Los Angeles Youth Network 2471 N Beachwood Dr, Los Angeles, CA90068 The Los Angeles Youth Network is a non-profit organization with the mission "to end homelessness one kid at a time by…More providing shelter, food and counseling for the abused, neglected and abandoned." The organization reports that as many as 7,500 homeless young people sleep on the streets of Los Angeles each night. It provides residential emergency shelters such as this house on Beachwood Drive, independent living apartment programs as well as an outreach team and education services designed to inform at-risk youth of their options toward a better life. Ultimately, LAYN seeks to enable each child it encounters to permanently transition away from street life into a safe place to live, giving them the chance to become full participants in society. LAYN's board of directors is comprised of many prominent Angelenos from the entertainment and business communities.
Hollywood Arts 1644 Wilcox Ave, Hollywood, CA90028 Hollywood Arts is a non-profit school that provides arts-based education, career mentoring, college preparedness and…More internship programs to youth, from ages 13 to 24, who are homeless, at risk of being homeless or who are transitioning out of foster care. The school offers classes in music, performance and visual arts, giving young people a chance to develop transferrable skills while learning a variety of creative activities. Classes emphasize hands-on learning, mentor relationships, teamwork and technical skills. The services of the center are offered at no cost to students.