A Place Called Home • Los Angeles • Provides South Central children and teens with love, safety, enrichment, training, and opportunities through educational programs, counseling and mentorship. After-school, weekend, and all-day summer programs and services include tutoring and homework support, as well as a full spectrum of instruction in the arts, athletics, dance and music.
Asian Youth Center • San Gabriel • Serves social service and educational needs of youths and families, focusing on Asian immigrants.
Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena • Pasadena • Arts, sports, educational and leadership programs for youths. Tutor kids, coach sports programs, play with the kids.
Children's Bureau • Los Angeles • Involves improving child abuse prevention, foster care and adoption.
Collective Voices Foundation Inc. • Pasadena • Aims to bring learning to life for under-resourced youth through customized educational programs in science, mustic, movement, and leadership, social and emotional development, in collaboration with teachers, schools, and community partners.
Day One • Los Angeles • Partners with youth to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development.
Families Forward Learning Center • Pasadena • Provides social services and educational programs to low-income, at-risk families with young children. Help teach classes, tutor, help with events.
Five Acres • Altadena • Strengthens children and families and empowers them within their communities. Offers a full continuum of care for families in crisis, including community-based counseling, foster care and adoption services, and a therapeutic nonpublic school for children with special needs.
Foster Care Project • Pasadena • Provides direct services for children and youth who have been removed from the care of their parents to the supervision of the state. Works on special projects designed to enhance the lives of foster, homeless, transitional and incarcerated children and youth.
Friends of Foster Children San Gabriel Valley • Arcadia • Serving children in the San Gabriel Valley through special projects like collecting school supplies, providing financial assistance to emancipated youth, and mentoring college students.
Friends of St Lawrence-Watts Youth Center • Los Angeles • Empowers the children and families of Watts through educational, advocacy, and enrichment programs.
Get Lit • Los Angeles • Brings classic poetry to the streets and street poetry into the classrooms. By engaging youth in great works of literature, in school and beyond, teens engage in their own futures and unearth their potential.
Hathaway-Sycamores Child and family Service • Pasadena • Provides a comprehensive continuum of services to children and families through a network of facilities Servicess include a residential-treatment center for youth, foster care and adoption services, school-based and outpatient-mental-health services, counseling services, transitional-living program for teens and young adults, family resource center, and a grief and loss center for children.
Helene Evans Home • Hacienda Heights • Providing exceptional care for infants, children and young adults with special needs that allows each individual the opportunity for maximum personal growth and independence.
Hillsides • Pasadena • Provides dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy.
I Participate • Los Angeles and surrounding areas • Volunteer opportunity in Well-Being, Education and Children, Community, Health, Environment, Financial Security, Support for Military Services.
Independent School Alliance • Culver City • Informs members of racial communities underrepresented in independent schools of the option of independent schools education.
Journey House • Pasadena • Supports former foster youth in the areas of housing, education, employment, and mentorship.
Kidspace Children Museum • Pasadena • Science Museum with exhibits and events for children.
Lake Avenue Community Foundation • Pasadena • Unleashing the God-given potential of children, youth, and families in vulnerable communities, providing the tools necessary to thrive academically, emotionally, economically and spiritually.
Laurel Foundation • Pasadena • Supports the lives of children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS, transgender youth and other at-risk youth populations through programs that address the challenges of living with an illness or facing social isolation issues, bringing a sense of healing, hope and joy.
Pasadena Educational Foundation • Pasadena • Supports excellence in the public schools of Altadena, Pasadena, and sierra Madre.
Project Cuddle • Pasadena • Provides a 24-hour hot line to give safe and legal alternatives to baby abandonment.
Professional Child Development Associates • Pasadena • Benefits children, teens and young adults with autism or other developmental challenges through innovative therapies, services and professional education.
Rosemary Children's Services • Pasadena • Provides compassionate and therapeutic support to help children, adolescents and families heal from their pasts and move toward productive and fulfilling futures.
Treasure Little Children • Arcadia • Purchases and donates computers, books, school supplies, and craft materials to enriching the lives of those in need by providing educational assistance and classroom renovation.
Trinity Youth Services • El Monte • Provides the safety and care children need, in foster homes and residential treatment settings, where they learn to cope with and heal from the trauma such as abuse, neglect, and abandonment, in their lives.
Toys for Tots • Pasadena • Delivers through a new toy at Christmas a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters.
Unusual Suspects Theater Company • Eagle Rock • Mentors, educates, and enriches underserved youth through the creation of collaborative, original theater.
Urban Compass • Los Angeles • Supports children in the Watts neighborhood.
Yes Virginia Fund • Pasadena • The fund provides grants to local non-profit agencies to provide toys, books, gifts and special experiences for the holidays, in an effort to help all children feel valued and supported in their lives.
Young and Healthy • Pasadena • Provides access to high-quality health care for uninsured and underserved children and families, to improve the quality of life for all children in the greater Pasadena area through prevention, education, and enhanced health care services.
Youth Moving on • Pasadena • Believes that transition-age youth are capable of not only surviving on their own, but thriving throughout their lives.
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