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El Centro De Amistad began as a storefront program with three staff.

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El Centro De Amistad

El Centro de Amistad, Inc. is committed to assisting children, adults and families.

In 1977, a group from the impoverished Canoga Park “Barrio” community, grew concerned about the needs of the predominantly Latino families that struggled with unemployment, crime, poverty and drug abuse. They were particularly concerned about the youth in the area. With the encouragement and financial support of San Fernando Mental Health Centers Inc. and their Board of Directors, this group of activists founded El Centro De Amistad.

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Children and adults served since 1977 with comprehensive and culturally competent services.


Mental Health service hours provided in the 2022-2023 fiscal year in outpatient, school-linked, and field-based programs.


Relative Caregiver Training Hours provided in the 2022-2023 fiscal year.

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