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5.7.19
LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2019 -- Hillsides, a foster care and mental health charity, has created a Wellness Guide of tips and resources for managers and supervisors, the TIC Wellness Guide,  available for immediate sale as a donation. The guide incorporates practices and techniques inspired by Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), a relatively new concept in mental health that acknowledges the widespread impact of trauma in the lives of most people.
5.2.19
LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2018 – The LA5 Rotary Club of Los Angeles has awarded Hillsides a grant of $10,690 for its Youth Moving On workforce development program.  The funds will be used for workforce training and internships for youth formerly in foster care or probation.
4.23.19
LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2019 - Hillsides, a Southern California foster care and mental health charity, has received a $1,200 grant from the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.  The grant will fund Hillsides’ music education program, which provides music classes and enrichment activities to the students of the Hillsides Education Center, a therapeutic nonpublic school for children with social-emotional, learning, and/or behavioral challenges.
3.26.19
LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2019 – Hillsides, a foster care and mental health charity, has expanded its presence in East Los Angeles. On March 21, the agency hosted an Open House to introduce the community to the Bienvenidos Family Resource Center, East Los Angeles, located at 5400 E. Olympic Blvd. Some 80 guests enjoyed light refreshments, a slide show presentation, and a short program led by Hillsides President and CEO Joseph M. Costa. During the event, representatives from Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ office presented Hillsides with a special commendation.
3.14.19
  LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2019 -- Students at the Hillsides Education Center (HEC) partnered with a charity, K9 Youth Alliance, to help dogs living at the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA find homes.

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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. >