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Five Acres has served vulnerable children and families since 1888. We provide family-centered support services on campus and through outreach programs in homes, at schools and in off-site offices.
  Five Acres cares for and protects the innocent and vulnerable through intervention and counseling, anger management, parenting classes and our domestic violence program.
Five Acres helps children and families heal and thrive. Treatment is personalized and may utilize or combine assessment services, individual, family or group counseling, an individualized education plan (IEP) and an array of other services and mental health therapies.

Five Acres Non-public School is an intensive therapeutic learning environment for children with academic deficiencies and severe emotional or behavioral. To enroll call Debbie Salas, M.A. (626) 798-6793, Ext. 2315.  
Five Acres advocates for children and families for services, patient rights, access to treatment, standards of care, community awareness and understanding.
Strengthen Five Acres strengthens individuals and families by building on the strengths of the individual, family and community.
Provide Homes
Every child deserves security and a loving home. Five Acres works to secure permanent homes through family preservation, family finding, fostering and adoption.
Mentor Our education and special-friend mentors build trust and act as guides on the path to stability and independence.
Five Acres empowers individuals and families through effective collaboration, innovation and partnerships.
Five Acres strives for the highest standards of quality and excellence in services, cultural competence, professionalism, leadership and ethics. We meet or exceed standards of care through research, self-evaluation, advancement and dedication.
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Five Acres promotes safety, well-being and permanency for children and their families by building on their strengths and empowering them within communities. 

Aligned for Impact and Leadership


We, at Five Acres, have a collective responsibility to serve clients, partners, co-workers and other stakeholders. 

We, at Five Acres, resolve to do the right thing
for Five Acres, for our colleagues and for our clients, even when no one is looking.

We, at Five Acres, seek ways to improve as professionals and as leaders,
and by doing so, improve our ability to achieve our mission and vision. 

We, at Five Acres, take ownership of problems, mistakes, successes and failures.
The identification of problems is important to Five Acres – however, the delivery of solutions is vital to our success.

We, at Five Acres, serve a societal need and understand our role in a mission that is greater than any individual.

We, at Five Acres, are better together.  No one person is more important than another,
and no one person can do his or her job without the support of the team; The Five Acres Team.