City of Garden Grove
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure
Therapy Garden Grove, CA
Anaheim, Santa Ana, Rowland Heights, Irvine, Norwalk, Long Beach
Garden Grove not only is close to Disneyland but also is close to the beaches, Knott’s Berry Farm, and John Wayne Airport. Additionally, the Garden Grove Unified School District has been rated as one of the safest and best in the County. The city is also supported by more than 100 community-minded volunteers. This is reflected by the highest number of churches and places of worship per capita in California. The city boasts safe streets, great weather, and religious and cultural diversity, the residents of Garden Grove are proud to call this city home. The community calendar that is located on the website is another avenue to help communicate numerous concerts and special events occurring throughout the year that are intended to entertain the entire family. The calendar is very extensive and has information about several days of activities throughout the month. There is someone occurring for everyone.
There are other community service programs, such as the parks system, and the Atlantis Play Center. The Atlantis Play Center has concrete animals to play on or a sea serpent slide.1 There are several areas for picnicking under the trees or picnic area for parties. Adults are not allowed in the park without kids and kids are not allowed in the park without Adults. This is one of the ways in which the city of Garden Grove keeps the area safe for their residents. The Focus community services provides classes, focuses life enrichment, self improvement, personal growth, and artistic expression. There are also swim lessons, day camps, and adult sports activities. There is also a senior center providing activities, meals and services for the seniors of Garden Grove. This is another example of how the city has put programs into place for the betterment of the residents of Garden Grove.
Marriage and Couples Mental Health in Garden Grove
Garden Grove, California has approximately 15,398 married couples having children and 4,044 single-parent households. In 2009, it had a median household income of $59,761.2 With the majority of single parent households led by women, it can be deduced that many families are subject to marital issues and couple health problems. Relationship problems and other social economic pressures often lead to divorce and have unfortunate consequences. The mental health and well-being of the family is compromised as a whole and family members may suffer from trauma, depression, anxiety, and many other mental health problems.3
The Thomas House Family Shelter is dedicated to providing a safe, supportive environment and the resources necessary for homeless families with children to remain together, while empowering them to become independent and self-sufficient. Some of the resources provided are counseling, life skills development, employment assistance, and children's programs. If you know someone in need of assistance, please call the Hotline for Homeless Families at 714-647-7534.4
Family Services and Assistance Programs
The CHOC children�s hospital of Orange County is a specialty center focusing on addressing the children and family needs related to health and other issues. The community health center offers exceptional support and provides families with the necessary assistance and treatment. The Healthy Families Application Assistance service can improve the lives of troubled families and can help strengthen the ties between family members. Call 1-888-770-2462 for more information.5
1. Wikipeida. (2014). Garden Grove, CA.
Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garden_Grove,_California
2. Finance Department City of Garden Grove. (2014). Demographics.
Retrieved from http://www.ci.garden-grove.ca.us/finance/econdev/demographics
3. Mha. (2014). Celebrating 50 years of Excellence in Mental Health Services.
Retrieved from http://www.mhaoc.org/
4. Thomas House Famliy Shelter. (2014). Our Programs.
Retrieved from http://thomashouseshelter.org/what-we-do/
5. CHOC Children�s. (2014). Specialty Centers: CHOC Health Center, Garden Grove.
Retrieved from http://www.choc.org/clinics/index.cfm?id=P00334
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