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Hillsides, a Southern California foster care and mental health charity, is asking the community to donate 200 school backpacks for local children in need or foster care.  Every summer, the agency, which serves 15,000 children and families, runs a back-to-school backpack drive for children who cannot afford school supplies.  This year, Hillsides has fallen short of its goal to collect 450 backpacks filled with school basics.
LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2018 -- Hillsides, a Southern California foster care and mental health charity, has named Los Angeles attorney Jesse A. Cripps to a two-year term as the new board of directors chair. He replaces outgoing chair Donna Ford, who served on the board for 13 years and will remain in an ex-officio position. Cripps is a partner in the Los Angeles branch of law firm Gibson Dunn and a member of the firm’s labor & employment, litigation and class action practice groups.
LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2018 – Hillsides, a Southern California foster care and mental health charity, held a Client Open House at its new Bienvenidos Family Resource Centers, Arcadia on June 26. The office, which offers mental health, wraparound, and foster care and adoption services, recently relocated from Pasadena to 50 East Foothill Blvd. in Arcadia.
LOS ANGELES, CA, June 27, 2018 – Guests attended Hillsides’ ninth annual Farm to Table dinner held on Sunday, June 24, at the private Pasadena estate of Jim and Chelisa Vagim. Attendees were treated to local, farm-fresh cocktails and food in a park-like setting with a private lake and views of the San Gabriel Valley.
LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2018 -- Bienvenidos, an affiliate of the Southern California foster care and mental health charity Hillsides, will host an Open House for clients to celebrate the move of one of its Family Resource Centers from Pasadena to Arcadia. The event will run from 3 – 6 p.m. at 50 East Foothill Blvd., Suite 300, Arcadia, CA 91106.


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. >
Residential Treatment Services provide a safe and stable environment where children and youths, who cannot live at home, suffered trauma, or have severe emotional or behavioral challenges, can thrive. >
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. >

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