Clare Community Center

Clare Community Center

909 Pico Blvd.,
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-314-6200

Conscious Recovery by CLARE Foundation

1334 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

The agency provides drug abuse services for people of all ages. Services include adult diversion, a drop-in center, drug education and prevention, comprehensive outpatient drug and alcohol treatment, twelve-step groups and parenting, education services. Services are provided at several sites; see site list for details. There are no geographic restrictions.

The adult diversion program is a voluntary, court-supervised recovery program which provides an alternative to criminal conviction. The program is supervised by a judge from the West District Coordinated Drug Court. Participation is limited to non-violent drug users who have been deemed eligible by prosecutors and court officials. The program involves individual and group counseling, drug testing and 12-step group participation. The program, is a three phase recovery program consisting of detoxification, maintenance assistance and employment and vocational/educational training. Charges are dropped for individuals who successfully complete the program.


KFAM (formerly known as Korean American Family Service Center)

Office Hours
Monday – Friday, 9:00AM – 5:30PM
(Saturday & Evening appointments
available upon request)

Telephone: (213) 389-6755
Fax: (213) 389-5172

24-Hour Toll-Free Crisis Hotline: (888) 979-3800

3727 West 6th Street, Suite 320
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(Corner of Harvard and 6th)

(KOREAN-Speaking Only)  Staff is bilingual.

Our dedicated, skilled team of 19 bilingual, bicultural staff and 10 year-round volunteers serve over 7,000 adults and children each year. Our high quality, holistic services respond directly to the challenges among Korean American families undergoing trauma or adaptation and acculturation stresses. Our goal is to help build a community where children and adults are safe from violence, where parents are empowered to nurture healthy relationships and healthy children, and distressed individuals find recovery, hope and wellness.

KFAM offers parenting classes for self-referred clients and those who are mandated by the LA County Department of Child and Family Services or the Probation Department. Focusing on child development, family communication, discipline and family relationships, these courses teach parents valuable and practical skills on positive, constructive parenting.

KFAM is approved by the LA County Probation Office to run a 52-week Batterer’s Intervention Program for court-ordered clients to address their use of violence.

Didi Hirsch – Culver-Palms Center

Didi Hirsch
4760 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Culver City, California 90230
(310) 390-8896

Dual Diagnosis, Substance Abuse
Drug Offenders, Proposition 36

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been providing quality mental health and substance abuse treatment in Southern California since 1942. With 11 centers throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties, the agency serves more than 70,000 individuals a year and provides a variety of services, including:

  • A 24-hour suicide crisis line
  • Counseling for families that find themselves in emotional trouble
  • Help for individuals with serious psychiatric conditions
  • Substance abuse and prevention counseling for teenagers and adults
  • Community outreach for people affected by a traumatic event
  • Training programs for M.A., M.S.W., M.F.T. and Ph.D./Psy.D. candidates

To inquire about our services, please call (310) 390-8896 between Monday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  For more information about our specific programs, please choose from the following on their website at Services for Adults, Services for Children and Families, Emergency Services, Substance Abuse Services.

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

Please see below for referrals for low-cost or free court-approved sites to meet court-order requirements:

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
6505 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 761-8800

At the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, the focus of court-ordered counseling may include marital problems, family communication, parenting skills, parent-child conflict, adjustments of childhood or adolescence, step-parenting, divorce, aging, grief and bereavement, career concerns, life transitions, being single, postpartum depression and post-disaster trauma. The focus of group counseling depends upon the client’s needs and includes group parenting skills when needed.

Mid-Wilshire Campus
3721 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(323) 732-0153

At the Mid-Wilshire Campus, parenting-skill development is divided into specific classes for court-ordered individuals, parents of adolescents, parents of children with disabilities and/or special needs, parents of elementary school-aged children and parents of toddlers. Class materials and lesson plans focus on issues related to these target groups. Separate programs are provided for parents of infants and preschoolers through the expectant/new parents assistance program. The Roosevelt-Bilingual Community Adult School does not have parenting classes for court-ordered individuals, but it does have a general parenting skills development class.

Parent Education prepares parents to apply proven methods in assuring their children’s academic and personal development. Parents are provided with a variety of learning opportunities within a supportive educational environment that may include the children’s participation. Over 50 developmentally structured, topic-focused Parent Education courses are offered.