Field Sites

We are excited to announce that Azusa Pacific University is now partnered with Los Angeles County to offer an Academic Internship Program. Applicants must be junior, senior, or graduate level students who are currently enrolled in good academic standing and will be completing their internships for academic credit. Interns are expected to be available at least 8 hours a week.

To learn more or apply

hr.lacounty.gov/academic-internships

Child Life:

Association of Child Life Professionals (ACLP) Website

LOCAL FIELD SITES

Below is a list of potential field sites and their contact information. Not all of the field sites listed have a current Affiliation Agreement.

It is the responsibility of the student to confirm there is an existing Affiliation Agreement, and if not, to begin the process in order to obtain one. Contact Field Placement Coordinator, Wanda Mitchell to see if agreement is current at wmitchell@apu.edu.

Click here to view potential field sites.

Click here to view Hospitals

AZUSA AREA RESOURCES

Emergency Assistance (food/cloths/etc)

  • Assembly of God
    • 250 E San Bernardino, Covina 626-966-4488
  • Azusa Helping Hands
    • 1131 N San Gabriel Ave, Azusa 626-812-9469
  • Beta Ctr Hunger Program
    • 1095 W Grand, Pomona 909-622-7278
  • Boys & Girls Club
    • 2740 Mountain View Rd, El Monte 626-442-5470
  • Canyon Christiam Fellowship
    • 405 N Azusa Ave 626-202-2728
  • Catholic Charities (bus tokens)
    • In El Monte 626-575-7652
  • Centro Esperanza
    • 510 N San Gabriel, Azusa 626-969-5443
  • Cory's Kitchen (closes Jan)
    • 1418 Arrow Highway – Irwindale 626-858-8400
  • Covina Area Emergency Aid
    • 534 N Barranca, Covina 626-858-5515
  • Emergency Resource Association
    • 2645 Lee Ave #6, So El Monte 626-444-7269
  • Living Well Medical Clinic
    • 839 E Route 66 626 963-1210
  • Love Inc.
    • 626-858-3300
  • Meals On Wheels
      • 1800-339-6993
  • Arrow Community Center
    • 18821 E Arrow Highway, Covina 626-966-8070
  • Azusa Clinic/El Proyecto del Barrio
    • 150 N Azusa Ave 626-969-7885
  • Azusa Unified Sch Dist
    • 546 S Citrus Ave 626-339-6432
  • Hestia House
    • 1395 E Orange Grove Bl-Pasadena 626-254-5023
  • ILC - Independent Living Center
    • 109 S Spring St, Claremont 909-621-6722
  • INFO LINE's San Gabriel Valley
    • 626-350-6833
  • Silverado Senior Living
    • 125 W Sierra Madre Ave, Azusa 626-812-9777

LOS ANGELES AREA RESOURCES

REGIONAL CENTERS

Regional Centers provide coordination of resources such as education, health, rehabilitation and recreation for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center .................................. (626) 299-4700

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center ................................... (213) 383-1300

Harbor Regional Center......................................................... (310) 540-1711

North Los Angeles Regional Center...................................... (818) 778-1900

San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center.................................. (909) 620-7722

South Central LA Regional Center........................................ (213) 744-7000

Westside Regional Center..................................................... (310) 258-4000

VOCATIONAL/REHABILITATION

These agencies can help you develop skills for independent living, provide pre-vocational training, and prepare for employment. (If you are also a Regional Center client, your Service Coordinator can help too.)

Ability First (Central Office) ................................................... (626) 396-1010

Braille Institute Youth Center ................................................ (323) 663-1111

Community Rehabilitation Services (Central Office)............. (323) 266-0453

* California Department of Rehabilitation.............................................Dial 211

Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation ................................. (800) 926-5462

Disabled Resources Center, Inc............................................ (562) 427-1000

* Employment Development Department............................................Dial 211

Exceptional Children’s Foundation....................................... (310) 204-3300

Foundation for the Junior Blind (Davidson Program)............ (800) 352-2290

* Independent Living Center.................................................................Dial 211

Regional Occupational Program (ROP) ................................ (562) 922-6850

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

These agencies may help you with financial assistance and employment services to ease hardship and encourage economic independence.

Dept of Public Social Services Central Helpline. .................. (877) 481-1044

Cal-Works .............................................................................. (877) 481-1044

Cal-Learn (for Teen Moms) .................................................. (877) 481-1044

Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI) .............................Dial 211

General Relief Opportunities for Work (GROW) ..............................Dial 211

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS).................................... (888) 944-4477

Medi-Cal Assistance.............................................................. (877) 597-4777

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) .................................... (800) 772-1213

FAMILY SELF-HELP RESOURCES

These provide parent-to-parent and peer-to-peer support, information, and resources on raising a child with special needs and finding appropriate services.

Family Focus Empowerment Center ............................................(818) 677-5575

Family Resource Centers (FRCs) (Referral) ................................(866) 828-8275

Family Voices................................................................................(888) 835-5669

SLAYD (Peer to Peer Support).....................................................(323) 373-0483

Westside Family Resource & Empowerment Ctr.........................(310) 258-4063

Family Together........................323-737-5000

Battered Persons/Victims of Abuse

  • Crisis Shelter Whittier..................562-945-3939
  • Grace Center.................. 626-355-4545
  • House of Ruth POBox 459, Claremont 91711..................909-988-5559
  • Options-The Family Center Covina..................626-967-5103
  • YWCA/Wings Shelter Hotline West Covina..................626-967-0658
  • Elizabeth House Pasadena..................626-577-4434
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center Glendale.................. 818-843-0424
  • Harvest House Santa Monica.................. 310-452-1223
  • INFO LINE's San Gabriel Valley..................626-350-6833
  • Nesting Place Long Beach..................562-422-2137 1800-399-4529

Seniors

  • Access Pass/ SG Valley..................1800-883-1295

Single Men

  • Union Station..................626-449-4596
  • Perigfrinos de Emnaus..................626-969-5399
  • The Laborers School..................626-610-1700

Men with Children

  • Glendale Service Center..................818-246-7900
  • Family Together..................323-737-5000
  • LA Family Housing..................323-264-1114

Teens

  • Covenant House..................323-461-3131
  • Hestia House-Pasadena..................626-254-5023
  • LA Youth Network..................323-957-7364
  • Teen Canteen..................323-468-2500

Single Women

  • Choices..................626-398-3796
  • Hestia House-Pasadena..................626-254-5023
  • Jubilee..................626-791-0646

Youths

  • Our Neighborhood Homework House..................626-969-7051

Women with Children

  • Choices..................626-398-3796
  • Door of Hope ..................626-304-9130
  • Glendale Service Center..................818-246-7900
  • Grace Center..................626-355-4545
  • Jubilee..................626-791-0646
  • LA Family Housing..................323-264-1114
  • Stepping Stones for Women..................626-974-1162
  • Union Station..................626-449-4596