Charity’s Place owner and operator, Charity White has worked with intellectual and developmentally disabled youth and adults for many years in Southern California. In 2001, Charity’s Place founder gave birth to her daughter at 24 weeks gestational age. As a result, her now adult daughter had suffered from developmental and intellectual disabilities throughout her childhood. Charity devoted her entire life to ensure her daughter had the resources to thrive in her personal life and education. As a testament to Charity’s dedication to ensuring her daughter received the support needed to be a viable individual; to date her daughter is persevering through college and aspires to be a pediatric physician specializing in premature care.
Further, Charity previously volunteered as a caregiver and mentor at a board and care in Los Angeles, California in the early 2000’s and was given a management position to lead the operational and marketing functions of the business, as well as assist the individuals placed in the home to achieve their service plan goals.
In September 2008, Charity also founded We Care Youth Home, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing care and resources to delinquent youth and is responsible for nearly every aspect of the organization at hand. Moreover, in 2017, Charity contracted with the California Mentor Network, as a certified mentor for the developmentally disabled and opened her home to various developmentally disabled individuals, who needed care, as it related to their individual needs and service plans.
Lastly, Charity is equipped with a maters of science degree in public administration and is certified in a plethora of trainings which has allowed her to gain expert knowledge, skills and abilities to run a successful supportive living care business and residential facility geared to provide supportive services to mentally, intellectually, and developmentally disabled adults.