Johnny’s Triumph: A Journey of Resilience and Healing in Mental Health Services

Jason, an 8-year-old attending Vena Avenue Elementary School, has emerged as a success story in the realm of mental health services. Living with his mother, siblings, and stepfather in the aftermath of his parents’ divorce and subsequent remarriages, Jason faced challenges that manifested in aggressive behaviors both at home and school. However, through the Step […]

Bringing Joy and Hope to Hearts and Homes This Holiday Season!

El Centro de Amistad’s Adopt-A-Family program continues to embody the true spirit of giving, uniting compassionate sponsors with families in need to craft unforgettable and joy-filled holiday experiences. Whether individuals, corporations, or groups, our sponsors epitomize the essence of generosity, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of those encountering challenges. Annually, our carefully selected […]

El Centro de Amistad Receives a $75,000 Grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation

El Centro de Amistad (ECDA) is pleased to announce the receipt of a substantial $75,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation. This private family foundation is dedicated to enriching lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and their impactful work in communities. ECDA remains steadfast in its commitment to expanding its reach, client engagement, and the […]

Embracing Self-Care and Love

As February unfolds, the air is filled with expressions of love and affection. While we often associate this month with romantic relationships, it’s essential to remember that love and care extend far beyond the boundaries of couplehood. This February, we encourage you to turn the spotlight inward and celebrate the most important relationship of all […]

El Centro de Amistad Launches New Panorama City FamilySource Center Program

PANORAMA CITY, CA – January 25, 2024 -El Centro de Amistad (ECDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new Panorama City FamilySource Center (FSC) Program, designed to address the urgent needs of families, empower them to achieve greater financial security, foster opportunities for improved academic achievement, and contribute to building community wealth. The […]