To empower young children and families in overcoming adversities while promoting emotional well-being, health and family cohesion.
The Children and Families, Inc. (C & F, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempted, non-profit organization that provides comprehensive community and home-based, non-traditional psychological services. The services include individual, caregiver-child, family, and group psychotherapy as well as psychological, psycheducational, and developmental evaluations to individuals (ages birth to adults) in need. The children and families are often low-income, at-risk, trauma-exposed, and reside in disadvantaged homes and communities. Furthermore, C & F, Inc. offers unique services to children and families involved with the child welfare system and attempt to be proactive in working with families to improve relationships and to promote healthy reunification and permanence for children. The staff is diverse, culturally-sensitive, and make every effort to meet the unique needs of each individual. Since C & F, Inc.’s conception in 2011, we have been in collaboration and/or provide direct consultation and training to various long-standing and reputable agencies in the Los Angeles and Long Beach area. Executive director and clinical psychologist, La Faune Gordon, Ph.D. has provided direct clinical intervention, consultation, training, and/or supervision of 350 plus children, adolescents, and adults since the start of C & F, Inc. It is the desire of the organization to have a strong presence in the community and to provide timely and quality therapeutic services to those in need.