EIN 95-1691017

The Guidance Center

IRS 501(c) type
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The Guidance Center provides comprehensive mental health treatment to our community's most disadvantaged children and their families struggling with mental illness and abuse, leading them toward a positive and productive future.
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Program areas at The Guidance Center

Outpatient services:mental health care is provided to children and families who cannot afford private care services. Services are provided through several programs sponsored by The los angeles county department of mental health (dmh) and other contract and grant-based programs. The Guidance Center served over 2,974 clients during The year and over 75,422 hours of mental health services. Services are provided at three clinic facilities. In addition, training is provided to mental health professionals in performing and documenting these services under dmh standards.
Intensive services:the organization provides specialized services for children with serious mental illnesses, who are at risk of out-of-home placement such as foster care, psychiatric hospitalization, or juvenile detention. Staff members work with clients in a community setting , at home, in school, or in courts to help The children reduce symptoms of depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, past trauma, and to improve their quality of life. Staff also help clients manage their anger, increase coping skills, reduce family conflict, and increase self-esteem.
School-based program:mental health services are offered to children and teens at 24 schools within The long beach unified school district, as well as 15 schools in The paramount unified school district, 5 schools in The lynwood school district, and 16 in lausd. The program serves children and families who are reticent to approach a traditional mental health care clinic for services. Program coordinators work closely with school counselors to identify children whose behavior is interfering with their ability to function effectively in school or at home. Therapists provide individual, family, and group therapy at The school site or in The child's home, working to increase The child's ability to function at school, home and The community.

Who funds The Guidance Center

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Earl B and Loraine H Miller Foundation2022/23 Annual Grant Award/time Trauma Informed Movement in Education$60,000
Rudolph J. & Daphne A. Munzer FoundationSuicide Assessment and Treatment Training$50,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$25,000
...and 12 more grants received

Personnel at The Guidance Center

Patricia CostalesChief Executive Officer$231,357
Amanda MacLennanChief Operations Officer$151,959
Jay AxupChief Financial Officer$129,426
Lorraine LyouChief Development Officer$154,548
Shelley ReedChief Human Resources Officer$111,663
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for The Guidance Center

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$19,368,750
Program services$265,500
Investment income and dividends$20,743
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$17,634
Total revenues$19,672,627

Form 990s for The Guidance Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-04-25990View PDF
2022-062023-02-21990View PDF
2021-062022-04-13990View PDF
2020-062021-04-13990View PDF
2019-062020-09-22990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 18, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 5 new vendors, including , , , , and
February 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $60,000 from Earl B and Loraine H Miller Foundation
December 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $11,200 from Long Beach Community Foundation
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Rudolph J. & Daphne A. Munzer Foundation
August 15, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Mental health organizationsFamily service centersCharities
HealthMental health
Fundraising eventsReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
1301 Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(562) 595-1159
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IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
F32: Community Mental Health Center
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
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