Hospitals There are two state of art hospitals located in Torrance. Torrance Memorial Medical Center was the South Bay's first hospital founded by Jared Sidney Torrance in 1925. Torrance Memorial is a fully accredited, full-service, 387 bed, nonprofit community medical center. Torrance Memorial is a pioneer in prevention, education and community services, serving more than 30,000 people per year. Little Company of Mary is a non-profit hospital dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of the community. Little Company of Mary is a member of the Providence Health System and is a premier provider of comprehensive medical and health services. The hospital provides the latest techniques in invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, and comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation services.