AYE programs provide a comprehensive range of employment services for at-risk youth, including: classroom training; paid internships; mentoring; workforce preparation; support services; job placement; occupational training; career planning; work-based learning.
Proyecto Pastoral's Early Childhood Education Centers include two sites, Centro de Alegria and La Guarderia. Our Program provides quality free to low-cost early education and preschool services for over one hundred children, ages 18 months to 5 years.
AltaMed’s youth programs provide teens with health information and education with the goal of decreasing the number of teenage pregnancies and improving health outcomes. Our programs are designed to help teen mothers and their partners understand the health, social and economic challenges of having a child at a young age. In addition to health education, we provide parenting education and support for continued educational advancement. The independent studies program provides students with packets to turn in once a week.
John Muir Charter School is a statewide WASC accredited high school diploma program that serves youth 16-24 that have been pushed out of the traditional education system. We offer a rigorous academic program with full-time accredited teachers and academic tutors in tandem with career and college readiness programs at our school sites.
The Children's Law Center (CLC) provides court appointed legal representation for youth who have been abused, neglected or abandoned that come under the protection of the Los Angeles County Juvenile Dependency Court system. In addition to providing legal representation, CLC has several advocacy programs/initiatives designed to better serve our transitioning age youth. To ensure the maximum level of youth engagement, CLC established a peer advocacy program that employs former foster youth.
CareerLink is an employment resource that LINKS career seekers with employers. We have more than four decades of experience in the training, career planning, recruiting and job placement services. Our dedicated and knowledgeable staff provides high quality and efficient services.
CRCD develops and owns a limited amount of rental housing for youth and young adults who have very low- or extremely low-income. Our apartments come with a lease, plus support services (which are voluntary) such as cooking classes, household budget workshops, access to our education & career prep programs, & help finding a job.
UFC's College Sponsorship Program offers students $3,000 a year for up to five years for college-related expenses, as well as ongoing support through graduation from college. The program also offers support services and personalized attention to sponsorship recipients, with the goal of empowering students to become good decision makers.