Let's Build a Center for our Youth Together

The Youth Center is building a facility that will be the home we need to expand our mission for years to come… But we cannot do it alone.

$100 – funds one computer chair for child, $250 – provides security device for the center, $500 – provides a sign for the front of our building, $1,000 helps make facility accessible for all children and ADA compliant. Help us make our dream a reality!

Help us reach our goal of $317,540
Donations so far 21%

Fund a Need - Leave a Legacy!

The Youth Center is building a facility that will be the home we need to expand our mission for years to come… But we cannot do it alone.

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Since 1952
Year round programs for kids. 1 million service hours provided and still counting...
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Property History

1949 – A local man donated his land to build The Youth Center.

1972 – The building was sold and the funds were given to the City of Los Alamitos with the agreement that The Youth Center will lease the Oak facility. The lease included free rent, free maintenance and free utilities until 2023.

2022 – The Youth Center purchases property on Los Alamitos Blvd with the goal to build a state-of-the-art facility for kids and move operations before the end of the current lease.

Programs for Kids

1952 – The Youth Center becomes an official 501 (c) 3 nonprofit and starts providing after school activities for local children.

1972 – Relocated to the new facility and started providing more programs and serving more communities.

1996 – Summer camps were opened with the partnership of RCSD.

1998 – The center becomes the only provider of music education at all elementary schools in LAUSD.

2015 – More educational and leadership programs added.

2020 – Free childcare offered to essential workers.

2021 – 514 volunteers helped the center during events and programs. 47 adult professional staff and music instructors on the team. 3,185 clients served in one year. One million service hours provided to children since 1952.

2022 – Our future awaits…