The Help Group

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • LGBTQ+
  • People with Disabilities


Administrative Office13130 BURBANK BLVDSHERMAN OAKS, CA 91401 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Leading the Way for Young People with Special Needs The Help Group believes that every child deserves a great future and that Dignity, Hope, Opportunity and Love are the birthrights of all children. The Help Group is dedicated to the education, treatment and outreach of children with autism and other special needs.


Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children with special needs related to autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional problems.

The Help Group's eight specialized day schools offer pre-K through high school programs for more than 1,500 students. Its broad range of mental health and therapy services, child abuse and residential programs extends its reach to more than 6,000 children and their families each year. With more than 900 staff members, The Help Group's state-of-the-art schools and programs are located on seven campuses in the Los Angeles area.

The Help Group is widely regarded for its high standards of excellence, unique scope and breadth of services. Through its public awareness, professional training and parent education programs and efforts at the state and national levels, The Help Group touches the lives of children with special needs across the country and in other parts of the world.

At the heart of its efforts is the commitment to helping young people fulfill their potential to lead positive, productive and rewarding lives.


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by Geraldine P. (November 12, 2017)
Organized. Lots of toys to wrap. Lunch provided.

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