Olive Crest provides Mental health, Residential, Education and Wraparound services. Mental health staff are integrated into Olive Crest programs our goal is to provide high-quality and effective care that will lead children, youth, and families to healing, wholeness, and stronger relationships with one another. Our Residential program allows teens to live in a caring environment appropriate for their age, gender, and background. Youth are empowered to choose a positive lifestyle through services that are individual, unique, and implemented with dignity.
New Directions for Youth provides school-based and community based literacy tutoring, homework assistance and study skills training for youth ages 10-17.5 who are at-risk, in out of home placement and or home on probation. The literacy tutoring, homework assistance and study skills training program promotes school success, academic achievement and educational skill advancement to help prevent delinquent behavior.
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.
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.
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.
At H.E.L.P.E.R one of our focuses is the youth. We successfully utilize lectures, group counseling, leadership training, field trips and mentoring; tutoring, job development, job training and job placement; and workshops as tools to reach the youth. We provide community service, gang intervention services, anger management, conflict resolution, drug and violence prevention, as well as sexual assault classes for at-risk youth in the community.
The group home facility has grown from its initial 10 residents to six cottages, each housing 12 children. Mental health treatment services are provided to every resident. The Haynes Education Center, a non-public school founded in 1989 as a companion to the group home facility, initially provided schooling to the children of what was formerly LeRoy Boys Home. It has grown to serve not only the children who live on campus but the community as a whole, accepting children (boys and girls) from 14 school districts throughout Southern California.
The YouthSource Centers provide a comprehensive array of Employment and training services for youth ages 16-24 throughout the San Fernando Valley, primary targeting out-of-school, out-of-job, drop-out youth and in-school youth. Our main services are to ensure the young people who have barriers to employment or education to obtain the skills and education based on the Labor market economy, including the demand sector and emerging industries to be in the workforce.