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Our Purpose

At Easterseals, our purpose is to change the way the world defines and views disability. The services provided by Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) – in Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Kern, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura counties – make profound and positive differences in people's lives every day, helping them address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals so that they can live, learn, work and play in our communities.

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Disability Thrive Initiative Alternative Services and Supports

A statewide initiative presented by Easterseals and CDSA that provides alternative and remote methods for adapting, accessing and delivering services to meet the individual needs of Californians with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (button connects to scdd.ca.gov/IDDThrive website).

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Easterseals Southern California

1063 McGaw Avenue, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: 714-834-1111

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Ethan Excels Thanks To Expertise and Support from Child Development Services in Montclair

When his grandparents discovered Easterseals Child Development Services (CDS) and its center in Montclair, they knew that it was a perfect match for Ethan’s needs.

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Check-out a star-studded show celebrating the accurate portrayal and employment of people with disabilities by viewing the 2021 Media Access Awards.
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Hallmark's First Holiday Movie to Feature a Character with Autism will be followed by a Q & A with the stars of the film on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST.
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This Giving Tuesday, your gift will help build pathways to full equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities.
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Eventgoers had the opportunity to learn baseball fundamentals at the universally accessible Dodgers Dreamfield thanks to Baker's Drive Thru and the City of Fontana.

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Stories of Impact

Adult Day Services Spotlight George at the Beach
George Visits the Beach

Story of George's first visit to the beach.

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Volunteer Counselor Andy and Camper Josh Form a Unique Bond Over 25 Years

Volunteer Counselor Andy and Camper Josh Form a Unique Bond Over 25 Years

Jacob Autism Story -- former Autism Therapy Participate thriving after receiving services from Easterseals SoCal
Jacob's Mom Shares: “Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) Changed my Son’s Life.”

Eight-year-old Jacob enjoys going to school, socializing with friends and he was ecstatic for Halloween. He appears like a typical elementary school kid but his mom, Heather, says without Easterseals Southern California (ESSC), this wouldn’t be Jacob’s reality.

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Helping Adults Feel 100% Included and 100% Empowered

Adult Day Services offer individuals the opportunity to become active members of the community. Individuals learn work-related skills by engaging in regularly scheduled volunteer work, community service projects and other ventures that ensure each person's independence, social status and quality of life are greatly enhanced.

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Helping Veterans Find Meaningful Civilian Careers

Our Bob Hope Veterans Support Program provides one-on-one employment services, as well as referrals to other resources, to meet the unique needs of military personnel and veterans transitioning out of the military into a civilian job or starting their own small business.

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Helping Children Meet Developmental Milestones

Easterseals Child Development Centers (CDCs) serve children from birth to five years of age. The centers feature safe and caring environments, state-of-the-art tools and programs, individualized learning plans, highly qualified teachers and are inclusive of children with or without disabilities.

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