Awards & Funding

Recognition for TIES’ achievements and importance to families has come from many sources, and the program has won numerous accolades and awards.

Major funding sources for TIES for Families comes from the Los Angeles County Departments of Children and Family Services and Mental Health and private foundations.


National Association of Counties Achievement Award
In recognition of an innovative program that contributes to and enhances county government in the United States


National Adoption Excellence Award
In the category of “Support for Adoptive Families”


Comprehensive Community Care Award (Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health)
In recognition of the outstanding team approach that integrates the client with family members, partner agencies, community services and resources


Ann C. Rosenfield Distinguished Partnership Prize (UCLA Center for Community Partnerships)


Disneyland VoluntEARS Community Fund Award
In recognition of the program’s efforts to utilize innovative approaches to addressing the challenges in communities


UCLA Helping U Help Your Community Award (Changemakers)
Voted as one of five favorite UCLA Health community engagement projects


National Adoption Excellence Award
Children's Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services