Heart of Los Angeles is a academic and youth enrichment program for youth in the Rampart Los Angeles neighborhood. The organization has three components: academics, arts, and sports with year-round programming. Programming goes from k-12 and there are scholarship opportunities for high schoolers involved in the organization.
Pathways LA helps parents who are looking for work, in school, or in need of housing afford childcare and access other parenting resources. Eligible parents can choose to enroll their child in after school programs, parks and recreation programs, and summer programs for free or at a reduced cost. The program even can arrange to have a friend or family member receive pay for watching your child.
APLA is a health care center for those affected by HIV/AIDS across Los Angeles. Services include free and low-cost primary health care for members of the LGBT community, STD testing, access to PrEP, and much more. They also offer support groups for populations such as those recovering from meth addiction, young LGBT men of color, Trans people of color, and Native Americans. Check out their website to find a location near you or
As an initiative from the City of Los Angeles, these centers offer youth ages 16-24 career guidance, job skills training, computer and typing training, and mentorship. They have locations throughout the San Fernando Valley as well as the Los Angeles area.