We provide a wide range of social, legal, and career services for at-risk and immigrant youth 18-21.
We provide a comprehensive range of services at no cost:
Referral for free healthcare
In order to provide the most effective support, we conduct a thorough assessment of each new applicant to tailor our program to meet the specific needs of our community.
We strongly believe in working closely with our youth members to set realistic and achievable goals for their education and employment. We recognize that involving our youth in this process is crucial to aligning success with their interests and abilities.
Independent living skills
Join our creative workshops to cultivate and enhance your vocational abilities and foster your artistic talents. We believe that music holds the power to ignite positive change and spark joy into the lives of those who participate.
Bring out your creativity by joining a painting, drawing, or other artistic workshops taught by talented Los Angeles artists.
Where words fail, music speaks, and in itself is healing. Strengthen your musical talents by joining a music workshop led by dedicated volunteer LA musicians.
Filmmaking, like any other art, is a profound means of human communication. Designed to teach the fundamentals of film and video.
It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer.
Discover the transformative power of movement by joining our dance workshops led by LA volunteer dancers.
Step into the spotlight, explore your creativity, and embark on a journey of self-expression by joining our empowering performing arts workshops led by LA actors.
Capture the world through a new lens and join a photography workshop to learn how to take an edit beautiful photographs.
We provide youth members with essential legal services as needed. These may include counseling, case management, legal assessments, and representation.
We recognize that at risk youth participating in our programs may need legal consultation to address juvenile justice or immigration issues. CHAYNGE will provide guidance to program participants dealing with legal challenges.
In selected cases, the program will endeavor to identify pro bono council available to provide representation for program participants.
We offer a safe and supportive environment where young individuals can address their emotional struggles, learn coping mechanisms, and develop healthy behaviors. Psychological counseling plays a pivotal role in empowering at-risk youth, helping them overcome their challenges, and ultimately promoting positive life outcomes.
Tutoring can help strengthen subject comprehension, boost confidence, build self-esteem, and improve important learning skills for at-risk and recently arrived immigrant youth. This helps children who are struggling to keep up, as well as those who aren't challenged enough. Students who work with volunteer tutors will develop stronger time management and study skills as well as build a sense of achievement and develop confidence in their potential.
The CHAYNGE house is located at 845 S Lake St, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA in the heart of the Pico-Union district of LA.
For program participants who may use public transportation, there are several bus stops close to the LA CHAYNGE House on Alvarado and the corner of 8th and Alvarado. The program will provide bus passes to program participants unable to afford them.
We are excited to provide you with resources and services to advance your success and learning! Please fill out the form below and someone from our team will contact you with next steps. We continuously strive to offer additional services to meet our community's needs. If you don't find what you're looking for, please let us know by requesting a new workshop or service in the sign up form.