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Early Head Start Kids Visit Tooth Fairy Cottage

El Nido’s Early Head Start families visited the Children’s Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles – Tooth Fairy Cottage on May 18, 2017.  Families learned about the anatomy of the mouth, participated in a craft activity, were shown how to brush and floss their teeth, and were provided with a toothbrush.
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Compton Salutes El Nido Coaches and Mentees

We salute all the life coaches in El Nido’s Building Stronger Families program, funded by First 5 LA! These mentors were recently recognized by Mayor Aja Brown and council members from the City of Compton for their completion of a 9-week life-coach program.  They praised them for their dedication, commitment, and great efforts to empower,...
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Success Story: It’s Never Too Late for Building Stronger Families

“My own father never hugged me. I grew up thinking he didn’t even like me.” “But after taking classes at El Nido, I realized he just didn’t know how to do certain things. In El Nido’s ‘Building Stronger Families‘ program, we learn why we need to do certain things as fathers. The relationship I want...
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An El Nido Alumna Paying it Forward

El Nido alumna, Kenia Pech, is the perfect example of “paying it forward.” As a teen parent in high school, Kenia was referred to El Nido Family Centers, where she received the constant support and counseling that enabled her to graduate near the top of her class. After enrolling at Cal State Long Beach, Kenia...
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El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years

El Nido Family Centers has come a long way from its modest beginning in 1925 as a camp for undernourished children in Laurel Canyon.  Originally founded by the National Council of Jewish Women, and now a separate entity, El Nido provides a wide array of community-based services across Los Angeles County to those most in need....
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El Nido Family Centers’ 90th Anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills

Gallery and Video – Garden Gala [mediagrid cat=”36″ filter=”0″ title_under=”0″ r_width=”auto”] [mediagrid cat=”37″ filter=”0″ title_under=”0″ r_width=”auto”]       El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills The oldest estate in Beverly Hills, with its truly magnificent gardens and breathtaking views, was...
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Promoting Health & Well-Being

As El Nido celebrates our 90th year, we have embraced a number of new projects focused on health and nutrition to help improve our young clients’ and their families’ wellbeing. These include our Pacoima Community Garden and wholesome cooking classes, our South LA Tiny Tot Playscape Garden, and our Compton Health Fair held at the...
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Promoting Health & Well-Being: Compton Health Fair 2015

[mediagrid cat=”31″ filter=”0″ title_under=”0″ r_width=”auto”] Compton Health Fair As El Nido celebrates our 90th year, we have embraced a number of new projects focused on health and nutrition to help improve our young clients’ and their families’ wellbeing. These include our Pacoima Community Garden and wholesome cooking classes, our South LA Tiny Tot Playscape Garden,...
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Welcome Baby

El Nido Launches Welcome Baby

El Nido Family Centers is pleased to be partnering with Valley Presbyterian Hospital and First 5 LA in launching Welcome Baby, a free and voluntary program that offers information and support during pregnancy and throughout a baby’s first nine months. “We hope to reach over 3,000 families who deliver babies at Valley Presbyterian this year. ...
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Happy Holidays from El Nido Family Centers!

Find out how to deliver hope and opportunities to those families that need it the most by donating to El Nido's Annual Holiday Campaign...
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