EVERYCHILD FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS
2012 – Alliance for Children’s Rights/Public Counsel
The grant will help create the first large-scale project in the nation to provide comprehensive legal and social services to adoptive and guardianship families within Los Angeles in order to assure the placements succeed.
2011 – Centinela Youth Services
Funds to launch, sustain, and institutionalize the “Everychild Restorative Justice Center (ERJC) over a three-year period. The ERJC will establish a regional center adjacet to the Inglewood Courthouse to meet the needs of judges seeking alternative to the junvenile justice system. Website: www. cys-la.org
2010 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Los Angeles Harbor
Funding for an expansion of the College Bound Program and creation of “The Everychild College Bound University Web Portal” to provide college preparation and counseling. Website: www.bhclaharbor.org
2009 – South Bay Counseling Center
Funds the implementation of “The Everychild Foundation Youth Career Pathway” program over four years. The program will engage 900 low-income, at-risk, out of school youth between ages 16 and 17 years old with information about career and educational opportunities. It will also prepare 300 of these youth for career pathways leading directly to living wage jobs in high growth industries through training and education. Website: www.sbaycenter.com.
2008 – St. John’s Well Child & Family Center
Implementation of the agency’s environmental health project called Healthy Homes, Healthy Kids. Website: www.wellchild.org/
2007 – Mar Vista Family Center
Construction of the Youth Center to house Youth for Youth, a youth-led leadership and mentoring program. Website: www.marvistafc.org/.
2006 – Heart of Los Angeles Youth
Renovation of Lafayette Park Community Center for free after-school, vocational, and inter-session programming in the Rampart District. Website: heartofla.org.
2005 – Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital
Construction of universally accessible playground at an orthopaedic pediatric outpatient clinic. Website: www.orthohospital.org/.
2004 – Hillsides
Transitional housing for foster youth who have aged out of foster care. Website: www.hillsides.org/.
2003 – Optimist Youth Homes
Construction of a learning center for at-risk probation youth. Website: www.oyhfs.org.
2002 – Violence Intervention Program
Renovation and expansion of existing building to create a permanent center for psychological care of physically and sexually abused children. Website: www.violencenterventionprogram.org/.
2001 – Wonder of Reading
Renovation of restocking of 15 elementary school libraries as well as training of instructional reading volunteers. Website: www.wonderofreading.org/.
2000 – QueensCare
Purchase and equipping of the first mobile dental clinic to serve 30 low-income elementary schools in the LAUSD. Website: www.queenscare.org/.