Goodwill Southern California

  • CA


342 N. San Fernando Road
Los Angeles
United States

About Us

MISSION STATEMENT: “Transforming lives through the power of work: Goodwill Southern California enhances the quality of the lives of people who have disabilities or other vocational disadvantages by assisting them to become productive and self-sufficient through education, training, work experience and career opportunities in the community.”

2) Organizational Values - “RISE”

These are the fundamental guideposts for both the daily operation and the future planning of Goodwill Southern California.


We treat everyone with respect, compassion and inclusion, recognizing their contributions and diversity.


We conduct our business with absolute integrity and accountability.


We serve, empower, and advocate for our clients, communities, and each other.


We pursue a vision of excellence and continuous improvement to better the lives of those we serve.

3) CORE BELIEFS: In working with our clients, we are guided by the following core beliefs:

At Goodwill, we give people second chances because we believe that their futures are more important than their pasts, that developing their abilities will help them minimize their disabilities and that achieving a measure of self-sufficiency will greatly enhance their self-esteem.

Workforce and Career Development: GOAL 1: Increase the number of persons served from 7000 in 2002 to over 12,000 by 12/31/06.