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Special service for groups is a non-profit health and human service organization dedicated to building and sustaining community-based programs that address the needs of vulnerable communities.

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The Change of Seasons & Your Mental Health

February 1, 2019 Every year as we move into fall and winter, we collectively experience the changes of the seasons and weather patterns. While many of us embrace the transforming leaves and welcome the much needed rain (especially in California), such changes may have an adverse effect on our state of mind.

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Benefits Assistance Clients’ Urban Project (BACUP) is a division of Special Service for Groups. Located near downtown Los Angeles, BACUP was founded in 1986 as an organization dedicated to advocacy and support for mentally ill adults throughout Los Angeles County. As a Client-run Wellness Center funded by the county’s Department of Mental Health, BACUP promotes recovery and self-determination through peer support, SSI/SSDI benefits assistance, and community and family engagement.

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Join our efforts dedicated to serving communities in need. Find out how your contribution can make a difference.

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APAIT• Asian Pacific Counseling & Treatment Centers • Alliance • Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement • AP Recovery • Benefits Assistance Clients’ Urban Project • Children’s Dental and Outreach Project • Compton Referral Service Project • Faith In Communities • Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System • Occupational Therapy Training Program – Los Angeles • Occupational Therapy Training Program – San Francisco • Pacific Asian Alcohol and Drug Program • PALS for Health • Parents Neighborhood Youth Program • Project 180 • Research & Evaluation Team • SSG SILVER (Sustaining Independent Lives with Vital Empowering Resources) • Sustainable Urban Revitalization • Tongan Community Service Center • Weber Community Center • Integrated Behavioral Health Team