ALLIANCE FOR CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

Phone: (213) 368-6012

3333 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 550, LA 90010

Director: Laura Streimer

Assists foster families w/legal guardianship, adoption, IEPs, Government benefits with pro bono legal assistance.

Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:30 pm

www.kids-alliance.org



ALL PEOPLE’S CHRISTIAN CENTER

Phone: (213) 747-6357

822 E. 20th St., L.A. ext: 34 or 35

Free food for low-income families & individuals. Must show proof of ID, address, income & live:

Zip Codes Served: 90001 to 90008, 90010, 90011, 90015, 90016, 90018, 90019, 90021, 90037, 90042-44, 90046, 90047, 90058, 90059, 90061, 90062, 90089

Food Distribution Fridays only 12:00 to 4:00p.m.

www.allpeoplescc.org



BEYOND SHELTER

Phone: (213) 252-0772

3255 Wilshire Blvd. #902, L.A. 90010

Executive Director: Tanya Tull

Assists in providing permanent housing for clients; also, Coping skills in independent living, money management, knowledge of tenant’s rights, job training.

Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm

www.beyondshelter.org



CATHOLIC BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS
(serves all religions)

Phone: (213) 251-9800

Contact: Rosalio Delgadillo Fax (213) 251-9855

Services to boys 7-15 years; girls 7-16. 1 year of mentorship; 2-4 hours; no severe behavioral problems.

Program: High School BIGS. Allows HS students from Belmont, Crenshaw, Dorsey & Jefferson to be mentors to younger children.

www.catholicbigbrothers.org



COALITION OF MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, INC.

Phone: (323) 777-3120

9130 S. Figueroa St., L.A. 90003

Director: Dr. Sandra Cox

Counseling services for individual, group, and families; Domestic violence & anger management. Sliding Scale parenting classes (Eng/Span). Hours: M-F 9-6 p.m. Housing for Mentally Ill (18+--one year wait)

www.mentalhealthprofessionals.org



HEALTHY FAMILIES

Phone: (800) 880-5305 or contact Susan Miller Dorsey High School/ Healthy Start Support Services

Coordinator: Gayle Gordon @ (3230 298-8404

Provides comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage for children birth-19 years. Cost: $4 to $9 monthly; $27 for family. Medi-cal no cost.


INDEPENDENT STUDY SCHOOL (LAUSD)—CITY OF ANGELS

Phone: (213) 745-1100

1449 South San Pedro Street, LA 90015

Grades K-12; 32 sites (once a week meetings)

Principal: Molly Milner

Kids referred for medical & gang protection

Monday- Friday 7:00 am-4:30 pm

www.lausd.net



INFO LINE- NOW KNOWN AS 211/ LA COUNTY 211


INQUILINOS UNIDOS (Tenants United)

Phone: (213) 483-7497

660 So. Bonnie Brae Street, L.A. 90057


INSTITUTE FOR BLACK PARENTING

Phone: (310) 900-0930

11122 S La Cienega Blvd. Inglewood, CA 90304

Adoption and foster parenting; Family Preservation

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

www.blackparenting.org


KAISER PERMANENTE WATTS COUNSELING & LEARNING CTR.

Phone: (323) 564-7911

1465 E. 103rd St., L.A. 90002 Fax (323) 569-8527

Director: Dr. Woodruff Johnson

Contact: Ruth Conley, Martha Watson LCSW

Family, individual and group counseling, bilingual art therapy, educational therapy, summer day camp ages 8-13 yrs., sleep-over camp (call in May) ages 7-14, Kids Can Cope—support group for children whose parents or siblings have cancer, group for latency-age boys who have been pre-natal exposure to drugs; tutoring. Free counseling to the community. Hours: 8:30-6 p.m.

www.kp.org/watts/.org


LOS ANGELES CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC

Phone: (323) 766-2345

3787 S. Vermont, L.A. 90007

Principal: Robin Lutsky, Burton Greene School (ext. 2228) (323) 766-2340

Day treatment program; individual, group and family therapy. Non-public school on campus. Walk-In Hours: 8-12 p.m. Outpatient hours: M-F 8-8 p.m.

www.lacg.org

LOS ANGELES COUNTY/USC MEDICAL CENTER Outpt—Main Clinic

Phone: (323) 226-5303

1937 Hospital Pl., L.A. 90033 Fax (323) 226-5504

Child Adolescent Psychiatry Outpt—Adolescent (323) 226-5777

Director: Dr. Sidney Russak (out/ in-patient) (323) 226-5288

Director: Dr. Thomas Hicklin (in-patient)

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm


LOS ANGELES URBAN LEAGUE

Phone: (323) 292-8111

Milken Youth Training & Family Literacy Center Fax (323) 292-7851

5414 S. Crenshaw Blvd., L.A. 90043

Director: Jim Castilo

Contact: Linda Shaw

Tutoring grades 3-12 (Jan. & June enrollment, waiting list open) and Adults (anytime), WIA (Workforce Investment Act) ages 14-21. Computers training. Hours: M 8-6 p.m.; T-Th 8-8 p.m.; Fri 8-5 p.m.

www.laul.org


BREAKTHROUGH PARENTING SERVICES

Phone: (310) 823-7846

Serves West Los Angeles, Culver City, and Valley
12405 Venice Blvd., Suite 172, L.A. 90066

Director: Dr. Jane Major

Parent education classes with focus on legal/custody issues. Sliding fee scale

www.breakthroughparentingservices.org


PARENTS OF WATTS (POW)

Phone: (323) 566-7556

10828 Lou Dillon Ave., L.A. 90059

Century – R on Wilmington – L on Santa Ana and L on Lou Dillon

Director: (Sweet) Alice Harris

Field technicians training, assists in obtaining GED, computer fiber optics training program to install telephone wires and cable; Parenting classes (English)

Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm

GOOGLE SWEET ALICE HARRIS



PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY

Phone: (800) 776-5746

For parents with children with special needs Intake (213) 427-8747 Hours: Intake—9-3 p.m.; Office: 9-5 p.m. Fax (213) 427-8767

Federal funding—free

www.pai-ca.org

All of these resources are non-profit community agencies and should be used in conjunction with the completion of the LAUSD community resources disclaimer form (attached)

School Mental Health Resource Guide prepared and revised by:Louis G. Long, LCSW, Ph.D., Nancy Jefferson, LCSW

August 11, 2005