ABOUT THE CENTER

The Guidance Center has been leading children and families to a brighter future since 1946, providing quality and comprehensive mental health care to nearly 3,000  children and families each year in the communities of Long Beach, Compton, San Pedro, and Avalon.

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    Read tips on how to prioritize your mental health from one of our therapists...
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    Hear our featured #GivingTuesday former client Porschea bravely share her story.
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    Experience stories of healing & hope through our 70th Anniversary Video!
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    We had so much fun celebrating with our clients and their families at our Annual Client Holiday Party!
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    Help us fight human trafficking in our communities...
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    Read about our latest collaboration with LBUSD: trauma-informed training at Beach High School!