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Save the Date: March 13, 2021 Celebrating Children Spring Gala

Posted by on Jan 15, 2021 in Events, Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Save the Date: March 13, 2021 Celebrating Children Spring Gala

Join Hathaway-Sycamores for a Virtual Celebration on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM     Don’t miss this festive evening filled with inspiring stories, surprise guests and an enticing silent auction in support of our programs and the critical needs of the children, young adults and families we serve. Click here to view the Facebook event and share with your friends! Click here to add the event to your calendar. Please contact Melissa Pittson at mpittson@hscfs.org or...

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5 Tips for Talking With Your Kids About Events in the News

Posted by on Jan 12, 2021 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

5 Tips for Talking With Your Kids About Events in the News

Especially in times of uncertainty, it is natural to turn to the news to stay informed about what is happening in the world. However, studies have shown that negative TV-news can impact our moods and increase anxiety in adults and children alike. Hathaway-Sycamores Assistant Vice President, School-Based Mental Health & Early Education Services Shefali D’Sa, LMFT, LPCC offers tips for talking with your kids about events in the news to help reduce their anxiety. 1.) Watch together. If...

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Los Altos Auxiliary Making the Holidays Special for the Boys at El Nido

Posted by on Oct 19, 2020 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Los Altos Auxiliary Making the Holidays Special for the Boys at El Nido

Members of Hathaway-Sycamores’ support group, the Los Altos Auxiliary, continue their annual tradition of making the holidays special for the boys at El Nido At Hathaway-Sycamores we are so grateful for all the support we receive from the very generous members of the Los Altos Auxiliary. This holiday season the members of group are asking their friends and supporters to join with them and “Adopt” a Youth living at our El Nido residential campus and help fulfill their holiday wish lists. Here...

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Los Angeles County Resources

Posted by on Oct 16, 2020 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Los Angeles County Resources

The following list includes a variety of helpful resources for both information and services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The list will continue to be updated. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram and visit our website often as we continue to share tips, resources and activities. State of California In his April 7, 2020 news conference Governor Gavin Newsom and California Surgeon General Dr. Burke Harris announced new mental health resources, including stress management playbooks to...

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Residential Cottage Renovation Complete

Posted by on Oct 8, 2020 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Residential Cottage Renovation Complete

The renovation of Rowland Cottage at our El Nido Residential campus is now complete and, thanks to our generous philanthropic partners, the modern space is both homelike and functional for the boys that live there. Built in the 1950s, Rowland Cottage traditionally housed 35 boys who are in foster care and need a safe haven as they receive 24/7 care in a positive and nurturing environment and prepare for their next placement or reunification with a family member. Our project included: Complete...

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Sharing Our Advocacy Work

Posted by on May 30, 2020 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Sharing Our Advocacy Work

Essential Workers at Hathaway-Sycamores Help Foster Youth During COVID-19 I am delighted to share with you a video that Hathaway-Sycamores created to shed light on the critical work taking place right now at our El Nido residential campus for foster youth. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, we are providing essential services to a vulnerable population of children, however, child welfare and behavioral health organizations like Hathaway-Sycamores are at risk of severe budget cuts, which will...

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