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LSF Southern California Adult Services
As an Affiliate of the LSF Group, our Southern California Adult Services (LSF SoCal) is headquartered in Long Beach, CA, and serves over 300 participants throughout the region. LSF SoCal is fully accredited by CARF international, and retains its own 501(c)(3) non-profit designation.
The goal of the LSF SoCal Affiliate is to help all ages of adults who have disability challenges to maximize their independence, support their independence, support their individual needs and choices, and assist them in maintaining a desired quality of life.
Services and Programs
Supportive Living Services (SLS) - provides on a one-to-one basis, our Supportive Living Services help individuals who have developmental disabilities to make informed choices about life management, including where to live (people in this project live in their own apartments), lifestyle, leisure activities and self-advocacy. Through training and support, we help our participants reach their goals. In a collaborative effort between the participant and a Life Steps instructor, the participant learns to be autonomous, develops a circle of friends and natural supports, and becomes a positive contributor to his and her community.
Independent Living Services (ILS) - provides an alternative to the limitations of institutional life by offering education and training to people who have physical, emotional and developmental challenges. Participants in this program live with their families or other supportive environment. ILS participants work closely with Life Steps instructors to develop the skills needed to meet everyday challenges.
Parent Program - A key factor in a child's growth and development is the parent-child bond and the interaction between them. Disrupting this bond can lead to poor self-esteem, emotional and intellectual development and, in extreme cases, child abuse, neglect and dissolution of the family. Our parent training teaches developmentally disabled parents how to provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and stimulating environment.
Seaside Learning Center is a very popular center-based program that provides opportunities for social and cognitive learning, community awareness and friendship among people with disabilities. We offer a wide range of activity choices, including day field trips, computer access and training, health and safety classes, nutrition, community gardening, and arts and crafts.
Mobility Services - Our LSF SoCal Affiliate also offers mobility services, in which we train participants how to ride the bus to and from a destination. The service also assesses a participant's ability to complete the training.
Tender Loving Care (TLC) - Our newest program that will accommodate the caregiving needs of elderly individuals. Efforts are underway to accept Medi-Cal, Medicare, and privately insured participants.
Profile of Our Participants
The vast majority are adults, ages 22 years and older. Most participants have an intellectual disability; others are living with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, or non-diagnosed physical, emotional or mental issues.
Reflecting SoCal's culturally diverse population, our current participant base is comprised of more than nine different ethnicities.
Every Little Bit can Make a Big Difference!
Support our Southern California Adult Services Affiliate, and join our growing list of Life Steps "Life Changers" today! Click our Donate button. We thank you in advance for helping us make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve.
For more information please contact us today! 500 East 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90802 (562) 336-7131
To submit an appeal, complaint, or comment to any regional center, please click this link to the Department of Developmental Services: www.dds.ca.gov/complaints or call (916) 654-1987.