1 out of 3 students in the L.A. Unified School District is underserved.

Success in school requires that students be healthy enough to learn. But far too many students have little or no access to the health care they need.  For many of these children, the only health care services they will get are those that they access through school or community-based clinics.

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  • Who We Are

    14 Centers and Growing

    The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health (The L.A. Trust) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to improve the health of the children of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in support of its academic mission: 100% college and career ready graduates.  The L.A. Trust’s mission is to improve student health and increase readiness to learn through access, advocacy and programs.

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  • What We Do

    The L.A. Trust is supporting three strategic priorities:

    1 – Integrating Wellness into all facets of school-based health including physical, oral, and mental health promotion, education and access to care.

    2 – Advocating for   proactive   school   health   policies   within  LAUSD  and beyond,  and  developing youth leaders to become champions for their communities…

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  • How We Do It

    We are extremely proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish since 2011:

    Over the past 2 years, more than 150,000 LAUSD students, their families, and surrounding community members have accessed primary and preventive medical, mental and oral health care at Wellness Centers.

    Our Oral Health Initiative has provided oral health screenings for over 6,000 school students, linking all discovered to be “critical” (5%) to immediate care and follow up…

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  • Your Support

    Keeping our children healthy requires the commitment of the entire community. The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health relies on contributions from people like you to help fund and support the wellness centers that deliver the critical healthcare services that the children of our community need to thrive. You can support our mission in a variety of ways…

     

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Support The L.A. Trust

The Trust relies on fundraising and grants for 100% of our operating budget and to support our over 650,000 students. Your tax deductible donation would be directly applied and so greatly appreciated. Make a one-time or monthly pledge today, so you can truly make a difference in the lives of students of Los Angeles. Or send your check c/o The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health, 333 S. Beaudry Ave., 29th Floor, L.A., CA 90017

…Or, if you are a LAUSD Employee, you can contribute via a payroll deduction With your monthly or bi-monthly contribution of $2, $5, $10, $25 or more through payroll deduction.

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