Partnerships & Funders

Child Guidance Center has more than 75 distinguished partners who join with us to provide a wide range of mental health services for Orange County children and families. In working along with experts who are among the best in the nation, we also offer the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatments and therapies.

Among our clinical partnerships are long-standing relationships with University of California Davis, Irvine and Los Angeles, as well as Harvard Institute of Coaching. We also work closely with United Way, hospitals, domestic violence service providers, law enforcement, school districts, public health agencies, the juvenile justice system, private evaluators, corporations and community-based nonprofit organizations to ensure coordinated and effective care.

For families struggling with financial pressures, our strong relationships with several community partners (including Family Resource Centers) help alleviate many of the economic stressors that make healing more difficult. Staff is highly trained in connecting families with the necessary resources to help stabilize situations and meet basic needs, allowing parents and children to focus on their behavioral health needs.

Active Memberships

Child Guidance Center is an active member of many community-wide coalitions:

  • The Trauma-Informed Provider Services Committee (TIPS-C)
  • Behavioral Health Network (BHN, ages 0-5)
  • Child Welfare System Improvement Partnership
  • Mental Health Stigma Reduction Advisory Committee
  • Families & Communities Together (FaCT) Executive Council
  • The Orange County Alliance for Children and Families
  • FaCT Steering Committee & Case Management Team Meetings
  • United Way Health Coalition for Prevention of Childhood Obesity
  • CFCOC Electronic Health Record (EHR) Provider Collaborative
  • The Orange County Veteran & Military Families Collaborative (OCVMFC)
  • And more!

Our Funders

Child Guidance Center is able to provide our services free of charge thanks to generous funding from private donors, the Orange County Health Care Agency, the Orange County Community Foundation, and the Hoag Community Benefit grant program.


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