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Altrusa International, Inc. of Anaheim
Lori Manseau
P.O. Box 8468
Anaheim, CA. 92812

(714) 761-2594
Altrusa provides meaningful community service through the efforts of a membership of professionals and business people while supporting members' growth. The group sponsors Project Linus which provides new handmade blankets to children in trauma; assistance to abused and homeless women and their children; scholarships for re-entry women; and a variety of literacy projects. Monthly dinner meetings are the 4th Monday at 6 p.m. at the Greenside Café at Dad Miller Golf Course.
American Association of University Women -
Teri Barker

(714) 491-7711
American Legion
Moss O'Bryant, Commander
P.O. Box 367 8071
W. Whitaker Ave.
Buena Park, CA. 90621

(714) 521-1179  
Anaheim Art Association
PO Box 17085
Anaheim, CA 92817-7085

(714) 630-8891
Established in 1963, the Anaheim Art Association promotes understanding and appreciation of fine arts in the community. Membership is composed of artist and those who support the arts and the Association's goal is to encourage studies in the field of art by artists of all ages and levels of ability. Members have opportunities to display their work at several community venues and juried shows. Monthly meetings are free to the public and feature educational demonstrations by master artists. The Association is also active in a variety of events throughout Orange County and participates in special programs to encourage your artists, such as the Children's Summer Art Reach program and the annual Children's Art Festival.

Anaheim Arts Council
PO Box 1364
Anaheim, CA 92815

(714) 280-0772
Established in 1977, the Anaheim Arts Council encourages involvement in music, visual arts, dance, drama, literature, culture and heritage programs and projects. The Council sponsors the Children's Art Festival held on the third Saturday in May and spotlights local businesses that provide and/or promote art through its "Art in Public Places" awards.

Anaheim Ballet
280 E. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 490-6150 Company
(714) 520-0904 School
Anaheim Ballet's mission is to enlighten and entertain audiences with classically rooted programming and contemporary presentation. Anaheim Ballet provides quality performances to audiences of balletomanes as well as novice ballet-goers and acts as a haven to talented Southern California artists and as a magnet to international talents. Anaheim Ballet's Educational Outreach and Scholarship Step Up! program is committed to the promotion of classical ballet and providing its numerous benefits to those otherwise not able to receive them.

Anaheim Beautiful
P.O. Box 1088
Anaheim, CA. 92815-1088

(714) 765-6079
The 30-year-old organization's mission is to encourage and actively promote in the beautification of Anaheim-making the city a great place to live, work and play. General membership meetings are open to the public and are held monthly with topics pertaining to community preservation and enhancement. Meetings are held at Bella Marri's Restaurant at 20 S. Anaheim Blvd. Beautification awards are given in residential, multi-residential, industrial, commercial and institutional categories. Call for entry details.

Anaheim Breakfast Toastmasters Club
Ede D'Angelo-Vice President of Membership
400 S. Flower Street #64, Orange, CA 92868

(714) 527-6471
The mission of the Anaheim Breakfast Toastmasters Club is to help people build communication skills along with self-confidence. Anyone who has had to give a presentation or go through a job interview has experienced those familiar "butterflies." Toastmaster meetings provide a safe place to polish those communication skills and to "teach those butterflies to fly in formation."
The club meets at 7:00 a.m. Tuesdays, at Jagerhaus, 2525 E. Ball Road, Anaheim.
Please join us.
Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
201 E. Center Street
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 758-0222
The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce has served the greater Anaheim area for more than 105 years, serving as a "business-friendly" advocate for its business partners and the community at large. With nearly 900 members that represent more than 100,000 employees, the Chamber actively engages in events and activities to help businesses connect with other businesses while supporting worthwhile community enhancement programs. Its well-rounded involvement in the areas of education, the arts, entertainment, sports, government and the hospitality industry make it a Chamber of note.
Anaheim City School District's Head Start and Preschool Programs
7 locations-call for information
Anaheim, CA

(714) 517-8550
The district provides Federal and State pre-school programs at seven school sites: Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Horace Mann, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, James Madison, Palm Lane and John Marshall schools. Participants must be qualified according to income guidelines. Children must be four years old by December 2, 2001 to attend school from September to June.

Anaheim Community Foundation
Suzi Brown, President
200 S. Anaheim Blvd. #433
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 765-4419
The ACF assists individuals, service organizations and corporations in developing a method of giving that best fits the donor. The Foundation supports a broad base of programs ranging from arts and culture, to youth and human services, creating a link between the public and private sectors. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and all contributions are returned to the Anaheim community.

Anaheim Evening Lions Club
P.O. Box 4195
Anaheim, CA. 92803

(714) 738-1496 or (714) 774-7159
Anaheim Evening Lions provides services for the visually and hearing handicapped. Fundraising efforts support: eye examinations and glasses for local needy children; Lions Sight and Hearing Mobile Testing; Wilderness Camp for the Hearing Impaired; Guide Dogs for the Blind; Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic; Anaheim Boys and Girls Club; Anaheim YMCA; Teen Hotline; and Anaheim Youth of the Year Award.
Anaheim Family YMCA
240 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92802

(714) 635-9622
(714) 635-8151 - Fax
Established in 1911, the Anaheim Family YMCA currently serves more than 10,000 people annually in the cities of Anaheim, Cypress, La Palma and Stanton. The Anaheim Y offers a variety of youth and family programs, including licensed childcare, youth sports, camp, teen leadership clubs, and the award-winning Anaheim Achieves after school partnership. All Y programs promote character and positive values. Volunteer and job opportunities are available.



Anaheim Firefighter Association
3325 E. Miraloma Ave., Suite 124
Anaheim, CA 92806

(714) 572-2899
(714) 572-2868 - Fax
Anaheim Fire Department Community Emergency Response Team CERT
Anheim Fire Deaprtment, Emergency Services
500 E. Broadway
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 765-6955

The Office of Disaster Preparedness presents programs to interested Anaheim residents, schools and businesses at scheduled monthly meetings. Topics include presentations on Home and Business Preparedness Steps, Light Search and Rescue, Disaster Medical First Aid, Emergency Communications, Support of Care and Shelter Operations, Fire Prevention and Fire Extinguisher Training, Damage Assessment and EOC Support Procedures, plus more. For more information, contact us at the above or enroll on our interest list for our next class: CERT Interest
Anaheim Hills Citizens' Coalition
PO Box 17578
Anaheim CA 92817
(714) 281-4619

The Anaheim Hills Citizens' Coalition upholds the goals and policies of the Canyon Area General Plan. AHCC's volunteer five-member board and its supporters monitor planning issues in the canyon. The group also informs neighbors about public hearings, helps residents understand the planning process, helps research issues, sponsors community meetings on items of interest, and holds meetings between neighbors and proposing developers. AHCC is a 501 (c)(4) public benefit corporation, incorporated in 1987.

Anaheim Hills Womens Club
Elisabeth Klein, President
665 Frontier Crt.
Anaheim, CA 92807

(714) 998-9781
Anaheim Historical Society
PO Box 927
Anaheim, CA 92815-0927

(714) 404-4480
The Anaheim Historical Society was organized in 1976 as a United States Bicentennial project dedicated to the preservation of local history. The Society devotes its efforts to increased public awareness and community pride fostered by documenting the history of the people, events, and architecture of Anaheim. The Society has published several books and holds annual events to further its mission.

Anaheim Host Lion Club
P.O. Box 4711
Anaheim, CA  92803

(714) 774-9800
Founded in 1922, the Anaheim Host Lions Club has provided a wide range of services to the community. The organization has provided eye exams and glasses to thousands of school age children, supported the Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, the City of Hope and the Southern California Lions Eye Institute. The group's motto is "We serve."

Anaheim Interfaith Shelter
P.O. Box 528
Anaheim, CA  92815-0528

(714) 774-8502
Anaheim Interfaith Shelter provides transitional housing and supportive services for nine homeless families for a 6-9 month period. The shelter assists two-parent families, single mothers with children or single fathers with children. Adults must be employed full time or in school with part-time employment. Eighty percent of family income is designated for savings. Weekly case management, goal setting and budgeting are required.

Anaheim Jaycees
8345 E. Shining Star Court
Anaheim, CA  92808


(714) 349-8285
The Jaycees is the premiere leadership training and community service organization for young adults between the ages of 21 and 39. The Anaheim Jaycees, or the Junior Chamber of Commerce, provides opportunities to improve on one's business skills, provides networking opportunities, performs community service, and offers many fun social events. Over 40 chapters are located throughout California, and there are nearly 2000 chapters nationwide.

Anaheim Kiwanis Club Foundation
Merryl Lynch
David Matthey, President
2670 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA. 92705

(714) 245-2226

Anaheim Kiwi Club
550 Wedgewood Lane
La Habra, CA. 90631

(714) 525-8540
Anaheim Lamplighters
Dale Case, President
518 S. Brookhurst St.
Anaheim, CA 92804

(714) 848-3322
Anaheim League of Latin American Citizens-Council #2848
15971 Maybrook Street
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 892-9693
This multi-faceted organization is involved with many projects in Anaheim, with a primary focus of providing scholarships for college bound students. The group also volunteers in several other non-profit organizations as needed, assists needy families, holds a Christmas party for disadvantaged children, distributes disaster funds, and is setting up a bi-lingual support hotline for Hispanic breast cancer patients.
Anaheim Memorial Manor
275 E. Center Street
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 758-3807
Anaheim Memorial Manor is a provider of low income housing for seniors, age 62 and older, and handicapped or mobility-impaired individuals over age 18.

Anaheim Museum
241 S. Anaheim Blvd.,
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 778-3301
The mission of the Anaheim Museum is to celebrate the diverse heritage of Anaheim and Orange County by promoting the continual development of historic, artistic and cultural expression. The Museum educates and informs the community through permanent and changing exhibitions, the visual arts and interpretation of artifacts.
Anaheim Outdoor Science Education Foundation
1001 S. East Street, Building B
Anaheim, CA. 92805
(714) 517-7500
The Foundation was established as a non-profit in 1988 with the goal of raising funds to lower the cost for 6th grade students in the Anaheim City School District to attend Outdoor Science School in the San Bernardino Mountains. About 95 percent of the funds raised go directly to schools in the form of scholarships. Without this assistance, a majority of the students would otherwise be unable to attend.

Anaheim Police Association
Bruce Bottolfson, President
508 N. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 635-0272
Anaheim Public Library Foundation
P.O. Box 6522
Anaheim, CA 92816

(714) 765-1810
The Foundation donates money for the Anaheim Public Library's Summer Reading Program as well as a variety of other programs. Efforts are also underway to raise seed money for a second Bookmobile for the Library.

Anaheim Republican Women, Federated
875 S. Orchid Lane
Anaheim, CA. 92808

(714) 283-5134
The purpose of the Anaheim Republican Women, Federated is to educate and motivate its members to initiate effective political action.

Anaheim Secondary Teachers
George Triplett, President
910 S. Brookhurst Ste. 204
Anaheim, CA. 92804

(714) 956-4581 

Anaheim Senior Citizens Club
250 E. Center Street
Anaheim, CA  92805

(714) 765-4510
Programming also takes place at:
Brookhurst Community Center, 2271 W. Crescent Ave.
East Anaheim Center, 8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road

The Senior Citizen's Club provides recreation, health education, legal, travel and other services for adults 50 years and older. The Club also monitors zoning and planning changes that might impact safety, housing and other quality-of-life issues for seniors. The group's popular Travel Club sponsors four trips per month to local and overnight destinations. Bridge and bingo are popular activities as well as health fairs, screenings and health information.

Anaheim Sons of Italy
408 N. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 776-0641

Anaheim Sunrise Rotary Club
P.O. Box 590
Anaheim, CA  92815

(714) 527-7664
The Anaheim Sunrise Rotary raises funds from its annual golf tournament to support projects that include assistance for children and parents of the Kaiser Anaheim pediatric oncology ward. The Club supports on-going social service needs and partners with Mervyns to bring children to the store to buy new clothes. It also supports reading and new book programs of the Anaheim Library on an annual basis.
Anaheim Supportive Housing for Senior Adults
211 S. State College Blvd., Box 491
Anaheim, CA  92806
(714) 282-8388
ASHSA plans to open its first two facilities in 2003 and will provide affordable apartment homes, transportation, and resident services coordination to senior citizens of low and moderate income. In addition to the customary social and recreational programs found in senior apartment communities, ASHSA's resident services coordinator will identify volunteer and employment opportunities for residents, as well as relevant public and private health and social services agencies. All of these will assist residents to maintain their individual and independent lifestyles and contribute to their community.

Anaheim Family YMCA Academic Mentor Program
240 S. Euclid Street
Anaheim, CA 92802


(714) 635-9622


Anaheim Family YMCA Children's Station
100 S. Atchison
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 774-5437

Anaheim VIP Adult Day Health Care Center
1158 N. Knollwood Circle
Anaheim, CA 92801

(714) 220-2114
(714) 220-1406 - Fax
The V.I.P. Centers are individualized Adult Day Health Care programs designed for individuals with a physical or mental impairment that handicaps activities of daily living. We are a non-profit facility licensed by the Department of Aging and the Department of Health Services, and operate under Community SeniorServ. The V.I.P. Centers offer medical monitoring, physical and occupational therapy, social services, nutritional services, activities, incontinence care, and transportation.

Ana-Modjeska Players, Inc.
P.O. Box 3354
Anaheim, CA 92803
(714) 991-4135
This community theatre group provides, education, entertainment and enlightenment through quality performances, as well as creative and technical opportunities. The group produces two theatrical productions and a variety show each year and will be introducing drama workshops for children and adults in the future.
Angels Care/ Anaheim Ducks Care
2000 Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 940-2000
Anaheim Sports, Inc. makes community development a priority. Through Angels Care and Anaheim Ducks Care, both funds of the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation, the Anaheim Angels and Anaheim Ducks of Anaheim are able to distribute grants for various projects to local charities. Angels Care and Anaheim Ducks Care have enabled both teams to fund youth programs like the Gene Autry RBI League, Angels Rookie Ball program and Anaheim Ducklings Youth Hockey League which provides a place for thousands of underserved children to become involved in the two sports. ASI is also very active in assisting with local health-related causes such as Muscular Dystrophy and Cystic Fibrosis along with drug prevention and educational programs and numerous children's programs to accommodate the diverse needs throughout the local region.
The Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation was established as a charitable trust in 1955 upon the death of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. Since its institution, the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation has grown into a major philanthropic organization, contributing more than $113 million nationally in charitable distributions in 1999. The partnership extended locally in 1994 with the addition of Angels Care with Anaheim Ducks Care in 1997.

Assistant League of Anaheim
1341 West La Palma Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801

(714) 535-1336 - Office Phone
A chapter of the National Assistance League, the Assistance League of Anaheim assists the community through a variety of programs, including: Operation Sight Saver which provides equipment for partially sighted individuals; Kids on the Block program offering puppets for third grade students; and Operation School Bell which clothes children unable to attend school due to lack of proper clothing. The group also offers community services help for economically disadvantaged Anaheim citizens and a senior citizen fellowship luncheon and entertainment. Other programs include providing assault survivor kits to Halcyon Interfaith Shelter, the Hug-a-Bear program in conjunction with the Anaheim Police and Fire departments and financial support for the Anaheim Public Library, Boys and Girls Club, Anaheim Museum and Meals on Wheels.
Avio Dutch Club
Jan Van Keeken, President
1557 W. Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA. 92802

(714) 774-2840


Boy Scouts of American-Ahwahnee District
Ana Lily, Executive Director
3590 Harbor Gateway North
Costa Mesa, CA. 92626-1425
(714) 546-4990 x109
Through chartered organizations, the Boy Scouts provides a program for youth to encourage them to be faithful in their religious duties and build desirable qualities of character by involving them in citizenship and personal fitness. Special emphasis is placed on assisting in the home, religious groups and in schools, thereby achieving success in the development of abiding values in the lives of young people
Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim
218 South Bel Air
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 491-3617
The Club provides before and after school programs for all school-aged youth and is open to all children regardless of race, religion or economic status. Memberships are $20 annually.
Binky Patrol-Comforting Covers for Kids
Jerry & Pattye Duffner, Area Coordinators
197 N. Deana
Anaheim Hills, CA 92807

(714) 685-6844
Dedicated to making and giving homemade blankets to children and teens in need of comfort. Sewn, knitted, crocheted. All ages welcome. Children and teens who are ill, abused, in foster care or experiencing trauma receive binkies as gifts. Seniors, churches, schools, scouts and other organizations have joined the efforts by making binkies to go to local children and teens. Volunteers are always welcome and need not be crafty, just have a heart to comfort children in need.
Bereaved Parents of the USA
112 West Wilken Way
Anaheim, CA  92802
(714) 750-9237
Bereaved Parents is a support group for families who have had a child pass away. Meetings take place at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove on the third Monday of every month and at Brea Community Hospital, 380 West Central Ave. in Brea on the first Wednesday of every month.


CalOptima Senior Select Program
1120 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 246-8500
CalOptima administers the Medi-Cal benefit to Orange County Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Services include routine physician care, hospital and emergency services. CalOptima's Senior Select Program provides supportive services to members 65 and older, including case management and coordination of home and community-based services. CalOptima also funds other support services such as meals, homemaker and home modification to eligible members. Members with disabilities can also access the Community Liaison program that offers assistance with service coordination and advocacy.
Canyon Acres Children's Services
160 S. Fairmont Blvd.
Anaheim, CA  92808
(714) 998-3272
Canyon Acres is a private organization established in 1980 to provide integrated residential and foster care, intensive mental health treatment and supportive family services for local abused and emotionally troubled children.
Canyon Hills Community Council
PO Box 17711
Anaheim, CA  92817

Canyon Hills Women's Club
P.O. Box 17750
Anaheim Hills, CA 92817


(714) 714-284-7270
Canyon Hills Women's Club (CHWC) - a non-profit volunteer organization established in 1976 - is comprised of 28 women from Anaheim, Yorba Linda, Brea, Orange and surrounding cities who dedicate their time to build a better community through scholarships and donations to local schools, libraries, charities and community events. The club hosts an annual Spring Tea & Auction in May and a Holiday Bazaar at Canyon High School in October.
CHWC meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month (except July), at the East Anaheim Community Center, 8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, in Anaheim Hills.

Casa Elena
832 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA  92805
Casa Elena is a recovery home designed to provide Latina women with an alcohol free, supportive environment that facilitates the recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Casa Elena provides a homelike atmosphere that offers a structured program of recovery services that supports the learning experiences of women with alcohol related problems.
Children and Youth Services - Project Together
377 East Chapman Ave., Suite 110
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 577-5422
CYS-Project Together, a volunteer/mentor and support component of the County of Orange Health Care Agency, Children & Youth Services mental health treatment programs, recruits adult volunteers throughout OC to serve as positive role models and mentors to children/teens in treatment from disadvantaged and compromised homes. With the mentors' assistance, youth build the skills necessary for full, productive lives.
Children of St. Justin Martyr
Mary Bakke, Director of Religious Education
2050 W. Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA. 92804

(714) 535-6111
Christian Educators Association Intl
227 N. Magnolia Avenue, Ste. 2
Anaheim, CA 92801
Forrest Turpen, Western Regional Director
Tel: (714)761-1476
Fax: (714) 761-1679
Christian Educators Association Intl. founded in 1953 to encourage, equip and empower Christians serving in public and private education. The Western Regional Office re-located to Anaheim in 2007. The association offers professional liability insurance, a quarterly publication, regional and national meetings and numerous other member benefits.
Community Services Program
Anaheim Police Department
425 S. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA. 92805
(714) 765-1688
CSP provides diversion services for first-time juvenile offenders or adolescents who are at-risk for contact with law enforcement. CSP offers individual and family counseling for drug, alcohol and tobacco education groups, truancy reduction workshops and legal awareness education. The organization also coordinates and monitors community service hours and financial restitution. CSP accepts referrals from the Anaheim Police Department, probation, schools and self-referrals. Slide scale and bi-lingual Spanish staff are available.

Concerned Citizens of the Canyon
8018 E. Santa Ana Canyon Td. #100-314
Anaheim, CA 92808


(714) 470-5338

Dedicated to protecting and preserving Anaheim Hills since 1998. In addition to land use and zoning projects, the CCC holds several charity drives throughout the year to benefit Canyon Acres Group Children's Home in Anaheim Hills.

Creative Identity
2580 West Orange Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92804
email: gilliam366@aol.com

(714) 527-2508
Fax: (714) 527-2146

It is our mission to assist in improving the quality of life for adults with developmental disabilities through participation in the arts. Our goal is to the use the arts to enhance the quality of an individual's everyday life and to provide a transitional program that will ultimately develop the individual's lifestyle within the community as a whole.

CSP, Victim Assistance Program
Administrative Offices
1821 E. Dyer Rd., Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92705

(949) 975-0244

Additional offices at Justice Centers in Santa Ana, Newport Beach, Laguna Niguel, Westminster and Orange

CSP, Victim Assistance Program provides services for victims and witnesses of crime and encourages cooperation in the investigation of the case and prosecution of the offender. The staff and trained volunteers serve victims and their families through crisis intervention, support counseling, emergency aid, resource/referral counseling, restitution, compensation claim assistance, temporary restraining order assistance, court support and accompaniment. Counselors provide 24-hour response on the rape crisis hotline and in hospital emergency rooms.


Disney Goals
1170 North La Palma Park Way
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 956-4625
Disney GOALS is a multi-service organization that involves underserved youth in select Anaheim neighborhoods. GOALS after school activities include mandatory academics each week, weekly ice hockey at Disney ICE and periodic community service where GOALS participants help others in the community. In the past year, more than 1,800 local youth participated in GOALS activities.

Downtown Anaheim Association
203 Center Street Promenade
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 956-3586
The DAA sponsors a weekly Farmer's Market on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. featuring more than 50 food and crafts vendors and live music. It also hosts larger events to promote downtown Anaheim, including several concerts with name entertainers and civic events such as the Nutcracker Holiday celebration. Downtown Anaheim will once again host the finish of the Great Race in Summer 2002.
Downtown Community Center
225 S. Philadelphia St.
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 765-4510


Earth Connections/Horses Heal
1370 S. Sanderson Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806

(949) 500-2339

Earth Connections' mission is to implement positive change through interaction with the environment and animals. Our environmental focus is on recycling, especially composting. Our education program includes classes, field trips, eco camp, and scout badge activities. The Horses Heal program provides equine assisted learning, counseling and coaching to youth at risk and people in recovery from chemical dependence and eating disorders. Our Forget Me Not program provides equine assisted learning and recreational riding for people with mild forms of autism.

Ebell Club of Anaheim
266 N. Helena Street
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 776-1341 or (714) 535-9117
The Ebell Club of Anaheim provides ongoing cultural and educational opportunities to its members and the community. The Club's emphasis is on performing arts, art education, promoting youth leadership by awarding scholarships to graduating high school students who excel in fine arts. The Club also supports children's programs at the public library and art classes at the Speech and Language Development Center, as well as many other worthy community projects.
The Eli Home, Inc. For Abused Children
301 E. Grove Avenue
Orange, CA 92865

(714) 921-5271
The Eli Home is an emergency and transitional shelter for victims of child abuse and domestic violence. Comprehensive programs include parenting training, anger management, self-esteem classes and body-rights.
Eritrean Youth Organization of Orange County
9778 Katella Avenue, Suite 102
Anaheim, CA 92802

(714) 590-0189
(714) 348-3120
The EYOOC is a non-profit organization based in Orange County, California. The Organization, which was established in the City of Anaheim in August 2004, recruits young eritrean-americans in age between 18 and 35 with the following primary mission:
-To build a strong community and provide resources to enhance the academic and social development of the Eritrean youth in America
- To represent the Eritrean heritage abroad
- To strengthen our unity and identity by promoting our culture, history and tradition in the USA.
EYOOC includes a variety of activities from educational to entertainment, for all ages that embrace the eritrean and american community and especially target the youth.
Exploring- Learning for Life
1565 MacArthur
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 830-6075
Exploring is a co-ed high school and college age program for people 14-20 years old. It offers career education through interaction with positive role models in law enforcement, fire service, business, aviation, hospitality, service clubs and high school career clubs throughout Anaheim. Adult professionals in these fields mentor and prepare youths for work.


Family Connections
225 Carl Karcher Way
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 744-5301 x. 104
Family Connections matches adults with developmental disabilities to be matched with a state certified family. The organization provides services and support to the family and client. All families are compensated tax-free for their services.
First Baptist Church, Mission Account
Dorothy Brown
701 W. Broadway
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 535-6246
Friends of the Anaheim Public Library
P.O. Box 8673
Anaheim, CA. 92812
(714) 765-1800

Friends of the Canyon Hills Library
c/o Canyon Hills Library
400 Scout Trail
Anaheim, CA 92807

(714) 974-7630
Both Friend's groups support many of the Library's programs with book sales and other programs that raise money for the purpose of buying books for Anaheim's public library system.


German Phoenix Club of Orange County
Gunther Kunkel, President
1340 S. Sanderson
Anaheim, CA. 92806

(714) 563-4166

Girl Scout Council of Orange County
1769 W. Broadway
Anaheim, CA 92804

(714) 999-2895
In Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together. Through many enriching experiences, girls from 5 to 17 grow strong in body, mind and spirit. The Girl Scout experience provides a wide variety of opportunities that help each girl reach her full potential. Girls develop life-long values, learn to relate to others with respect and become successful contributing members of their communities. Adult volunteers are role models to girls.
Girls Club of North Orange County
Mary Kay Kelly, Building Director
410 S. Richman
Fullerton, CA. 92632

(714) 992-2933


Harborlites Chorus
2005 International Chorus Champions
Sweet Adelines International
(714) 460-1180

Harborlites Chorus, directed by Pam Pieson, is an award-winning women's show chorus, over 100 members strong, performing a rich combination of All-American musical favorites. We are committed to musical excellence and education through practice, performance and competition. Harborlites is the 2005 International Chorus Champions of the non-profit worldwide organization Sweet Adelines International, whose purpose is to teach, perform, and preserve the American folk art of singing a cappella four-part harmony, barbershop style. Harborlites is known for its musicality, dynamic energy, and showmanship on stage. The chorus is available for commercial bookings, meetings and other special events. New singers and guests are welcome at any Monday night rehearsal.


Harp Guild of Anaheim
Pat Chambers, President

Hart Community Homes
2807 E. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92865
Contact: Cari Hart
(714) 630-1000
or Brenda Gesell
(714) 453-2575

Hi Hopes
P.O. Box 8495
Anaheim, CA 92812
(714) 778-4440


International House of Blues Foundation - Anaheim
1530 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 520-2388

Promoting Cultural Understanding and Creative Expression Through Music and Art

Established as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public charitable organization in 1993, the International House of Blues Foundation (IHOBF) is dedicated to promoting cultural understanding and creative expression through music and art. Highlighting African American cultural contributions, the foundation brings art and music to schools and communities. IHOBF promotes its mission through core educational programs, community cultural activities and special events.

Islamic Institute of Orange County
1220 N. State College Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92806
Tel: (714) 533-6271
Fax:(714) 533-6272

The Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) was established in 1991 with the goal of serving Muslims and people of all faiths. We operate a full time elementary school and offers many educational classes for people of all ages and faiths. We are also a member of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California.

Islamic Shura Council of Southern California
2115 W. Crescent Ave., Suite 216
Anaheim, CA 92801
Tel:  (714) 239-6473
Fax: (714) 239-6493

Organization Narrative: The Islamic Shura Council is a federation of Mosques & Muslim organizations serving more than half a million Muslims in Southern California. The Shura Council also organizes an annual Open Mosque Day on 3rd Sunday of August that invites neighbors to the Mosque to meet Muslims and their culture, traditions and know Islam, its history & its presence in North America.

Iris Prof. Aux. Asst. League Of Anaheim
Cindy Floriani, President
P.O. Box 4089
Anaheim, CA  92803



Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim
Gary Green, President
P.O. Box 53
Anaheim, CA. 92815

(714) 240-5984
Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service and community minded individuals who support children and young adults around the world. More than 600,000 Kiwanis-family members in 92 countries make their mark by responding to the needs of their communities and here in Anaheim, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim is doing just that. Club meetings are conducted each Thursday morning, 7:30 a.m., at the Clarion Resort, just south of Disneyland. The meetings offer an atmosphere of fun, learning, and fellowship. In addition to attending the meetings, the typical Kiwanian volunteers each month to assist with club service projects. We encourage you to visit our club and, more importantly, roll up your sleeves and join us in a myriad of local service projects. Bookmark our site, www.greateranaheimkiwanis.org and visit often for news, volunteer opportunities, international programs and more!


Leadership Anaheim
1475 W. Wedgewood Drive
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 991-8745
Leadership Anaheim promotes the development of dedicated, knowledgeable men and women who are interested in serving as Anaheim's future leaders. The nine-month program meets one full day a month and exposes participants to local government, accessing the system, civic affairs and general knowledge of the Anaheim community - law, justice, community services, tourism, transportation, education, health care, business & economic development, public works, utilities, volunteer opportunities, cultural issues. Civic unity and community leadership are encouraged and strengthened. Tuition is $1200 for the program--scholarships are available.


Meals on Wheels of Anaheim
250 E. Center Street
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 765-4510
At a nominal cost, the all-volunteer group home delivers a hot meal for lunch and a cold meal with milk in the evenings to homebound Anaheim citizens, Monday through Friday. Since beginning in 1973, Meal on Wheels has delivered more than one million meals. Drivers with their own vehicles are needed two hours a day every other week to continue this needed service for Anaheim residents. Gasoline is reimbursed.
MOMS Club is a nonprofit group designed to support moms who have chosen to stay at home with their child(ren) during the day. Prospective members can attend two member meetings before joining the chapter. Our member meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month. Our meeting starts at 10:30 AM. Our monthly general membership meeting is when we vote on club issues, share ideas and announcements and review our club calendar. We also host guest speakers on topics of interest to our members. It's a great time to meet and greet new and old friends! Children are always welcome.


Native American Methodist Church
800 S. Lemon Street
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 535-2429
The Church encourages the rediscovery of Native American culture through intertribal dance workshops, tribal fellowship meetings and tribal language classes. It also invites Native Americans and others to become aware of and experience the reality of God's presence, power, love and purpose for their lives through worship services, studies and fellowship gatherings.
North Orange County Regional Occupational Program (ROP)
Student Information Services
385 N. Muller Street
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 502-5858
North Orange County Regional Occupational Program (ROP)
385 N. Muller Street
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 502-5890
North Orange County Regional Occupational Program (ROP)
Career & Technical Institute Health Services
1717 East Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 502-5950
The North Orange County ROP offers high school juniors, seniors, and adults more than 350 sections of 100+ career-technical/career preparation classes that include agriculture; arts & communications; automotive technology; business technology and marketing; childhood education; construction technology; consumer and human services; culinary arts; health sciences; information technology; legal and protective services; manufacturing technology; science and technology and travel and tourism. Services include a Career Development Center that helps the public with assessment, resume development, interview practice and job search. Other services include VESL (vocational English as a second language); a reading, writing and math learning lab; a basic skill lab and individual tutoring; and services to adults with disabilities. Adults pay a $50 registration fee that can be waived for need.


Oak Canyon Nature Center
6700 Walnut Canyon Drive
Anaheim, CA 92807
(714) 998-8380
Oak Canyon Nature Center is a 58-acre natural park nestled in Anaheim Hills. A year-round stream meanders through the park that consists of three adjoining canyons. Four miles of hiking trails traverse one of the few remaining areas of oak woodland and coastal sage scrub in the region. Native wild life makes the canyon their home and is just waiting to be discovered. Also on site is the John J. Collier Interpretive Center, a small museum with live animal and regional natural history exhibits.
Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center
515 Cabrillo Park Drive
Suite 205
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 543-4333
The Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center provides free in-home parenting education and support for families throughout Orange County. Every mother and father wants to be a good parent. Unfortunately, many have not had good role models and they've never been shown loving and positive parenting skills. The Center offers a variety of programs for families including first-time moms, teen moms, and families coping with drug or alcohol addiction and parents with special needs children.
Orange County Christian Charities
7722 Fillmore Drive #B
Buena Park, CA 92620
(714) 229-0097
OCCC is a grassroots Christian Community Development Organization that empowers families to achieve their fullest potentials. The thing that makes OCCC unique is its location within the community. Participants only need to step out their doors and walk down the street to attend English classes; and while they learn, volunteers watch their children in the next room. The community also benefits from the OCCC food distribution and purchase activity that will soon become a complete food and wellness program.
Orange County Foster Care Auxiliary
333 South Brookhurst Street
Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 778-3383
The group meets the ongoing needs of foster children in the community by holding several events throughout the year. Run by volunteer foster parents, donors can be assured that 100 percent of donations go directly to the children.
Orange County Korean Community Service Center, Inc.
9884 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 636-7400
This community service center assists newly arriving Korean immigrants, with an emphasis on seniors, by helping with everyday problems such as translating mail and other paper work. The Center also helps needy families with its Healthy Family Program and Medi-Cal. The disabled and seniors can also get help in applying for SSA, SSI, MSI, Medicare, CAPI and Renter's Assistance.
Orange County Rescue Mission
P.O. Box 4007
Santa Ana, CA. 9702-9898

(888) 946-HOPE or (714) 258-4450
Services are offered to poverty stricken, homeless or living in poverty motels through the Mission's Strong Beginnings Program. The comprehensive case management program provides emergency assistance, stabilization/self-sufficiency assistance, and transition to permanent housing assistance. The program also provides free mobile medical services, free mobile career services, a food ministry at two local motels, Christian counseling and therapy, veteran services, Bible Studies and Children's Ministries at motels in partnership with local congregations.
Orange County Transportaion Authority
550 South Main Street
P.O. Box 14184
Orange, CA. 92863-1585
(714) 626-RIDE
OCTA provides local and express bus service throughout Orange County connecting residents and tourists to work, school, sporting events, community services and entertainment centers. In addition to regular fixed route bus service, OCTA provides ACCESS shared-ride services for people who are unable to use regular, fixed route service. ACCESS users must be certified under ADA eligibility requirements. For information on bus routes, monthly passes, fares or general information, call OCTA's Customer Information Center at 714-636-RIDE (7433).


Paint Your Heart Out Anaheim
211 S. St ate College, #370
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 758-1387
A private, non-profit organization, Paint Your Heart Out Anaheim recruits volunteers from the community and uses donated supplies and materials or those bought with donations to repair, and refurbish homes for low-income senior or disabled Anaheim homeowners. Criteria for the recipients includes: low-income according to HUD guidelines, own their home, has an Anaheim address and is either over 65 years old or receiving disability. Since 1991, 441 homes have been refurbished, a value of $3 million dollars in neighborhood improvements, at no cost to the homeowners. Applications for homeowners and volunteers available on-line. Applications for potential homes are reviewed September through January. Applications are approved in February. Repairs and prep work is done in March and April. Homes are painted the first Saturday in May. Major fundraisers include the Celebrity Waiter Gala in October and the Wine and Jazz Festival in June. In 2000, PYHOA expanded its services to include renovating historic structures and building homes for low to moderate income families. This project will also serve as a fundraising mechanism for PYHOA, once the properties are sold.
The Phoenix Club
1340 South Sanderson Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92803
(714) 563-4166
Situated immediately north of the Honda Center, this German cultural club has a membership of approximately 1,500 families and offers 18 sub-groups including members who soar in their own gliders, folk dancing, youth ballet, choir, soccer, table tennis and others. It boasts of one of the largest Oktoberfests in Southern California among the club's spacious facilities which include a 500-person ballroom, and the Lorelei German restaurant.
Placentia / Yorba Meals on Wheels
P.O. Box 878
Placentia, CA 92871
(714) 524-5056
Placentia / Yorba Meals on Wheels is a non-profit 501c3 organization delivering meals to people in Placentia, Yorba Linda and Anaheim Hills, Monday through Friday. Our mission is to provide nourishing meals to individuals who are unable to prepare or obtain adequate meals for themselves. We have been delivering meals to our community since 1975.
Project Access, Inc
4029 Westerly Pl., Ste. 113
Newport Beach, CA 92675

phone (949) 253-6200
fax (949) 253-3125
Project Access is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides programs and services in education, health, and vocational skills to the low-income residents of affordable housing developments through on-site learning and resource centers and collaborative outreach. In Anaheim, Project Access partners with community agencies to bring beneficial services to 547 families living at the Park Vista, Cobblestone, and Sea Wind Apartments.


Rotary Club of Anaheim
Norm Buben
P.O. Box 413
Anaheim, CA. 92805


(714) 496-2096
Founded in 1921, the Anaheim Rotary Club is an organization of business and professional leaders from Anaheim dedicated to carrying out a remarkable variety of humanitarian, educational and cultural programs both locally and worldwide. The club encourages high ethical standards in all vocations and helps to build good will and peace in the world.
Rotary Club of Anaheim Hills
132 S. Fairmont
Anaheim, CA. 92808

(714) 998-2020


Saint Polycarp Family Support Center
8100 Chapman Avenue
Stanton, CA 90680
(714) 890-5203
The Family Support Center is a local, community-based center that offers citizenship classes, enrollment for low-cost health insurance, literacy classes, job readiness and employment services, emergency referrals, health information, a summer camp program, leadership training, parenting classes a loan program and a learning center. Funding is provided through private donations.
Salvation Army- Anaheim Red Shield
1515 W. North Street
Anaheim, CA. 92801
(714) 491-1450
The Salvation Army-Anaheim Red Shield expresses its love for God through service to Anaheim citizens. It provides youth development opportunities though recreation and education, "staying healthy" programs for adults and seniors through exercise, fitness and sports activities, family and community building through special events, as well as hosting a support network for families in need. Most of all, it meets spiritual needs through weekly worship services. Facility amenities include: the availability of a 25-yard indoor heated swimming pool, full court gym, weight room, indoor track and racquetball courts, before and after school drop in child care programs, educational assistance programs and community service volunteer opportunities. The facility is open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and conveniently located behind the Anaheim Plaza.
Searchers Gem and Mineral Society- The
P.O. Box 3492
Anaheim, CA. 92803

(714) 530-1365
Searchers is a nonprofit organization formed 42 years ago to promote the study of mineralogy and earth sciences. We are members of the Anaheim Arts Council. Meetings and are at 7PM on the second Tuesday of each month at the Anaheim Dowtown Community Center. We have 2 weekly workshops, monthly field trips, an active youth group and participate in many local activities. We welcome visitors.

St. Michael's Epis Ch-Susan's Guild
Arlene La Rochelle, President
311 W. South St.
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 535-4654 
St. Michael's Episcopal Ch-Nearly New
Violet Marley, President
311 W. South St.
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 535-4654
Santiago Canyon College
Anaheim Hills Center
101 S. Chaparral Court
Anaheim, CA
(714) 637-3071
Santiago Canyon College offers a variety of free continuing education classes to anyone 18 years or older as well as a broad range of college credit classes that allow Anaheim residents to work toward an associate degree, university transfer, career preparation and personal enrichment. College credit classes are available to California residents for just $11 per unit. The college is one of two fully accredited colleges in the Rancho Santiago Community College District.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
426-A W. Almond
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 771-1343
To alleviate hunger, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County develops programs to increase awareness of the hunger problem and provides an opportunity for volunteerism and community involvement. The Food Bank solicits and collects commodities and then distributes them to non-profit agencies that feed the needy throughout the county. The Food Bank also provides referrals for individuals in need.


Taller San Jose
801 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Tel: (714) 543-5105
Fax:(714) 543-5032

Taller San Jose is a nonprofit organization offering hope to young adults who seek productive and self-reliant futures. As an education and job training center Taller San Jose offers high school diploma, computer certification, and medical training as well as mentoring. Taller San Jose offers two paid training programs for young adults between the ages of 18-28 in Microsoft Office Specialist and Construction. Interested applicants must apply in person.


Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)
100 W. Cerritos Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92866

(714) 533-8275

Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK) is a non-profit Parent Training and Information Center serving all ages and all disabilities. TASKS's mission is to enable children with disabilities to reach their maximum potential by providing these children, their families and the professionals who serve them with training, support, information, resources and referrals, and by providing community awareness programs.


Trinity College of Graduate Studies
1661 North Raymond, Suite 140
Anaheim, CA 92801-1120
(714) 992-9110
Trinity College trains counselors who, in turn, provide low-income families, individuals and children with access to affordable therapeutic counseling and other support services such as anger management, and counseling for substance abuse, child abuse, bereavement, and marriage and family issues. Counselors have been placed in social services agencies such as Thomas House, Anaheim Interfaith Shelter and Childhelp USA among others. The College is dedicated exclusively to providing advanced degree programs integrating Christian spirituality with psychotherapy, counseling psychology and pastoral training. Those in need of counseling services or for information about registering should call (714) 992-9110.


Used Oil Recycling Program
201 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 301
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 765-4069
This Anaheim Fire Department program offers information on recycling and used motor oil, locations of Anaheim's used oil collection centers and offers free nine-quart recycling containers and funnels to Anaheim residents.


"We As One"
903 W. Blue Jay Ln
Anaheim, CA 92801
Tel: (714) 499-8987
Fax: (714) 956-8256
The mission of "WE AS ONE" is to ensure the equal treatment of all people regardless of race, creed, or color in the streets of our communities and in the judicial system. To erase racial profiling and to advocate for those that are not able to advocate for themselves.

We Care of Los Alamitos
10941 Regan Street
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 598-9790
We Care is an emergency services program helping low-income and the homeless with food, clothing, personal care, diapers and travel vouchers. The organization assists many families and individuals living in Anaheim area motels.
West Coast Islamic Center
1717 S. Brookhurst
Anaheim, CA 92804
Tel:  (714)535-1100
Fax: (714)535-5049
The West Coast Islamic Center is also known as Masjid Ansar and serves a large Muslim population of Garden Grove & Anaheim communities. We are a member of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California
Westview Services, Inc.
10522 Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA. 92804
(714) 517-6606
Westview provides vocational preparation and training classes, job placement services and job tutoring to adults with disabilities to help them obtain and maintain employment in the community.
1411 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 542-3577
The WISEPlace Steps to Independence Program is a six-month program that works with five target groups of high-risk women who have become homeless. The target groups include: victims of domestic violence; recovering substance abusers; emancipating minors; seniors; and the developmentally disabled. Housed in the organization's Hotel for Women, the program provides residents with meals, clothing, personal care items, individual and group counseling, employment assistance, life-skills classes, transportation and referrals for health, legal and financial assistance. With a capacity of 30 beds, WISEPlace successfully places 60-70 women back into the community as independent, productive members in any given year.
Women's Division Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
201 E. Center Street
Anaheim, CA. 92805
(714) 774-3724


YMCA Youth Employment Service
250 E. Center Street
Anaheim, CA. 92805
(714) 956-1182
The Youth Employment Service assists young people between 14 and 22 in job readiness, job placement and follow-up on job performance with employers. The Service also works with local employers to develop jobs for youths.
Kelly Phan, VP of Programs
P.O. Box 8544
Anaheim, CA. 92812
E-mail: info@ylamerica.org
Secondary E-mail: ngockh@yahoo.com
Website: www.ylamerica.org/
(714) 512-2403
Youth Leadership America (YLA) is a non-profit organization that fosters leadership among America ' s youth in order to promote positive change. Our motto is that "leaders are made, not born." By bringing young, aspiring leaders into the community we help the youth develop and mature into the leaders of tomorrow. By letting the YLA youth board choose their own activities and direction, we create an atmosphere in which the youth can learn to be leaders by actually leading.


Zonta Club
Velma Thompson, President
745 W. Deborah Lane
Anaheim, CA. 92805
(714) 776-3570