Maryvale's Mission, inspired by the compassionate service of our Vincentian Founders, faithful to Catholic Social Teaching rooted in the gospel of Jesus Christ and the charism of the Daughters of Charity, is to heal, empower and educate children and families in order to instill hope for a more fulfilling future. We do this by providing residential, educational, mental health and community-based services in an environment of dignity, love and respect.

Founded in 1856 by the Daughters of Charity, Maryvale was the first orphanage for the growing city of Los Angeles. It has operated continuously since then, evolving to respond to the changing needs of the families and children of Los Angeles.

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National Accreditation

National Accreditation

July 18th, 2014

In an effort to ensure that Maryvale's programs and services meet the highest standards across the nation, we embarked on a j...Read More

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

July 18th, 2014

Our Mission Statement was revised to acknowledge our lineage to St. Vincent de Paul, our Catholic heritage, and to include ou...Read More

Annual Foster Youth Town Hall Meeting

Annual Foster Youth Town Hall Meeting

May 28th, 2014

Maryvale’s Family Resource Center will be one of the presenters at the 2014 Annual Foster Youth Town Hall Meeting. Last year’...Read More

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