Youth and Family Programs

Program Coordinator: Vanessa Moreno

Location: 4625 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90043

Phone: (323) 596-2310/ Fax (323) 596-2317

Youth and Family Programs are engaged in a wide spectrum of programs committed to providing prevention, intervention and diversion services.

Languages: English, Spanish

Programs:

  • 77th 1 Gang Reduction & Youth Development (GRYD): Funded by the city of Los Angeles Mayor’s office to provide comprehensive gang reduction and youth development to youth ages 10-15 years of age in the Crenshaw  Corridor.
  • 77th 3 Gang Reduction & Youth Development (GRYD): Funded by the city of Los Angeles Mayor’s office to provide comprehensive gang reduction and youth development to youth ages 10-15 years of age in South Los Angeles.
  • National Youth Project Using Minibikes (NYPUM): non-traditional highly rigorous program providing 12-16 hrs of service per week. NYPUM cultivates critical thinking and exhilarates academic & social skills. More…
  • Gang Intervention: Funded by Los Angeles County Probation Department to provide intervention services to probationary youth ages 14-18 years old in South Los Angeles.
  • Parent Project: A court approved curriculum designed to empower, educate, and provide skills necessary to deal with at risk or high risk youth.
  • ASK-PIDP (Prevention Initiative Demonstration Project): In collaboration and partnership with Shields for Families, Inc. and contracted by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to provide services within SPA 6. This program is a one stop resource center providing the community with referral linkages to vocational training, job development, High School Equivalency, legal referral services, parenting courses, anger management, computer training, food bank, shelter and housing assistance.

Services:

  • Parenting Classes (Parent Project)
  • Anger Management Classes
  • Individual, Group and Family Counseling
  • Case Management
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Mentoring
  • Recreational/Field Trips
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Academic Support
  • Community Assistance
  • Referrals & Information
  • Cultural Activities
  • Supportive Services