Contact us

Hillsides, including its affiliate Bienvenidos, has an uncompromising determination to achieve positive change on behalf of children, youth, and their families. We are a resource committed to protecting children and preserving families. People can depend on us to provide unconditional support and access to programs and services that improve lives. We also strive to provide information, expert sources, and resources to enhance a media representative's article, blog or feature story.

Should you have a media inquiry, please contact:

Marisol Barrios, MSPA, APR
Senior Director of Communications and Marketing


Alison Bell
Associate Director of Communications and Marketing

Should you have a question or need information on volunteering or donating in-kind items, please contact:

Laura Kelso
Director of Community Resources
323-254-2274, ext. 1251

Should you have a question or need information on making donations, please contact:

Carrie Espinoza
Chief Advancement Officer
323-543-2800, ext. 221 

Should you have a question about our Residential Treatment Services, please contact:

Aimee Garay
Intake Coordinator, Behavioral Health Division
323-254-2274, ext. 1227

For questions about South Pasadena, Pasadena Unified District Schools, Bienvenidos Family Resource Centers, Pasadena, and Hillsides Family Resource Centers, Echo Park outpatient and schools, please contact:

Rafaela Murillo
Intake Coordinator
323-274-3065, ext 426 

For questions about Bienvenidos Family Resource Centers, Montebello and  Montebello school-based mental health sites and Hillsides Family Resource Centers, East San Gabriel Valley, including Baldwin Park outpatient services and school-based mental health sites, please contact:

Ashley Mendoza
Intake Coordinator
323-869-9255, ext 231

If you are a member of the public and have a question or would like some additional information about Hillsides, please contact Marisol Barrios as well. We pride ourselves on being responsive, accessible, and compassionate, not just to our clients but to those who raise awareness of our mission to create lasting change in the lives of those we serve. Thank you.

Should you have questions about our Youth Moving On program and YMO's Peer Resource Center, please contact:

Correnda Perkins
Division Chief of Transitional-Aged Youth Services

Aurelio Mitsjans
PRC Program Manager

Joshua Mathieu
Workforce Development Specialist

Housing Manager

Family Resource Centers offer numerous community-based programs and services that provide parenting classes, mental health support, and additional crucial resources for vulnerable children and families throughout Los Angeles County, including the San Gabriel Valley and Pasadena. >
Education Center, a therapeutic residential and day school, offers individualized education for students with social-emotional, learning and/or behavior challenges for children in kindergarten through 12th grade. >
Youth Moving On, with support from The Everychild Foundation, provides former foster youth affordable quality housing and numerous support services to help them become responsible, self-sufficient adults. >