Children’s Bureau Board Chair Patrick Niemann and Children’s Bureau President & CEO Ron Brown at the grand opening of
the agency’s new mental health site in Long Beach.

Children’s Bureau Board Chair Patrick Niemann and Children’s Bureau President & CEO Ron Brown at the grand opening of the agency’s new mental health site in Long Beach.

Children's Bureau: 1910 Magnolia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007



Children’s Bureau provides child abuse prevention and treatment services to at-risk children and parents each year through 20 community sites located in Los Angeles and Orange County. Eighty-six percent of the families served are low income.


Protecting vulnerable children through prevention, treatment, and advocacy.



Ronald E. Brown, Ph.D.

President & CEO

Patrick Niemann

Chair, Ernst & Young LLP

Mike Burke

Vice Chair, AECOM

Shelli Herman

Vice Chair, Shelli Herman & Associates

Marilyn “Mindy” Stein

Vice Chair, Tikun Olam Foundation

Carrie Tilton

Civic Leader

Matt Wilson

Treasurer / Vice Chair, Oaktree Capital Management


Adrian Butler

Dine Brands Global

Lisa Gritzner

LG Strategies

Dr. Surendra Jain

Napean Capital Group

Hasham Mukadam

Management Consultant

Sarah Richardson

DaVita Medical Group

Janie Schulman

Morrison & Foerster LLP

James St. Aubin

MUFG Union Bank

Michael Traylor

Traylor Brothers, Inc.

Marc Washington

UR Labs

Hope Wintner

Civic Leader

Andy Wong

CBS Television

Fast Facts

What is your GuideStar Rating?

GuideStar – Gold Level

What percentage of total revenue goes to cause (after operation expenses)?

86 percent of funding goes directly toward programs.

What was your greatest community impact in 2019?

In 2019, we helped 50,000 vulnerable children and parents gain confidence, develop social connections with others in their community and increased their potential to be a positive force at home and in their neighborhoods.

Fundraising Events (or Areas of Funding)

See Giving Opportunities.


Volunteers are an important part of Children’s Bureau as they help further the agency’s mission by generously providing their talent and resources while also serving as brand ambassadors. Volunteer opportunities include:

• Serve on Children’s Bureau’s Board of Directors or Board of Trustees.

• Enlist your friends and coworkers to volunteer at seasonal family events.

• Actively participate on one of our fundraising event planning committees.

• Become a resource parent to a foster child by giving them a safe and nurturing family.


Children’s Bureau offers donors a variety of ways to invest in our child abuse prevention work including:

• Donate to our Annual Appeal Campaign

• Increase your gift through your company’s Matching Gift Program

• Design a Corporate Partnership with Children’s Bureau that meets your stakeholders and brand objectives

• Ensure Children’s Bureau future stability through the legacy of a Planned Gift

• Attend or sponsor one of our Special Events

• Organize your own fundraising campaign through Team all4kids

• Join our vibrant networking group of Young Professionals


• Provide 400 children annually have safe and nurturing homes through foster care and adoptions.

• Ensure 600 children will complete School Readiness programs annually, receive screening for potential developmental delays and referral for more in-depth services as needed.

• Encourage 400 parents to participate in family enrichment programming to improve their social supports and resources, family functioning and parenting skills.

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