Non-Profit Children, Youth & Family Services

AbilityFirst

Phone: (626) 449-5662
Fax Number: (626) 449-0418
Contact: Jessica Giron

AbilityFirst was established in 1926 and known as the Crippled Children's Society of Southern California (CCS) for many decades. Lawrence L. Frank and Paul Dietrich, both Rotarians, were two of the original founders of the organization and they continued their loyal support throughout their lives. Operating in the greater Los Angeles area, AbilityFirst has 25 facilities which support individuals with disabilities through after school enrichment programs, job training, community employment, accessible camping, and affordable and accessible housing. AbilityFirst is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the American Camping Association (ACA). Some facilities are licensed by the California Department of Social Services and the Department of Developmental Services.

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.

Collaborate Pasadena

Phone: (626) 529-8095
Contact: Dr. Donald Grant

D'Veal Family and Youth Services

Phone: (626) 296-8900
Fax Number: (626) 296-8910
Website: www.dveal.org
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
Website: www.goDayOne.org
Contact: Christy Zamani

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

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

Phone: (626) 798-6793
Fax Number: (626) 797-7722
Website: www.5acres.org
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.

Foothill Family

Phone: (626) 993-3000
Fax Number: (626) 993-3088
Contact: Nataly Portobanco

Foothill Unity Center, Inc.

Phone: (626) 358-3486
Fax Number: (626) 358-8224
Contact: Betty McWilliams

Multi service food pantry

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

Hillsides

Phone: (323) 254-2274
Fax Number: (323) 254-0598
Contact: Joseph M. Costa

Hillsides has always created safe places for children; strengthened families, provided special education; and advocated for children's rights. From its inception in 1913 as an Episcopal Orphanage, The Church Home for Children, until its present-day status as a private, nonprofit foster care and treatment center, Hillsides has never wavered from its commitment to creating a safe place for children. Although it began as an orphanage, Hillsides now works to end the cycle of child abuse that destroys children and tears families apart. Loving care, therapeutic healing, special education, family crisis intervention and children's rights advocacy are at the heart of the agency's mission. These priorities At Hillsides, children suffering from abuse and mental illness can still find a "safe place" to call home. Today, the children's charity located in Pasadena serves families in crisis throughout Los Angeles County.

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.

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House

Phone: (626) 204-0400
Fax Number: (626) 585-1688
Contact: Carol Horvitz

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 www.rmhcsc.org/Pasadena.

Pasadena-Sierra Madre YMCA

Phone: (626) 355-5261
Fax Number: (626) 432-6857
Contact: Rick Politte

Professional Child Development Associates

Phone: (626) 793-7350
Fax Number: (626) 793-7341
Contact: Maureen Girouard

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.

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