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Hillsides, including its affiliate Bienvenidos, has an uncompromising determination to achieve positive change on behalf of children, youth, and their families. We are a resource committed to protecting children and preserving families. People can depend on us to provide unconditional support and access to programs and services that improve lives. We also strive to provide information, expert sources, and resources to enhance a media representative's article, blog or feature story.

Should you have a media inquiry, please contact:

Marisol Barrios, MSPA, APR
Senior Director of Communications and Marketing


Alison Bell
Associate Director of Communications and Marketing

Should you have a question or need information on volunteering or donating in-kind items, please contact:

Laura Kelso
Director of Community Resources
323-254-2274, ext. 1251

Should you have a question or need information on making donations, please contact:

Carrie Espinoza
Chief Advancement Officer
323-543-2800, ext. 221

Should you have a question about our Residential Treatment Services, please contact:

Aimee Garay
Intake Worker, Behavioral Health Division
323-254-2274, ext. 1227

If you are a member of the public and have a question or would like some additional information about Hillsides, please contact Marisol Barrios as well. We pride ourselves on being responsive, accessible, and compassionate, not just to our clients but to those who raise awareness of our mission to create lasting change in the lives of those we serve. Thank you.

Should you have questions about our Youth Moving On program and YMO's Peer Resource Center, please contact:

Maria Abenes, Ed.D.
YMO Director

Aurelio Mitsjans
PRC Program Manager

John Patrick Clancy
Workforce Development Specialist

Housing Manager

Family Resource Centers offer numerous community-based programs and services that provide parenting classes, mental health support, and additional crucial resources for vulnerable children and families throughout Los Angeles County, including the San Gabriel Valley and Pasadena. >
Residential Treatment Services provide a safe and stable environment where children and youths, who cannot live at home, suffered trauma, or have severe emotional or behavioral challenges, can thrive. >
Education Center, a therapeutic residential and day school, offers individualized education for students with social-emotional, learning and/or behavior challenges for children in kindergarten through 12th grade. >
Youth Moving On, with support from The Everychild Foundation, provides former foster youth affordable quality housing and numerous support services to help them become responsible, self-sufficient adults. >

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