Annual Community Events
Cultural Empowerment Events
Domestic Violence Awareness Workshops
Faith Based and Indigenous Services
Female Empowerment Curriculum/strong>
Health & Wellness Services
Public Safety Programs


Academic Intervention Programs
◊ CIS Drop Out Prevention & Educational Strategies
◊ CIS-SFVGLA Educational Enrichment Classes
College Campus Tours
GED Classes
◊ Laborer’s Local 300 Union Bootcamp
◊ Workforce Bootcamp

Transition Services

Detention and Prison Visitation / Outreach
◊ Independent Living and Housing Services
◊ Mental Health Services
Re-Entry Programs
Safe Passage and Safe Journey Programs
◊ Supportive Services for Youth and Families Affected by Gang Violence


◊ Children and Family Services Assistance
◊ Criminal Justice System Assistance
◊ Juvenile Court/Detention Assistance
◊ Mediation Services
◊ Probation Services


◊ CIS Jobs Create Peace Initiative
◊ CIS Job Readiness & Job Development Program
◊ Laborer’s Local 300 Union – Professional Development Training
◊ Solar Panel Installation Training Program
◊ Nurse Volunteers Vocational Training
◊ Wages and Gain Education & Employment Skills Program (WAGEES)

Faith Based Partnerships

◊ Cloud & Fire Ministries, Van Nuys, CA
Faith Center Church, Glendale, CA
Living Hope Community Church, San Fernando, CA
◊ San Fernando Valley Faith Coalition – LAPD Clergy Council
◊ The Church On The Way, Van Nuys, CA
◊ Victory Outreach of San Fernando Valley, CA


Crisis Intervention Services
Gang Reduction & Youth Development Program (GRYD)
◊ Gang Tutor Mentor Program
◊ Rumor Control Services
◊ Tattoo Removal Program
◊ Violence Interruption Services


◊ CIS Drop Out Prevention & Educational Strategies
Life Skills Workshops
Parenting Classes
◊ Personal Development Programs
◊ Self Esteem Workshops
◊ Suicide Awareness Workshops


The CIS-SFVGLA Graduate Student Internship Program celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary this year, having selected MSW applicants from the following participating universities:

◊ California State University at Dominguez Hills (CSUDH)
California State University at Los Angeles (CSULA)
California State University at Northridge (CSUN)
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
University of Southern California (USC)