Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Provider: PENNY LANE CENTERS - COMMERCE

The program provides outpatient mental health services for children and their families in Los Angeles County. Services include adolescent/youth counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, infant and early childhood mental heath, and individual, family and group counseling for low-income families that receive Medi-Cal. Children's age may range from 2 to 17 years. There are no geographic restrictions, however age and income requirements apply. Services are restricted to Medi-Cal recipients.

Children may be referred from DCFS, schools, or other social service agencies. Parents may call to self-refer. The program also provides mental health services for foster children from their program.

Treatment includes a full assessment, individual child therapy and family focused therapies. Types of therapies employed may include trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, child/parent psychotherapy, interpersonal therapies, and include parent education and involvement. Special programs exist for young children, school-aged children and their parents, and adolescents.

The Wraparound program meets the needs of children with complicated, multi-dimensional problems. Children may be referred by the courts or by DCFS. The approach involves the development of a child and family team which creates and implements a wraparound plan that identifies a set of community services and natural supports to promote success, safety, and permanence in home, school and community. The program serves referred children from L A County SPAs 1, 2 and 7. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call to apply; an appointment is required for assessment and counseling. Proof of Medi-Cal enrollment is required. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for Medi-Cal recipients; private pay would range to $160 per hour.
Application Procedure
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

5628 E. Slauson Ave.

Commerce , CA 90040 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm.

Service/Intake

(323) 318-9960 (323) 710-9852 (YCES)

Service/Intake and Hotline

(833) 475-2457 (833 4-PLC-HLP)

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