Ability First • Pasadena • Provides programs and services to help children and adults with disabilities reach their full potential. Strengthens and cultivates skills that give our participants the tools to successfully navigate each transition in life, including building social connections and independence; employment preparation, training and experience.
Almansor Center – Institute for Redesign Learning • South Pasadena • Empowers individuals with special needs to take charge of their own learning and lives, making it possible for them to be competent, caring and contributing members of society; and to provide learning opportunities for families, professionals, and community to support those efforts.
Braille Institute • Los Angeles • Offers a broad range of free programs, classes and services serving thousands of students of all ages to empower themselves to live more enriching lives with blindness and vision loss.
Club 21 • Pasadena • Envisions a society enriched by the inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome. Provides the educational tools and resources that enable individuals with Down syndrome to be fully included.
Danny's Farm • Altadena and Shadow Hills • Safe and nurturing petting farm and social environment for children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Ettie Lee Youth and Family Services • Baldwin Park • Helping vulnerable children and their families develop skills to lead successful lives. Saving Lives, Changing Lives, Building Hope for children and families.
Five Acres • Altadena • Strengthens children and families and empowers them within their communities. Offers a full continuum of care for families in crisis, including community-based counseling, foster care and adoption services, and a therapeutic nonpublic school for children with special needs.
Greater L.A Agency for Deafness • Los Angeles •.Ensure equal access of the deaf and hard of hearing community to the same opportunities afforded their hearing counterparts. The organization's general purposes and powers are directed around the promotion of the social, recreational, cultural, educational, and vocational well-being of its deaf and hard of hearing constituents.
Hathaway-Sycamores Child and family Services • Pasadena • Provides a comprehensive continuum of services to children and families, including a residential-treatment center for youth, foster care and adoption services, school-based and outpatient-mental-health services, counseling services, transitional-living program for teens and young adults, family resource center, and a grief and loss center for children.
Haynes Family of Programs • La Verne • Strengthens the mind and spirit of children with emotional problems, special learning difficulties and developmental needs by providing specialized programs in a nurturing, caring and therapeutic environment.
Helene Evans Home • Hacienda Heights • Providing exceptional care for infants, children and young adults with special needs that allows each individual the opportunity for maximum personal growth and independence.
Hillsides • Pasadena • Dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy. We envision a world in which children and young adults, families, and communities are able to heal, grow, and thrive.
Hope House for the Multiple Handicapped • El Monte • Exists to improve the lives of children and adults with special needs by providing a therapeutic living environment emphasizing learning and encouraging individual development, growth and socialization, by advocating for residents to have a life full of personal, meaningful choices.
National Alliance Mental Illness • Pasadena • Mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness, especially those with serious mental illness. NAMI advocates for effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment, support, research and recovery that improves the quality of life of persons of all ages who are affected by mental illness.
Pacific Clinics • Pasadena • Provides treatment to clients and capacity building to the behavioral health field by delivering quality mental health and substance abuse services and building on people's strengths.
Professional Child Development Associates • Pasadena • Benefits children, teens and young adults with autism or other developmental challenges through innovative therapies, services and professional education.
Rose City Center • Pasadena • Sliding-scale fees to find a therapist with specialized training.
The Trevor Project • Los Angeles • Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
Union Rescue Mission • Los Angeles • People with feelings of distress and despair have been coming to Union Rescue Mission seeking help. URM is committed to life-transforming ministry through the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as demonstrated in these core values.
Villa Esperanza • Pasadena • Providing love, care and hope for Individuals with disabilities and their families.
Villa de Vida • Pasadena • Builds residential communities for adults with special needs to live and explore life fully.
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