Non-profit organization with independent 501(c)(3) status

Friends of the Children-Los Angeles

Friends of the Children – Los Angeles (Friends LA) provides long-term, comprehensive youth mentorship and life skills development programming to LA County youth facing the greatest challenges – 12+ years, no matter what.

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  • LEARN ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Empowering children and strengthening families for 12+ years, no matter what!

    Friends of the Children - Los Angeles supports children and families impacted by the child welfare system, co-creating generational change by empowering youth who are facing the greatest obstacles through relationships with professional mentors—from kindergarten through high school completion. Our two-generation approach (2Gen) engages families as equals, working intentionally and simultaneously in the lives of children and their caregivers to combat the effects of systemic barriers like poverty and trauma, and build the life of their dreams.