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									South Bay and Outlying Areas
           Winter, 2009
                                  Adoption/Foster Care

Adoption Information Center
  Contact Information:
  1327 Post Avenue, Suite K
  Torrance, California 90501
  Telephone: (424) 757-5170
               (424) 757-5172
  Fax: (424) 757-5181
  email: LA_adoptions@yahoo.com

Aviva Family and Children’s Services
   7120 Franklin Avenue
   Los Angeles, CA 90046
   (323) 876-0550

   Specialized foster care homes for children ages b-18 years. Licensed group homes, 36-bed
   and a 30-90 day, 6-bed intensive residential prgm for girls ages 12-17 yrs providing
   individual, family, group, and art therapy. Community mental health program for children &
   their families. Serves So. CA

Institute for Black Parenting
   11222 S. La Cienga Blvd., Ste. 233
   Inglewood, CA 90304
   (310) 693-9959


   Adoption, Foster Care Agency specializing in recruiting African-American families for
   special needs children. Culturally sensitive personalized free services. Open to all ethnic
   groups.
                                   Alcohol/Other Drugs


Alcoholics Anonymous
   www.aa.org

   Official website of AA.

Anonymous One
  www.anonymousone.com

   A web site for recovery. Since its inception in 1998, AnonymousOne has grown to a global
   resource reaching readers in more than 100 countries.
   Find sober living homes, sober clubs, conferences, events, roundups, treatment centers,
   central offices, stories & articles of recovery, books & gifts for sobriety, daily meditations
   and much more.

Behavioral Health Services
Pacifica House
   2501 W. El Segundo Blvd.
   Hawthorne, CA 90250

   68-bed residential center providing alcohol and drug treatment for adults ages 18+. Inpatient
   rehab services for up to 28 days or 6 moths. Sliding Free Scale. Must be drug and alcohol
   free.

Children’s International Institute, Inc.
   21810 Normandie Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-783-4677

Clare Foundation/Detox
   907 Pico Blvd.
   Santa Monica, CA 90405
   (31) 314-6215

   Social/Medical detox. 31-bed residential facility. Sobering station & 30-day recovery
   program for men & woman.
Del Amo Hospital
   23700 Camino del Sol
   Torrance, CA 90505
   (310) 530-1151
      (800) 533-5266
   (3130) 539-5061 FAX

   166 Bed full-service psychiatric facility. Inpatient and outpatient. Alcohol & drug detox,
   dual-diagnosis, day programs, trauma-based disorders, treatment for eating disorders,
   addiction and sexual offenders.

   Office Hours: Open 24 hours.

Drug and alcohol treatment Referral
   800 454-8966

   Mental health/Drug/Alcohol/Abuse Hotline

Harbor Area Counseling Svc., Inc.
  599 W. 9th St.
  San Pedro, CA 90731
  (310) 831-0006

House of Hope Foundation, Inc.
  235 W. 9th Street
  San Pedro, CA 90731
  Phone: 310-831-9411
  310-521-9209

   The House of hope provides 420 day residential treatment services for women. Additionally,
   domestic violence treatment services, grief and loss counseling, 12 step meetings and
   alternative sentencing services are available.

In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc.
   4067 W. Pico Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90019
   (323) 733-4868

   Risk Reduction
Joint Efforts, Inc.
   505 S. Pacific Ave., Ste.205
   San Pedro, CA 90731
   Phone: 310-831-2358 x306
   Fax: 310-831-2356

   Joint Efforts provides family preservation services in conjunction DCFS for families who
   have had abuse and neglect cases. They have parenting classes and counseling on a referral
   basis. Also outpatient substance abuse treatment is provided.

Marijuana Anonymous
  www.marijuana-anonymous.org

   Official website of MA

Minority AIDS Project (MAP)
   5149 W. Jefferson Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90016
   (323) 936-4949

Narcotics Anonymous
   www.na.org

   Official website of NA

Pacific Hospital of Long Beach
   2776 Pacific Avenue
   Long Beach, CA
   562-997-2000
   800-633-7888 (24/7 Crisis Referral Line)
South Bay Human Service Center
   2370 W. Carson St., #136
   Torrance, CA 90505
   310-328-0780

   Provides outpatient group and individual counseling for self- and court-referred clients.

Toberman Settlement House
   630 W. 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90731
   310 832 1145
   http://www.toberman.org/

   Toberman settlement house is a full service resource center for the community. Some of their
   services offered are food distribution, after school care, day care, drug and alcohol treatment,,
   gang services, family counseling, job placement and legal advocacy. Full bi-lingual services
   available for Spanish speaking consumers.
Twin Town Treatment Centers
  2171 Torrance Blvd., Ste. 8
  Torrance, CA 90501
  (562) 787-1335
  www.twintowntreatmentcenters.com

   Center offers adult and adolescent outpatient addiction treatment. Services include: day
   treatment, intensive outpatient program, continuing care (free of charge for graduates),
   alcohol and drug education, and coordination with ambulatory detoxification. Self-paid
   program, but according to Twin Town most managed care companies will pay for their
   services.
                                      Anger Management


DiDi Hirsch Community Mental Health
   Headquarters:
   4760 S. Sepulveda
   Culver City, CA
    (310) 390-6612

Children’s International Institute, Inc.
   21810 Normandie Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-783-4677
Excelsior House
   1007 Myrtle Ave.
   Inglewood, CA
    (310) 412-4191

South Bay Human Service Center
   2370 W. Carson St., #136
   Torrance, CA 90505
   310-328-0780

   Provides outpatient group and individual counseling for self- and court-referred clients.
                   Autism/Developmental & Learning Disorders


Autism Behavior Consultants
   2909 Oregon Ct., #A1
   Torrance, CA
   310-320-1333
Center for Autism and Related Disorders
   21253 Hawthorne Blvd,
   Torrance, CA
   310-944-9809
   www.centerforautism.com

   Specializes in behavioral treatment for children with autism, Asperger's Disorder, and
   pervasive developmental disorders. Provide 1:1 behavioral therapy, consultation, parent
   training, workshops, outpatient services, and assessments.

Harbor Regional Center
  21231 Hawthorne Blvd.
  Torrance, CA
  310-540-1711
                           Career/Work Assistance and Training


Community Build
  8730 S. Vermont Avenue
  Los Angeles, CA 90008
  Phone: 323-290-6560
  Fax: 323-294-2812
  http://www.communitybuild.org/index.htm

Gardena Human Services
  City of Gardena
  1651 W. 162d street
  Gardena, CA 90247
  (310) 217-9574

   Counseling, emergency assist, food pantry, job training programs, family child care,
   socialization program for the mentally ill, extensive sr. citizen services. A day care center for
   persons with Alzheimer’s disease.

Pacific Asian Counseling Services
   8616 La Tijera Blvd., Ste. 200
   Los Angeles, CA
   310-337-1550

Toberman Settlement House
   630 W. 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90731
   310 832 1145
   http://www.toberman.org/

   Toberman settlement house is a full service resource center for the community. Some of their
   services offered are food distribution, after school care, day care, drug and alcohol treatment,,
   gang services, family counseling, job placement and legal advocacy. Full bi-lingual services
   available for Spanish speaking consumers.
Union Rescue Mission
   545 S. San Pedro St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90013

   Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the poor and
   homeless. Established in 1892, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the
   United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

   They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to guests,
   including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional
   housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women,
   children, and families.

   At URM they embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ—
   giving hope and healing for a changed life—helping them find their way home. This is their
   mission.

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
            th
  958 E. 108 St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html
                             Child Care/Children’s Programs


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
   5601 W. Slauson
   Culver City, CA.
   310-338-0055
   www.bbbslaie.org

   Mentoring services for children

The Children’s Collective
   2805 S. San Pedro Street
   Los Angeles, CA
   310-733-4388
   http://childrenscollective.org/

Children’s International Institute, Inc.
   21810 Normandie Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-783-4677

Gardena Human Services
  City of Gardena
  1651 W. 162d street
  Gardena, CA 90247
  (310) 217-9574

   Counseling, emergency assist, food pantry, job training programs, family child care,
   socialization program for the mentally ill, extensive sr. citizen services. A day care center for
   persons with Alzheimer’s disease.

Harbor Regional Center
  21231 Hawthorne Blvd.
  Torrance, CA
  310-540-1711

Toberman Settlement House
   630 W. 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90731
   310 832 1145
   http://www.toberman.org/

   Toberman settlement house is a full service resource center for the community. Some of their
   services offered are food distribution, after school care, day care, drug and alcohol treatment,,
   gang services, family counseling, job placement and legal advocacy. Full bi-lingual services
   available for Spanish speaking consumers.
Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
            th
  958 E. 108 St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html

Young Horizons
  Child Development Centers

  Administrative Office:
  501 Atlantic Ave.
  Long Beach, CA 90802
  (562) 437-8991
  FAX: (562) 436-8847
  email: info@YHCC-LB.com

  7 locations in Long Beach
                               College Bound Services


Community Build
  8730 S. Vermont Avenue
  Los Angeles, CA 90008
  Phone: 323-290-6560
  Fax: 323-294-2812
  http://www.communitybuild.org/index.htm

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
  958 E. 108th St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html
                             Domestic Violence/Child Abuse


Battered Women’s Hotline
   1736 Family Crisis/South Bay & LA Area
   (310) 370-5902 or (213) 745-6434 or (562)388-7652

   24 hr. emergency info for battered women, children & runaway homeless adolescents.

Battered Women's Justice Project
(800) 903-0111

Batterer's Anonymous
(909) 355-1100 [not toll-free]
(909) 421-3092 FAX
E-mail: jmgoff@genesisnetwork.net
Website: genesisnetwork.net./users/goffman/ba210.htm#3

California Alliance Against Domestic Violence
(800) 524-4765
(916) 444-7165 FAX
E-mail: caadv@cwo.com
Website: www.caadv.org

Children’s Institute, Inc.
  South County Facility
  21810 Normandy Ave
  Torrance, CA 90502
  (310) 783-4677

  Multi-service child welfare agency. Outpatient & school-based children’s mental health
  Services. Specialized treatment programs by age and type of victimization, dev assessment
  for at-risk children, case mgt parent support Services.

Children’s International Institute, Inc.
   21810 Normandie Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-783-4677

Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc.
  9219 S. Broadway
  Los Angeles, CA
  Phone: (323)777-3120
  Fax: (323)777-5968
  http://www.mentalhealthprofessionals.org/
Domestic Violence Helpline--Multilingual Info & Services
  (800) 978- 3600

LA CO Children’s & Family Services.
  Metro Family Regional Office/Region II
  2325 Crenshaw Blvd.
  Torrance, CA 90501
  (310) 972-3111

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
   (800) 537-2238
   TTY Hotline: (800) 553-2508

Pacific Asian Counseling Services
   8616 La Tijera Blvd., Ste. 200
   Los Angeles, CA
   310-337-1550

South Bay/Long Beach Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
   South Bay Outpatient Recover Ctr. 15519 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
   Gardena, CA 90249
   (310) 679-9031

   Domestic Violence treatment, detox referral, chemical dependency treatment, prison
   parolee’s network, approved first DUI program serving persons referred by the courts.
   Advocacy for disabled persons who are also addicted to drugs or alcohol.
                                      Eating Disorders


Celebrate Recovery
   Journey of Faith
   1243 Artesia Blvd.
   Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
   (310) 372-4641

   Christ-centered 12 step recovery program, support groups for all types of problems &
   addictions including: food, sex, or relationship addictions, co-dependency and chemical
   dependency.

Del Amo Hospital
   23700 Camino del Sol
   Torrance, CA 90505
   (310) 530-1151
      (800) 533-5266
   (3130) 539-5061 FAX

   166 Bed full-service psychiatric facility. Inpatient and outpatient. Alcohol & drug detox,
   dual-diagnosis, day programs, trauma-based disorders, treatment for eating disorders,
   addiction and sexual offenders.

   Office Hours: Open 24 hours.

Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment
   191 Argonne Ave., Ste. 3
   Long Beach, CA 90803
   (562) 434-6007

   Center offers various services including transitional living/extended care residence, day
   treatment/partial hospital program, intensive outpatient program, individual therapy, nutrition
   therapy, support groups, after care groups, multi-family support workshops. Contracted with
   several different insurance agencies.
                                  Emergency Assistance


Catholic Charities of Long Beach
   123 E 14th St
   Long Beach, CA 90813-3126
   (562) 591-1351
   www.catholicharities.org

   Provide immediate needs to families in need (food, shelter, hygiene products)

City of Refuge Rescue Ministry
   8406 S. Hoover Street
   Los Angeles, CA 90044
   (323) 753-0838

Minority AIDS Project (MAP)
   5149 W. Jefferson Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90016
   (323) 936-4949

Union Rescue Mission
   545 S. San Pedro St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90013

   Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the poor and
   homeless. Established in 1892, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the
   United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

   They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to guests,
   including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional
   housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women,
   children, and families.

   At URM they embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ—
   giving hope and healing for a changed life—helping them find their way home. This is their
   mission.
                                   Financial Assistance


Jewish Free Loan Association
   6505 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 715
   Los Angeles, CA 90048
   (323) 761-8830
   (323) 761-8841 FAX

   Interest-free loans to people in need. Loans available to people of all faiths for housing,
   transportation, medical and dental, educational and family emergencies. Co-signers are
   required and applicants much have income to repay loans. Monthly repayment schedule is
   established.

   Office Hours:
   Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
   Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
                                        Food Pantries


Catholic Charities/Community Services
   Long Beach Community Services. Center
   123 E. 14th Street
   Long Beach, CA 90813
   (562) 591-1351
   www.catholiccharities.org

   Intake & screening t our emergency family shelter program. case management. Emergency
   food, transportation, clothing, hygiene & baby items.

Gardena Human Services
  City of Gardena
  1651 W. 162d street
  Gardena, CA 90247
  (310) 217-9574

   Counseling, emergency assist, food pantry, job training programs, family child care,
   socialization program for the mentally ill, extensive sr. citizen services. A day care center for
   persons with Alzheimer’s disease.

Food Pantry Lax
   355 E. Beach Ave.
   Inglewood, CA. 90302
   310-677-5597

Toberman Settlement House
   630 W. 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90731
   310 832 1145
   http://www.toberman.org/

   Toberman settlement house is a full service resource center for the community. Some of their
   services offered are food distribution, after school care, day care, drug and alcohol treatment,,
   gang services, family counseling, job placement and legal advocacy. Full bi-lingual services
   available for Spanish speaking consumers.
Union Rescue Mission
   545 S. San Pedro St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90013

   Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the poor and
   homeless. Established in 1892, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the
   United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

   They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to guests,
   including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional
   housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women,
   children, and families.

   At URM they embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ—
   giving hope and healing for a changed life—helping them find their way home. This is their
   mission.
                                         Gang Reduction


Community Build
  8730 S. Vermont Avenue
  Los Angeles, CA 90008
  Phone: 323-290-6560
  Fax: 323-294-2812
  http://www.communitybuild.org/index.htm

Pacific Asian Counseling Services
   8616 La Tijera Blvd., Ste. 200
   Los Angeles, CA
   310-337-1550

Toberman Settlement House
   630 W. 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90731
   310 832 1145
   http://www.toberman.org/

   Toberman settlement house is a full service resource center for the community. Some of their
   services offered are food distribution, after school care, day care, drug and alcohol treatment,,
   gang services, family counseling, job placement and legal advocacy. Full bi-lingual services
   available for Spanish speaking consumers.

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
            th
  958 E. 108 St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html
                                    Health Advocacy


Community Health Councils, Inc
  3731 Stocker Street. Ste 201
  Los Angels, CA 90008
  (323) 295-9372

   Community based health advocacy, policy && outreach organization. Works to improve
   health & increase access to healthcare for uninsured, economically-disadvantaged &
   underserved populations in LA count. Info & referral for children & adults to low-no cost
   health insurance.
                                     HIV/AIDS/STDs


AIDS Healthcare FNDN/Redondo
  520 N. Prospect Avenue, Ste 209
  Redondo Beach, CA 90277
  (310) 374-5475

   Services to maximize health & well being at all stages of HIV. Access to full inpatient and
   outpatient facilities.

AIDS Project LA/CLIENTLINE
  Clientline Program
  611 S. Kingsley Dr.
  Los Angeles, CA 90005
  (213) 201-1500

   Provides info & referrals, resources and case mgmt over the phone to APLA clients and their
   significant others, caregivers and healthcare workers.

The Closet - Long Beach
  3500 E. Pacific Coast Highway
  Long Beach, CA 90804
  562-494-0340
  http://www.outofthecloset.org

Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc.
  9219 S. Broadway
  Los Angeles, CA
  Phone: (323)777-3120
  Fax: (323)777-5968
  http://www.mentalhealthprofessionals.org/

Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Greater Long Beach
  Health Education Action Team
  2017 E. 4th St.
  Long Beach, CA 90814
  (562) 434-4455

In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc.
   4067 W. Pico Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90019
   (323) 733-4868

   Risk Reduction
Long Beach AIDS Foundation, Inc.
   2630 E Fourth St.
   Long Beach, CA 90814
   (562) 987-5200

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
   2615 S. Grand Ave., Room 500
   Los Angeles, CA 90007
   (213) 744-3369
   (213) 744-5915

   STD Program/HIV Partner Services

Minority AIDS Project (MAP)
   5149 W. Jefferson Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90016
   (323) 936-4949

South Bay Family Healthcare Center
HOPWA
   2114 Artesia Blvd.
   Redondo Beach, CA 90278
   (310) 318-2521, Ext. 221
                                        Hot Lines


Battered Women’s Hotline
   1736 Family Crisis/South Bay & LA Area
   (310) 370-5902 or (213) 745-6434 or (562)388-7652

   24 hr. emergency info for battered women, children & runaway homeless adolescents.

Domestic Violence Helpline--Multilingual Info & Services
  (800) 978- 3600

Drug and alcohol treatment Referral
   800 454-8966

   Mental health/Drug/Alchol/lAbuse Hotine

National Center for Victims of Crime
   (800) FYI-CALL

National Domestic Violence Hotline
   (800) 799-SAFE
   TTY Hotline: (800) 787-3224
   FAX: (512) 453-8541
   Website: www.ndvh.org

National Fraud Information Hotline
   (800) 876-7060

National Hopeline Network
   1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

National Organization for Victim Assistance
   (800) TRY-NOVA

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
   (800) 537-2238
   TTY Hotline: (800) 553-2508

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
   1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center
   (800) 627-6872
Parents of Murdered Children
   (888) 818-POMC
                       Emergency Food/Information/Referrals


Su Casa Ending Domestic Violence Outreach Center
   3840 Woodruff Ave., Ste. 102
   Long Beach, CA 90808
   Phone #: 562-421-8106
   24-Hour Hotline: 562-402-4888

Union Rescue Mission
   545 S. San Pedro St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90013

   Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the poor and
   homeless. Established in 1892, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the
   United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

   They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to guests,
   including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional
   housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women,
   children, and families.

   At URM they embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ—
   giving hope and healing for a changed life—helping them find their way home. This is their
   mission.

Women Shelter Long Beach
  930 Pacific Avenue
  Long Beach, CA 90813
  562) 437-4663 (Hotline), (562) 437-7233
  info@womenshelterlb.org
                                  Legal Aid—Low Cost


American Civil Liberties
  1616 Beverly Blvd.
  Los Angeles, ca 90026
  (213) 977-9500

Compton Thurgood Marshall Justice Center
  Phone:
  800-834-5001 (service Area Only) (Service/Intake)
  310-638-5524 (Service/Intake)
  562-864-9935 (Service/Intake and Administration) (Voice)
  562-929-9995 (Lawyer Referral Service) (Service/Intake)
  800-834-5001 (service Area Only) (Service/Intake)
  Website: http://www.legal-aid.com

   Overview:
     The agency provides advocacy, domestic violence, legal services and welfare- to-work
     support services primarily for low-income people and adults, age 60 and older, who live in
     Southeast Los Angeles County. Services are provided at three locations; see site list for
     details. Some services are restricted to people who meet federal poverty-level income
     guidelines; geographic restrictions apply.

   Administrative Description:
     This is a private, non-profit organization that receives funding from the Federal Legal
     Services Corporation, the State Bar and local cities and is administered by the Legal Aid
     Society of Orange County. Services are provided by professional staff attorneys and
     paralegals and attorney-trained and supervised paralegal volunteers.
     The site is closed from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm.

Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Greater Long Beach
  Health Education Action Team
  2017 E. 4th St.
  Long Beach, CA 90814
  (562) 434-4455
Inglewood Self-Help Legal Access Center
   Phone:
   800-433-6251 (Service/Intake)
   800-433-6251 (Service/Intake)
   800-896-3203 (Health Consumer Center) (Service/Intake)
   818-896-5211 (Service/Intake)
   818-834-7575 (TDD) (TTY/TDD)
   818-834-7552 (Health Consumer Center FAX) (FAX) (Fax)
   818-896-6647 (FAX) (Fax)
   818-834-7591 (Self-Help Legal Access Centers) (Administrative) (Voice)
   Website: http://www.nls-la.org

   Overview:
     The agency provides advocacy, domestic violence services, health services, immigration
     services, legal services and volunteer opportunities for low-income residents in Los
     Angeles County who have incomes up to 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
     Geographic restrictions apply for some services.

   Administrative Description:
     This is a private, non-profit organization that is supported by public funds and
     independent fund raising. The Health Consumer Center is a project in partnership with the
     Health Consumer Alliance. Services are provided by professional and paraprofessional
     staff and volunteers, and include attorneys and paralegals.

   Site Hours:
       Walk-in only.
       Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00 noon and 1:30pm to 4:00pm.
       Closed every Wednesday at 12:00noon.
Mental Health Advocacy Services
  Phone:
  213-389-2595 (FAX) (Fax)
  213-389-2077 (Service/Intake and Administration) (Voice)
  213-389-2595 (FAX) (Fax)
  213-389-2077 (Service/Intake and Administration) (Voice)
  Website: http://www.mhas-la.org

   Overview:
     The agency provides legal services for people with mental and developmental disablilites
     people in Los Angeles County. There are no geographic restrictions.

   Administrative Description:
     This is a private, non-profit organization which is supported by independent fund raising.
     The program is jointly-sponsored by the Los Angeles County and Beverly Hills Bar
     Associations and the Mental Health Association of California.
     Services are provided by professional and paraprofessional staff, including attorneys,
     paralegals and student interns.

   Administrative Hours:
     Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

   Site Hours:
       Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm.

Rainbow Services
   (310) 548-5450
   (310) 547-9343 Hotline (Spanish/English)

   Outreach program providing help to women and children in a community-based, non-shelter
   setting and is our largest program. Working with women and children healing from various
   stages of family violence, Rainbow provides: counseling (individual and group), case
   management, legal advocacy, and children’s enrichment programs.


Toberman Settlement House
   630 W. 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90731
   310 832 1145
   http://www.toberman.org/

   Toberman settlement house is a full service resource center for the community. Some of their
   services offered are food distribution, after school care, day care, drug and alcohol treatment,,
   gang services, family counseling, job placement and legal advocacy. Full bi-lingual services
   available for Spanish speaking consumers.
                     Medical/Dental/Optical Care—Low Cost


Children’s Bureau of California
   460 E. Carson Plaza Dr.
   Carson, CA 90746
   310-523-9500
Community Build
   8730 S. Vermont Avenue
   Los Angeles, CA 90008
   Phone: 323-290-6560
   Fax: 323-294-2812
   http://www.communitybuild.org/index.htm

Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Greater Long Beach
  Health Education Action Team
  2017 E. 4th St.
  Long Beach, CA 90814
  (562) 434-4455

Harbor Free Clinic
  593 West 6th Street
  San Pedro, CA. 90731
  310-547-0202

   low/free medical care

Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic
Cara a Cara Latino AIDS Project
   3324 Sunset Blvd.
   Long Beach, CA 90026
   (323) 660-7975

Los Angeles County Medical Health Services
      www.ladhs.org/wps/portal/HarborHomepage

Los Angeles Free Clinic
   Dental Services
   8405 Beverly Blvd.
   Los Angels, CA 90048
   (323) 653-1990
L.A. Free Clinic/The Saban Free Clinic
   Multiple Locations:
      Beverly Health Center
      Seniel Ostrow Building
      8405 Beverly Boulevard (at Orlando)
      Los Angeles, CA 90048

      The S. Mark Taper Foundation Health Center
      6043 Hollywood Boulevard
      Los Angeles, CA 90028

      Hollywood Wilshire Health Center
      5205 Melrose Avenue
      Los Angeles, CA 90038

      The Wallis Annenberg Children and Family Health Center
      5205 Melrose Avenue
      2nd Floor
      Los Angeles, CA 90038

   Provides medical, dental, and mental health services:

      Comprehensive Medical Care
        • Primary, preventive and specialty care for adults and children
        • Prenatal care
        • Obstetrics/Gynecology
        • Continuity care for diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions
        • Optometry
        • Pharmacy/Medications
        • Cancer screenings
        • Diagnostic and laboratory services
        • Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and treatment
        • High-risk youth services
        • Chiropractic care
        • Physical therapy
        • Rapid HIV testing
        • Wellness classes, including nutrition, yoga and diabetes education

      Mental Health and Case Management
        • Crisis intervention counseling
        • Short-term therapy
        • Shower facilities for homeless clients
        • Group Class for Teens on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
        • Group Class for parents of elementary age children on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
      Education and Outreach
        • Health education, including chronic disease management and weight loss
        • Peer to peer education
        • Sexual reproductive health education and counseling
        • HIV counseling and testing
               - Strictly confidential
               - Highly accurate test
                - Quick results (20 minutes)
                - Walk-in appointments
                - Friendly, professional staff

      Dental Care
        • Primary dental care for children and adults
        • X-rays
        • Cleanings and fillings
        • Dentures
        • Extractions

Pacific Hospital of Long Beach
   2776 Pacific Avenue
   Long Beach, CA
   562-997-2000
   800-633-7888 (24/7 Crisis Referral Line)

South Bay Children’s Health Ctr.
   Dental Clinic/Admin/Vision/Health
   410 S. Camino Real
   Redondo Beach, CA 90277
   (310) 316-1212

   Outpatient services include dental services, exams, vision, hearing, child & adolescent
   guidance serves ages 18 months-18 years old for low-moderate families only.

South Bay Family Healthcare Center
   23430 Hawthorne Blvd., Ste. 210
   Torrance, CA. 90505
   310-802-6170

   low/free medical care

St. John’s Well Child and Family Center
    www.wellchild.org/services.html
Toberman Settlement House
   630 W. 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90731
   310 832 1145
   http://www.toberman.org/

   Toberman settlement house is a full service resource center for the community. Some of their
   services offered are food distribution, after school care, day care, drug and alcohol treatment,,
   gang services, family counseling, job placement and legal advocacy. Full bi-lingual services
   available for Spanish speaking consumers.

UCLA School of Dentistry
  www.dentistry.ucla.edu/PatientCare/index.html

Union Rescue Mission
   545 S. San Pedro St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90013

   Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the poor and
   homeless. Established in 1892, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the
   United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

   They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to guests,
   including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional
   housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women,
   children, and families.

   At URM they embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ—
   giving hope and healing for a changed life—helping them find their way home. This is their
   mission.

Venice Family Clinic
   604 Rose Avenue
   Venice, CA 90291
   (310) 392-8630

   Primary medial care & specialty services to low income men, women & children without
   insurance. Family planning, well baby, HIV/AIDS testing, optometry, ophalmology,
   orthopedics, neurology, etc. Some food for clients. Social work services. To patients of the
   clinic. Must live in West Health District and show proof of income.

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
            th
  958 E. 108 St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html
Wilmington Community Clinic
   1009 North Avalon Blvd.
   Wilmington, CA. 90744
   310-549-9787

  low/free medical care
                                Mental Health Advocacy

Mental Health Advocacy Services
  Phone:
  213-389-2595 (FAX) (Fax)
  213-389-2077 (Service/Intake and Administration) (Voice)
  213-389-2595 (FAX) (Fax)
  213-389-2077 (Service/Intake and Administration) (Voice)
  Website: http://www.mhas-la.org

   Overview:
   The agency provides legal services for people with mental and developmental disabilities
   people in Los Angeles County. There are no geographic restrictions.

   Administrative Description:
   This is a private, non-profit organization which is supported by independent fund raising.
   The program is jointly-sponsored by the Los Angeles County and Beverly Hills Bar
   Associations and the Mental Health Association of California.
   Services are provided by professional and paraprofessional staff, including attorneys,
   paralegals and student interns.

   Administrative Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
   Site Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm.
                                     Parenting Education


Autism Behavior Consultants
   2909 Oregon Ct., #A1
   Torrance, CA
   310-320-1333

Behavior Frontiers
   17 7 th St., #3
   Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
   310-379-3366

Carson Family Resource
   340 W. 224th St.
   Carson, CA 90745
   (3130) 513-8070

   Center offers parenting classes through a twelve-week module. There is no fee for the
   classes; however, the module runs only through the school year.

Center for Families & Youth
   6335 Myrtle Ave
   Long Beach, CA
   (562) 570-3279

Children’s Bureau of California
   460 E. Carson Plaza Dr.
   Carson, CA 90746
   310-523-9500

The Children’s Collective
   2805 S. San Pedro Street
   Los Angeles, CA
   310-733-4388
   http://childrenscollective.org/

Children’s International Institute, Inc.
   21810 Normandie Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-783-4677
Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc.
  9219 S. Broadway
  Los Angeles, CA
  Phone: (323)777-3120
  Fax: (323)777-5968
  http://www.mentalhealthprofessionals.org/

Early Childhood Parenting Center
   1440 Hard St.
   Santa Monica, CA 90404
   (310) 281-9770

Harbor Regional Center
  21231 Hawthorne Blvd.
  Torrance, CA
  310-540-1711

Joint Efforts, Inc.
   505 S. Pacific Ave., Ste.205
   San Pedro, CA 90731
   Phone: 310-831-2358 x306
   Fax: 310-831-2356

   Joint Efforts provides family preservation services in conjunction DCFS for families who
   have had abuse and neglect cases. They have parenting classes and counseling on a referral
   basis. Also outpatient substance abuse treatment is provided.

South Bay Children’s Health Center
   (a.k.a. South Bay Youth Project)
   410 S. Camino Real
   Redondo Beach, CA
   310-316-0183

South Bay Human Service Center
   2370 W. Carson St., #136
   Torrance, CA 90505
   310-328-0780

   Provides outpatient group and individual counseling for self- and court-referred clients.

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
  958 E. 108th St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html
                                 Psychological Counseling
A.D.D. Treatment Center
   24050 Madison St., Ste. 111
   Torrance, CA 90505

   It is their intention, at the A.D.D. Treatment Centers, to educate communities as to the impact
   ADD can have on society, on families, and most importantly those individual afflicted. They
   intend to freely provide comprehensive sound information and resources to anyone who
   needs them. They are committed to providing powerful medical and psychological treatment
   programs to successfully reduce or alleviate attentional deficits, to minimize or alleviate need
   for stimulant medications such as Ritalin or Adderall and to empower individuals with new
   skills for increased learning, social development and self-esteem building.

Alafia Mental Health
   555 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., #204
   Gardena, CA 90248
   310-352-6422

Azimuth Mental Health Association
   21081 S. Western Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-224-5289

Bay Psychiatric Medical Group
   23326 Hawthorne Blvd., Ste. 375
   Torrance, CA
   310-373-0527

Behavior Frontiers
   17 7 th St., #3
   Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
   310-379-3366

Belmont Heights Mental Health Care Center
   335 Redondo Avenue
   Long Beach, CA
   562-434-3030

Children’s Bureau of California
   460 E. Carson Plaza Dr.
   Carson, CA 90746
   310-523-9500
Children’s International Institute, Inc.
   21810 Normandie Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-783-4677

Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc.
  9219 S. Broadway
  Los Angeles, CA
  Phone: (323)777-3120
  Fax: (323)777-5968
  http://www.mentalhealthprofessionals.org/

Community Build
  8730 S. Vermont Avenue
  Los Angeles, CA 90008
  Phone: 323-290-6560
  Fax: 323-294-2812
  http://www.communitybuild.org/index.htm

DiDi Hirsch Community Mental Health
   Headquarters:
   4760 S. Sepulveda
   Culver City, CA
   (310) 390-6612

Del Amo Hospital
   23700 Camino del Sol
   Torrance, CA 90505
   (310) 530-1151
      (800) 533-5266
   (3130) 539-5061 FAX

   166 Bed full-service psychiatric facility. Inpatient and outpatient. Alcohol & drug detox,
   dual-diagnosis, day programs, trauma-based disorders, treatment for eating disorders,
   addiction and sexual offenders.

   Office Hours: Open 24 hours.

EBBS Psychotherapy & Consulting
  14204 Prairie Ave.
  Hawthorne, CA
  310-644-7770
Excelsior House
   1007 Myrtle Ave.
   Inglewood, CA
   (310) 412-4191

Gardena Human Services
  City of Gardena
  1651 W. 162d street
  Gardena, CA 90247
  (310) 217-9574

   Counseling, emergency assist, food pantry, job training programs, family child care,
   socialization program for the mentally ill, extensive sr. citizen services. A day care center for
   persons with Alzheimer’s disease.

Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Greater Long Beach
  Health Education Action Team
  2017 E. 4th St.
  Long Beach, CA 90814
  (562) 434-4455

Greater Long Beach Child Guidance Center
   2801 Atlantic Ave.
   Long Beach, CA 90806
   562-424-4227

   Individual therapy, for children and family therapy

Harbor Area Counseling Svc., Inc.
  599 W. 9th St.
  San Pedro, CA 90731
  (310) 831-0006

Harbor View Community Center
  850 E. Wardlow Rd.
  Long Beach, CA 90807
  (562) 981-9392

   Outpatient mental health program for children ages 5-21. Center provides case management,
   therapy, and medication support. Center also offers school-based mental health, as well as
   therapeutic behavioral services. Medical provider with the Los Angeles Department of
   Mental Health.
Harbor View Adolescent Ctr.
  490 W. 14th Street
  Long Beach, CA 90813
  (310) 591-9701

   Psychiatric residential treatment program for seriously mentally ill adolescents ages 12-d and
   open units

Harbor View House
  921 S. Beacon St.,
  P. O.Box 1860
  San Pedro, CA 90731
  Phone: 310-547-3341
  Fax: 310-547-2910

   Harbor View House is a private and state/county funded board and care facility for the
   mentally ill client for ages 18-59. They serve both Men and Women. They have on site
   medical and psychiatric care as well as a multitude of therapeutic services for the client. The
   behavioral health services at Harborview assists consumers in reintegrating to independent
   living by the assignment of a case worker and psychologist to assist in this transition. Other
   services include music and art therapy.

Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic
Cara a Cara Latino AIDS Project
   3324 Sunset Blvd.
   Long Beach, CA 90026
   (323) 660-7975

House of Hope Foundation, Inc.
  235 W. 9th Street
  San Pedro, CA 90731
  Phone: 310-831-9411
  310-521-9209

   The House of hope provides 420 day residential treatment services for women. Additionally,
   domestic violence treatment services, grief and loss counseling, 12 step meetings and
   alternative sentencing services are available.

In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc.
   4067 W. Pico Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90019
   (323) 733-4868

   Risk Reduction
Joint Efforts, Inc.
   505 S. Pacific Ave., Ste.205
   San Pedro, CA 90731
   Phone: 310-831-2358 x306
   Fax: 310-831-2356

   Joint Efforts provides family preservation services in conjunction DCFS for families who
   have had abuse and neglect cases. They have parenting classes and counseling on a referral
   basis. Also outpatient substance abuse treatment is provided.

L. A. Child Development Center
   2014 Sawtelle Blvd,
   Los Angeles, Ca 90025
   310.477.8620
   info@lacdc.net
   www.lacdc.net

   Provides school-based counseling for low-income and uninsured students and their families.
   Teen groups focus on depression, anxiety, parental abuse, fear of gangs, and suicide.
   Currently based in Culver City Middle School, Culver City High School, Culver Park
   Continuation School, and Camino Nuevo Charter Academy.

L.A. County Mental Health
   21081 S. Western Ave.
   Torrance, CA
   310-533-8660
L.A. Free Clinic/The Saban Free Clinic
   Multiple Locations:
      Beverly Health Center
      Seniel Ostrow Building
      8405 Beverly Boulevard (at Orlando)
      Los Angeles, CA 90048

      The S. Mark Taper Foundation Health Center
      6043 Hollywood Boulevard
      Los Angeles, CA 90028

      Hollywood Wilshire Health Center
      5205 Melrose Avenue
      Los Angeles, CA 90038

      The Wallis Annenberg Children and Family Health Center
      5205 Melrose Avenue
      2nd Floor
      Los Angeles, CA 90038

   Mental Health and Case Management
     • Crisis intervention counseling
     • Short-term therapy
     • Shower facilities for homeless clients
     • Group Class for Teens on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
     • Group Class for parents of elementary age children on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

Minority AIDS Project (MAP)
   5149 W. Jefferson Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90016
   (323) 936-4949

New Hope Grief Support Community

   3443 San Anseline Ave.
   Long Beach, CA 90808
   (562) 429-0075

   Center offers various groups including parents who have lost a child, adult grief, infant loss,
   teen grief, and kid”s grief. Also offers Kid’s Club which encourages children to walk through
   their grief using games and art. Groups are $40 for an 8 week session.

Pacific Asian Counseling Services
   8616 La Tijera Blvd., Ste. 200
   Los Angeles, CA
   310-337-1550
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach
   2776 Pacific Avenue
   Long Beach, CA
   562-997-2000
   800-633-7888 (24/7 Crisis Referral Line)

Rainbow Services
   (310) 548-5450
   (310) 547-9343 Hotline (Spanish/English)

   Outreach program providing help to women and children in a community-based, non-shelter
   setting and is our largest program. Working with women and children healing from various
   stages of family violence, Rainbow provides: counseling (individual and group), case
   management, legal advocacy, and children’s enrichment programs.

South Bay Child Guidance Clinic
   1617 Cravens Avenue
   Torrance, CA 90501
   310.328.0855
   www.sbhch.com
   Provides therapy or children, adolescents, and their families. Children must be 18 months -
   21 years old. Provides assessment, individual, group, and family therapy. Provides parenting
   groups, psychiatric consultation, and medication evaluations. Also has a dental clinic.

South Bay Children’s Health Center
   (a.k.a. South Bay Youth Project)
   410 S. Camino Real
   Redondo Beach, CA
   310-316-0183

South Bay Mental Health Center
   2311 W. El Segundo Blvd.
   Hawthorne, CA 90250
   (323) 241-6730

Twin Town Treatment Centers
  2171 Torrance Blvd., Ste. 8
  Torrance, CA 90501
  (562) 787-1335
  www.twintowntreatmentcenters.com

   Center offers adult and adolescent outpatient addiction treatment. Services include: day
   treatment, intensive outpatient program, continuing care (free of charge for graduates),
   alcohol and drug education, and coordination with ambulatory detoxification. Self-paid
   program, but according to Twin Town most managed care companies will pay for their
   services.
Union Rescue Mission
   545 S. San Pedro St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90013

   Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the poor and
   homeless. Established in 1892, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the
   United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

   They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to guests,
   including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional
   housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women,
   children, and families.

   At URM they embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ—
   giving hope and healing for a changed life—helping them find their way home. This is their
   mission.

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
  958 E. 108th St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html

Western Health Community Clinics
  1647 Anaheim St.
  Harbor City CA 90710
  310-534-5590
                            Rape/Sexual Assault/Incest


Sexual Assault Crisis Agency (SACA)
   1703 Termino Avenue, Suite 103
   Long Beach, CA 90804
   (562) 494-1471
   24 hr Rape Hotline (562) 597-2002
                          Schools/Education—Special Needs


Autism Behavior Consultants
   2909 Oregon Ct., #A1
   Torrance, CA
   310-320-1333

Education Center
  25200 Crenshaw Blvd., Ste. 203
  Torrance, CA 90505

   Education Center provides a variety of services including Special Education Advocacy,
   Educational Therapy, and Tutoring. Carol Behrens, MA, Director of the Education Center
   has 17 years experience working with families with special needs children. She has extensive
   knowledge of special education law, psychology, learning disabilities, emotional disorders,
   educational assessments and teaching methodologies.

   Education Center provides children with a safe and motivating place to learn, where their
   individual needs can be met through the support of caring adults and the use of the latest
   variety of educational methodologies. They help parents understand their children’s
   difficulties and provide appropriate strategies to respond to those challenges. The
   Educational Therapist and child work to strengthen specific areas of weakness in both
   academics and processing. In addition, they offer math and science tutoring.

Harbor Regional Center
  21231 Hawthorne Blvd.
  Torrance, CA
  310-540-1711

Renaissance School for Arts & Sciences
   One Rolling Hills Prep Way
   San Pedro, CA 90732
   Telephone: 310-921-7675
   Fax: 310-373-4931

   Private school. A school for students who are falling between the cracks. Our students are
   bright boys and girls who may not have experienced success in traditional classrooms due to
   a learning difference or other issues. Our "process driven" curriculum allows students to find
   success at school, creates self-esteem and instills a love of learning that will serve them
   throughout their chosen school and life paths. We enable students to take responsibility for
   their own work and allow families to be come families again. We challenge students in their
   areas of excellence while giving them organizational and remedial work as needed to
   strengthen areas of weakness.
Star View Adolescent Center
   4025 W. 226 th St.
   Torrance, CA 90505
   (310) 373-4556
   (310) 373-2826 FAX

   Comprehensive and innovative program for severely emotionally disturbed (SED)
   adolescents ages 12-17. Four major components: 1) Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) locked
   residential unit, 2) Residential Group Home (RCL-14) provides housing for 40 adolescents,
   3) Intensive Day Treatment: onsite, 7 days-a-week providing rehab and therapeutic activities,
   4) Nonpublic school (NPS) serving 56 SED pupils.

   Offers a multi-level program combining psychiatric crisis intervention, high-quality
   residential care, educational services, mental health treatment, and rehabilitation. Unique in
   California, their integrated program eliminates the need to admit children in acute psychiatric
   crisis to a hospital where they are unknown and very will might not be able to resume their
   residential placement. Highly individualized, innovative, and flexible, their approach gives
   adolescents every opportunity to succeed. The staff actively encourages family and foster
   family participation in treatment. They also provide a range of services to help youngsters
   when they transition to community living.

Switzer Learning Center
   2201 Amapola Ct.
   Torrance, CA 90505

   Switzer Learning Center is a nonprofit special education school with clinical treatment
   program for students from third through 12 th grade who have moderate to severe learning
   disabilities, emotional problems, attention problems and behavioral disorders. Their
   classrooms are limited to only 12 students for every credentialed special education teacher
   and teacher’s aide. Their enrollment ranges from 85-95 students with a maximum capacity
   for 120 students. Their students are referred from their home school district, when they have
   been unsuccessful in a traditional school program. When a student’s Individual Education
   Plan (IEP) team approves placement at Switzer Learning Center, all approved services are
   paid under a contract with the school district. When parents decide that Switzer Learning
   Center is the best school for a child without an IEP they may choose privately.
                                Self-Help/Support Groups


Adult Children of Alcoholics Long Beach South Bay Intergroup
  21314 S Vermont Ave
  Torrance, CA 90502
  district: Torrance
  Tel. 310.320.3931

   www.adultchildren.org
   Official website of ACA

Al Anon/Alateen
   www.al-anon.alateen.org

   Official website for Al Anon and Alateen

Alcoholics Anonymous
   www.aa.org

   Official website of AA

Alcoholics Anoymous/Spanish
   16319 New Hampshire Ave
   Gardena, CA 90247

Anonymous One
  www.anonymousone.com

   A web site for recovery. Since its inception in 1998, AnonymousOne has grown to a global
   resource reaching readers in more than 100 countries.
   Find sober living homes, sober clubs, conferences, events, roundups, treatment centers,
   central offices, stories & articles of recovery, books & gifts for sobriety, daily meditations
   and much more.

Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Greater Long Beach
  Health Education Action Team
  2017 E. 4th St.
  Long Beach, CA 90814
  (562) 434-4455
In The Meantime Men’s Group, Inc.
   4067 W. Pico Blvd.
   Los Angeles, CA 90019
   (323) 733-4868

   Risk Reduction

Marijuana Anonymous
  www.marijuana-anonymous.org

   Official website of MA

Narcotics Anonymous
   www.na.org

   Official website of NA

Parents of Murdered Children
   (888) 818-POMC

Pacific Asian Counseling Services
   8616 La Tijera Blvd., Ste. 200
   Los Angeles, CA
310-337-1550

Sex Addicts Anonymous
   www.saa-recovery.org

   Official website of SAA

Wellness Community—South Bay Cities
  www.wellnessandcancer.org
                                        Senior Services


Gardena Human Services
  City of Gardena
  1651 W. 162d street
  Gardena, CA 90247
  (310) 217-9574

   Counseling, emergency assist, food pantry, job training programs, family child care,
   socialization program for the mentally ill, extensive sr. citizen services. A day care center for
   persons with Alzheimer’s disease.


Lawndale Senior and Community Center
  Phone:
  310-676-9471 (Senior Center) (FAX) (Fax) 310-973-3270 (Community Service)
  (Service/Intake)
  310-676-9471 (Senior Center) (FAX) (Fax) 310-973-3270 (Community Service)
  (Service/Intake)
  310-973-3287 (Para-transit) (Message/Answering Service, Service/Intake)
  310-973-3287 (Para-transit) (Service/Intake)
  Website: http://www.lawndalecity.org

   Overview:
   The center provides nutrition programs, services for older adults, and transportation for
   adults 60 years and older who live in Lawndale and the surrounding areas. Services are
   restricted to Lawndale residents.

   Administrative Description:
   The center is a program of the city of Lawndale and is funded by the city.
   Services are provided by paraprofessionals and volunteers.
   Administrative Hours:

    Monday through Thursday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.

   Site Hours:
    Monday through Thursday, 7:30 to 5:30pm.
Senior Citizens Bureau- Gardena
   Phone:
   310-217-9552 (Gardena Senior Citizens Bureau) (Service/Intake)
   310-217-9574 (Service/Intake and Administration, Service/Intake) (Voice)
   Website: http://www.ci.gardena.ca.us

   Overview:
   The agency provides advocacy, counseling services, emergency food, nutrition programs,
   personal goods and services for older adults. There are income and residence requirements
   for some services.

   Administrative Description:
   This is a department of the City of Gardena. It is supported by city and federal funds, fees,
   and independent fund raising. Services are provided by professional and paraprofessional
   staff and volunteers.

   Administrative Hours:
    Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 5:30pm
    Every other Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm

   Site Hours:
   Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
  958 E. 108th St.
  Los Angeles, CA 90059
  323-563-5639
  FAX: 323-923-1474
  http://www.wlcac.org/index.html

Windstone Behavioral Health
  3625 Del Amo Blvd., Ste. 120
  Torrance, CA
  310-8-2-7352
                                        Sex Addiction


Del Amo Hospital
   23700 Camino del Sol
   Torrance, CA 90505
   (310) 530-1151
      (800) 533-5266
   (3130) 539-5061 FAX

   166 Bed full-service psychiatric facility. Inpatient and outpatient. Alcohol & drug detox,
   dual-diagnosis, day programs, trauma-based disorders, treatment for eating disorders,
   addiction and sexual offenders.

   Office Hours: Open 24 hours.

Sex Addicts Anonymous
   www.saa-recovery.org

   Official website of SAA

Sexual Recovery Institute
   914 S. Robertson Blvd., Suite #200
   Los Angeles, CA 90035
   (310) 360-0130
   info@sexualrecovery.com
   www.sexualrecovery.com

   Specializes in treating problems with sexual addiction, compulsive masturbation, online
   hookups, porn addiction, chronic infidelity, prostitutes, exhibitionism, voyeurism, strip clubs,
   love and relationship addiction.

   Provides 5-day and 10-day intensive outpatient programs, Gay Men's Group, Women's
   Programs, Group Treatment, Couples Treatment, Non-violent Offender Treatment, Partner
   Treatment, and Professional Assessment.
                       Shelters/Residential Treatment Centers

1736 Family Crisis Center

   2116 Arlington Avenue, Ste. 200
   Los Angeles, CA 90018

   21707 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 300
   Torrance, CA 90503

   (213) 745-6434 (Hotline)
   (213) 222-1237 (Hotline)
   (310) 370-5902 (Hotline)
   (310) 379-3620 (Hotline)
   (562) 388-7652 (Hotline)
   (310) 543-9900 (Hotline)
   http://www.1736familycrisiscenter.org

AKILA Concepts, Inc.
  Charlotte’s House
  542 E. Carson Street
  Carson, CA 90745
  (310) 952-1189

   24-bed transitional housing for single women ages 18-54 yrs with children (boys up to 12
   yrs, girls up to 13 yrs.) Length of stay is up to 1 yr.

Behavioral Health Services Inc.
   Phone #: 310-679-9126 ext.1294
   Email: jkirby@bhs-inc.org

   Supportive housing for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Young Adults

Behavioral Health Services
Pacifica House
   2501 W. El Segundo Blvd.
   Hawthorne, CA 90250

   68-bed residential center providing alcohol and drug treatment for adults ages 18+. Inpatient
   rehab services for up to 28 days or 6 moths. Sliding Free Scale. Must be drug and alcohol
   free.

Beyond Shelter
   1200 Wilshire Bl Ste 600
   Los Angeles, C 90017 (213) 252-0772
Catholic Charities of Long Beach
   123 E 14th St
   Long Beach, CA 90813-3126
   (562) 591-1351
   www.catholicharities.org

   Provide immediate needs to families in need (food, shelter, hygiene products)

Catholic Charties/Community SRVS
   4202 W. Jefferson Blvd.
   Los Angeles, Ca. 90016
   (323) 737-6038

Clare Foundation/Detox
   907 Pico Blvd.
   Santa Monica, CA 90405
   (31) 314-6215

   Social/Medical Detox. 31-bed residential facility. Sobering station & 30-day recovery
   program for men & woman.

Del Amo Hospital
   23700 Camino del Sol
   Torrance, CA 90505
   (310) 530-1151
      (800) 533-5266
   (3130) 539-5061 FAX

   166 Bed full-service psychiatric facility. Inpatient and outpatient. Alcohol & drug detox,
   dual-diagnosis, day programs, trauma-based disorders, treatment for eating disorders,
   addiction and sexual offenders.

   Office Hours: Open 24 hours.

Diamondale Adolescent
   2509 West 115th Place
   Hawthorne, CA. 90250
   310-777-6258

   homeless shelter
Harbor View House
  921 S. Beacon Street
  San Pedro, CA 90731
  (310) 547-3341

   Residential & Intermediate care (nursing) for mentally ill adults.

Interval House
   6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway, #170
   Long Beach, CA 90803
   (562) 594-4555 (Hotline)
   (562) 594-9492

Rainbow Services
   P.O. Box 627
   San Pedro, CA 90733
   (310) 547-9343 (Hotline)
   (310) 548-5450

Salvation Army/HIS House
   20830 S. Vermont Avenue
   Torrance, CA 90502
   (310) 782-9428

Star View Adolescent Center
               th
   4025 W. 226 St.
   Torrance, CA 90505
   (310) 373-4556
   (310) 373-2826 FAX

   Comprehensive and innovative program for severely emotionally disturbed (SED)
   adolescents ages 12-17. Four major components: 1) Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) locked
   residential unit, 2) Residential Group Home (RCL-14) provides housing for 40 adolescents,
   3) Intensive Day Treatment: onsite, 7 days-a-week providing rehab and therapeutic activities,
   4) Nonpublic school (NPS) serving 56 SED pupils.

   Offers a multi-level program combining psychiatric crisis intervention, high-quality
   residential care, educational services, mental health treatment, and rehabilitation. Unique in
   California, their integrated program eliminates the need to admit children in acute psychiatric
   crisis to a hospital where they are unknown and very will might not be able to resume their
   residential placement. Highly individualized, innovative, and flexible, their approach gives
   adolescents every opportunity to succeed. The staff actively encourages family and foster
   family participation in treatment. They also provide a range of services to help youngsters
   when they transition to community living.
Union Rescue Mission
   545 S. San Pedro St.
   Los Angeles, CA 90013

   Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the poor and
   homeless. Established in 1892, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the
   United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

   They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to guests,
   including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional
   housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women,
   children, and families.

   At URM they embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ—
   giving hope and healing for a changed life—helping them find their way home. This is their
   mission.
                                  Suicide Prevention


National Hopeline Network
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
1-800-854-7771

Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center
1-877-7CRISIS (727-4747)
                                  Tattoo Removal


Community Build
  8730 S. Vermont Avenue
  Los Angeles, CA 90008
  Phone: 323-290-6560
  Fax: 323-294-2812
  http://www.communitybuild.org/index.htm

Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic
Cara a Cara Latino AIDS Project
   3324 Sunset Blvd.
   Long Beach, CA 90026
   (323) 660-7975
                                    Miscellaneous


Alternative Solutions Wellness Center
   1100 W. Florence Ave.
   Inglewood, CA 90301
   310-649-2658

Pam Ajang, Integrated Neuropsychology
  3524 Torrance Blvd., #103
  Torrance, CA
  310-378-5020

Spirit of Life Family Center
   423 N. La Brea Ave.
   Inglewood, CA 90302
   310-412-7601

								
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