Assistance League of Long Beach is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation whose purpose is to create a community of volunteers to transform the lives of children and adults through community programs.

With over 800 members, Assistance League of Long Beach is the largest chapter of Assistance League.  Founded in 1940, Assistance League of Long Beach celebrates 80 years of dedicated service to the Long Beach community. The auxiliaries of Assistance League of Long Beach (Rick Rackers, Las Hermanas, CAMEO, and Assisteens®) combine with chapter members to create the dynamic “community of volunteers” that is the lifeblood of the organization. Discover how our auxiliaries were formed by reading their histories.

Assistance League of Long Beach has numerous philanthropic programs.  Primary programs include providing low-cost orthodontic care and new school uniforms for children in need; scholarships for deserving California State University, Long Beach, and Long Beach City College students; school tours of the Howard and Asian Art Collection; basic reading skills instruction for K-1 students having difficulty learning; and the Kids on the Block puppet presentations.

Discover more about our philanthropic programs.