Posts Tagged "Transitional Independent Living Program"

A Visit with Supervisor Hilda Solis’ Office

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019 in News | 0 comments

A Visit with Supervisor Hilda Solis’ Office

Our Transitional Independent Living Program team recently hosted staff from Supervisor Hilda Solis’ office to learn more about our supportive housing program and the youth we serve. Director for Planning and Development Waqas Rehman, P.E., Senior Advisor Judith Vasquez, and Child Welfare and Social Services Deputy Elise Weinberg joined Hathaway-Sycamores staff at one of the agency’s newest complexes funded by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) to serve young adults at risk...

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Celebrating Children Gala Showcases Solutions to Homelessness for Young Adults

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Events, News | 1 comment

Celebrating Children Gala Showcases Solutions to Homelessness for Young Adults

The poplar Autry Museum of the American West was the site for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ 2016 Celebrating Children Gala on Saturday, Sept. 17.  Over 200 people attended the sold out event. The fundraiser raised over $190,000 that will help fund the therapeutic and other crucial support services that Hathaway-Sycamores – one of Los Angeles County’s largest mental health and welfare agencies – provides each year to thousands of children, youth, young adults, and families...

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3 Paths to Adulthood

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Featured Slider, News, Stories | 0 comments

3 Paths to Adulthood

In the video, 3 Paths to Adulthood, three former foster youth – Armine Gasparyan, Marcos Gutierrez and Wayne Jackson – share their experiences with Hathaway-Sycamores’ Transitional Independent Living Program.  The program provides housing, job training and other support services to help former foster youth transition into successful adults. According to Marcos Gutierrez, “I didn’t think people or places like this existed anywhere. They pretty much helped me put myself back together. They...

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2016 Celebrating Children Honoree Renée LaBran

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

2016 Celebrating Children Honoree Renée LaBran

Renée LaBran was given a tour of Hathaway-Sycamores’ El Nido campus in 2003. After meeting several boys in residential treatment, Renée reflected: “My sons go to school in La Cañada Flintridge less than a mile from these cottages, yet their lives are worlds apart from the boys who call this campus home.” In that precise moment, Renée knew she wanted to make a difference, and Hathaway-Sycamores was the place to do it. For over a decade, Renée has been doing just that. She has served...

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Vicki’s Story

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in Stories | 0 comments

Vicki’s Story

The heart-wrenching details are forever etched in Vicki’s mind. It was December of 2010, and Vicki – then 15 – was on winter break, as were her two younger sisters and one younger brother. Instead of enjoying a holiday vacation, the four kids – and their mother – were living in a compact car, surviving on an occasional slice of bread. On one cold and rainy night, Vicki and the others were awoken by a police officer’s blinding flashlight. That bright beam triggered a series of scarring events....

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