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5.25.17
One family’s fight to provide one little girl with a loving permanent home through our affiliate, Bienvenidos, a Southern California foster care and adoption program agency.    LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2017 -- Maybe it’s only natural that Michelle and Eduardo Cruz became foster parents.
5.19.17
Recognizing National Foster Care Month through an extraordinary Southern California couple with 21 years of being foster parents LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2017 -- Guillermo Menjivar has a favorite phrase regarding the many children in his life: “No problem.” “You need a ride to school? No problem.” “You want to go shopping? I’ll take you – no problem.” “You need $10 for lunch? No problem.”
5.15.17
LOS ANGELES – May 10, 2017 – The La Cañada Thursday Club has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a local youth, Hope Morrison.  Morrison is a former resident of Youth Moving On (YMO), a program of Hillsides, a Southern California foster care charity.  Morrison was selected from eight finalists who have received or currently are receiving services from YMO.  She was awarded the check at a tea held at the La Cañada Thursday Club.  This is the second year in a row the club has awarded a current or former YMO youth a scholarship.
5.15.17
LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2017 – Hillsides, a Southern California foster care charity, has received a $5,000 grant from the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA). The grant will fund Hillsides music education program. The music program provides music classes and enrichment activities to the students of Hillsides Education Center, a therapeutic K-12 school for children with social-emotional, learning, and/or behavioral challenges.
4.25.17
LOS ANGELES, CA, April 25, 2017 – The Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation has awarded Hillsides, a Southern California foster care charity, a $5 million grant for youth who are at risk, the largest grant ever received in Hillsides’ 104-year-old history. The gift will be used to support transition-aged youth ages 16-24 though an array of social, educational and mental health services. The needs of these youth include education, employment, housing, independent living skills, mental healthcare and peer support.

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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. >