To improve student health and increase readiness to learn through health care access, advocacy, and programs.
The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health supports academic success by improving the health of the 590,000 students of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Since its inception in 1991, the nonprofit organization has spearheaded health and wellness programs at LAUSD. A recent flagship project is the groundbreaking 15 school-based Wellness Centers that provide full primary care medical services, dental, vision and mental care to the students, and even better, to their families and the community around the school.
The L.A. Trust supports the school-based health programs and clinics of LAUSD in three ways:
The L.A. Trust relies on fundraising and grants for 100% of the operating budget and to support its 590,000 students. Please make a one-time or monthly pledge today and invest in children’s health. Your tax-deductible donation is greatly appreciated.
Peace Over Violence (formerly LACAAW), established in 1971 by pioneering feminist activists, is a sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse and youth violence prevention center headquartered in Los Angeles and dedicated to building healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domestic, and interpersonal violence.
Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA) improves the health of low income women and families through advocacy, education, training and direct services. MCHA provides information, support, and technical assistance to health and social service organizations, assists individual women to achieve healthy pregnancies and obtain quality health care for themselves and their children, and educates policymakers and the general public to improve the health and social services systems for all low income women and families and to benefit the entire community in which we live.
California School-Based Health Alliance is the statewide organization leading the movement to put health care where kids are—in schools. The organization works to improve the health and academic success of children and youth by advancing health services in schools. Learn more about school health centers, policy updates, and access toolkits and services on this site.
The L.A. Trust has been awarded a 4,401 grant from the DentaQuest Foundation to develop and pilot a dental program in two LAUSD Schools in the newly named East Region Local Education Learning Service Center—Nevin Elementary School and San Pedro Elementary School. Funds will also be used to coordinate parent centers and community advisory board activities.
Essential Access Health carries out its mission by coordinating and supporting the delivery of health services in community-based organizations throughout California. The organization directs funding for providers of family health services, performs advanced research in reproductive health care and contraception, conducts education, training and community outreach efforts, and tests, implements and monitors effective programs.
The California Community Foundation (CCF) unites the power of philanthropy with innovative strategies to create greater equity, opportunity and prosperity in Los Angeles County. We have served as a public, charitable organization since 1915, empowering donors to pursue their own personal passions and to collaborate with us in transforming Los Angeles.
Cedars-Sinai Health System, a nonprofit, independent healthcare organization, is committed to : Leadership and excellence in delivering quality healthcare services, expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research, educating and training physicians and other healthcare professionals, and striving to improve the health status of our community.