Child and Family Services

Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services

Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services has been providing specialized services and therapeutic treatment to generations of Southern California children struggling with mental health problems, emotional problems, social problems, or behavior problems.

Vista Del Mar offers a comprehensive range of social and psychological services that include psychiatric residential treatment, individual and family counseling, medical and dental services provided on site by doctors and registered nurses, community treatment units, educational and vocational services, and complete adoption services.

From its original mission in 1908 as an orphanage, Vista Del Mar has evolved to the forefront of dealing with victims of child abuse, neglect, abandonment, domestic violence, and family dysfunction.  The broad-based approach to these problems is evident from the diversity of programs offered to emotionally impaired children, ages 2 to 22, of all ethnicities and backgrounds, and their families. Vista Del Mar provides a variety of services to children and families in our community.

Autism Services include The Vista Inspire Program’s Miracle Theatre, Nes Gadol, Summer Camp, and Inspired Teens, Baron School for Exceptional Children, Vista Hills Private Special Education School for Kindergarten to 12th Grade, After School Enrichment Classes, Jewish Education Programs, and Parent Support Groups. 

Adoption Services include Domestic and International Adoptions, Birth Parent Counseling, and Intensive Treatment Foster Care.

Residential Program provides Residential Care and a Sober Living Home.

Counseling Services includes The Clinic and Connections Wraparound.

Prevention and Early Intervention Services includes the Early Head Start, Family Service of Santa Monica, Vista School and Baron School for Exceptional Children.

Special Education/Private School comprises Preschool through 12th Grade through Vista School and Vista Hills.

Professional Education Services include the Graduate Center, Pre-Degree, Post-Degree, Post-Doctoral, Saturdays at the Center, Los Angeles Training Consortium, and In Service Trainings.

For more information, please call 310.836.1223 or email