Alma Family Services

Alma Family Services

Nonprofit

Alma Family Services was established in 1975 in East Los Angeles by parents to provide, along with other purposes, a comprehensive range of multilingual community based services for those with special needs including emotional, physical and/or developmental delay and their families. * Alma Family Services’ mission speaks to our commitment to improve the quality of life for members of our communities. Th … Read More Alma Family Services was established in 1975 in East Los Angeles by parents to provide, along with other purposes, a comprehensive range of multilingual community based services for those with special needs including emotional, physical and/or developmental delay and their families. * Alma Family Services’ mission speaks to our commitment to improve the quality of life for members of our communities. This often means advocating for at risk children and families. Alma’s dedication goes beyond providing culturally competent services and supports and integrates our history of helping to develop and support healthy communities through collaborative community relationships. Alma’s approach is strength-based, community centered and child and family focused. Individuals and families are understood to be multi-dimensional with strengths as well unique needs. * School-Based/Linked Services: Alma Family Services has been providing school-based Prevention and Early Intervention services for over ten (10) years. School-based counseling, individual and family psychotherapy, groups and case management services are being provided at many school within several school districts including Montebello Unified School District (MUSD), El Rancho Unified School District and the Los Angeles Unified School Districts. * Gang Reduction Youth Development (GRYD) Program: Alma Family Services has been operating a gang prevention program through a contract with the City of Los Angeles since 2009 or four (4) years. The GRYD program includes an array of services such as a comprehensive case management, parenting classes, individual and family counseling, leadership development, youth mentoring, violence prevention training, substance use/abuse awareness and gang-prevention training. Alma Family Services has been recognized at the State, County and City Level for its commitment in delivering high quality services.

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