Community Programs and Impact

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public engagement is an integral part of the hospital's mission to benefit the community.

Child Health Advocacy

Community Benefit

Community Health

Community Partners

Health Access

Neighborhood Projects

Youth Development

Each year, our programs and initiatives serve thousands of children in local communities through outreach, education and advocacy.

From community health improvement services to education and research—Children's Hospital Los Angeles collaborates with families, civic and community organizations, government agencies, educators, researchers, child advocates and policymakers to improve the health of the children and adolescents in local communities and across the region.

Education and Outreach

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is committed to educating and empowering members of the communities it serves. The hospital regularly conducts community outreach throughout the region to educate and inform residents on issues affecting their health and health care choices.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles also offers advocacy and media training opportunities for medical professionals and child health advocates.

Community Impact

Our impact in both the local and international communities is regularly demonstrated in numerous reports as well as recognition received.


In addition to providing insurance enrollment to families, a list of community partnerships can help direct them to receiving much-needed resources and support within the community.

staff from the office of community affairs at children's hospital los angeles at a booth during a community event.

Contact Us

Office of Community Affairs
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Blvd., MS #118
Los Angeles, CA 90027


Community Benefit Report

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Our Director

ellen zaman, fache, director of the office of community affairs

The Office of Community Affairs is led by Ellen Zaman, FACHE.