Ally Organizations2019-08-19T16:01:46-07:00

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Ally Organizations


Alliance for Children's Rights

Protects the rights of impoverished, abused, and neglected children and youth. By providing free legal services and advocacy, the Alliance ensures children have save, stable homes, healthcare and the education they need to thrive.


Bay Area Legal Aid

Committed to providing meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language or disability.


California Alliance for Child and Family Services

Statewide association of more than 110 private nonprofit child and family service agencies committed to providing the highest quality care and services


California Coalition for Youth

Statewide membership of youth, youth advocates and allies, and youth-serving non-profit organizations to connect every California youth to the services, resources, support and programs they need to have successful lives.


California School-Based Health Alliance

Aims to improve the health and academic success of children and youth by advancing health services in schools.


California Youth Connection (CYC)

Youth led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative and policy change.


California Youth Empowerment Network (CAYEN)

Empowers and inspired Transitional Age Youth to create positive change in the mental health system.


California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies

CCCMHA is dedicated to the proposition that the people of California deserve a rational, comprehensive, community based mental health system that is adequately funded to serve all those in need of services.


Children’s Law Center of California

Represents children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned that come under the protection of either the Los Angeles or Sacramento County Juvenile Dependency Court systems.


Children Now

Children Now is the leading non-partisan national state and local research, policy development, and advocacy organization dedicated to improving children’s overall well-being.



Offers mental health treatment, foster care and social services that help families recover from trauma, abuse and addiction. Includes programs and services.


Foster Youth Alliance

Strengthens the system of services for foster and probation youth in Alameda County, because when young people are empowered and supported in fulfilling their potential, they thrive.


John Burton Foundation

Works state-wide to improve the quality of life for California’s’ foster, former foster and homeless youth.


Lincoln Child Center

Promotes the resiliency and success of children, youth and families impacted by trauma, poverty and other challenging socioeconomic circumstances, through coordinated mental health, education and family support services.


National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.


National Center for Youth Law (NCYL)

NCYL uses the law to ensure that low-income children have the resources, support, and opportunities they need for a fair start in life.


Partners for StrongMinds

Their goal is to accelerate transformation in the care model for psychosis in the US towards prevention and recovery. Through public education and policy advocacy, they raise awareness and funds to speed the expansion of prevention-oriented research and treatment.


Our Space

Our Space is the Better and Brighter Futures (BAYC)’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 14 – 21.


The Chronicle of Social Change

An online periodical covering juvenile justice, child welfare and other industries that should be strengthening youth and families.



TAYSF is a collaborative network of city departments, service providers, and young people who are committed to improving outcomes for transition age young people in San Francisco.


Seneca Center

Leader in the provision of unconditional care through a comprehensive continuum of school, community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families who have experienced high levels of trauma and are at risk for family disruption or institutional placement of the children.


Youth in Mind (YIM)

California-based nonprofit organization founded and steered by youth affected by the mental health system.


West Coast Children’s Clinic

WestCoast Children’s Clinic is committed to providing psychological services to vulnerable children, youth, and their families regardless of their ability to pay and to expanding the reach of psychological services through practice and research. To ensure the ongoing availability of these services, WestCoast is dedicated to training the next generation of mental health professionals.

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