Local community agencies are here for YOU as well as Open Arms Pregnancy Clinic. When life happens and things don't go as planned, sometimes you may need some extra help or support. We've compiled a list of some local resources for those such times. 

Family Empowerment

Project SAFE is a 0-5 focused child abuse and neglect prevention program, originally developed through First 5 LA’s Partnerships for Families (PFF) Initiative in 2006. PFF is a program designed to prevent child abuse by addressing gaps in the current child welfare system. 

Project Safe LA

Family Shelter

Established in an effort to serve the homeless in the greater San Fernando Valley, the roots of the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission grow deep, span over 40 years and were established as an outreach ministry of the Rescue Mission Alliance – a Christian based non-profit organization. Founded in 1998, the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission began as the Rescue Survival Outreach Services (S.O.S.) Program serving meals to the Valley’s homeless. 

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission

Family Support

For more than 30 years, New Economics for Women (NEW) has been driven to create a new way, a blueprint if you will, that changes the lives of women and their families.

New Economics For Women

The Child and Family Guidance Center empowers children and families to achieve health and well-being through innovative mental health services and community programs. Our clients are children, youth, and young adults, from infancy to 21 years of age and their families, from diverse backgrounds and circumstances, many of whom are underserved populations, all of whom have either behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health challenges.

Child & Family Guidance Center

Social Services

The Department of Public Social Service is here to help you. DPSS has an annual budget of over $3.9 billion and provides services to one out of every three residents in Los Angeles County.

County of Los Angeles DPSS

Employment Preparation

We believe that a job is the single most important step someone can take out of poverty and onto a pathway to self-sufficiency.


Independent Study

The mission of City of Angels School and Online Academy is to provide a standards-aligned, accessible, and individualized instructional program that will result in a high-quality education for every student.

City of Angels