Child Care & Family Services

Aspires West Pasadena

Phone: (626)797-0789
Contact: Jacqueline Jacobs, PhD

Aspires West Pasadena (AWP) is a non-profit community service organization.  it is an after-school student success program, designed to help students maximize their learning potential in Mathematics and Language Arts and other key subjects.

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena

Phone: (626)449-9100
Fax Number: (626)449-0700
Contact: Lisa Cavelier

The Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena promotes the health, educational, social, vocational, and character development of boys and girls ages 6-18.  Our goal is to improve the lives of children by helping them to build self assurance and develop leadership skills while reinforcing positive values.


Phone: (626)359-3300
Fax Number: (626)359-3325
Contact: Jason King

CHOICESS is a private, nonprofit 501( c ) (3) Corporation that was founded in 1988 by Joseph and Rebecca Donofrio and a Board of Directors made up of family members, individuals receiving services and advocates with the mission of providing support services to persons with developmental disabilities who want to live, work and recreate in their own communities.

The mission of CHOICESS is to provide support services to persons with developmental disabilities so that they can live, work and recreate in the community, and for individuals to become interdependent within their community by assisting to build and develop a community network. CHOICESS will provide support, and coordinate generic services for individuals to function successfully in their community. The agency is committed to insuring that persons with developmental disabilities can obtain the same quality of life that exists for all members of their community.

CHOICESS supports people with developmental disabilities who are over the age of 18, are Regional Center clients, and who need support to successfully access their community. Individuals who utilize CHOICESS may have one or more of the following labels: intellectual disabilities, spectrum disorder, behavioral challenges, physical disabilities, sensory impairment or need for psychological support.

College Nannies & Sitters

Phone: (323)645-7000
Contact: Meredith Ney

College Nannies + Sitters has been Building Stronger Families in the Pasadena community since 2010. Locally operated, we are part of your community, here to support your family from our neighborhood offices. We provide quality childcare that comes from our training, reference checked, and background screened nannies and babysitters. Whether you need the assistance of a part or full-time nanny or a professional babysitter for a night out, our professional management team and our My Sitters app makes scheduling care convenient, fast, and easy! We also partner with local businesses to offer backup child care benefits for employees.

Cottage Co-Op Nursery School

Phone: (626)799-0387
Contact: Sahar Farmanesh

Cottage Co-op Nursery School was founded in 1972 as a non-profit, cooperative preschool by former Pacific Oaks parents who were inspired to create a co-operative school that honored Pacific Oaks approach to learning while extending its benefits to the whole family. Serves children 2 years through pre-K Small class sizes with a capacity enrollment of around 60 Low adult: child ratios of 1:3 for our younger students and 1:4 for our older preschoolers.

D'Veal Family and Youth Services

Phone: (626)296-8900
Fax Number: (626)296-8910
Contact: John McCall

D’Veal Family and Youth Services is a leading Behavioral Healthcare provider in the greater San Gabriel Valley.  D’Veal’s primary goal is to achieve “Balanced Families, Balanced Children, and Balanced Lives” for the communities we serve.  D’Veal provides a comprehensive range of programs and services in many settings.  D’Veal provides comprehensive assessment, evaluation, and treatment for children ages 0-20.  Services are provided in the home, community, schools, and in our offices located throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Day One

Phone: (626)229-9750
Fax Number: (626)792-8056
Contact: Christy Zamani

Substance Abuse Prevention and Advocacy Organization: Neighborhood Improvement, Parents, Youth

Evergreen Preschool

Phone: (626)460-0468
Contact: Lin-Shan Chin

Evergreen Preschool is a uniquely designed facility providing the highest quality care and education for families in Pasadena and the surrounding areas. Year-round, full day program, along with diapers and wipes for infants and lunch for children ages 24 months and up are included in the price of tuition.  Evergreen Preschool serves children 3 months to 6 years of age and implements an emergent style curriculum aligned with the California State Learning Foundations to ensure kindergarten readiness upon completion of the program. Tours are available by appointment during regular business hours, Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  

Five Acres-The Boys' & Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles County

Phone: (626)798-6793
Fax Number: (626)797-7722
Contact: Chanel W. Boutakidis

Five Acres, The Boys' and Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles County, is a child and family services agency that strengthens families and prevents child abuse through treatment and education in community-based and residential programs. Originally founded as an orphanage in 1888, today Five Acres offers an array of services including residential care and education, mental health services in homes and schools, foster care and adoptions, and domestic violence prevention.

Hathaway-Sycamores Child & Family Services

Phone: (626)395-7100
Fax Number: (626)395-7270
Contact: Debra K. Manners, CEO

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is a leader in responding to the needs of the community and in providing innovative services and programs for over 9,000 children and their families. Today more than 675 staff members provide support to children and their families in a variety of locations throughout Los Angeles County.

Heartsent Adoptions Inc.

Phone: (626)793-8333
Contact: Kirsten Hagen

Kids Klub Pasadena

Phone: (626)795-2501
Fax Number: (626)795-2573
Contact: Debbie Rudman

Options For Learning

Phone: (626)449-8221
Fax Number: (626)449-1601
Contact: Kelly O'Connell

Options for Learning provides high quality family services, educational child care, preschool, and after school programs. "It connects parents and children to resources and teach them how to best use them." Families grow and change, and new informaiton and technologies are always emerging.

Pacific Clinics

Phone: (626)254-5000
Fax Number: (626)294-1077
Contact: Lindy Russell

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House

Phone: (626)204-0400
Fax Number: (626)585-1688
Contact: Elizabeth Dever

The Pasadena Ronald McDonald House provides a “home away from home” with housing, comfort, care and support to families with children who have serious or life threatening illnesses. Since opening in 2004, we have helped more than 18,500 children and their families.  For more information, please visit our website at

Professional Child Development Associates

Phone: (626)793-7350
Fax Number: (626)793-7341
Contact: Jane Clark

Professional Child Development Associates was established in 1997 by Dr. Diane Cullinane, Developmental Pediatrician, and Mimi Winer, R.N., M.S, Clinical Nurse Specialist, with the vision of providing innovative and comprehensive interdisciplinary services for children with developmental challenges or disabilities and their families. Using the DIR' - Flootime approach, PCDA provides quality, family-centered services for children and training and consultation to staff, parents and professionals about the best child development practices. PCDA became a nonprofit corporation in March 2008.


Phone: (626)239-7442
Contact: Yan Hu

We turn children's haircut nightmare to a fun adventure through trained stylists who love working with kids, interactive experience of the store design and fun prizes and games. We also carry tear free kids friendly beauty products. Lastly we even host birthday parties in our salon party room so kids can come in for a haircut, get an awesome prize and come back for a party.


We host birthday parties for kids in our hair salon's party room offering multiple themes/ packages gearing towards children. Our parties provide a solid 2 hours of fun and entertainment for the birthday squad and the parent. Our trained party directors will ensure all attendees have a great time. 


We provide haircut, spa and birthday parties for children and families. Our friendly stylists are trained to work with young children and children with special needs. We partner with Autism Speaks at the national level and do a lot of fund raising to give back. We have developed a solid guide on getting kids with special needs more comfortable with the haircut experience which can be very challenging and frustrating. As the result of our training we provide to our staff, we have become the go-to haircut place for kids with special needs. 

The Royal Spa

Phone: (626)765-9455
Contact: Irene Lara

We are a kids spa/party venue. 

We use professional chemical free products. We are licensed and Virtus certified.

We offer different packages to fit your unique party needs. 

Book us for your little Royal's next birthday party or special event. 

Villa Esperanza Services

Phone: (626)449-2919
Fax Number: (626)449-2850
Contact: Kelly White, CEO

Villa Esperanza Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and education of children, adults, and seniors with disabilities. Founded in 1961 by a group of mothers who believed their developmentally disabled children deserved quality care and education, the program was named Villa Esperanza ("House of Hope") in 1966. Today, Villa serves children, adults, and seniors each year ranging in age from 5-96 years old and include individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, Alzheimer's, dementia, Down syndrome, speech or communication difficulties and many other developmental disabilities. Villa serves individuals in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties by offering: o A comprehensive school for children and youth to age 22, serving 24 school districts; --A Speech and Language Center serving children, adults and seniors at Villa and in the surrounding communities; --An integrated, community-based employment and work placement program; --A center and community-based day program for adults; --Eight adult residences in Pasadena and one in Thousand Oaks; --An integrated Adult Day Program serving adults and seniors; --An integrated Care Management Program serving adults and seniors in 41 cities; --Independent Living Services program and a 6-unit independent living apartment in Pasadena

Young & Healthy

Phone: (626)795-5166
Fax Number: (626)795-8154
Contact: Mary Donnelly-Crocker

Young & Healthy, a Pasadena-based 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 1990 to provide comprehensive health care to low-income school children throughout greater Pasadena who lack or have inadequate health insurance. Young & Healthy maintains a network of 350 physicians, dentists, mental health and other professional health providers who volunteer their services to the program. Our in-house case management staff members provide client screening and follow-up services and act as advocate-liaisons between clients and the medical laboratories, pharmacies, hospitals and other agencies necessary to a child’s treatment. Over 260 active community volunteers support Young & Healthy through the provision of countless programmatic, organizational and fundraising tasks.

Young & Healthy offers a broad array of health services, including Medical Care, Pharmacy and Laboratory, Dental Care, Mental Health Care, Access to care – Insurance Outreach, and Health Education.

Since 1990, we have provided donated professional services valued at nearly $19,927,307 to over 4,000 local children in need. Young & Healthy’ s impact over a twenty-six-year period sends a strong message to the entire community and beyond: In Pasadena, every child matter.