ASIAN AMERICAN DRUG ABUSE PROGRAM, INC.

People Need People

aka AADAP; AADAP, Inc.   |   LOS ANGELES, CA   |  www.aadapinc.org

Mission

AADAP exists to change lives and save families adversely impacted by substance abuse. It provides the diverse and multi-ethnic communities of Los Angeles a comprehensive "whole person" approach in its education, intervention, treatment, outreach, advocacy, and employment programs. AADAP distinguishes itself by embodying the Hawaiian concept of "Ohana," meaning "family." Each individual who joins AADAP joins a Family bound together by its values of compassion, responsibility, and respect.

Ruling year info

1973

President & CEO

Michael Watanabe MSW, L.H.D.

Administrative Director

Dean Nakanishi MBA

Main address

2900 CRENSHAW BLVD.

LOS ANGELES, CA 90016 USA

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EIN

95-2848695

NTEE code info

Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Dependency Prevention and Treatment (F20)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Employment Procurement Assistance and Job Training (J20)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Therapeutic Community (TC)

The Residential Unit, referred to as the Therapeutic Community or TC, is a 27-bed 24-hour adult residential program providing 12 to 18 months of intensive, comprehensive treatment with one year of follow up.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Outpatient Unit provides structured treatment for clients living in the community and taking into consideration cultural, environmental, emotional and other factors. These include Special Deliveries, a day treatment program for pregnant and parenting women, Outpatient Counseling, Drug Court and HIV/AIDS Outreach.

Population(s) Served

The Prevention Unit works with all segments of the community to counteract the underlying factors contributing to the problems of drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse. The main focus is to build up youth leaders through training in advocacy and prepare them to become peer advocates. Prevention consists these sub-units: Community Prevention, IYCC and Health Intervention Program.

Population(s) Served
Age groups
Ethnic and racial groups
Family relationships
Health
Social and economic status

The Youth and Family Unit provides services for high-risk youth through gang prevention and intervention, mentoring, academic assistance, counseling (individual, group, and family) and parent supportive services.

Population(s) Served

The Employment Access Unit works with clients who are in recovery for substance abuse problems providing them with job search assistance, pre-employment counseling, job development and job training. It provides one of the most critical support services for treatment and relapse prevention. Since 2014, the EA unit has operated the West Adams WorkSource Center.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Financials

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Operations

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ASIAN AMERICAN DRUG ABUSE PROGRAM, INC.

Board of directors
as of 6/2/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Danny Torii

Jean Shigematsu

Saundra Bryant

All People's Community Center

Danny Torii

Michael Yoshiba

Richards, Watson & Gershon

Steven Arellano, Sr.

Los Angeles Police Department

Victor Harewood

StenzCo Insurance Services

Ty Carter

Kobe Kobayashi

Bank of the West

Craig Martin

Ardiem

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No