k9 connection is an experience-based program which educates and inspires at-risk teens through the experience of bonding with and training homeless shelter dogs. Each individual program serves counselor referred teens at participating schools and concludes with a graduation ceremony and the placement of each dog in a permanent home. Work continues with monthly follow-up "check-ins" and student mentoring for all k9 connection graduates.
Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE) combines on-the-job experience with limited classroom instruction. It is designed to expand students’ skills and knowledge and to improve self-understanding by integrating classroom study with supervised work experience.
We provide each client with professional attire to secure employment, but we are about much more than simply a new outfit. Besides physically equipping the client with apparel and accessories, our programs furnish her with a confidence that she carries forever and the knowledge that she can actively define her life, the direction she takes and what success means to her.
EADS is now a safe community where families can work towards their visions for prosperity. NEW’s Whole Family Transformation approach provides residents with customer-focused, age-appropriate programs for the entire family. Families achieve goals together through afterschool enrichment, supportive services referrals, and workshops on family cohesion and parenting, technology, financial asset-building, and homeownership.
We are working with other county departments, cities, local workforce development boards, non-profit organizations and businesses throughout the county to put young adults to work, provide first time work experience and help them develop to be our future workforce. For those eligible, participation may continue through our Los Angeles County Youth Jobs Programs, the only year-round youth program in the nation. Gain valuable life skills that will help develop long term employment opportunities.
LA Conservation Corps provides at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities for success through job skills training, education and work experience with an emphasis on conservation and service projects that benefit the community.
The Career Technical Education (CTE) program provides competency-based and academically integrated career training in 15 industry sectors. CTE courses prepare students for entry-level employment, career advancement, and industry certification.
The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) provides special services to youth between the ages of 15 and 25 to assist them in achieving their educational and vocational goals. While working with peer advisors, youth clients interact with professional individuals who have similar paths, perspectives, and educational goals by providing referrals to supportive services, workshops, career coaching, employment preparation, and other training and community outreach efforts.