Legal Services and Information


TAY Online Resource Directory

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:

Developmental Disability Services and Organizations

Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc.
Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit serving adults and children with mental and developmental disabilities with a an emphasis on obtaining government benefits and services, protecting rights, and fighting discrimination. In addition, it serves as a resource to the community by training and consulting with consumer and family member groups, government agencies, mental health professionals, school officials, and attorneys.
3255 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 902, Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 389-2077 ext 13

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles provides civil legal services to poor and low-income people in Los Angeles County.
1102 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 801-7991, or toll free (800) 399-4529

West Los Angeles Council for the Disabled and Seniors
Founded in 1993, the volunteer Council provides individualized assistance, especially to neuro-psychiatrically challenged. Peer-driven advocacy, community and agency consultation. Assists with Social Security medical reviews, provides information on transportation, utility reduced-rates and service/therapy animals. Experience in HUD discrimination process, successful HUD litigant. Advises, makes educational presentations on affordable housing, tenant/landlord rights. One member of Staff serves on City of Santa Monica Housing Commission. Stigma, agency literature available. All services free.
406 Broadway, #123, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2314
(310) 319-9417

Reach Across L.A. provides this TAY Online Resource Directory to users to aid in the successful transition of transition age youth into adulthood. The website is provided as an informational service only and does not constitute and should not be relied upon as an official record. Content on the webpages is produced from sources believed to be reliable. We make no representation, expressed or implied, that the information on this site is complete, timely, or accurate. No warranty expressed or implied is made regarding: accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses, or usefulness of any information. We make no endorsement of any agency or their services.