Programs Overview

La Familia offers a range of programs to meet the needs of our diverse community in the following program areas:

Behavioral and Physical Health

La Familia provides Mental Health counseling services for children and youth ages 0 to 21 and their families.

Family-driven mental health services are provided through home visitation, at school sites, at La Familia, or at other locations as requested by families.

Employment and Adult Education

La Familia’s Training Center and Employment Services are available to all community members, and orientations are hosted every Wednesday from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Free services include:

  • Access to the computer lab and computer basics courses
  • CalJobs computer search
  • Higher education opportunities
  • Résumé preparation
  • Resource networking
  • GED preparation and testing referrals
  • Telephones, TDD phone and fax available for job search
  • Services for Veterans and Dislocated workers
  • Job announcements

La Familia is also a Sacramento Works Training Center that provides GED preparation classes in English and Spanish. Trainings are linked with employment services, life skill workshops, assessments and employer workshops. Additional trainings are available for basic computer classes offered in English and Spanish, as well as referrals to outside partners for additional education, training and classes.

Youth and Family

A variety of programs and services for youth and their families are available through La Familia. Parents can participate in parenting classes, and receive resources and support services for their children and families through the Birth & Beyond and Effective Parenting Programs. La Familia also provides educational opportunities, leadership development and positive reinforcement activities for youth through programs like Youth Voice—that helps youth develop leadership and life skills, Project Reach, GVSP and Out of School Youth Programs.

Community

La Familia hosts a range of ongoing and annual events for community members of all ages. Check our events calendar often to stay in-the-know about events like free karate for youth, weekly parenting classes, our annual Halloween and Christmas events, Health and Safety Fairs, Job Fairs and Community Workshops.