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El Nido Campus Remodel is Underway

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

El Nido Campus Remodel is Underway

Construction is underway at our El Nido campus in Altadena! Hathaway-Sycamores broke ground in May to expand the footprint of its longstanding Rowland Cottage, one of two cottages that are home to the youth we serve. The updates to Rowland Cottage will allow us to add two more bedrooms as well as remodel current bedrooms and bathrooms to create more comfortable, private and safe spaces for the boys. The cottage will also include a modern kitchen, dining room and lounge. There will be a...

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The Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Hathaway-Sycamores for LGBTQ Inclusivity

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

The Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Hathaway-Sycamores for LGBTQ Inclusivity

Hathaway-Sycamores has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for the strides we have made toward becoming fully “LGBTQ welcoming and affirming”. Over the past year, a committee of dedicated Hathaway-Sycamores staff members worked across the agency to conduct an internal self-assessment, provide professional development to staff and implement ACAF’s “Benchmarks of LGBTQ Inclusion” which track policy and practice changes within agencies. The Human Rights Campaign assessed our efforts and...

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Grammy Award-Winning Producer Teaches Our Youth about Music Production

Posted by on Jun 21, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Grammy Award-Winning Producer Teaches Our Youth about Music Production

In 2019, we’ve had the privilege of connecting with one of the music industry’s bright, young talents. Grammy Award-winning producer Augie Ray offered youth at our Highland Park Family Resource Center the opportunity to participate in a music production class which he designed to be a window into working in the music industry. Augie’s successful career began with the support of mentors who provided him with opportunities to explore his passion. As a child growing up in Northridge, he played...

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Resources to Support LGBTQ Youth

Posted by on Jun 20, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Resources to Support LGBTQ Youth

  This month, we join millions in celebrating LGBT Pride Month. According to a youth survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign, “4 in 10 LGBTQ+ youth (42%) say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBTQ+ people.” Please join us in being allies to LGBTQ youth in our communities. Learn more about how you can support by exploring the resources below. Read more about the LGBT youth experience with statistics from Human Rights Campaign. DoSomething.org provides tips on how...

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Paths to Permanency

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Featured Slider, News, Stories | 0 comments

Paths to Permanency

We invite you to watch this short, powerful video about Mark, Cody and LaReill, three young men whose lives have been changed by the services they have received at Hathaway-Sycamores’ El Nido residential campus. Mark, Cody and LaReill relate, in their own words, the positive impact that their stay at El Nido has made in their lives. At EL Nido the boys, who range in age from 6 to 18 years, receive therapy for mental health issues and vocational training to give them the tools for an...

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Reuniting Families

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Featured Slider, News | 3 comments

Reuniting Families

Senior Vice President Joe Ford is passionate about the valuable work that happens at Hathaway-Sycamores’ El Nido residential campus. Adjacent to JPL, El Nido is “home” to some 50 boys from 6 to 18-years-old. The programs on campus include Foster Care and Adoption Services, Shelter Care and out-of-home care for boys with severe challenges that prevent them from living safely at home. The boys who come to the El Nido campus are at a critical crisis point in their lives. In addition to mental...

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