Switzer Center is a California Public Benefit, tax exempt (ID # 95-2458879) 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 1966 with a mission of “Nurturing challenged kids to believe, achieve, and thrive!” Switzer Learning Center includes a 3rd through -12th grade, coeducational, nonpublic, special education school; and its a Family Services Clinic. Both are located on a beautiful campus in Torrance,  and serves children and families with mild to severe learning, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.

As a nonpublic school, Switzer Learning Center contracts with public school districts to provide high quality special education provided by California credentialed educational specialist instruction teachers authorized to teach students with mild/moderate and moderate/severe disabling conditions.

Each student works with a highly- trained team of credentialed special education teachers, licensed psychologists, licensed speech and language pathologists, certified Crisis Prevention Intervention behavior specialists, and other related service providers, all of whom are dedicated to helping students achieve academic, vocational, and personal goals unattainable in conventional educational settings.