Founded in 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center provides emergency, critical care, and rehabilitative services for extremely vulnerable, often injured children, families and individuals who are facing or fleeing life-threatening circumstances. It promotes long-term safety and self-sufficiency through a continuum of residential and outpatient services tailored to address individual needs.
The Domestic Violence Program provides training and support for therapists who will treat survivors and to support a Domestic Assault Response Team (DART) advocate who will help victims of domestic violence leave the batterer.
Founded in 2007, 1in6 helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. It helps to move these men from isolation and private anguish into active recovery by providing accurate and compassionate information, inspiration, and support. 1in6 offers a website for men to safely and anonymously educate themselves, training resources for service providers, and community awareness and engagement programming.
The Service Provider Training program provides training and technical assistance to service providers in the Los Angeles area, enhancing the quality and accessibility of services for male survivors.
Founded in 2003, A Better LA (ABLA) aims to transform LA’s troubled communities into safe places and to provide other inner-cities with a research-based model for transformation. ABLA blends two approaches; hiring outreach workers to provide direct services, while also funding and providing guidance to these outreach workers' grassroots organizations.
The West Athens-Westmont Demonstration Project trains community outreach workers, provides supportive services, and engages stakeholders in a local taskforce.
Founded in 1991, A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) is dedicated to using art as a healing tool to empower and transform individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma. Its art programs allow individuals to express and release feelings, process traumatic experiences, enable post-traumatic growth, and increase resiliency. In addition to its process work, AWBW provides comprehensive leadership training to shelter staff and volunteers and participates in community engagement to raise awareness.
Adult Windows provides therapeutic art intervention workshops for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to provide training and support for new program leaders.
The Advancement Project (AP) was founded in 1999 by civil rights lawyers to reform public systems and achieve equity for underserved communities. Its four focus areas include: Urban Peace to reduce violence and promote community safety; Educational Equity to ensure adequate school facilities and resources; Healthy City, an online database/mapping program to promote data-driven decision making about resource allocation; and Equity in Public Funds to promote the equitable distribution of public resources.
The Safe Passage Program partners with law enforcement, LAUSD safety personnel, local school leaders and local business leaders to create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School.
The Safe Passage & Prevention Toolkit allows the Advancement Project to leverage its expertise and respond comprehensively to numerous requests for information and assistance. Foundation funding supports content development, publication and distribution of this educational resource, and group training sessions for a minimum of 30 stakeholders within the Greater L.A. area.
To create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School in the Belmont/Rampart area. ($20,000)
To develop, publish and distribute The Prevention/Intervention Toolkit and provide group training sessions to a minimum of 30 stakeholders. ($30,000)
Founded in 1915, Aviva Family and Children’s Services (Aviva) provides compassionate support, therapeutic services and guidance to at-risk children and families through wraparound, community mental health, foster family and adoption and residential treatment services. Its Residential Treatment Program provides a 24-hour therapeutic residential treatment center for abused and neglected teenage girls. Located in Hollywood, the group foster home provides a safe, supportive and structured environment for girls who have often experienced physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse.
TheDomestic Violence Prevention/Treatment Groups provides foster youth teenage girls in the Residential Treatment Program with support, education, and therapy.
Founded in 1995, the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and the Greater East Valley helps young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The organization is committed to providing affordable after school, summer, extended day care programs and services covering a wide range of programs at little to no cost.
Money Matters & Career Launch teaches youth, ages 10-18, about basic money management including budgeting, saving, investing, and managing a checking account.
Founded in 1978 as a part the California State University Foundation, California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) provides training and standards-based curriculum in economics to California teachers. Its mission is to prepare California's students to participate in the global economy as responsible workers, consumers, savers and citizens. CCEE helps teachers teach students the value of their human capital, how markets work and where students fit in the global economy. This economic context helps students make better, more informed choices, such as choosing to finish high school, while taking control of their lives and building self esteem.
MoneyWise Teen trains teachers of low- and moderate-income students to help students learn responsible decision-making and the consequences of their choices, develop real-life business skills, and learn how to manage their personal finances.
Founded in 1978, the Center for the Pacific-Asian Family (CPAF) specializes in serving Asian and Pacific Islander (API) survivors of domestic and sexual violence. CPAF addresses API survivors’ need for linguistically accessible and culturally responsive services to help them find safety, access to legal resources and social services. Its programs and services include a 24-hour hotline and intervention services in over 30 API languages and dialects, an emergency & transitional shelter, employment & housing initiatives, and prevention education.
Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention program provides immediate response services to survivors of sexual assault through a 24-hour hotline, individualized crisis counseling and support groups.
Founded in 1991, Centro Latino for Literacy (Centro Latino) seeks to address the need for basic literacy instruction among the Los Angeles Latino community. Centro Latino teaches non-literate Spanish speakers how to read and write in Spanish to build foundational reading and writing skills – and the confidence – to subsequently learn English and pursue other educational and personal goals.
Listos teaches practical financial skills in Spanish to adults, ages 18+, who have basic reading and writing skills.
Chapter Two Inc. was established in 2008 to provide healthy alternatives to gang association, juvenile delinquency, and gang-related crimes in disenfranchised communities of LA. It educates at-risk youth and their families on the causes and effects of gang violence; trains and certifies Gang Intervention Workers throughout the City of LA; and provides counseling, employment training, child care assistance, and other services to help youth achieve self-sufficiency.
The Gang Intervention Project provides at-risk youth in South Los Angeles with gang prevention activities including counseling, sports, and music enrichment.
Founded in 1993, Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) works to prevent foster youth from experiencing the negative outcomes associated with involvement in the foster care system, such as school dropout, incarceration, unemployment and homelessness. In partnership with school districts and individual schools, CYFC staff is placed at schools and provides the school’s foster youth with regular tutoring and academic support. The organization also works with foster youth agencies to form a multi-agency care team to monitor student outcomes, prevent students from being moved from schools, and provide comprehensive support through the transition from the foster system to adulthood.
The Academic Remediation, Intervention, Support Services, and Education program provides foster youth at schools in Los Angeles individualized academic support through onsite education specialists at school campuses able to address educational challenges in real time.
Founded in 1904, Children’s Bureau of Southern California is dedicated to providing vulnerable children—especially in the early years—the foundation necessary to become caring and productive adults by preventing child abuse and neglect; protecting, nurturing, and treating abused children; enhancing the potential of families and communities to meet the needs of their children; and advancing the welfare of children and families through programs in foster care, adoption, child development, parent education, mental health, research, and advocacy.
NuParent prepare and supports families in providing nurturing environments for their infants and toddlers and trains facilitators at partner organizations.
Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (Children’s Hospital) is a nonprofit medical center with a local, national, and international impact on children's health. Children’s Hospital’s mission is to create hope and build healthier futures. This mission is achieved through expert medical care; psychosocial support services for patients and families; community outreach programs; medical education; and pediatric research. It serves more than 97,000 children each year. It is the only hospital in California ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News and World Report.
The Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Infant Mental Health Services program will train medical and mental health staff to utilize an evidence-based, parent-child focused treatment when working with families of medically fragile infants who are housed in the High Risk Infant Follow-Up clinic.
Established in 1994, Communities in Schools aims to reduce violence, prevent school dropouts, and promote the development of at-risk children and young adults. Founder William 'Blinky' Rodriguez negotiated a peace treaty signed by more than 75 valley gangs. Programs include violence prevention, gang intervention, case management, community empowerment, educational services, job development, parenting skills and mental health.
The Female Empowerment Program provides gang-oriented/affiliated teenage girls with case management and mentoring to promote their self-discovery and to empower and redirect them toward safe alternatives.
Established in 1992 in response to civil unrest, Community Build, Inc. works to revitalize low-income communities and promote economic development in South Los Angeles. It provides education, training, employment, and supportive services that promote self-sufficiency. Programs provide youth with case management, life skills, tattoo removal, tutoring, college preparation and retention, job training and placement, and recreation and cultural programs.
The Gang Reduction Program provides gang members from Southwest Los Angeles who wish to leave the gang lifestyle with an artist-in-residence program in which they develop a short film that demystifies gang affiliation.
1736 Family Crisis CenterDomestic Violence ProgramDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
1in6Service Provider TrainingDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
A Better LAWest Athens-Westmont Demonstration ProjectGang Prevention & Intervention
A Window Between WorldsAdult WindowsDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Advancement ProjectSafe Passage & Prevention Tool KitGang Prevention & Intervention
Aviva Family and Children's ServicesDomestic Violence Prevention/Treatment GroupsDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Boys and Girls Club of Burbank & the Greater East ValleyMoney Matters & Career LaunchFinancial Literacy and Veterans
California Council on Economic EducationMoneyWise TeenFinancial Literacy and Veterans
Center for the Pacific-Asian FamilySexual Assault Crisis InterventionDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Centro Latino for LiteracyListosFinancial Literacy and Veterans
Chapter TwoGang Intervention ProjectGang Prevention & Intervention
Children Youth and Family CollaborativeAcademic Remediation, Intervention, Support Services, and Education ProgramFoster Youth: College Access & Career Readiness
Children's Bureau of Southern CaliforniaNuParentEarly Childhood
Children's Hospital Los AngelesChild-Parent Psychotherapy Infant Mental Health ServicesEarly Childhood
Communities in SchoolsFemale Empowerment ProgramGang Prevention & Intervention
Community BuildGang Reduction ProgramGang Prevention & Intervention