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Meet Vilay Ortega, a regional manager from our early intervention program

Wayfinder’s early intervention program provides home visits to children with vision loss or multiple disabilities. During the current COVID-19 crisis, specialists are providing virtual visits statewide via the web or through phone calls. How do you bring Wayfinder Family Services’ mission to life? You don’t work only with the child in early intervention. It is…

Donor Advised Fund

You Can Support Wayfinder Family Services Through Your Donor-Advised Fund You can now initiate a gift recommendation from your donor-advised fund to support Wayfinder Family Services. The best way is to make an unrestricted annual gift or recurring annual gift. You can also designate Wayfinder Famil ...

Does the Tooth Fairy Come During COVID?

“Can the Tooth Fairy find me here?” James, age 6, was worried. He lost his first tooth while staying at The Cottage, Wayfinder’s shelter for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. James had come to The Cottage because his mother, who was struggling with drug addiction, neglected him….

A Family Legacy, Generosity Through Generations

Bob Holmes’ late mother, Lorraine Holmes, made generous gifts to Wayfinder because she was keenly interested in helping people with vision loss. Bob has continued his mother’s legacy by supporting Wayfinder’s work for more than 30 years. Now, Bob and his wife, BJ, are leaving their own legacy by including a bequest to Wayfinder in…

Sponsor a camper!

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From The Frontline During COVID-19

Thanks to our dedicated staff, our residential programs continue uninterrupted. THE MIDNIGHT SHIFT A few weeks into the crisis, one-year-old Siena* arrived at The Cottage, Wayfinder’s temporary shelter care program. Siena had been removed from an unsafe home and potentially exposed to COVID-19. One of our counselors, Linda, quickly put on protective equipment and cared for baby Siena…

Q&A with Miki Jordan – Wayfinder Family Services President & CEO

Miki Jordan joined Wayfinder Family Services in 2006. Below, she answers questions about the organization’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. How has Wayfinder responded to the COVID-19 crisis? The health and safety of our clients and staff is our top priority always. We began monitoring the situation in January and took proactive steps before Los Angeles…

Wayfinder Moments from Online

Staff have been connecting with and supporting clients using technology and creative methods during COVID-19, to ensures that everyone has access to our services. ISAIAS GOES “ZOOM!” You may remember Isaias, a student from our Special Education School who we featured in this newsletter less than a year ago. He was thriving in school and…