College Prep

YouthSource Center

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The Harbor YouthSource Center promotes youth achievement by working with families and community partners to create opportunities that help youth ages 16-24 reach their education, employment, and personal development goals.We are funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), making all of our services FREE! Services we offer include: High School Equivalency Prep; Financial Assistance; Academic Counseling & Assistance (HS & College); College Preparation; and Job Prep & Paid Internships.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 8: South Bay
1111 Figueroa Pl., Wilmington, CA
90744
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SSA 133

INNERCITY STRUGGLE

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We organize youth and families in Boyle Heights, unincorporated East Los Angeles, El Sereno and Lincoln Heights to work together for social and educational justice. InnerCity Struggle provides positive after-school programs for students to become involved in supporting our schools to succeed. We have empowered students to reach their family's dream of college. The work of InnerCity Struggle demonstrates that youth and parents working together are a powerful force for improving their communities and making real change.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 7: East
530 S. Boyle Ave., Los Angeles, CA
90033

Education

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Homeboy Industries offers almost forty classes/groups each week, covering a wide range of topics. Our academic curriculum provides support in high school equivalency test preparation, college readiness, reading and writing. We offer a variety of free classes and support groups all day long, Monday through Friday.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles, CA
90012

Hathaway Sycamores | Family Resource Center

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Family Resource Center provides support services that include after-school enrichment programs for children and youth, individual and family counseling, academic support, access to community technology center, and other preventative programs designed to help enrich and empower families and their communities.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
840 N. Avenue 66, Los Angeles, CA
90042

GodParents Youth Organization

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We are a 501© 3 whose mission is to improve the lives of youth by increasing academic achievement, leadership skills, high school graduations, and college admissions by connecting them to the world through travel experiences. Read more: http://godparentsclub.org/programs.html

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
6230 Wilshire Blvd., #2145 Los Angeles, CA
90048

Boyle Heights Family SourceCenter

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The Boyle Heights FamilySource Center is a "one-stop-shop" for families that offers free children/ youth and adult education and training programs. Children and Youth services include: One on One Academic Support Services with LAUSD PSA counselor; Weekly Afterschool Tutoring Services; Youth Leadership Program; Mentoring; College Awareness & College Trips; Recreational Programs; Case Management; and Mental Health Services.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 7: East
1972 E. Cesar Chavez Ave., Los Angeles, CA
90033

Children of the Night

Children of the Night is a privately funded non-profit organization that provides services including on-site school and college placement program, life-skills education, and ongoing case management. Children of the Night With Out Walls” (WOW) offers access to an education by providing free online GED assessments, GED tutoring, funding for the GED Test, support documents for registration to test for the GED and transportation to the GED testing sites throughout the United States.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
14530 Sylvan St., Van Nuys
91411

College Bound Program

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College Bound is our highly successful college pathway support program available to all members, grades 4 through 12. Each student involved has access to the following: Intensive Case Management; Daily Tutoring; Weekly College Bound Classes; Weekly Writers’ Workshops; Mentoring; College Credit Classes; College Exposure and Campus Visits; Summer Workshops and Classes; Assistance Securing Resources for College; and Princeton Review Resources.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 8: South Bay
1200 S. Cabrillo Ave., San Pedro
90731

Barrio Action Youth and Family Center | College Corner

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College Corner provides college information and counseling and guidance to youth and young adults on their educational aspirations. Assistance with college and financial aid applications are also included.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 7: East
4927 Huntington Dr., #200, Los Angeles, CA
90032