These programs can be helpful to providers and parents of children with special needs.

If the name of a program is in purple, click on the program name for more information.

Cavales Asthma Allergy Medical Clinic
3922 E. Florence Ave, Suite D
Bell, California 90201
(323) 582-5458
Provides services in English and Spanish to clients with asthma or severe allergies. Clinic days and hours of operation are Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and alternate Saturdays.

Special Needs Dentists in California
This website provides information about special needs dentists, and many resources for parents and medical practitioners.

Autism Speaks
6330 San Vicente Blvd # 401
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 549-0500 local
(888) 288-4762 no charge, English
(888) 772-9050 no charge, Spanish

Birth Injury Center
Information about injuries caused at birth, their possible outcomes and developmental signs to watch for.

Boone Fetter Clinic
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
1300 North Vermont Ave., Suite 905
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 361-6102 appointments

California Children’s Services (CCS)
(800) 288-4584
Provides medical care, therapy and nutrition services for children with CCS qualifying conditions.

Colorin colorado!
Bilingual resource for parents of special needs English Language Learners

Fiesta Educativa
(323) 221-6696
Provides parent training, advocacy and referrals for families of children with developmental delay.

Home Advisor
Making home more comfortable for child with ADHD

Teaching Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Tips for teaching these children

Pasadena Child Development Associates
(626) 793-7350
Offers an interdisciplinary feeding clinic for children with feeding problems due to medical or developmental conditions.

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center (SCLARC)
650 West Adams Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 744-7000
Intake, assessment and coordinated services for individuals with developmental delay and their families.

Special Olympics Southern California
1600 Forbes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810
(562) 502-1100

Stramski Children’s Developmental Center Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach
Elm Avenue Medical Plaza
2650 Elm Ave, Suite 301
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 424-4815

USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
(323) 361-2300
Programs in the areas of feeding development, mental health, behavioral pediatrics, learning abilities.

(800) 200-4323
Provides education, support and special activities to
Spanish-speaking parents of children with a developmental disability.

Early Childhood Special Education Services, Los Angeles Unified School District
333 S. Beaudry St. 17th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 241-4713

The Infant Program provides early intervention services for children birth to three years of age who have been identified with a hearing loss, visual impairment, or severe orthopedic impairment.

The Preschool Program provides special education services for children three to five years of age who have been identified with one of the federal- and state-defined special education eligibility requirements.

El Nido Early Head Start
El Nido Early Head Start serves children from birth up to age three. Available to all eligible families in zip codes 90002, 90003, 90044 and 90047. English and Spanish.

Epilepsy Foundation, Greater Los Angeles
(310) 670-2870

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
(800) 772-1213

Los Angeles County Office of Education Homeless Program
(562) 922-6247

This office also provides services for homeless youth, including homeless foster youth. By law, every school district must have a “homeless liaison,” a person who ensures that educational needs of homeless children are met. The appropriate contact person can be identified by phoning or by accessing the website page.

Los Angeles County Office of Education Headstart Program
Headstart accepts homeless preschool students.

Los Angeles County In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
(888) 944-IHSS (4477) or 1-213-744-4477
This program helps pay for in-home services provided to
low-income elderly, blind or disabled individuals, including children.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Department of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
4650 Sunset Blvd. Suite 320
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 660-2450 general information
(888) 631-2452 to refer a patient
(323) 361-6102 program “warm line”

Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic
3787 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(323) 766-2345
This walk-in clinic operates Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon.

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
(800) 854-7771

Project ABC
855-436-1136 hotline recording
Project ABC provides community-based mental health treatment programs for infants and children up through age four. Project ABC is affiliated with the following organizations. Services are delivered beyond the cities where they are headquartered.

For the Child
Headquartered in Long Beach
(562) 422-8472

Children’s Institute, serving SPAs 4, 6 and 8
Headquartered in Torrance
(310) 783-4677
(213) 385-5100

TIES for Families
Headquartered in Torrance
(310) 533-6600

Pacific Asian Counseling Services
Headquartered in Long Beach
(310) 337-1550 by LAX
(562) 424-1886 Long Beach

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Rehabilitation Specialty Outpatient Center
(562) 933-8832