True Lasting Connections

Family Resource Center

Ensuring healthy and successful futures for Downey Unified students and families

Your support can make a life-changing impact

TLC depends on the generosity of charitable contributions and community support.
Join us in making a difference in the lives of those who need it most.

Our Services

TLC Assistants help students and their families with health issues, child abuse concerns, family instability, mental health support, critical life needs, and parenting skills.


TLC exists solely on charitable contributions and foundation grants. Your tax-deductible donation can make a difference in meeting the critical life needs of our students.


Teachers and staff who would like to make a referral can do so here.

What we do

Our goal at TLC Family Resource Center is to create a True Lasting Connection between the city of Downey and the families of Downey Unified School District to ensure healthy and successful futures for all our students.

TLC ensures that each student receives the physical, emotional, and intellectual support they need. We have partnered with numerous agencies, businesses, philanthropic service clubs, religious organizations, and local government dedicated to effectively supporting our students and their families.

All health related services offered at True Lasting Connections are free to uninsured/underinsured students.

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Mental Health Support

Resources for individual, family, group, and grief counseling

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Program Referrals

Connect families to medical, dental, vision and parenting education services


Insurance Enrollment

Application assistance to enroll in health insurance


School Supplies

Free backpacks and school supplies for DUSD students

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Assistance with food, clothing, and hygienic items

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Homeless Support

Direct families to preventive and diversion programs

I love this center. Everyone is professional, courteous, helpful, and compassionate. My family and I have recently moved to this area and have been to different healthcare facilities. It has been difficult finding someone who listens to your concerns. This is the best one I have found, and I recommend this facility to everyone. Thank you for being professional.

Want to Help Local Families in Need?

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Our mission

Our goal is to create True Lasting Connections between the Downey community and the families of Downey Unified School District to ensure our students reach their fullest potential.

Established 2000