CHANGING THE WORLD ONE HUG AT A TIME

Working to affect positive change within our community through opportunity, vision, and compassion

    

Welcome

Providing all youth with essential services, tools and resources in order to help them flourish to the potential they dare to reach.

Services

Providing a Complete Atmosphere For Healing and Restoration

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM

Our group homes program provides a comprehensive therapeutic living situation that is caring, structured, and individualized. Providing environments that increase the opportunity for each client to develop to his fullest potential with the primary goal is to return the client to a safe and secure family life.

METHODS

Each minor receives an initial assessment to determine history, severity of presenting problems and assignment of needed services. This process begins with an overview with our Intake Worker, who reviews available court, social work or probation documentation as well as interviewing the minor, his caseworker or probation officer and other available parties.

INDIVIDUAL/FAMILY/MULTI-FAMILY THERAPY

Each client receives individual counseling with his licensed clinician covering a variety of subject matters, i.e., depression, anxiety, anger issues, abuse history, sexual issues, impulse control, etc. The client’s family is involved in therapy thru the family and multi-family modules.

SPECIAL SERVICES

Each child is supported throughout his daily routine by a paraprofessional staff who uses their time helping the minors learn appropriate ways of interacting effectively with peers and with adults.

CURRENT PROJECT FUNDING - YSO

In order to increase the number of youth services provided, the number of youth serviced, and to function as an accredited agency hub for youth services we are pursuing a program to raise $500,000 in seed capital order to form our YSO. Project goal 54 homes - 300 beds 300 youth 300 jobs.

THE CENTER - COMMUNIVERSITY

The Youth Center and Communiversity is a service program that utilizes a unique prevention and intervention approach for those youth who are at-risk and high-risk incorporating state of the art technologies.

PARTNERS

National Assoc of Blacks in Criminal Justice

Global Business Incubation

Pen or Pencil (TM)

National Alliance of Faith and Justice

The Earthwind Companies

Communiversity U

BL2OC - Business Leverage to Organize Communities

Warren Robbins University

ABOUT

Our Program

The overall program goal is to provide an in-house residential program that initiates an individualized treatment based on each child’s emotional and social development. The primary objective is to facilitate the minor’s return to his/her home or family whenever possible, or developed an alternative plan that provides the minor with a continuity of care. Pennacle Foundation. Inc currently offers to the adolescent who participate within the program a structured after school program that encompasses drug and alcohol treatment service, anger managements, basic and human right, self empowerment and a strong independent living and economic development programs.

Our target population includes youth 12-17 years with: a history of multiple placements in the Foster Care System; previous engagement with the Juvenile Justice System; learning disabilities; multiple psychiatric hospitalizations; history of eloping from previous residential facilities; history of harming themselves or others; and those with a history of substance abuse. Pennacle foundation was conceptualized and incorporated in 1998. Sixteen years later, it remains a reality due to charitable contributions of individual donors, fund raisers and grant providers and contracts with Children Services and regional Centers.

Personal Info

  •   +1 323 750-2400
  •  7606 Dalton Ave Los Angeles, CA 90047

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