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Five Acres in Altadena Launches HOPE Line
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Five Acres in Altadena Launches HOPE Line

Now with the U.S. highest unemployment rate due to the coronavirus, people are struggling financially, experiencing food insecurity, and facing mental health challenges like depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Altadena-based foster care/adoption and mental health provider, Five Acres has launched the HOPE line at (800) 696-6793 or HOPE@5acres.org where individuals can call, text or email. The HOPE…

Pasadena Jaycees Bring Fun to Foster Children at Five Acres
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Pasadena Jaycees Bring Fun to Foster Children at Five Acres

As the temperatures started heating up for summer, the Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) brought a slip n’ slide, water balloons, and more fun in the sun to the foster children living at the Five Acres child care agency in Altadena. As part of their annual Summer Event, the Pasadena Jaycees did science experiments…

Five Acres to Light Pasadena Churches Blue for Foster Care Month
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Five Acres to Light Pasadena Churches Blue for Foster Care Month

LA-based nonprofit’s #Seen campaign seeks to attract potential foster families Foster care, adoption and mental health nonprofit Five Acres will partner with All Saints Episcopal Church and Prism Church to light the church properties blue, the signature color of National Foster Care Month, at 7:30 p.m. on May 19 and 20, 2019. Passersby are encouraged…

Pasadena Mental Health Center Meets Critical Need for Counseling, Trains Next Generation of Therapists
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Pasadena Mental Health Center Meets Critical Need for Counseling, Trains Next Generation of Therapists

By Emily Glory Peters Therapy. Scorned by some, salvation for others—and inaccessible to many who need it. Back in 1965, a new counseling center sought to change that. Pasadena Mental Health Center (PMHC) opened its doors with one focus in mind: to put high-quality, affordable therapy within reach of the city’s most vulnerable citizens. Fast-forward…

Tickets Available for Five Acres’ Desert Oasis Gala in Pasadena
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Tickets Available for Five Acres’ Desert Oasis Gala in Pasadena

Event to support foster youth, mental health for at-risk families Five Acres invites the community to join them for a spectacular evening in support of vulnerable children at their Desert Oasis Gala on Saturday, June 2, 2019 in Pasadena. Hosted at the home of Jennifer and Shawn McCreight, this year’s event spotlights the Southern California…

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