Stepping Up to Meet Community Needs

Dear Village Family,

We completed our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan just over a year ago. We are proud and excited about the important steps we have been taking since then to advance The Village’s life-changing programs and services in the coming years.

The three-year pandemic severely impacted the most vulnerable in our communities, and at The Village, we have redoubled our efforts to meet current and emerging needs. During the past year, we’ve worked to expand our capacity to deliver more bilingual, culturally affirming behavioral health services. We also provided a safe haven for homeless youth at our Drop-In Center in North Hollywood and through our leadership of the SPA 2 Youth Coordinated Entry System (YCES).

Our commitment to increasing our services is made possible by the unwavering commitment of the more than 130 incredible staff who comprise our program and service teams. Day in and day out, these dedicated professionals have gone above and beyond to ensure lifechanging outcomes for the thousands of children, youth, and families who depend on our services.

A primary goal of our Strategic Plan is the ongoing training and support of our incredible staff. Besides updating compensation and benefits to keep pace with rising costs, we are strengthening our trauma informed workplace. This includes ramping up our evidence-based behavioral health and social work training, especially for new employees. We are also building an agency-wide Wellness Program to help our employees manage the day-to-day stressors they face as service providers.

On the following pages, we invite you to learn about our programs and how we positively impact lives.


Hugo C. Villa, LMFT
Chief Executive Officer

Irma Seilicovich, LMFT
Chief Operating Officer