Easy Traffic and Driving School in Lakewood is dedicated to preparing teen drivers and adults for life behind the wheel. You'll enjoy our excellent customer service, provided by our professional and courteous employees (we speak both Spanish and English).
A Sense of Home (ASOH) creates homes for foster youth as they age-out. From fridges, to curtains, to beds, to cutlery, to floor rugs, to shower curtains, to linens and sofas — the ASOH volunteers bring in all that is needed to set up a fully functioning home (with a week’s worth of meals in the freezer) to usher in a new beginning full of hope, dignity, pride and beauty.
SHIELDS’ Exodus Program provides a unique model of substance abuse treatment and mental health services, in which comprehensive family-centered treatment, case management and related social services are provided to residents living with their families in an 86-unit apartment complex in the city of Compton. Read more >