Building Partnerships to Improve the Lives of Foster Youth

The LA Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) is building a community of organizations working in concert to ensure that every youth is served in a holistic way.

Our Vision

Transition age foster youth in Los Angeles County have the knowledge and skills to allow them to achieve economic mobility and flourish in their personal lives.

Co-Coveners of the OYC

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Our Campaigns

Foster Youth at Work
Foster Youth College Advancement Project
OYC Young Leaders
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#repost @palmdalecitylibrary Let's Break The Stigma!

Join us at The Palmdale City Library on Thursday, February 23, 2023 for a Depression Awareness and Recovery Workshop.
We will have a Spanish Workshop from 10:00 AM-11:15 AM and an English Workshop from 11:30 AM-12:45 PM.

Workshops Presented by Department of Mental Health Promoters,
Rosa Lopez de Bethancour and Estalla Duran

For questions related to the workshops contact:
Rosa Lopez de Bethancour at
Estalla Duran at

For questions related to DMH Promoters Program contact:
Guadalupe Corona Arvize (213) 944-7606 or Jennifer Diaz (213) 334-2514

#repost @hillsidespasadena Are you a psychology student at the Bachelors or Masters level? If so, we have internships available right now to complete your practicum hours. 🎓

We offer a hybrid telehealth schedule and provide clinical skills training in art therapy, grief and loss, play therapy, solution-focused therapy, and more! #linkinbio

#repost @lbccfyss Learn more about our Guardian Scholars Program, how to qualify, and the services it provides to students at Long Beach City College!

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#repost @thewellnesscenterla 🎨🧑‍🎨 Register for our In-person Art for the Heart Class 🎨🧑‍🎨

Art for the Heart is a class held every Friday, February 24th to March 24th, from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM that provides a creative space to tell stories through painting and a way to de-stress and show self-expression.

🖌 Starting Friday, February 24th at 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
🖌 Location: The Wellness Center
1200 N. State St, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Each week participants will be given a different theme to paint along with a discussion topic related to what they will be painting focused on mental wellness.

For more information or to register, please call The Wellness Center at (213)784-9191

#health #wellness #freeclass #mentalhealth #art #boyleheights #support #lifestyle #selfcare #motivation
🎨🧑‍🎨 Regístrese para nuestra Clase Presencial de Arte para el Corazón 🎨🧑‍🎨

Arte para el corazón es una clase que se lleva a cabo todos los viernes, del 24 de febrero al 24 de marzo, de 11:00 a. m. a 12:30 p. m. y brinda un espacio creativo para contar historias a través de la pintura y una manera de desestresarse y mostrar la autoexpresión.

🖌 A partir del viernes 24 de febrero de 11:00 a 12:30
🖌 Ubicación: El Centro de Bienestar
1200 N. State St, Los Ángeles, CA 90033

Cada semana, a los participantes se les dará un tema diferente para pintar junto con un tema de discusión relacionado con lo que pintarán enfocado en el bienestar mental.

Para obtener más información o para registrarse, llame a The Wellness Center al (213)784-9191

#salud #bienestar #clasegratuita #saludmental #arte #boyleheights #apoyo #estilodevida #autocuidado #motivación

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📢🌻Free Immigration and Wellness Resource Fair 🌻📢

Join us this Sunday, January 29th, from 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM at Dolores Mission School and get information on immigration legal services, physical health, mental health, housing, advocacy and more!

Stop by our Wellness Center table to receive free at-home COVID-19 tests and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)!

📞For more information, contact Itzel at (323) 441 -6825
📢🌻Feria gratuita de recursos de inmigración y bienestar 🌻📢

¡Únase a nosotros este domingo, 29 de enero, de 9:00 a. m. a 1:00 p. m. en Dolores Mission School y obtenga información sobre servicios legales de inmigración, salud física, salud mental, vivienda, defensa y más!

¡Pase por nuestra mesa del Centro de Bienestar para recibir pruebas gratuitas de COVID-19 en el hogar y PPE (Equipo de Protección Personal)!

Para mayor información comunicarse con Itzel al (323) 441 -6825
#immigration #resourcefair #lacounty #knowyourrights