The Change Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that aims to bridge the gap between financial hardships and access to educational, essential, professional, foster care, and mental health services.

What we do: We provide educational, essential, professional, foster, and low-to-no-cost mental health services to individuals and families within inner-city communities.

Programs We Offer

Mental Health Services: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience mental illness each year
  • 1 in 20 adults in the U.S. experience a serious mental illness each year
  • 1 in 6 youth in the U.S. ages 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year

Domestic Violence:
National Coalition Against
Domestic Violence (NCADV)

  • 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner 
  • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner abuse
  • 1 in 10 women and 1 in 71 men have been raped by their intimate partner

Educational essentials:
Center for disease control (CDC)

  • 1 in 3 highschool students had persistent feelings of sadness
  • 1 in 6 youth reported making a suicide plan
  • 38% of public schools report providing treatment to students for mental health

Foster Care and Mental Health: California Association of Local Behavioral Health Boards and Commission

  • Up to 80% of children in foster care have significant mental health issues, compared to approximately 18-22% of the general population.
  •  Foster youth are prescribed psychotropic medications at a much higher rate than non-foster care youth.

Support Us

We need your help to continue pursuing our mission. Please consider supporting our cause.

Instead of saying, “I’m damaged, I’m broken, I have trust issues” say “I’m healing, I’m rediscovering myself, I’m starting over.”

― Horacio Jones