AP Recovery
Benefits Assistance Clients’ Urban Project (BACUP)
Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care Services (HOPICS)
Asian and Pacific Islander Forward Movement (APIFM)
Occupational Therapy Training Program (OTTP)
Alliance
PALS for Health
Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team (APAIT)
SILVER
Project 180
R&E Research & Evaluation
Weber Community Center (WCC)
Occupational Therapy Training Program – San Francisco (OTTP-SF)
Integrated Behavioral Health Team (IBHT)
Asian Pacific Counseling & Treatment Centers (APCTC)

Riverside Counseling Center (RCC)

Our Vision:

The goal of Riverside Counseling Center is to serve our community by eliminating barriers to getting the services needed.

Our Work: 

The Riverside Counseling Center is a unique collaboration of two SSG divisions – Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers (APCTC) and Occupational Therapy Training Program (OTTP), located in the Moreno Valley and serving primarily the Western Region of Riverside County.

The mission of RCC is to treat at-risk and/or severely emotionally disturbed children and adults at an early stage in order to minimize impairment and permanent dysfunction. RCC services are targeted to the developmental needs of children from birth to 5 and from elementary to high school years, transitional age youths up to 21 years old, as well as adults and older adults in the Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) population. RCC offers comprehensive outpatient counseling services to children, adolescents, and their families including culturally tailored prevention and early intervention services targeting APIs of various backgrounds. RCC services include assessment, individual, group and family mental health counseling, collateral services, medication support service, case management, crisis intervention, community outreach and education, and linkage and referrals. Riverside Counseling Center employs a multi-disciplinary staff who are highly trained, bilingual and bicultural professionals including a psychiatrist, clinical social workers, marriage family therapists, case managers, and a parent partner. RCC services can be offered in Spanish, Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Korean.

Occupational Therapy Training Program – San Francisco (OTTP-SF)

Our Vision:

To provide youth increased opportunities for personal, educational, and vocational success.

Our Work:

OTTP-SF believes in “Healing through Doing”; the division provides Bay Area youth with holistic, client-centered services that enhances their personal, educational, and vocational skillsets. Services include occupational therapy, vocational preparation including job readiness and skill building, job referrals and placement, and vocational assessments, transition planning for transitional-aged youth, case management, psychotherapy, resource development, and after-care services. Uniquely, OTTP-SF offers a therapeutic yoga program to youth and their families, incorporating emotional regulation skills and mindfulness alongside restorative yoga poses and breathwork.  OTTP-SF works to help youth recognize their unique strengths and facilitates opportunities for youth to explore their interests and identify personal priorities, including both practical and leisure activities to more subtle activities such as cultivating empathy or identifying values. OTTP-SF aims to empower youth through honoring their voice and choice throughout the services and treatment options they choose to receive, allowing youth to reach their maximum potential and succeed at home, in school, and in their community.

Weber Community Center (WCC)

Our Vision:

Weber Community Center aims to provide the best quality of service that meet the diverse needs of children, youth, families and adults in South Los Angeles.

Our Work:

Located in South Los Angeles, the Weber Community Center provides children, youth, families and adults with opportunities to learn, grow, heal, and experience a sense of community. Weber Community Center’s core values of integrity, compassion, dedication, and resiliency are woven throughout the various services and programs offered. Ranging from behavioral health services, including prevention, intensive services and outpatient care, to support groups for parents and skills-based groups like anger management, yoga, and knitting- Weber strives to support the growth of their community members through offering an assortment of programs that are able to uniquely meet the diverse needs and interests of the individuals they serve. Notably, Weber Community Center offers the Black Visions of Wellness (BVOW) program, which utilizes the African/African America Integrated Service Model. BVOW aims to support and strengthen the mind, body, and soul wellness of African and African-American community through utilizing African-centered philosophy’s that promotes wellness and health while honoring culture, family building, and community revitalization.

SILVER

Our Vision:

SILVER’s goal is to ensure those in their golden years can healthily and comfortably ‘age in place.’

Our Work: 

Sustaining Independent Lives with Vital Empowering Resources (SILVER) has a long history and proven track record of providing services to the hard-to-reach racial and ethnic communities through linguistically and culturally appropriate care management services, as well as to mainstream, English speaking communities. The hallmark of SILVER’s program is field-based mental health and intensive case management services. Approximately 85% of all services are rendered within the community where clients reside, bridging the gaps in accessibility. SILVER’s staff is equipped with extensive experience working with low-income, chronically homeless and formerly homeless individuals with health, mental health and substance use issues, including those suffering from the most severe and persistent mental illness and with a long track record of homelessness, incarceration, and or are at extreme risk of homelessness and incarceration.

Pacific Asian Alcohol & Drug Program (PAADP)

Our Work:

The Pacific Asian Alcohol and Drug Program partners with DPSS offices to provide drug abuse prevention and education services to the Asian and Pacific Islander community.

Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care Services (HOPICS)

Our Vision:

To provide the best quality of service to homeless and low-income households in South Los Angeles and surrounding areas and to employ the most qualified staff available and build our services and programs to meet the diverse needs of the community.

Our Work: 

HOPICS provides a continuum of homeless services and specialized behavioral health care, including a Trauma Recovery Center dedicated for victims and witnesses of crime.  HOPICS also serves as the regional lead for the SPA 6 (South LA) Coordinated Entry System for Homeless Single Adults and Families.  Through HOPICS’ existing integrated health and social services programming, the division currently provides services to some of the most underserved communities, which include: homeless or at risk of becoming homeless; mentally ill; African American and Hispanic/Latino racial/ethnic groups; members of immigrant groups- including undocumented persons; individuals with severe trauma-related symptoms or complex psychological issues; and juvenile victims, including minors who have had contact with the justice system. In addition to its several Rapid Re-Housing programs, as well as the SPA 6 Access Center, HOPICS also operates the first publicly funded enhanced bridge housing for transgender women through a unique SSG divisional collaboration with APAIT.

Benefits Assistance Clients’ Urban Project (BACUP)

Our Vision:

BACUP is a consumer-run mental health wellness program whose purpose is to promote recovery for people with mental illness in an environment free of stigma and full of hope.

Our Work:

Located in the heart of Los Angeles, BACUP offers a client-run drop-in center that provides peer support, groups and activities such as arts and crafts, and assistance securing benefits. BACUP promotes wellness, recovery, and self-determination through peer support, SSI/SSDI benefits assistance, and community and family engagement. BACUP programs focus on person-centered, recovery-oriented solutions to issues which plague the mental health community from one day to the next. Whether one’s wellness journey has just begun or if the path is heavily traveled, each visitor to BACUP is met with understanding, respect and a soothing cup of tea in an environment free of stigma and full of hope.

Asian Pacific Counseling & Treatment Centers (APCTC)

Our Vision:

We aim to bridge gaps between clients and mainstream healthcare settings, ensuring the communities we serve are treated with respect and utmost regard for their dignity, privacy, and well-being.

Our Work:

APCTC continues to make the hope of wellness and recovery into a reality. The program provides behavioral health services for children, families, adults, and older adults to API ethnic groups across Los Angeles and Riverside counties. APCTC takes a multi-disciplinary and culturally sensitive approach to address the psychological and social needs of our clients. Our mental health professionals work as a team to meet clients’ needs that may be compounded by language and cultural barriers. The goals of our teams are to provide effective treatment in order to reduce psychiatric symptoms, alleviate psychological distress, and to improve functioning levels. As part of APCTC’s advocacy priority, our program also systematically maintain and develop effective strategies to meet specific community and individual client needs.

AP Recovery

AP Recovery provides a full range of mental health services to Asian Pacific Islander adults in Los Angeles County with severe and persistent mental illness. The program offers vital culturally and linguistically sensitive mental health services to the mentally ill API individuals who are unreachable by mainstream mental health programs. It offers opportunities for enrolled program members to grow, to become self-sufficient and to improve the quality of their lives. Language capability consists of English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean and Vietnamese.

Our Vision:

We envision equitable access and services in mental health support for individuals and families that otherwise have been misrepresented and ignored in the mental health system.

Our Work:

AP Recovery  provides behavioral health services to the South LA community, and its unique capacity is especially important in helping those who are severely and persistently ill, often overlooked and unable to access mainstream health programs. AP Recovery is a member of the API Alliance consortium and is currently contracted by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH) to provide behavioral health services to adults. It is a specialized program designed to provide a full range of culturally and linguistically competent mental health treatment approaches to meet the needs of its target population of API individuals ages 18-59. Its innovative approach includes psychotherapy, medication support, case management, psychosocial rehabilitation groups, wellness groups, housing, educational and employment support and linkages to other community resources. The uniqueness of the program lies in its ability to provide assertive and seamless community-based services and resources that are culturally and linguistically relevant to consumers and their families, especially those living with co-existing difficulties such as substance abuse, homelessness or involvement with the judicial system. Bicultural and bilingual care coordinators provide holistic services customized to the needs of individuals and families in their settings.

 

Services Offered

 

  • Outpatient services –Adults and Older Adults
  • Field Capable Clinical Services – Adults and Older Adults
  • Full Service Partnership services – Adults
  • Each service utilizes psycho-social rehabilitation model which consists of the following components:
    • Medication Support Services
    • Mental Health Services (Individual & Group)
    • Case Management Services

 

Occupational Therapy Training Program (OTTP)

Our Vision:

OTTP’s vision is a community where people feel safe, supported and strong.

Our Work:

OTTP was founded on the principles of Occupational Therapy, which emphasize that by engaging in meaningful and purposeful activities, individuals can develop the skills they need to function optimally in everyday life. This philosophy lives on throughout all aspects of OTTP’s service delivery, with the division offering services that aim to bolster youth’s life skills, educational and vocational achievement, and mental health and well-being. OTTP’s programs include work readiness training and job placement, life skills development, and comprehensive mental health services- including substance abuse prevention and intervention, individual and family therapy, and medication management. OTTP also operates the OTTP Youth Center, which offers an opportunity for youth to engage in leisure activities, take a variety of classes ranging from music to cooking, and participate in empowerment and support groups. The Center provides youth with a safe place to belong that’s accessible after-school, in the evenings, and on the weekends. OTTP provides services on-site at their Torrance location, in the home, and in various school-based settings throughout Los Angeles County.