Hope for the Holidays

As part of our tradition of giving back to our community, El Centro de Amistad hosts an annual Thanksgiving Food Drive and Adopt-A-Family campaign during the holiday season. Both of these campaigns are heartwarming initiatives aimed at bringing joy and hope to low-income families struggling with mental health issues. The campaigns seek to create a […]

Assemblywoman Luz Rivas Presents $1 Million to El Centro de Amistad to Expand Facility for More Mental Health Clinicians

In a significant stride towards bolstering community well-being, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas has successfully secured $1 million in funding for El Centro de Amistad (ECDA). This funding aims to facilitate the expansion of ECDA’s existing facilities, fostering increased access to vital mental health, family, and legal services for the local community. El Centro de Amistad, a […]

The Holiday Blues

The holidays bring more than just presents, apple cider, and dinner parties. For many, the holidays are a wonderful time of year that bring joy, but for others, it may bring sentimental memories or stress known as the holiday blues. The holiday blues refers to temporary feelings such as sadness, loneliness, a sense of loss, […]

Off to School, We Go!

It’s almost that time again. Summer break is over, and the children go back to school. Below are some tips that will assist with the beginning of a new school year. Some of the tips below are useful throughout the entire school year. Whether a child is starting a new school year or a new […]

ECDA at the California Charter School Conference 2023

El Centro de Amistad attended this year’s California Charter School Conference in March 2023 in Sacramento, California. The team representing ECDA at Sacramento included our Associate Director, Tania Fallert-Del Gatto, IECMH Program Manager, Maria G. Williams, and our Child Therapists, Alina Gonzalez, and Alexis Cabrera. Our staff showcased all the services ECDA provides to the […]