Welcome to the MLK Community Healing and
Trauma Prevention Center
The MLK Community Health and Trauma Prevention Center, also called the
"Healing Center," serves children,
families, and individuals with a continuum of services designed to
strengthen families and promote individual wellbeing. The Healing Center
serves South LA (SPA 6), including the communities of Watts, Willowbrook,
Available support includes mental health, substance use, and general health
and wellness resources.
All activities are FREE and open to the community.
The Healing Center has
three main areas of service:
History: The MLK Healing Center was designed and programmed with input from the Willowbrook Community Action for Peace Coalition. The MLK Healing Center was established by DPH West and South LA Regional Health Office in collaboration with the Office of Violence Prevention's Trauma Prevention Initiative team in the Fall of 2018. The Healing Center has become a trusted and safe community space to promote healing and increase access to trauma prevention and intervention services.
Goals: To work closely with community residents and partners to develop a space to promote healing and increase access to trauma prevention and intervention services.
Department of Public Health
Charles R. Drew University
Department of Mental Health
Los Angeles District Attorney's Bureau of Victim Services
Department of Health Services
Members of the Community Action for Peace Coalition
Let's Be Whole - Healthy Food
1st and 3rd Thursdays only at
New Location: George Washington
Click image below to download flyer.
Black Daddy Dialogue
Every 2nd Wednesday, 6:30-8pm
Support group for father/figures of all ages raising African American/Black children. Click here to view flyer.
South LA & South Bay African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Action Team
The SLA/SB AAIMM CAT is a collaborative partnership with the goal of ending African American/ Black infant and maternal mortality in the South Los Angeles/South Bay community. To learn more visitBlackInfantsandFamilies.com
South LA Region (SPA 6)
The MLK Community Healing and Trauma
Prevention Center is a service of
the Department of Public Health.
The South LA Regional Health Office,
also know as SPA 6,
serves the communities in South
LA. Visit our
website for more information.
Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.