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Los Alamitos Youth Center Inc

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Address:

10909 Oak Street Los Alamitos CA 90720 USA

Mission:

The Mission of The Youth Center is to transform children's lives one family at a time through collaborative social, educational and recreational programs. Programs are funded entirely by contributions and modest activity fees. The Youth Center does not receive local, state or federal funding.

Results:

In 2014, over 510 Youth Center volunteers donated over 5,260 hours of service in order to inspire hope in the lives of 1012 children. In 2015, we landed a helicopter on Los Alamitos Blvd. and produced a two-day educational life-changing Every 15 Minutes program to over 3,500 students.

Target demographics:

local youth

Direct beneficiaries per year:

3000 local youth

Geographic areas served:

Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach and surrounding communities

Programs:

Free After School Program, Music Education, Rossmoor Park Summer Day Camp and Teen Camp, Every 15 Minutes Program, Leadership Academy, Learning Center, A Night Among the Stars, and Kids Night Out.

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562-493-4043
www.TheYouthCenter.org

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Reviews for Los Alamitos Youth Center Inc

Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

2 people found this review helpful

Thank you! Thank you! THANK YOU to everyone who works at the Youth Center. My daughter loves Music Classes. She always wanted to play a musical instrument but was afraid to fail. She decided to play saxophone this year. She met new friends, and now can play a few songs on saxophone! She is so happy about it and very proud of her achievement. I just want to tell thank you to all everyone who helps with Music Program. It's very affordable, doesn't require private classes and her instructor is ridiculously good! Thank you for making my daughter have more confidence and new friends. I am telling all my friends about your music program.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

tell more people about how much this charity provide! It's the center of our community.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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I've donated to The Youth Center for 5 years now as I am a strong supporter of the work they do for youth and their families. They have a very dedicated team of staff, volunteers, and Board of Directors and serve thousands of families through their programs. The community would not be nearly as strong as it is today if we didn't have their services and I encourage everyone to make a donation annually to help them continue and expand the great work they do for the local and surrounding communities!

 
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I volunteer for Los Alamitos Youth Center, Inc. and it is a joy to be among the energizing, hard working, and fun staff. They are so dedicated to making Los Alamitos Youth Center a place that kids love to go to have fun, learn, do their homework, and be safe.. There is so much activity among the kids. Lots of happy noise. The staff is never too busy to answer a child's question or help him in the computer room. I love going there.

 
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The Youth Center has been such an amazing place. My daughters have attended for many years and love it so much we return every year. The youth center has been a safe place for my daughters to attend during the school year and also during Summer as well. what they do for the kids is so amazing, I wouldn't take my children any other place. thank you the youth center you ROCK!

 
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I have been with the Youth center for 2 years and I honestly wouldn't have it any other way. I look forward to coming in and working with the kids on a daily basis. when I started volunteering at the youth center it was no doubt that I wanted to work for this amazing organization that provides so much, not only to the kids in the community but also other communities as well. the youth center Rocks!

 
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My son attended the Youth Center about eight years ago and absolutely loved it. As a parent, the staff and leadership team were wonderful to work with and I greatly appreciated their efforts. Five years ago I began working with a Board member to raise funds during their annual campaign drive. At the time I was amazed at the services they offered to the community and how the community in turn appreciated and supported their work.
Three years ago I began working for the Youth Center part time and am now a full time employee.
I am proud to be a part of this organization and feel blessed to work with such caring and hard-working individuals. I am very thankful for all of the parents, businesses and community members that support the Youth Center's many initiatives by giving of themselves both in time and funding. I am also grateful for being in a position to witness first-hand how youth literally grow with us -- as young children participating in our programs, to volunteering as teens and for some, becoming employees and even Board Members. Thank you so much to everyone who supports our mission!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I have been involved with the Youth Center for years because they have programs that matter and help the community over and beyond what could be expected of an organization like this one. I love the Youth Center!

 
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I have been a volunteer here for about two and half years. It a nice place in a great neighborhood and it serves children from Los Alamitos and surrounding cities. There is a lot of activities and as you'd expect, something always needs painting, fixing, assembly or more. I find it a great place to help out and its all for a good cause. If you'd like to help out a few days or hours a week and you live on or near Los Alamitos, I encourage you to contact the center and ask about volunteering opportunities.

 
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I want to thank all of the volunteers, supporters, clients, who work hard with us to support our mission. We are lucky to have all of you. I am blessed to work and lead this amazing children's charity. We can't do it alone and TOGETHER we can continue making a difference for many!

 
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I am EXTREMELY GLAD that I was a part of Every 15 Minutes program!!!! Best thing I ever signed up for.

 
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