All people deserve the opportunity to have good mental health. Making access to mental health education and care available in Malibu is key to improving health outcomes in our community. The Boys & Girls Club of Malibu Wellness Center is a dedicated, trauma-informed entity to provide direct client services, work alongside schools, faith-based organizations, and government agencies to achieve improved mental health in Malibu and beyond. Scroll down to learn more.
The BGCM Wellness Center operates as a trauma-informed facility, dedicated to providing direct client services. It is our driving principle that all people deserve the opportunity for improved mental health. Ensuring access to mental health education, counseling, and wellness support services are available in Malibu and the surrounding communities we serve, is key to improving health outcomes in our community. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to:
- Partnering with the local school district to provide social emotional learning for grades K-12th
- Bilingual services
- Services are tailored for historically marginalized individuals including but limited to: LGBTQ, immigrants, BIPOC, etc.
- Supporting faith-based organizations
- Providing resources and life skills workshops to the Latin community
- Maintaining and improving the mental well-being of the aging population
- Connecting with government agencies to achieve improved mental health in Malibu and beyond
PARTNERSHIPS WITH EXPERT AGENCIES
- FINANCIAL ADVOCACY
- HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL
- IMMIGRATION CHALLENGES
- ESL RESOURCES
- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
- EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Phone: 310-457-6801 ext 74141
Hours of Operation 9am-5pm
*By Appointment Only
*Please note, share a physical address & phone system with Malibu High School. When calling by phone, follow the prompt and enter the extension list. We are operating on an appointment only basis due to COVID-19, social distancing purposes, and in the interest of the health & safety of all. Thank you for your understanding.
Teen Center/Main Branch
Malibu High School & Middle School
30215 Morning View Dr. Malibu, CA 90265
Wellness Center @ Webster Elementary School
3602 Winter Canyon Rd. Malibu, CA 90265
Wellness Center @ Malibu Elementary School
6955 Fernhill Dr. Malibu, CA 90265
Download our Wellness Center Brochure
DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
To keep our clients & clinicians safe, we provide secure and confidential Telehealth appointments. We are also here to provide individual & family services that can help improve overall health, well-being, and daily lives.
WHAT WE OFFER
Direct Services + Programs
Mental Health Services
Each student or individual comes with their own challenges. By building a unique relationship with each person we are able to foster a sense of safety and ignite healing and change.
We offer crisis management & community resources.
Support + Parenting Groups
We help navigate available healthcare services through county programs for your health & well-being.
Student Group Education
Economic Support + Recovery
We assist with workforce development, financial assistance, emergency food services, housing navigation, and more.
Programs Available at the Wellness Center
Seminars + Workshops
Targeted Support Groups
FOR OLDER ADULTS
Targeted Support Groups
Who We Serve
Making social and emotional wellness available to all SMMUSD children, families, and the community at large.
SMMUSD Children & Families
SMMUSD Faculty & Staff
Community at Large
Here at the Wellness Center, we utilize a variety of orienting approaches in working with clients. We address the whole child/individual/family, utilizing practices focused on social, emotional, and cognitive development.
Respect for Diversity & Emphasis on Prevention
We aim to provide quality support services with COMPASSION, DIGNITY, and RESPECT.We value respect for diversity of individuals, their cultures, languages, lifestyles, identities, ideologies, intellectual capacities, and personalities.
We value an emphasis on prevention of mental health challenges through education, intervention, and outreach through building strong relationships we help others to learn new ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. We value supporting and educating school staff & faculty, parents, students, and the community at large through workshops and ongoing support groups.
Each student or individual comes with their own challenges, and we make sure that we provide a safe environment where they can build trust. By building a unique relationship with each person we are able to foster a sense of safety, ignite healing, and change.
Working with Parents
A parent’s role in their child’s development is crucial, we collaborate with parents to create goals. We also provide parenting support to help parents create the optimal system for their family.
We establish and customize groups according to the needs of the individual. Bringing together individuals with similar needs in a supportive environment through seminars & workshops. Past topics include: self-esteem building, drug and alcohol prevention, stress, racial healing, bullying, parenting at all stages, and understanding trauma.