Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) was founded February 1994 as a non-profit entity for the purpose of providing mental health and rehabilitation services to vulnerable ethnic minority populations in Southern California Los Angeles Founded by two African American psychiatrists who were disillusioned with the traditional services provided to severely and persistently mentally ill individuals who are ...


Our Mission

The Mission of Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) is to provide quality mental health and social services to vulnerable populations in Los Angeles. These populations consist of mentally ill, multi-diagnosed individuals with substance abuse disorder, interface with criminal justice system. By providing culturally relevant and significant impact upon the most needy of this community.


Received temporary
or permanent housing


Successful graduates
and recovery treated clients


Outreached and
enrolled new FSP members