Youth & Family Services

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Community Investment For Families Department

Find the services you need to support your family today. The City's FamilySource Centers are a one-stop shop for social, educational, work, and family support services. 

https://communityinvestmentforfamilies.org/

Recreational Programs for Youth

Parks & Recreation Department
Parks & Recreation Department

Providing safe, welcoming parks and recreation facilities and activities for people of all ages to play, learn, think, and build community.

https://www.laparks.org/
Earn, Learn, Play
Earn, Learn, Play

The Earn Learn Play (ELP) initiative is back again this year, connecting all young people of the City of Los Angeles to recreational, educational, and paid internship opportunities throughout this summer!

https://earnlearnplay.lacity.org/
PlayLA
PlayLA

Through the LA Parks Department, PlayLA will ensure every kid aged between 5 and 17 years old has an opportunity to participate in low-cost, or no-cost, quality sports programming in their neighborhood. 

https://www.laparks.org/play-la
SwimLA
SwimLA

Free or affordable swim lessons for kids and adults at Los Angeles City pools.

https://swimla.org/

Learning & Job Training for Youth & Adults

YouthSource Centers
YouthSource Centers

A city-wide program open to young people ages 16-24 that help prepare them with tutoring, college prep & financial aid, mentoring, counseling, and job training. All services are FREE! 

https://ewddlacity.com
Los Angeles Public LIbrary
Los Angeles Public LIbrary

The Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our City's diverse communities.

https://www.lapl.org/