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Mental Health Matters

As we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, take a look at how Easterseals Southern California’s services support the mental health of our participants.

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Our Purpose

Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion and access through life-changing disability and community services. For more than 100 years, we have worked tirelessly with our partners to enhance quality of life and expand local access to healthcare, education and employment opportunities.

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That's My Easterseals PSA

Our That’s My Easterseals PSA aims to increase disability awareness. The  campaign appears in both English and Spanish throughout Southern California.

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Easterseals Southern California

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

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Easterseals Southern California

Senior Day Services Participant Trained Animals in Hollywood

Before coming to ESSC, Linda enjoyed an exciting career training animals for major motion pictures.

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Take a look at how ESSC 's efficient use of donor dollars were used in 2022 to support services for people in our communities.
Shayna, who is wearing a hospital gown and holding her guitar, smiles as she sees her new home for the first time.
Watch to see Shayna's reaction as she is welcomed to her new home with ESSC's Living Options program.
Three representatives pose in the Angel's new sensory-friendly room.
With the help of ESSC, Angels Stadium introduces a new sensory-friendly room, sensory kits, and staff disability training.
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Check out this playlist of 2023 EDFC films that feature the intersection of the LGBTQ+ and disability communities.

Recent Posts From

Easterseals Southern California

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: An Easterseals Associate’s Perspective

May 2, 2023

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month recognizes the profound influence and contributions t…

Terrifying and Uncomfortable: The Struggles People with Disabilities Face while Flying

May 1, 2023

Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), people with disabilities can travel on public t…

Mental Health Awareness Month: How Easterseals’ Services Support Mental Wellness

April 28, 2023

As we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re taking a look at how Easterseals Southern Calif…

Neurodiversity: A Way Forward  

April 11, 2023

The Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) Research Division provides insight into what neurodiversi…

Human Resources Team Begins ‘Employing Abilities at Work’ Certification Program

April 7, 2023

The new Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) program provides insight into attracting, hiring, ret…

Stories of Impact

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

Story of George's first visit to the beach.

Volunteer Counselor Andy and Camper Josh
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 Veteran Employment & Transition Services 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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