California Institute of Health and Social Services, Inc.

8929 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Phone:(310) 645-5227 Fax: (310) 645-9840 E-mail:

Children's Way
Foster Family

Children's Way
Adoption Services


Family Way Adult
Family Home

Alafia Mental Health

Children's Support
DD Program

Family Preservation
Family Support Services

Enlightenment Out-patient
Substance Abuse

Children's Way Foster Family Agency  
Licensed in 1996, Children's Way was developed to provide a nurturing and safe home for children who have been abused, neglected, or have no caregiver, and is designed to meet the individual needs of children, youth, and their families. Certified Foster Parents are recruited, trained, monitored, and supported in providing nurturing home environments to children in need of our services, and who are unable to live with their natural parents. Services are provided to communities of and surrounding Los Angeles, Lancaster, and San Bernardino.

Family Way Adult Family Home Agency Services

Children's Support DD Program
This is CIHSS 's developmental disabilites program that was developed to provide love, and nuturing homes and services to foster children with developmental disabilities that our Regional Center eligible to receive in-home therapeutic services from our agency support personnel with the goal of assisting special needs children with support. Agency Social Workers monitor the homes and provide case management services. Certified (Foster) Parents work cooperatively with Children's Support and Children's Way professional staff, and the Regional Center in meeting identified needs and interest of each child while stimulating growth potential.

Alafia Mental Health Institute
Designed to provide access to mental health services to children who have been identified as having mental issues to decrease placement disruptions, and increase stability and functioning of children. Components include: Mental Health Assessment; Individual, family and group therapy services; case management; crisis intervention; medication assessment, management and support, and; 24 hour crisis intervention.

Children's Way Adoption Services
CIHSS is a licensed full-service adoption agency that provides services to children in out-of-home care, with resources to certified foster families and biological parents. All prospective adoptive families is provided a comprehensive training series.  This training will offer a better understanding of the types of children that are available for adoption as well as some of the issues faced by the family.  CIHSS prepares the family with supportive services, pre-finalization, crisis intervention and individualized attention.  CIHSS offers ideas on the best ways to handle issues that may arise along the way. CHISS conducts home studies for foster to adopt parents as well as,pertinent information and support to the biological parent.

Parent and Family Enrichment Services

  • Case Referral and Assessment
  • Multidisciplianry Case Planning
  • Child Activities
  • Parenting Education Training
  • Transportation
  • Healthy Marriage Services
      • Project Fatherhood Services
      • Anger Management
      • HIV/AIDS Education

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