EIN 95-2226790

The Help Group Child and Family Center

IRS 501(c) type
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The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children, adolescents and young adults with special needs.
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Program areas at The Help Group Child and Family Center

The Help Group Child and Family Center (THGCFC) provides a comprehensive range of services to children, adolescents, young adults and families including mental health services, child abuse and intervention programs, autism programs, speech & language therapy, occupational therapy, adaptive physical education, parent education, vocational training, residential programs, and graduate/post-graduate professional training. THGCFCS mental health programs provide individual and group therapy, psychiatric services, targeted case management, behavioral support services, and therapeutic pre-school and after-school programs. It also offers intensive family-based services, such as Wraparound and FSP, as well as Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention programs like Family Preservation and Partnerships for Families that include parent training and support. THGCFC offers after-school enrichment, recreational and summer camp opportunities for children with autism spectrum disorders through Kids Like Me. THGCFC offers young adults life skills coaching and social recreation through Advance LA. Through The Help GroupUCLA Neuropsychology Program, it provides neuropsychological services to children, adolescents and adults. It also expands clinical research in the education and treatment of those with autism spectrum disorder through The Help Group and the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior During 2021/2022, clients served by programs of THGCFC totaled over 5,100. Comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services are provided to individuals with serious emotional disturbance, mental retardation, autism, language and learning disabilities and those suffering the effects of abuse, abandonment and neglect. These programs promote improved functioning in home, at school and in the community. The Mental Health Programs also serve to avert hospitalization or institutionalization.

Who funds The Help Group Child and Family Center

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Rose Hills FoundationOperating Support$50,000
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$18,606
Jay and Carol Borzi Family FoundationGeneral$12,500
...and 5 more grants received

Personnel at The Help Group Child and Family Center

Barbara FirestonePresident and Chief Executive Officer$333,199
Oscar ValadezChief Financial Officer$72,612
Michael LoveSenior Vice President of Finance$116,109
Jason BoltonVice President of Admissions / Vice President of Programs / Chief Psychologist$21,542
Dianne FlanneryVice President of Programs / Senior Director of Design and Strategy$74,546
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for The Help Group Child and Family Center

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,528,385
Program services$18,408,474
Investment income and dividends$-13,935
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$1,019,295
Total revenues$22,942,219

Form 990s for The Help Group Child and Family Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-08990View PDF
2021-062022-05-11990View PDF
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062020-09-03990View PDF
2018-062019-08-17990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from The Rose Hills Foundation
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $18,606 from American Online Giving Foundation
July 10, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 28, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
June 14, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsDevelopmentally disabled centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthEducationChildrenDiseases and disordersDevelopmentally disabled
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General information
13130 Burbank Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(818) 781-0360
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B28: Special Education Institutions, Programs
NAICS code, primary
623210: Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
Parent/child status
Central organization
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