Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for youth and families by educating, motivating, and providing prevention programs through social and emotional wellness services.
Youth, families and communities have access to diverse resources that empower youth to be resilient, confident and successful in their ever-changing environment.
Creating Safe Spaces - For all youth, families, staff and individuals we come in contact with.
Diversity - Celebrate and promote diversity of people, ideas and actions, creating an inclusive community.
Youth Focused - Keep youth needs and thoughts at the center of our work.
Grounded in Ethics and Integrity - In our choices, how we treat each other and all the work we do everyday.
Passionate about Being Compassionate - Compassion and understanding of individual views, thoughts and feelings.
Social Justice - Creating equity for the youth, families and community we serve.
Entrepreneurial Spirit - Take calculated risk to try different approaches to better support our youth, families and partners.
Serving youth and families in Los Angeles County and beyond
Our Partners Talk
"Having a social and emotional wellness focus when engaging youth has created a cultural shift organizationally...We are grateful for the SEWI program!"
- Kasey Earnest, CEO BGC Malibu
Our Youth Are Our Goal
Twenty-one percent of low-income children and youth ages 6 to 17 have mental health disorders and 64.1% of youth with major depression do not receive any mental health treatment.
We continue to add new partners
to increase the availability of our programs to those we serve.