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Substance Abuse

Tessie Cleveland Community Services Hope Program is a licensed and certified substance use provider by the State of California Department of Health Care Services and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health – Substance Abuse Prevention and Control to offer outpatient and intensive outpatient services. We serve individual 12yrs -18yrs and ages 18 and over who reside in Los Angeles County, and currently have/or who are eligible for Medi-Cal or My Health LA. We understand that addiction is a complex disease that can have a profound impact on all areas of your life. We are here to help you navigate this challenging journey and support you in achieving long-term recovery.

Our Hope program offers comprehensive, evidence-based care for individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Our program is designed to provide you with the tools, skills, and support you need to overcome addiction and live a healthy, fulfilling life.

Our Approach

At our Hope Program, we take a personalized approach to care. We understand that each individual's journey to recovery is unique, and we tailor our treatment plans, and services to meet your specific needs and goals.

Our program includes a combination of individual and group counseling, referrals for medication-assisted treatment, and support services to address the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of addiction. We use evidence-based practices, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, psychoeducation, relapse prevention, and more to help you develop the skills and strategies you need to maintain sobriety and prevent relapse.

Our Team

Our team of experienced professionals include licensed, certified, and registered, professionals as well as medical, and support staff who are dedicated to helping you achieve your recovery goals. We are committed to providing compassionate, non-judgmental care in a safe, supportive environment.

Our Promise

We are committed to providing you with the highest level of care and support throughout your recovery journey. We believe that recovery is possible for everyone, and we are here to help you achieve it.

If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, please don't hesitate to reach out. Contact us today to learn more about our outpatient addiction treatment services and how we can help you achieve long-term recovery.


For further information please call Tessie Cleveland Community Services HOPE Program

(323) 586-7333 Ext 7302. Or email us at


Our outpatient addiction treatment services include:

  • Referral/Screening

  • Intake & Comprehensive Assessment/Evaluation

  • Individual Counseling

  • Collateral Services

  • Group Counseling

  • Substance Abuse Education Classes

  • Urinalysis/Drug Testing

  • Care Coordination

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Recovery Services

  • Referrals for Mental Health Services

    • Individual Therapy​

    • DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)

    • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

    • Seeking Safety

    • Medication Support Services

  • Referrals to additional support services, such as vocational training and housing assistance

  • Court Approved Parenting and Anger Management Groups

Brochures and Flyers

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Therapy Session


Group sessions may include process groups, psychoeducational sessions, experiential treatment modalities, spiritual growth exercises and life skills development workshops.

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Vocation and Educational Support


Individuals enrolled in our IOP are adjusting to preparing for their return to the workforce or to educational pursuits. We provide support and guidance to help our individuals utilize their strengths and succeed in their careers or coursework.

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Random Drug or Alcohol Testing

A key component of sustainable recovery, is accountability. Through monitoring our client’s sobriety with random drug and alcohol tests, we can give them a concrete reason to stay sober and, in the event of relapse, we can identify the issue early on and help our individuals get back into treatment right away.

Prevention and Education


Tessie Cleveland Community Services HOPE program prevention and education services highlight the dangers of drug use, reinforce self-esteem, and educate teens and adults to make positive choices. We provide these services in a variety of settings and ways, including research-based curricula in public and private schools, presentations at community centers, outreach services at local churches and health fairs. Our prevention program gives young people and their families the education and skills needed to avoid substance use/abuse and to take control of their lives. Services are offered to parents and high-risk youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice system. Our goal is to bring awareness to the community through outreach and engagement and family inclusion events and activities.

  • Prevention programs foster academic achievement, avoidance of addictive substances, improved social and emotional behaviors, and stronger positive relationships with peers, teachers and parents.

  • Our program creates community awareness regarding the consequences of substance use and abuse for alcohol (underage drinking), marijuana, tobacco and prescription drugs.

Additional Court Approved Classes Offered

Anger Management

Tessie Cleveland Community Services offers the Anderson and Anderson™ curriculum which focuses on introducing behavior strategies for identifying and managing anger, stress and conflict while enhancing emotional intelligence and assertive communication. Anger is a natural basic human emotion that is often used to express negative feelings. Road rage, violent behavior, inappropriate verbal attacks, aggression, bullying others, and lack of appreciation for others are examples of issues that benefit from anger management.


The award-winning Breakthrough Parenting program is presented by a certified experienced Parenting Instructor, and is based on Dr. Jayne A. Major’s practical research and real-life experience in training over 20,000 parents. This parenting education course offers an in-depth understanding of the underlying causes of children’s behavior which is key. Applying the Breakthrough Parenting proven methods can turn power struggles with your child into cooperation and communication.

Breakthrough Parenting® teaches parents that the old authoritarian and permissive methods for raising children are the main causes of power struggles and fail to help children develop the “inner guidance” they need to learn to think for themselves and to care about others.

Breakthrough Parenting® offers a proven method for raising cooperative, happy and self-confident children.

Our classes will teach you how to:

  • Set appropriate and clear boundaries together with your children.

  • Discipline in a way that promotes willing cooperation from your children.

  • Turn mistakes into positive learning experiences.

  • Promote confidence and healthy self-esteem.

  • Help all family members accept personal responsibility for their actions.

  • Prepare teenagers to make responsible choices as they become

  • Form a deep and lasting bond with your children.


Our programs are designed for those who are seeking self-help; court mandated referrals, and those referred by Mental Health Agencies, Substance Abuse Counselors, DCFS, Probation, as well as concerned parents, and spouses. Classes are offered in the mornings and evenings for your convenience. For more information, please contact us!

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