ZOE Home for Youth – Los Angeles County

ZOE Home for Youth (ZHY) is a state-licensed short-term residential therapeutic program (STRTP) for girls 12 to 17 years old who are survivors of labor and sex trafficking located on a 50-acre property in North Los Angeles County. The home and program were developed with a trauma informed design in mind.

April 25, 2024 @ 7:00 pm
ZOE Home for Youth Update

Since opening in 2021, your support has helped us create a safe space for young survivors. Join us to hear updates, success stories, and future plans for ZHY. Your participation is invaluable as we bring hope and restoration to survivors of human trafficking.

About the Home

The focus of our program is to help a child feel safe physically and emotionally so she can begin her journey of healing from unimaginable trauma and pain. At ZHY, children can discover their interests, talents, dreams and destiny as they begin to hope again for a bright future.

Children are referred to ZHY through Los Angeles County Departments of Children and Family Services (DCFS) or Probation. ZHY’s team works closely with the youth’s Child and Family Team (CFT) to ensure needs are being met.

Our Program Provides:

  • Trauma informed, relational engagement with experienced staff
  • On site therapy, mental health support and crisis intervention
  • Case management
  • Therapeutic recreational services: multi-sports area, grass field, swimming pool, gardening, dance and music studio, arts and crafts, cooking and baking, equine and animal therapy
  •  Option for onsite education
  • Life skills development
  • Vocational training
  • State-of-the-art security system to keep children safe from traffickers


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