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Although #GIINGTUESDAY has passed we are still collecting to reach our goal for #feedavistafamily for the holidays.


When you donate, please remember to add a description on our donation page noting that this donation is for #GIINGTUESDAY

Vista Del Mar Honors Seven Women at the 2018 Women of Excellence Luncheon

Videos honoring the women for the Ruth Shuken Humanitarian Award at our 2018 Women of Excellence Luncheon and featuring all nine women honored and some of the kids from Vista Del Mar.


As you gear up for the holiday season, as you pick out all of the ingredients for your Thanksgiving feast, and begin to write your list of gifts to buy, think of a family who is financially unable to do any of that. Think of a child who faces developmental and behavioral challenges, and whose…

Announcing the Eden Alpert Therapeutic Music Program

Thanks to a generous gift from and partnership with the Herb Alpert Foundation, our school’s music program has been expanded. The Eden Alpert Therapeutic Music Program provides Vista Del Mar children with a safe environment to explore their creative potential, develop a greater appreciation of music, and learn career skills. The Impact of Music Therapy…

You Shop and Amazon Gives to Vista Del Mar

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18. Amazon has a large variety of gifts that are perfect for Father’s Day including electronics, clothing, and more. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

During National Child Abuse Prevention Month we would like to share information about Vista Del Mar’s Home-SAFE division and the role it plays in supporting Los Angeles County families dealing with abuse.

Home-SAFE, a division of Vista Del Mar, serves the metropolitan Los Angeles area with prevention and early intervention programs including child care, counseling, parent education, child development guidance, mental health, and family support services. Within the family support services branch, we have The Family Project program which is specifically funded for child abuse/ neglect prevention…

Chef DAS in the news!

Chef DAS provides some cooking tips for special kids for LA Parent.

Chef Darrell DAS Smith created the culinary arts program at Beverly Hills High School and has cooked at the White House. He is now director of food services at Vista del Mar.

Attention: IAC Families

We are here to help you complete your family! Call (310) 836-1223, x280 for details on our special program for you.

Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services Announces Nancy Tallerino as new President and CEO

Los Angeles, CA. (June 14, 2016)- Culminating a statewide Executive Search, Nancy Tallerino, LCSW has been appointed to the position of President and CEO of Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services, effective immediately. Vista’s Board Chair, Philip M. Stein confirmed the appointment today. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are delighted that…

Shop Amazon and Support Vista!

Do you shop on Amazon.com? Want to support Vista’s programs? Choose Vista Del Mar as your charity and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase price to Vista! It’s so simple! Step 1: Go to smile.amazon.com. Make sure you go to this instead of Amazon.com to make your donation count. Step 2: Sign-In with your Amazon…