This list of resources and organizations is provided to help TAY and families understand and identify the opportunities available for youth with dual diagnoses who are transitioning into adulthood. For more general information about this particular domain of transitioning, please download and review the resources below:
Family Services and Organizations
Boys and Girls Club of Santa Monica
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica offers a safe and positive place for youth to learn, become leaders, make new friends, and just enjoy being a kid. Our doors are open to all who need our help.
1238 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Carolyn Kordich Family Resource Center
The mission of CKFRC is to offer emotional, informational and educational support to families of children, ages 0 – 3, who have disabilities in order to enable these families to make knowledgeable and appropriate decisions for their infants and toddlers.
1135 West 257th. Street, Harbor City, CA 90710
DAZ Foundation is a growing mental and behavioral health agency committed to providing outcome-driven, evidence based treatment for young children, teens, adults, and families. DAZ Foundation Family of Services includes:
DAZ Counseling Center (provides individual, couples, family and group counseling for trauma, PTSD, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, addictions, grief and loss, depression and anxiety, psychotic symptoms, domestic violence and batterer’s intervention, physical and sexual abuse, attachment disorders, parenting for infants through young adults, parent-child/teen problems, anger management, ADD/ADHD, children and teens with severe emotional, social, cognitive, and behavioral problems, learning disabilities and developmental delays, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, Personality Disorders in adults, Bipolar Disorders in teens and adults)
DAZ Divorce (provides classes and counseling in parenting, step0families, mediation, custody and visitation conflicts, divorce coaching, etc.)
DAZ Court Ordered Classes (provides classes in parenting, anger management, co-parenting, domestic violence, shoplifting, etc.)
11500 Olympic Blvd., Ste 400, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Family Resource Centers Network of California
The Family Resource Centers Network of California (FRCNCA) is a coalition of California’s 47 Family Resource Centers. The 47 Early Start Family Resource Centers are funded through the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) — Infants and Toddlers Part C. Members are represented on the statewide network through Regional Representatives. The mission of the FRCNCA is to support families of children with disabilities, special healthcare needs, and those at risk by ensuring the continuance, expansion, promotion and quality of family-centered, parent-directed, family resource centers..
1331 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95833
Project Fatherhood of Children’s Institute, Inc. was developed to give urban, culturally diverse fathers an opportunity to connect with their children and play a more meaningful role in their lives.
Children’s Institute, Inc., Otis Booth Campus
2121 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 526-6543 or (213) 260-7600
Grandparents as Parents, Inc.
Grandparents as Parents is a non-profit organization that has provided programs and services to meet the urgent and on-going needs of grandparents and other relatives raising children at risk. Services offered include: family and social outings, caregiver advocacy, resources, financial assistance resources, support groups, etc. Grandparents as Parents is an excellent and diverse program for ALL relative caregivers. The administrative office is open Monday-Friday 8.30am till 4.30pm. You are not alone.
Administrative Office – 22048 Sherman Way, Ste 217, Canoga Park, CA 91303
Edelman’s Children Court – 201 Center Plaza Drive, 5th floor, room 422
(818) 264-0880 (admin office), (323) 526-6553 (Eleman’s Children Court)
Harbor Regional Center – The Resource and Assistive Technology Center
- Client consultations and evaluations
- Equipment set up and training
- Education and support to clients and families on how Assistive Technology can enable individuals with disabilities to become more independent, improve communication with others, etc.
The Assistive Technology (AT) Lab at Harbor Regional Center assists children and adults in leading more independent lives through the use of assistive technology. In the HRC AT Lab we provide:
21231 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503
Long Beach Family Resource Center
The Family Resource Centers are a place for families raising children with special needs to find knowledge and support as they navigate through their health care journey. While the Long Beach Family Resource Center is located in Miller Children’s Hospital and supports patients and their families who are hospitalized, services are also available to all families in the community. Parent support initiatives, such as the Parent-to-Parent Mentor Program, Supporting Kids With Diabetes (SKWD), Type 1 Diabetic Playgroup and the March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program, are designed to support parents while their child is hospitalized and serve as a supportive resource, building a sense of “community” after discharge.
2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806
Richstone Family Center
The Richstone Family Center is dedicated to preventing and treating child abuse, strengthening families and preventing violence in families, schools and communities
13620 Cordary Avenue, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Westside Family Resource and Empowerment Center
Westside Family Resource and Empowerment Center (WFREC) staff are experienced parents and family members of individuals with special needs who are trained to provide emotional and informational support to families who have a child or young adult with a disability, chronic illness or other special health care needs. We also provide information and support for professionals and teachers working with people who have disabilities. Support groups and specific disability groups offer parents whose children have similar challenges the opportunity to meet and share information and mutual support.
5901 Green Valley Circle, Ste. 320, Culver City, CA 90230-4099
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