• MENTORING AND TUTORING REFERRALS AGENCY SERVICES FEE & HOURS


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MENTORING AND TUTORING REFERRALS
AGENCY SERVICES FEE & HOURS
826LA Drop-in tutoring, field trips, in- Free programs available for
(2 locations) school projects, young author’s book students ages 6 to 18.
project, art and writing bookshops,
East convenience store.
1714 W. Sunset Blvd. Drop-in tutoring available for
Los Angeles, CA 90026 The organization also offers an walk-ins:
(213) 413-3388 internship program for students M-Th 2:30pm-5:30pm
interested in obtaining experience
West working in the general office or
685 Venice Blvd. recruiting tutors. Descriptions and
Venice, CA 90291 requirements for the two internship
(310) 305-8418 positions are located at:
www.826LA.org/internships
www.826LA.org
Email: [email protected]
AADAP Employment Access Comprehensive training program for Free services.
Unit in-school and out-of-school youth
Workforce Investment Act Youth ages 14-21. Vocational assessments,
Program career counseling, job readiness  Appointments only
1088 South La Brea Avenue training, job placement services, job
Los Angeles, CA 90019 retention, basic computer training,
(323) 295-0262 etc.
www.aadapinc.org
A Place Called Home Educational programs, counseling, Free programs.
2830 S. Central Avenue mentoring, tutoring, literacy, math,
Los Angeles, CA 90011 science, music, dance, nutrition and
(323) 232-7653 art classes. Transitional  Appointments only
opportunities for teens.
www.apch.org
Aztec Fire Fuels Crew A non-traditional approach to gang Participants must be 18 years old
(5 locations) intervention. The program works in with a willingness to learn, take
collaboration with the US Forest orders, and serve the community.
Central Office Service to provide instruction on fire
3516 N. Broadway Avenue suppression techniques, fire There is a Junior Aztec Fire Fuel
Los Angeles, CA 90031 prevention, plant and wildlife program for at-risk you between
(323) 441-0187 preservation, and safety. Participants the ages of 13 and 17.
Listings are provided for informational purposes only. Public Counsel does not endorse any agency.
Prepared by Public Counsel’s Children’s Rights Project.
Last Update: 3.9.2009
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Hollywood Youth Family Center also receive comprehensive physical Other preventative services target
607 N. Vermont Avenue training to increase self-esteem and youths age 10-14.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 leadership skills to help prepare for a
(323) 644-6255 firefighting career. The Aztec Fire Contact the Central Office for
Fuels Crew program also teaches details.
Cypress Park Family Youth Center critical thinking skills, provides
929 Cypress Avenue educational guidance, and re-
Los Angeles, CA 90065 connects participants to their
(323) 226-1682 neighborhoods through community
service projects. Through this
Tom Bradley Youth Family Center innovative training and employment
5213 Pico Blvd. program, participants turn their lives
Los Angeles, CA 90019 around and begin a satisfying career.
Lucille Beserra Roybal Youth and
Family Center
2130 E. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 526-3673
www.aztecsrising.org
Email: [email protected]
California Mentor Foundation Contact information for Big Brother, Free program.
100 Main Street Big Sister programs statewide.
Tiburon, CA 94920
(415) 789-1007
www.calmentor.org
Email: [email protected]
Communities in Schools Dropout prevention and mentoring,
(2 locations) after school programs, gang
prevention and intervention, job
CIS of West L.A. services, counseling, and anger
2000 Avenue of the Stars management.
2nd Floor, Suite 227
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(424) 288-2809
Email: [email protected]
CIS Greater Los Angeles
8743 Burnet Ave.
North Hills, CA 91343
(818) 891-9399
Email: [email protected]
www.cisgla.org
Listings are provided for informational purposes only. Public Counsel does not endorse any agency.
Prepared by Public Counsel’s Children’s Rights Project.
Last Update: 3.9.2009
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Community Outreach for Mentoring, enrichment programs, Free programs.
Prevention and Education and health education for at-risk
(COPE) children, teens, and their parents. Contact Deborah Agurkias
724-D Lincoln Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 314-1306
East Los Angeles Skills Center Short-term vocational training, Students may enroll anytime
3921 Selig Place classes for high school diploma, during the year as long as space is
Los Angeles, CA 90031 GED prep, employment prep and available. Cost per course ranges
(213) 224-5970 training center. from $20-$115 per class.
http://elasc.adultinstruction.org English and Spanish. Office hours:
M-Th 7am-8pm
Fri 8am-4pm
Sat 8am-1:30pm
Homeboy Industries – Jobs for a Offers former gang members Free services.
Future assistance finding jobs, job training,
130 W. Bruno St. aftercare services to youth being
Los Angeles, CA 90012 released from camp, counseling Hours of operation:
(800) 526-1254 services, GED prep, and access to M-F 9am-5pm
groups such as Narcotics
www.homeboy-industries.org Anonymous or Criminal and Gangs
Email: info@homeboy- Anonymous.
industries.org
Homies Unidos Los Angeles Gang violence Free services.
(213) 383-7484 prevention/intervention for youth
www.homiesunidos.org with GED prep, tattoo removal, art
Email: programs, anger management
[email protected] classes, recreation, health, and
community development projects.
Volunteer Match Tutors at over twenty area schools in Free services.
(213) 241-6900 Los Angeles for children that are
www.volunteermatch.org below the reading level for their
Email: [email protected] grade. Volunteers work with
children of all ages in one-hour
sessions.
Volunteers in Parole (VIP) Attorneys mentor young men and Free program.
(213) 748-2411 women who are released from the
(626) 440-8855 California Youth Authority.
Women and Youth Supporting College women work to develop Free program.
Each Other (WYSE) personal relationships, mentoring,
634 S. Spring Street, Suite 902 and education to young women
Los Angeles, CA 90014 through one-on-one mentoring in
(213) 488-4942 after school programs.
www.wyse.org
Email: [email protected]
Listings are provided for informational purposes only. Public Counsel does not endorse any agency.
Prepared by Public Counsel’s Children’s Rights Project.
Last Update: 3.9.2009
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WriteGirl Female novelists, poets, songwriters, Free program.
411 S. Main Street, Suite 422B and journalists working with girls
Los Angeles, CA 90013 and young women to mentor and
(213) 253-2655 train them with their interests in
creative writing. Workshops and
www.writegirl.org mentoring sessions promote
Email: [email protected] creativity and self-expression to
empower girls.
YMCA of Metro L.A. Numerous community development See website or call corporate
(24 locations) projects, recreation, and mentoring office for nearest location.
Corporate Office programs for youths of all ages.
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Offers after school programs to keep Free programs.
Angeles kids off the streets. Family oriented.
625 South New Hampshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: 213-380-6448
www.ymcala.org
You-Turn Project Inc. Provides comprehensive life skills Free program.
15342 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 407 instruction and support services for
Lawndale, CA 90260 youth preparing to live
(310) 644-9500 independently.
www.youturnproject.org
Email: [email protected]
Listings are provided for informational purposes only. Public Counsel does not endorse any agency.
Prepared by Public Counsel’s Children’s Rights Project.
Last Update: 3.9.2009
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