Category : Inside TGC

Hope for the Holidays

“Together we can change the world, one small act of kindness at a time.” – Ron Hall The holidays for our families can be especially difficult. Our families come from all different backgrounds and face complicated hardships. The Adopt-A-Family program

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Annual Client Holiday Party

The first week of December at The Guidance Center is a magical time. Staff take on the role of Santa’s elves and transform our Long Beach headquarters into a winter wonderland for our Annual Client Holiday Party. A fresh tree

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Roll Call Mental Health Training Launch

This past year, The Guidance Center embarked on another exciting film project – this time partnering with Long Beach (LBPD) and Los Angeles Police (LAPD) Departments and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to develop a series of web-based trainings on

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Celebrating our Social Workers

so·cial work·erˈsōSHəl ˈwərkər (noun) a person dedicated to enhancing the well-being of others and meeting the basic needs of all people, especially the most vulnerable in our society March is National Social Worker Month so we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate

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Adopt-a-Family Program Gives Joy to Many

Because of generous community members and local organizations, 150 of our children and parents, totaling almost 40 families, will experience the joy of the holiday season this year. The holidays for our families can be especially difficult. They come from

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Annual Client Holiday Party

Nothing warms our hearts and brings the holiday spirit quite like our annual Client Holiday Party! And, this year’s celebration was no exception. On Wednesday, our headquarters in Long Beach was transformed into a winter wonderland just for our children

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Happy Thanksgiving + Thank You Food Finders!

Before our staff head out to celebrate Thanksgiving with their friends and families, we want to take a moment to express our sincerest gratitude for all you do to support the children and their families we serve at The Guidance

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Happy Thanksgiving + Thank You Food Finders!

We’re heading out to celebrate Thanksgiving incredibly grateful because you provided… Mental health support for a child, who struggles with the loss of a loved one, that helped him cope and experience healing Play therapy tools that encouraged and allowed

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Meet our New Chief Clinical Officer

Meet Alyssa Bray, MA, LMFT. She joins The Guidance Center as the newly appointed Chief Clinical Officer. We’re thrilled to have Alyssa on our executive team. Her passion for helping children and their families and her experience in doing just

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Stand Up for Mental Health, and Save a Life

When I was a kid, people would whisper the word “cancer.” Now, professional football players are wearing pink cleats on national television in support of finding a cure. We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. We cry

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