We are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Division of Adult and Career Education. We have two main campuses, Venice Skills Center and Emerson Campus as well as additional campuses across West Los Angeles. We offer low-cost classes in the following areas: CTE (Career Technical Eduction) courses designed for those who want to upgrade their job skills or train for a new career.
The mission of CBL is to assist youth, both teenagers and young adults, with the transition from youth to adulthood. This includes encouraging youth to move from secondary to post-secondary education and on to meaningful careers and productive adult lives. For the past 15 years, the program has worked with partners in the community, including schools, religious institutions and community-based organizations, to provide youth development activities, job training and educational services to young people throughout the City of Los Angeles.
SBCC’s Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)— In Partnership with LA Harbor College— assists young adults ages 16-24 residing in the Los Angeles Harbor region through mentoring and support services surrounding high school completion, higher education, job placement, financial aid, and other needs stemming from poverty, homelessness, and other complicated and unique life circumstances. SBCC’s Youth Empowerment Program serves to leverage the gifts and talents of harbor youth; assisting to place them on a path towards sustained self-sufficiency.
The Don Knabe Energy Pathway Program (EPP) spearheads career development in the industrial sector. In partnership with a Coastline Community College, Phillips66, PBF Energy, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Tesoro, World Oil, General Mills, Los Angeles Sanitation Districts, United Way, and many others, EPP proves to be a valuable asset and resource for companies looking for capable and knowledgeable candidates to fill their workforce needs.
The San Fernando Valley LGBT (SFV LGBT) Community Center is a broad-based coalition made up of organizations serving the LGBT population in the San Fernando Valley. Special efforts are centralized around specifically outreaching to the Latino population in order to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance while diminishing stereotypes, prejudices and discrimination. Services include: Career Development; Higher Education; Youth and Adult Workshops; HIV Examinations Referral Program; Counseling; Community Events; an Art Program; and Youth Conference.
To inspire change in a young person’s life, we at Safe Place for Youth engage, build trust, and provide care and support to youth experiencing homelessness, so that the youth, not their situations, define their lives. Our robust continuum of care addresses the unique needs of this population through assertive street outreach, low barrier drop-in services, health and wellness programming, case management, and education and employment services.
ResCare Workforce Services is the nation’s most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work. Our combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, schools, business services and family support functions are the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the United States.
To be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors. Our goal is to give low income families the tools needed to break the cycle of poverty, become healthier, further educated and financially stable. Project Access employs an onsite Resident Service Coordinator at each unique family and senior resource center to implement programs and services addressed to meet individual and community needs.
To be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors. Our goal is to give low income families the tools needed to break the cycle of poverty, become healthier, further educated and financially stable.