Mission Statement

Mission Statement

SHIELDS for Families Mission Statement

To develop, deliver and evaluate culturally sensitive, comprehensive service models that empower and advocate for high-risk families in South Los Angeles.

Our Vision

Believing, Building, Becoming…Believing in our families that the can overcome whatever challenges they face. Building a foundation of hope that our families can acquire the skills and support needed to accomplish their goals. Becoming empowered…as proud individuals, nurturing parents, and productive members of the community.

Our Goals

  • Promote family reunification and support families remaining intact in the community
  • Strengthen families through the provision of comprehensive and collaborative services
  • Improve the general well-being of families through comprehensive health programs and preventative social services
  • Encourage self-sufficiency and economic independence by assisting individuals with obtaining employment and advancing education