Crisis Hotlines:

Teen Line at Cedars Sinai: (310) 855-4673 (teen peer support from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.)

CA Youth Crisis Line: (800) 843-5200 (call or text 24 hours per day)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-8255 (call 24 hours per day)

Therapeutic Support:

The Maple Counseling Center
Low cost comprehensive mental health services for individuals, couples, and families

Institute for Girls’ Development
Therapy and assessment, community education workshops, and events for girls and parents

Our House Grief Support Center
Grief support services, education, and resources

LGBTQ+ Support:

Los Angeles LGBT Center
Programs and services for the LGBT community

Transforming Family
Peer support, training, and education for transgender and gender nonbinary youth and families

LA Gender Center
Therapists specializing in the areas of gender, gender identity, and gender dysphoria

Support Groups:

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Al-Anon and Alateen

The Mindful Parenting Availability Chart


Staying Calm During the Corona Virus: Coping Strategies


New to Homeschooling?

How to file a PSA (Private School Affidavit)

Establishing Your Private School


Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Thrive Art School – Step by step video art lessons ages 5-12

Art Hub for Kids – Step by step drawing lessons


Seterra Geography Games – Online geography lessons and games

Language Arts:

Brave Writer – Writing program for kids

Reading Eggs – Reading exercises for ages 2-13 with Free Trial

Write at Home – Online writing and literature courses for middle and high school homeschoolers


Beast Academy – Graphic novel style math curriculum for ages 8-13

Colosky’s Math Academy – Pre-recorded math lessons for 5th grade to Algebra II

Code Wizards HQ – Live online coding classes for ages 8-18

ST Math – Visual math program for grades Pre-K to 8

Teaching Textbooks – Online math lessons from Math 3 to Pre-Calculus


Cosmic Kids Yoga – Free yoga videos for kids

Multiple Subjects:

Brain Pop and Brain Pop, Jr. – Interactive videos of core and supplemental subjects

Adventure Academy – Math, reading, social studies, and science for ages 8-13:

Breakout EDU – online escape rooms to support learning across the elementary curriculum

ED Helper – printable worksheets for grades preschool-highschool

Epic – Digital library of books for kids – Digital and printable learning resources for each grade level

Khan Academy – Free courses in math, science, grammar, and history

Outschool – Live multiple subject classes online

Learning A-Z – Digital library for kids with interactive quizzes

Rozzy Career Adventures – Project-based and career-infused lessons for every subject

Scholastic Learn at Home – Educational activities for ages 4-10

Study Island – Lessons for core subject content

Time for Kids – Time Magazine subscription for kids grades K-6


Mystery Science – K-5 science lessons

Supercharged Science – Science lessons and activities for grades 1-12

Social Studies and History:

The Story of the World Book Series

Subscription Kits:

Kiwi Crate, Tinker Crate, Doodle Crate, Atlas Crate – Subscription kits for home science and arts

Little Passports – Geography and science kits for ages 3-12

Outside the Box Creation – Subscription art kits for families of kids 5-11

Steve Spangler Science – At home science and STEM experiments

Los Angeles Times / April 2020

Interview with Noelle Wittliff, LMFT, Founder of Mindful Parenting.