SHIELDS for Families Mission Statement
To develop, deliver and evaluate culturally sensitive, comprehensive service models that empower and advocate for high-risk families in South Los Angeles.
Believing, Building, Becoming…Believing in our families that the can overcome whatever challenges they face. Building a foundation of hope that our families can acquire the skills and support needed to accomplish their goals. Becoming empowered…as proud individuals, nurturing parents, and productive members of the community.
- Promote family reunification and support families remaining intact in the community
- Strengthen families through the provision of comprehensive and collaborative services
- Improve the general well-being of families through comprehensive health programs and preventative social services
- Encourage self-sufficiency and economic independence by assisting individuals with obtaining employment and advancing education