COUNSELING CENTERS & PARENTING WEBSITES

 

If there is a mental health emergency at anytime please contact the any of following immediately:

 

Counseling Centers

The following is a list of private non-profit agencies that provide mental health services for children and adults.  They do charge a fee for their service, but some accept Medi-cal and Healthy Families, or have a sliding scale.

 

 

Child and Family Guidance  Center                                  

9650 Zelzah Ave.,

Northridge, CA 91325 

818-739-5250  

https://www.childguidance.org/ 

Valley Family Center

302 S. Brand Blvd.

San Fernando, CA 91340

818-365-8588

https://valleyfamilycenter.org/

El Centro De Amistad

6800 Owensmouth Ave., Suite #310

Canoga Park, CA 91303

818-347-8565

http://elcentrodeamistad.com/

Friends of the Family

15350 Sherman Way, Suite #140

Van Nuys, CA 91406

818-988-4430

https://www.fofca.org/

El Nido Family Centers

10200 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite #350

Mission Hills, CA 91345

 

440 Shatto Pl.  #417

Mission Hills, CA 91345

818-830-3646

https://www.elnidofamilycenters.org/

San Fernando Valley Counseling Center

8350 Reseda Blvd.

Northridge, CA 91324

 

7247 Hayvenhurst Ave A-8

Van Nuys, CA 91406

818-341-1111

http://sfvcc.org/

 

Our House Grief Support Center

21860 Burbank Blvd

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

888-417-1444

 Grief is a natural reaction after the death of someone close. Children may be to reluctant to share their grief with surviving family member for fear of upsetting them. Too often, children end up grieving alone. https://www.ourhouse-grief.org/

 

Los niños afligidos, adolescentes y adultos merecen la oportunidad de experimentar el proceso del duelo en un ambiente seguro, cálido y enriquecedor. https://www.ourhouse-grief.org/spanish-speaking-grievers/

 

LAUSD School Mental Health

LAUSD School Mental Health (SMH) professionals promote the mental health, well-being, and academic achievement of all LAUSD students. https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/15487

SMH professionals support positive student connections with peers, family, school, and community by facilitating student development and the ability to successfully deal with problems, crises, or traumatic experiences. Furthermore, SMH professionals foster resiliency - the ability to bounce back from challenges with a stronger sense of self-confidence and coping capacity - by promoting healthy relationships, self-reflection, and problem-solving skills to optimize school success.

 

Parent referral form -English

https://achieve.lausd.net/cms/lib/CA01000043/Centricity/Domain/662/Referral/Parent%20Referral%20English_%2010-16-17.pdf

 

Forma de Referencia/Remisión para los padres  – Spanish

https://achieve.lausd.net/cms/lib/CA01000043/Centricity/Domain/662/Referral/Parent%20Referral%20Spanish_10-16-17.pdf

 

 

Parent Education Centers

 

The following is a list of organizations that offer parenting classes that are free or with a sliding scale fee.

 

Family Source Centers

Canoga Park- New Economics for Women

21400 Saticoy Ave.

Canoga Park, CA 91304

https://neweconomicsforwomen.org/ 

Parents in Control Workshops

Columbus Middle School Parent Center

22250 Elkwood St.

Canoga Park, CA 91304

*Series of classes in English/Spanish during the school year.

Because I Love You (free of charge)

Parent & Teen (13+) Support Groups

Tuesdays 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Birmingham Community Charter HS

17000 Haynes St.

Van Nuys, CA 91406

818-884-8242

email: dennis@bily.org

 

 

 

Parenting Websites

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx  (en Espanol)

https://parenting-ed.org/ Center for Effective Parenting

http://the-parenting-center.com/ The National Parenting Center

https://www.familyeducation.com/

https://www.helpguide.org/