el nido family centers non-profit Los Angeles

El Nido Family Centers’ mission is to empower families in low-income communities of Los Angeles County to break the cycle of poverty, child abuse and neglect, violence, academic failure, and teen pregnancy through outstanding educational, youth development, health and therapeutic services

Highlights from El Nido's programs and partners

4th Annual Teen & Young Parent Conference Highlights

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, El Nido partnered with the Best Start Watts-Willowbrook Community and the Human Services Department (HSD) at California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to host the Fourth Annual Teen and Young Parent Conference on the beautiful campus of CSUDH in the city of Carson. The theme of this year’s conference was...
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Barrells And Bottles Event Beer Tasting

Barrels & Bottles Benefit Hosted by El Nido’s Junior Board July 28 2019

Join us for the Junior Board’s Barrels & Bottles Benefit on July 28, 2019 in Hancock Park The Benefit will include: Beer and wine flights accompanied by tasting notes from a prominent Los Angeles area sommelier Access to an exclusive private residence in the heart of Hancock Park, Los Angeles Light food & appetizers will...
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El Nido Garden Gala 2019

2019 Garden Party @ Robinson Gardens, Beverly Hills

El Nido’s Fifth Annual Garden Party will be held Saturday, September 7, 2018 at the exclusive Virginia Robinson Gardens estate in Beverly Hills. El Nido’s Annual Garden Gala is the primary fundraising event of the year. This exclusive evening at the historic Robinson Gardens features:   Download Sponsorship Opportunities info… View photos and a video...
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Junior Board and GRYD “KickNic” @ Pacoima

Over 100 youth and families from El Nido Family Centers’ Gang Reduction program were treated to a party in the park with their families thanks to the members of the newly organized El Nido Junior Board of Directors.  The Kickball Picnic (or “Kicknic”) was held at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center in Pacoima on Saturday, January...
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Culinary Academy and Training Kitchen

El Nido has built a learning kitchen to provide pathways to success for the next generation! We’re no longer a culinary class without a kitchen. After months and months of planning, fundraising, heaps of red-tape, and hurdles, we are now a culinary class with an AMAZING state-of-the-art kitchen. We’ve come a long way from the...
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Young mothers

Young mothers receive motivation, therapeutic help

Young mothers receive motivation – El Nido Family Centers in LA offers therapeutic help and encourages them towards academic achievements La Opinion, by: JACQUELINE GARCÍA  MAY 12, 2018 Evelyn Balbuena was just 16 when she found out she was pregnant. She was afraid, not only because she had to face motherhood at a very young age,...
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