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Adult Day Programs

Please Note: These resources are provided solely for your consideration. The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles makes no endorsement of any agency or their services.


Antelope Valley Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled
Day*Star Foundation
646 West Lancaster Blvd., #109
Lancaster, CA 93534
Tel: 661-945-7290
Adult development center, day activity center, behavioral activity center, employment training, behavior management, community integration and self-advocacy.

Jennifer Pippard, Interim Executive Director
6456 Whitsett Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91606
Tel: 818-762-4365
Services Provided:
ADULT DAY PROGRAM: ARC provides an Adult Day Program that focuses on recreational, academic, arts and independent living skills.
Services include adult educational classes, English hand bell and chime choirs, acting and movement classes, art and drawing, and community outings. Clients practice socialization skills and thereby learn how to get along with others and how to make good use of their leisure time.

Other ARC services include Respite care, Independent Residential Living, Saturday camp

Julie Larsen, Director
230 E. Amherst Drive Burbank, CA 91504
Tel: 818-843-4907
Services Provided: An adult day program and extended care offering programs that include bowling, cooking, art, music and recreational activities.

Exceptional Children's Foundation-DAC/ADP Programs
Nanette Cruz, Program Mgr.
5350 Machado Road Culver City, CA 90230
Tel: 310-204-3300
Services Provided: This is an adult day program and developmental activity center. Our program serves adults with developmental disabilities. Referrals are received from Regional Centers. (FDLRC, SCLARC, WRC)

InJoy LIfe Resources, Inc
10329 Artesia Blvd Bellflower, Ca 90706
Tel. 562-867-2100
Services offered: Adult day program offers self care, life skills, and community integration

Institute for the Redesign of Learning
dba: The Almansor Center 211 Pasadena Ave. South Pasadena, CA 91030
Tel: 323-341-5632 1955 Fremont Ave.-Day School South Pasadena, CA 91030
Tel: 323-257-3006
Services Provided: Almansor Center’s, our Supported Employment and Day Support programs focus on developing pre-employment skills training and independent living in a community integration environment. All services are geared towards community integration and independence where natural supports are fostered. We believe that all individuals are competent capable learners who are valued members of society. Additionally, Almansor is a full-service spectrum program which boasts a Non-Public K-12th school, adult employment and day programs, mental health services, OT, PT, and speech and language services.


Pathway at UCLA Extension
Eric Latham, Director
10995 LeConte Ave. Room 413 Los Angeles, CA 90024
Services Provided: Pathway is a two year post-secondary education program for young adults with intellectual disabilities. Students live near the UCLA campus and receive independent living skill training and vocational exploration in addition to taking classes through the UCLA Extension.

Performing Arts Studio West
John Paizis, Director
438 S Market Street Inglewood, CA 90301
Tel: 310-674-1346
Services Provided: This is a full day program for individuals with intellectual disabilities with talent and interest in the performing arts. Students develop their skills and talents training with professionals in their fields. The program also actively seeks and supports work opportunities for its clients in the entertainment industry.

Practical Film Workshop/Inclusion Films
Joey Travolta, Director
1002 19th Street, Suite C Bakersfield, CA 93301
Tel: 661-324-7400 Email:
Services Provided: They offer vocational training in Filmmaking to people with developmental disabilities who are18 and older.

L.A. Goal
Petite Konstantin, Director
4911 Overland Ave. Culver City, CA 90230
Tel: 310-838-5274
Services Provided: They provide: Living skills, training for adults with developmental disabilities, recreational, social, vocational, clinical, services, independent living. Also have visual and performing arts programs and an art/sewing studio which employs 21 artists.

L.A.R.C. Ranch
Kathleen Starkey 29298 Bouquet Cyn. Dr. Saugus, CA 91390
Tel: 661-296-8636
Services Provided: Residential and day program services. They Accept Medical.

525 N. Chandler Ave Monterey Park, CA 91754
Tel: 626-289-8817
Services Provided: Independent living skills, self care skills, pre vocation/vocation skills, social/recreational skills, group home, day program, extended services.

New Horizons
15737 Parthenia St. North Hills, CA 91343 Tel: 818-894-9301
Services Provided: They provide a day program for adults with developmental disabilities including vocational skills and supported residential living. They accept Medi-cal.

Ron Wolff
9029 Vernon Ave. Montclair, CA 91763
Tel: 909-985-3116
Services Provided: They provide vocational training and opportunities in the community and the agency’s on-site industrial workshop that entails basic academic skills training, community integrations, assistance with activities of daily living.

Tierra Del Sol Foundation
9919 Sunland Blvd Sunland-Tujunga, CA 91040
Tel: 818-352-1419
Service Provided: A non-profit organization dedicated to providing training programs and support services to adults with developmental disabilities.

Valley Village
20830 Sherman Way Canoga Park, CA 91309
Tel: 818-587-9450
Services Provided: Adult day program and after school programs.

Villa Esperanza Services
2116 East Villa Street Pasadena, Ca 91107
Tel: 626-449-2919
Services Provided: Adult Programs include a variety of vocational programs, an adult day activity program - dimensions, adult day program, care management, a residential program and an independent living skills program for adults in the San Gabriel, San Fernando and Conejo Valley regions. Senior Programs include an Adult Day Program, a community-based day program in Pasadena which provides therapeutic and social services to adults, 18 and older, and the frail elderly who are living with physical, mental or developmental challenges; and Care Management Outreach Collaboration is a professional service designed to help at-risk adults with developmental disabilities and the frail elderly maintain their independence and prevent institutionalization in nursing homes. Care Management also assists the family members of the developmentally disabled.