Children

 
 
As author and literary critic Gilbert K. Chesterton once wrote, “Education is simply the soul of society as it passes from one generation to another.” This is not a transfer that can happen solely through literary works, films, or encyclopedias; it must take place in person, with individuals [...]

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Even for devoted parents, it is sometimes difficult to know when a child or teen is struggling with challenges that make it difficult for them to achieve social and academic success. The Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF) offers various areas of assessment to help ensure that your [...]

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It wouldn’t have been imaginable at the 2011 opening of the Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF). But soon, MCYAF therapists will be able to reach children who need their specialized therapeutic services in even the remotest regions of California. MCYAF, which has clinic sites in [...]

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By Lisa Goodwin, LCSW, Clinical Director of the Masonic Center for Youth and Families in Covina Homework is about more than just good grades. It improves your child’s thinking and memory, instills positive work habits, and builds confidence. As a parent, your role is important. Be a homework [...]

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The Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF) has recently opened a second location in Covina. In addition to more easily serving Masonic children in Southern California, the new center has entered into an exciting partnership with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Covina. Now, [...]

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At MCYAF, a Masonic daughter discovers a pathway to hope. At age 14, Catherine’s* life had already been shaped by loss. Two years earlier, her father, a California Mason, was in a traumatic accident. He died of complications, leaving Catherine and her mother to sort through their grief and [...]

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FAQs about Masonic Family Outreach Services (MFOS)

What is Masonic Family Outreach Services (MFOS)? MFOS provides free assistance finding services and resources for families struggling with today’s complex issues, such as the needs of a special-needs child, or economic events like job loss or foreclosure. The goal of MFOS is to help fraternal [...]

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