OneSource Youth Program (Ages 14-21)

The Youth Opportunities Program provides services throughout the San Fernando Valley. The program offers at-risk youth ages 14 to 21 a single point of contact for accessing age-specific and developmental services that provide educational, occupational and life skills attainment. The program provides classroom-based learning, tutoring and study skills instruction as well as employment attainment services - all of which prepare high-risk youth with the skills they need to be successful in the workforce. It is the only program to have achieved a four-star rating (the highest possible) from the City of Los Angeles.

Mission & Vision

OneSource Youth Center Mission Statement:

To provide high quality services in the areas of education, training and skill development leading to employment in a chosen career path for youth living in underserved communities.

OneSource Vision:

El Proyecto del Barrio will be an internationally recognized model for community-based delivery of health and human services.


To provide the youth customer with a clear understanding of the programs goals and objectives.

Referral Services:

Youth will be provided with information on the full array of applicable or appropriate services available through the WIA or other service provider.

Classroom-based Learning:
Basic Skills

  • Basic Reading
  • Computer Training
  • Basic Math
  • Financial Literacy
  • Job Specific Skills
  • Work Readiness
  • GED Preparation
  • Labor Market Information
  • Customer Service

Classroom training will be provided by the OneSource collaborators include Community Colleges and occupational training provider.

Alternative Secondary School Services:

Access to secondary school service for youth: lacking a high school diploma and referrals.

Tutoring and Study Skills:

Instruction leading to the completion of secondary school, including dropout prevention strategies, and GED preparation instruction designed to achieve a passing score of 5.

Preparation for Post-Secondary (After High School) Education:

Visits to post-secondary institutions and workshops on college applications and financial support.

Computer Literacy Skills:

Financial/Computer literacy training to all youth customers who are assessed as being in need of such services.

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