The following services help improve the quality of life for those with mental health conditions.
Project Return Peer Support Network is Los Angeles County’s oldest program run by and for people with mental illness. With the motto of “taking charge together,” PRPSN offers peer-to-peer support to help individuals reach their personal goals, such as living independently, going to school, getting a job, having friends and enjoying life in the community.
DCRC (formerly The Westside Center for Independent Living) is a non-residential center dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with all kinds of disabilities. The goal of the peer-led programs and services is the elimination of economic, social, attitudinal and environmental barriers.
Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment.
Lifeline and Link-up Assistance are government programs designed to provide discounted or free telephone service to income-eligible consumers.
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage to get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.
Medi-Cal and Medicare provide a number of essential health benefits to qualifying low-income children, pregnant women, families and individuals. These benefits include prescription drug coverage as well as preventive and wellness services, among other benefits.
The Alcott Center for Mental Health Services is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing quality residential and community mental health services to thousands of people with mental illness since 1979. Located in West Los Angeles, the agency provides a comprehensive range of housing, treatment, and education programs to serve adults of all ages, their families, and the community.
As an education center, BACUP provides the tools and environment for participants to achieve health and wholeness. We believe that “family is the thread of life” and part of the fabric of community, and we work within that structure to alleviate fear, further communication, and enable life to be lived at its fullest.