NANN has the goal of making the system of care serving Native Americans in Los Angeles County as seamless as possible. Areas of concerns and need are:

Connections with family and community

SEIU 721-ICWA Task Force of Los Angeles

1545 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
(323) 605-2503
The Indian Child Welfare Act Task Force is an organization founded in 1989, a collaboration between the Department of Children and Family Services and the Southern California Indian Center. At the onset of 2006, the role of convener and organizer for the ICWA TF was assumed by the American Indian Community (AICC). The AICC and the ICWA TF work to meet the cultural and community needs of American Indian children in the foster care system, The ICWA TF meets the last Tuesday of each month, community stakeholders are encouraged to attend and support the work on Indian Child Welfare issues promoting policy changes as identified and needed, as well as continued American Indian foster home recruitment.


Native American Veterans Association (NAVA)

Meeting Address: 1125 West 6th St. Suite 103, Los Angeles, California (213) 742-9554  
The Native American Veterans Association is a nonprofit organization that assists tribal and nontribal veterans and their families. Services Includes: Assisting vets and dependents when applying for Federal, State and County benefits and all other rights to which they are entitled in the most expedient way possible. ·         Annual Veteranâs Pow wow honoring Native veterans, and men and women veterans ·       
Support and Community every second Saturday of the month for breakfast and information/guest speaker at UAII
·         Employment and Training for Veterans


Walking Shield, Inc.

Walking Shield has served the American Indian community of Southern California since 1966. Walking Shieldâs mission is to improve the quality of life for American Indian Families.
Services include:
⢠Community Development Support
⢠Education Assistance
⢠Humanitarian Aid
⢠Scholarships are available for undergraduate students
(949) 639-0472 Lake Forest Office


Behavioral Health Service, Inc. (BHS)

BHS-Boyle Heights Recovery Center

(Youth, Outpatient, Assessment, Court-Related Services)
3421 East Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90023

Joint Efforts

Outpatient, Youth, Court-Related Services
590 West 8th Street 
San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: 310-831-2358

Lincoln Heights Recovery Center

Youth, Mental Health, Outpatient, Prevention
4099 North Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Hollywood Recovery Center

Youth, Mental Health, Assessment, Outpatient
6838 Sunset Boulevard 
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: 323-461-3161
Phone: 323-221-1746

Wilmington Recovery Center

Assessment, Outpatient, Court-Related Services
1318 North Avalon Boulevard, #A
Wilmington, CA 90744
Phone: 310-549-2710



(714)- 962-6673: Orange County-Corporate Office (213) 387-5772: Los Angeles Office (323) 274-1070: Highland Park Office Serving the American Indian Community of Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties for 47 years, Southern California Indian Center, INC (SCIC). provides needed support and assistance in the areas of Workplace Development, Education, Family, Support, Multimedia Training, and much more. The goals of SCIC are to promote social, educational, economic self-sufficiency for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian people. To reach these goals SCICâs objectives are: 

1. To promote, foster, and encourage programs for the general welfare, education and social benefit for American Indians.
2. To establish and maintain, cultural, economic and recreational programs for American Indians. 
3. To eliminate barriers of discrimination of race, religion, and gender. 
4. To educate and broaden the knowledge of the American public on Indian issues and culture, regarding its unique positive contributions to American society. 

Services include: 

Employment and Training Program

Educational Component 
American Indian Families Partnership
Supportive Services
Elder Care Project
Inter-Tribal Entertainment Multimedia Training
Sherman Indian School Transition to College Project
Volunteer Program
Annual Pow Wow