Building Resilience: Informed Resources to Decrease Trauma

Echo Parenting & Education

Echo Parenting & Education seeks to support childrens’ rights to emotional and physical safety, offering parenting classes and school programs.

The Children’s Clinic

The Children’s Clinic offers full service health care and free classes for children, adolescents and adults. It is a trauma-informed agency that screens for exposure to trauma and provides referrals for services.

A Window Between Worlds

Using art as a healing tool to empower and transform individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma, this organization is dedicated to making resources available to agencies seeking a healing tool to survivors of trauma.

ACEs Connection – LA Group

The Los Angeles County ACEs Connection is an online platform for community members, professionals and leaders to collaborate across sectors in a movement to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences, heal from trauma, and build resilience in L.A. County.

Children’s Institute, Inc., Central Los Angeles Child Trauma Collaborative

The CII-created Child Trauma Treatment Center offers early care and education and mental health treatment programs to address the consequences and complexities of child trauma and set children on the path to wellness.

Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center, Military Families Achieving Recovery

Military Families Achieving Recovery (MFAR) serves military children, youth, and families in the South Bay/Harbor region of Los Angeles County who face challenges such as deployment stressors and combat-related mental health problems.

Hillsides

Hillsides offers numerous community-based programs and services through several Hillsides Family Resource Centers in Los Angeles County. These centers provide parenting classes, mental health support, in-home counseling, and additional resources for children and families.

Juntos

The JUNTOS team of mental health professionals respond to and support the needs of children and families whose lives have been impacted by trauma, providing appropriate trauma-focused treatment, parenting education and school based services for children and families.

Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic seeks to improve the social and emotional relationships, emotional development, and community functioning levels of children and their families who reside in Central and South Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Department of Mental Health – Health Neighborhoods

The development of Health Neighborhoods focuses on identifying and addressing trauma or trauma risk, utilizing the assets of the community. This project seeks to test strategies that allow local communities to work together in ways that ultimately lead to better mental health.

National Center for Child Traumatic Stress

UCLA and Duke University jointly lead the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) in treatment and services to meet the needs of traumatized children and their families. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) offers referrals and information about trauma treatment for children.

Native American Health Center, Inc., Urban Native Center for Life Empowerment (UNCLE)

The Urban Native Center for Life Empowerment will provide community-based, culturally appropriate, trauma-informed, and trauma-focused services for American Indian and Alaska Native children, youth and families.

Peace Over Violence

With a 24-hour helpline, Peace Over Violence offers intervention, prevention, education and advocacy for people who have experienced trauma.

Rainbow Services

Rainbow Services is part of a network that aims to keep families safe through providing support and assistance to those dealing with family violence. Rainbow Services have two shelters that provide emergency shelter, transitional shelter, counseling, case management, parenting classes, life-skills class, and several Children’s Programs. The services provided are all done so using a trauma-informed approach.

The Community Trauma Treatment Center for Runaway and Homeless Youth, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

The Community Trauma Treatment Center for Runaway and Homeless Youth uses knowledge about trauma to transform service delivery to homeless youth ages 13-21 in the Hollywood community.

The Whole Child

The Whole Child offers child and adolescent mental health and housing services, providing programs at four locations throughout Whittier, Santa Fe Springs and Montebello, at area hospitals, at nine local school districts, and in clients’ homes.

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November, 2020 Books November 7th is Book Lover’s Day! Curl up and enjoy one of these books… Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw Lola loves the library! She listens to story-telling and gets to bring her favorite books home with her....

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November, 2020 Activities November is Native American Heritage Month! What tribes live in L.A. county? Count the number of windows in your living room. Today is the United States’ General Election. Tell your child about the importance of voting! I spy… something brick...

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