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allcove Beach Cities

allcove Beach Cities is NOW OPEN. Current Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Friday 1pm-7pm, and Saturday from 10am-2pm. For holiday hours, please click here. Center tours available on Saturdays at 9 a.m.

If you serve young people ages 12-25, request an allcove Promotional Kit here.

For more information, please email allcovebeachcities@bchd.org


Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is partnering with allcove, a program developing an innovative network of integrated youth mental health centers across the state of California. Funded by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, the $2 million, 4-year grant has enabled the “allcove Beach Cities" center to be open at Beach Cities Health District, 514 N. Prospect Ave., 4th Floor, Redondo Beach. allcove Beach Cities will offer mental and physical health services, education and employment assistance, peer and family support, and substance use prevention programs for young people ages 12-25 in the greater South Bay. BCHD was endorsed by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to apply for the funds.

allcove Beach Cities is one of five new allcove locations opening throughout the state. There is also currently an allcove center operating in Palo Alto, California. allcove Beach Cities is in a temporary location at the Beach Cities Health Center. allcove Beach Cities will be a permanent feature in BCHD’s Healthy Living Campus project, which includes a re-design of its current Prospect Avenue campus. Construction on the Healthy Living Campus project is tentatively slated to begin in 2023.  

Learn more here.

BCHD received good news when President Joe Biden signed the $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package into law in March 2022, which includes $1 million for the allcove Beach Cities center. Funding for the integrated youth mental health center was requested and championed by Congressman Ted Lieu for California’s 33rd Congressional District. Learn more here.

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allcove Beach Cities Youth Advisory Group

To ensure that youth voices continue to be at the forefront of the allcove Beach Cities center experience, BCHD selected a group of young leaders ages 16-25 who represent the diversity of the Beach Cities and surrounding communities across race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, lived experience, ability and socio-economic status.

Youth Advisory Group members help allcove Beach Cities gain a better understanding of young peoples’ needs and opinions to provide them with relevant and effective services. The Youth Advisory Group is comprised of eight young people from the local community of the Beach Cities and throughout Service Planning Area (SPA) 8.  

SPA 8 serves the communities of Athens, Avalon, Carson, Catalina Island, El Segundo, Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox, Long Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Dominguez, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Torrance, Wilmington and others. 

allcove Beach Cities Youth Advisory Group Applications are closed!
To learn more and apply for allcove Beach Cities volunteer opportunities, please click here.

For more information, please email allcovebeachcities@bchd.org


South Bay Leadership & Wellness Conference

Beach Cities Health District, in partnership with allcove Beach Cities and Indivisible Arts, hosted the first-ever South Bay Leadership & Wellness Conference for young people, ages 12 to 25 on Saturday, May 18 at allcove Beach Cities. Seventy-five young leaders representing more than 30 youth organizations from across the South Bay gathered to discuss mental health, wellness, advocacy and other important topics facing their generation. See photos from the event here.


NBC's California Live: Check out the Redondo Beach center creating a safe space for young adults to find mental health resources

Accessing mental health resources can feel overwhelming and ‘allcove Beach Cities’ is on a mission to make it easier for young adults to get help. California Live’s Amber Pfister is in Redondo Beach to learn how the center is helping its local community find support, advice or even just a moment of pause. View original video here

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2023

RFQ Update

Notice of RFQ/P for Progressive Design-Build Contract for allcove Beach Cities Youth Wellness Center Project

To sign up for updates about the project, including any addendums to this RFQ/P, please complete this form.

Notice is hereby given that Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) will receive Statement of Qualifications/Proposals (SOQ/Proposals) from Progressive Design-Build Entities to provide design and construction services for the allcove Beach Cities Youth Wellness Center Project. Any qualified design-build entity may submit their Statement of Qualifications and Proposal for a Best Value Selection process as defined in State of California SB 706 Public Contract Code Part 3,  Division 2 Chapter 4.7.

The District intends to select a Design-Build Entity that will be responsible for assembling their team consisting of the general contractor, modular building firm, architect, engineers and other sub-consultants and key team members.

This new, 9,400 sq. ft. modular building will be two stories and will include offices, conference facilities, open lounge space and group chat rooms. Site scope also includes utilities, grading,  paving, retaining wall, landscaping, vehicle charging stations, site lighting and other site development items. Project is located at 1272 Beryl Street, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

SOQ/Proposals are closed.

To learn more and view RFQ/P documents, click here.


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What is allcove

allcoveTM is developing an innovative network of integrated youth mental health centers designed with, by and for youth that reduce stigma, embrace mental wellness, increase community connection and provide access to culturally responsive services. allcove centers welcome young people ages 12 to 25 with mild to moderate needs, providing a unique space for them to access services, with resources and support for friends, family and the larger community. The centers are embedded within the community they serve and reflect the unique needs of local youth.

allcove Beach Cities is the first allcove center in southern California.

Anchored in a model of care that considers the holistic needs of young people, allcove centers are a place for them to take a moment of pause and access a range of services that include:

  • Mental health
  • Physical health
  • Substance use
  • Peer support
  • Family support
  • Supported education and employment

Everything about allcove is designed with, by and for young people. From the look and feel, to the options youth have to engage in center activities, young people are co-creators and champions.

For more information about allcove, please visit allcove.org