distributes homemade blankets to children 18 and under who are born
HIV positive, drug-addicted, infected with AIDS or other chronic or
terminal illnesses, physically abused, in foster care or experiencing
trauma of any kind. Information: (949) 499-2465.
BLUE BELL FOUNDATION
A cat sanctuary devoted to taking care of cats that have been
given up for adoption and then deemed "unadoptable" for various
reasons. Cats staying at the Blue Bell Foundation stay there for
their entire lives. For more information, or to volunteer, call (949)
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
OF LAGUNA BEACH
Aims to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from
diverse backgrounds, to realize their full potential to be
productive, responsible, caring and upstanding citizens. At 1085
Laguna Canyon Road, the staff meets Mondays at noon. Regular hours
are 1:30 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Summer and weekend hours
are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
THE CANYON CLUB
Holds Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on the hour from 6 a.m. to 10
p.m. daily with some Al-Anon meetings as well. Organizers aim to keep
the program simple and encourages participants to take the program
one day at a time. The club is at 20456 Laguna Canyon Road.
CHABAD OF LAGUNA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
Provides services on the weekends and runs a pre-school during the
week in Laguna Beach, Dana Point and San Clemente. All activities at
the center are open to everyone. Information: (949) 499-0770.
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS -- YOUTH SHELTER
Short-term program for at-risk teens. The goal of the
therapeutically-based program is to reunite teens with their
families. Information: (949) 494-4311.
COMMUNITY ART PROJECT
Community-based organization places public art in private
locations in Laguna Beach. Public meetings take place at 5 p.m. on
the third Monday of each month in Wells Fargo Bank, 220 Ocean Ave.
FRIENDS OF THE SEA LION -- MARINE MAMMAL CENTER
Rescues, rehabilitates and releases sick and injured seals and sea
lions. Coverage area includes all beaches from San Onofre to Seal
Beach. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at 20612