A Place Called Home
A Place Called Home (APCH) provides a safe nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives.
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- LEARN ·2023 Grants Challenge
A Place Called Home helps South Central youth imagine new possibilities, achieve educational goals, and prepare for careers through free comprehensive, year-round youth development programs: Educational Services, Arts & Creative Expression, Nutrition & Urban Agriculture, Athletics, Teen & Young Adults Services(scholarships, employment pathways), and Counseling. APCH is unique in its approach to mental healthcare access with 1-1 case management, counseling sessions, and trauma sensitive, trauma informed training and care across the organization.
- CREATE ·2021 Grants Challenge
Arts and Creative Expressions (ACE) at APCH harnesses the power of creativity in South Central, Los Angeles to nurture healing, positive communication, and individual self-determination for young people, strengthen our community, and advance social change. Through our Community Arts Initiative we will expand on more than 200 classes a year in music, theater, dance, visual arts, and digital media to bring the voices of South Central young artists to the world and leading industry creatives to South Central through more than 50 public events.
- LIVE ·2020 Grants Challenge
A Place Called Home will help improve mental health and wellness outcomes for 1,000 youth in South Central LA with a wraparound approach encompassing physical and socioemotional health, nutrition, family dynamic and function, and educational support. Our program team works closely with our counselors and clinicians to ensure that youths’ daily care and learning experiences are informed by trauma awareness and focused on healing. By providing individualized support, we will help underserved youth in South Central live their best lives.
- PLAY ·2015 Grants Challenge
Through LA2050, APCH will help beautify our South Los Angeles neighborhood, improve fitness and wellbeing, expand opportunities for education, and encourage broader horizons and a sense of community by engaging all residents, young and old. APCH believes that your zip code should not define your future; through our innovative, wrap-around services we will provide thousands of children and families in the 90011 area with safe spaces to play and thrive.