The AMAAD Institute offers therapy services. AMAAD provides safe and fair individual therapy and support with stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship challenges, work stressors, school stressors, family challenge, and so forth, with the goal to provide the tools needed to sustain a healthy thriving life.  The AMAAD Institute has trained clinicians to suit your behavioral health needs. Contact for more information or to schedule an appointment.

the amaad spot

your story, your words

Come stop by our drop-in center Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to chill, have a bite to eat, and watch TV!

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reclaiming innocence project

amaad Ambassadors

Behavioral Health Services

Fierce, Fabulous, and Free (F3)

is designed for GBT young men of color to provide affirming spaces, events, and programs that use skills, abilities, and talents to establish supportive relationships and build strength-based leadership to develop personalized goals, and support overall health and wellness.

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House of resiliency

Linkage & navigation support

Reclaiming Innocence through Project imPACT is a mulit-tier program designed to provide employment services, behavioral health support, and legal services for justice involved men and women ages 18 and older.  For more information or to see if Project imPACT could be for you, contact!

Meeting every last Wednesday of the month from 6:30 -8:00, "Your Story, Your Words" focuses on content creation and editorial writing for young Black gay and bisexual men.  The program highlights personal experiences while honing compelling writing and storytelling abilities all while building brotherhood and community.

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The House of Resiliency is the AMAAD Institute's Transitional Residential Living Community located in the King Estates neighborhood of South Los Angeles intended to be especially welcoming to young gay-identified men who need temporary residence in a structured, sober living facility.  For questions or more information, contact!

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Do you need help getting connected to programs or services?  Our team is here! Call us at 323-569-1610 or email for more!

What to make a difference in South LA? Want to connect to a community of committed, empowered men? The AMAAD Ambassadors program is focused on building leadership and strengthening skills of young men of South Los Angeles

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