WIN History Timeline
Since our inception in 2006, WIN has provided nationally-award-winning in-home therapy to young children and families facing generations of depression, poverty, and neglect.
In 2007 the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation selected WIN among its 12 most innovative programs in the country.
In 2010 the W.K. Kellogg Foundation selected WIN as a national exemplary placed-based program. WIN added individual therapy services for our clients.
In 2011 WIN expanded services to families from pregnancy to 5-years of age and the Lodestar Foundation selected WIN among 8 finalists nationwide to receive a Collaboration Prize.
In 2012 Harvard University’s “Frontiers of Innovation Initiative” managed by the Harvard Center on the Developing Child, the National Governors Association and the National Conference of State Legislatures invited WIN to participate in their initiative to create systems to support breakthrough outcomes for children nationwide.
In 2014 WIN became licensed as a mental health provider and launched an internship program for mental health students.
In 2015 WIN was asked by the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health (DMH) to lead a volunteer consortium of agencies to address the intergenerational spread of trauma in the community. The group became the “Palms/Mar Vista Intergenerational Health Neighborhood”.
In 2016 WIN launched two innovative pilot projects with Harvard University including Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) screenings and the Ready for Routines curriculum.
In 2017 WIN moved to our current office location on Stocker Street.
In 2018 WIN was awarded a $16M ‘Innovation 2’ (INN2) contract from DMH, with WIN as the lead agency of eight community partners, to work together in preventing trauma and building more resilient communities.
In 2021 WIN launched our Community Ambassadors Network under INN2 to help the community with the COVID-19 pandemic and established our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee to develop a DEI Plan, including Statement, Goals, and Objectives that better serve our WIN community and staff.
We are at a point in our history of exciting and rapid growth.