HELP (Healthcare and Elder Law Programs)
H.E.L.P. (Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering older adults and their families by providing impartial information, education and counseling on elder care, law, finances and consumer protection so they may lead lives with security and dignity.
NAMI South Bay
NAMI South Bay is an affiliate of National and State NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). NAMI South Bay serves the general area from El Segundo on the north to Palos Verdes on the south; from the Beach Cities on the west to Carson/Wilmington on the east. NAMI South Bay has regular monthly meetings with a Caring and Sharing Support Group and Speaker Sessions, Family to Family and Familia de Familia Programs, Peer to Peer and Connections Programs (ongoing support group for persons with a mental illness). NAMI meets the third Monday of the month in the Faith Hall at First Lutheran Church, Torrance beginning at 6pm for support groups and speaker at 7:30pm
Family Promise is a community-based approach, engaging both the local community, as well as houses of faith in the effort to combat family homelessness. Guests in our program receive a full complement of resources, support, and services as they work toward their own stability and self-reliance.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. AA meetings are held at First Lutheran Church on Thurs eves. at 6:45 in the Fireside Room.
Al-Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.