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Stories of Success

These stories are examples of how some of the exceptional people we support are living active, full and independent lives in communities throughout Southern California.

Children's Services

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First-time mom Qiana knew she faced challenges finding an appropriate pre-school program for her recently adopted children, 3-month-old Jayden and two-day-old Mila. Read more.

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Eli is ready for Kindergarten with support from Easter Seals Children's Services. Read more.

Autism Services

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Jonas begins kindergarten with all the right social skills and behavior thanks to autism therapy services. Read more.

Bob Hope Veterans Support Program


During her time in the Air Force, Aneika worked mainly as a vehicle maintenance specialist.  Her exit from the military lead her down a path of uncertainty with various challenges and stumbling blocks. Read more.


Before getting connected to the Bob Hope Veterans Support Program Tim was struggling in the civilian world. Read more

WorkFirst Employment Services

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 Rony has a new career assisting others thanks to her WorkFirst Vocational Specialist. Read more

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Chloe is dedicated to providing top-notch customer service with a smile. Read more.

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Vallee moves forward from injury rehabilitation into her first job. Read more.

Living Options

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Cheryl has developed a flair and passion for art. Eight years ago, ESSC associates introduced Cheryl to paint and canvas, and recently she exhibited in her first official art show. Read more

Adult Services

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The ability to select his own activities and advocate on his own behalf has made George more enthusiastic and engaged. Read more.

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Gerardo acts as an advocate for Easter Seals while also working towards his own future. Read More.

Senior Services

Senior Services member Leonard

Leonard fills his days with activities at Brea Senior Services. Read more.

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