Southern California Program

St. Anne's Maternity Home

Early Childhood
Los Angeles, CA
$250,000
June 2015

St. Anne’s is collaborating with the nonprofit developer A Community of Friends to build Beverly Terrace, a permanent affordable supportive housing complex with 39 apartments and an on-site early learning center.  The complex will provide permanent housing to 29 mothers who have aged out of foster care and ten homeless, low-income families in Los Angeles’ Westlake area.  The W. M. Keck Foundation’s grant will support the build-out of the early learning center that will have the capacity to serve 48 infants, toddlers and preschoolers at any one time.  Construction of the complex at the corner of Beverly and Commonwealth is scheduled to begin in fall 2015, with the opening planned for spring 2017.  On-site services will include child development and care, mental health counseling and workforce development.  The goals are to promote children’s healthy development and school readiness and help mothers expand their job prospects, improve their family’s circumstances and increase their independence.

Site design: <a href="http://www.formativegroup.com/">Formative Inc.</a>