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Mayor's Health & Wellness Council

Family Welfare

Family Welfare, Health, Senior

Handy Worker Program

The HandyWorker program provides services that contribute to the health, safety and quality of life for homeowners in the unincorporated areas of the Antelope Valley. This includes Lake LA, Pearblossom, Littlerock, Quartz Hill, Sun Village, Lakes Hughes & Elizabeth and Llano. This program can give independence and mobility to clients by installing ramps, grab bars and elevated toilet seats. This program will contribute to the overall revitalization and stabilization of targeted neighborhoods and upgrade the condition of homes, including mobile homes, to ensure safe and secure housing for income qualified and elderly residents.

Address

44226 10th St W, Lancaster, CA 93534

Phone

661-942-4719 x 217

Family Welfare

Project Linus

The mission of Project Linus is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer “blanketeers.” Project Linus also aim to provide a rewarding and fun service opportunity for interested individuals and groups in local communities for the benefit of children.

Address

1011 Lockheed Way Palmdale, CA 93599

Phone

818-648-3835

Family Welfare, Health, Social Service

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. Services Offered: Abortion Referral, Birth Control, HIV Testing, Men's Health Care, Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception), Pregnancy Testing & Services, STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines.

Address

553 E Palmdale Blvd, Suite 543-A1, Palmdale, CA

Phone

800-576-5544

Family Welfare, Mental Health

Penny Lane Centers

Penny Lane Centers is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that cares for over 3500 abused and neglected children, youth and families a month. Penny Lane Centers provide therapeutic residential services, foster family home placements, adoption services, transitional and affordable housing, family preservation, wraparound and mental health services for children youth and families throughout Los Angeles County.

Address

43520 Division St. Lancaster, CA 93535

Phone

661-274-0770

Family Welfare

Optimist Community and Foster Care Services

Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services (OYHFS) is a nationally accredited non-profit 501(c)3 corporation. Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services is one of the oldest and largest agencies of its kind in Southern California. Referrals are accepted from throughout the state of California. We serve over 500 at-risk youth and their families everyday. Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services provides culturally sensitive, comprehensive treatment, specialized education and support services to abused, neglected or at-risk children, youth and their families, to establish stability within families and communities.

Address

520 West Palmdale Blvd, Suite H Palmdale, CA 93551

Phone

661-272-4733

Family Welfare

New Beginning Outreach Foundation

New Beginning Outreach Foundation is a Prisoner Reentry Program for New Contributors (ex-offenders) who are seeking a lifestyle change. New Beginning Outreach Foundation serves the New Contributor that is entering the Antelope Valley after their release. NBOF is a Workforce Development Program that provides an evidenced based employment training and job preparation curruculum. NBOF provides affordable housing for participants who have graduated from the program, found employment, and working towards a career whether vocational or professional. NBOF provides one-on-one case management for participants social issues as well as one-on-one employment case management to help remove all barriers to employment and create and/or job place participants.

Address

45354 North Sierra Hwy Lancaster, CA 93534

Phone

661-466-5533

Children, Family Welfare

Murrells Farm and Boys Home

Murrells Farm and Boys Home is a Group Home that provides various Children's Services.

Address

823 East Pillsbury St Lancaster, CA 93535

Phone

661-942-2035

Family Welfare

MenFolk

MENFOLK = Men Encouraging Nuturing for the Ongoing Link to Kinship. MenFolk is a father support group. The mission of MENFOLK is to improve the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible and committed fathers & males in their lives. Contact: Charles Avila

Address

975 E Avenue P8 Palmdale, CA 93550

Phone

661-940-9530