Life Skills Education

Life Skills Education ( Foster Children )


The center provides foster family services for people of all ages in Los Angeles county. Services include life skills education for foster and former foster youth, and parenting education workshops for anyone in the community. There are no geographic restrictions.

The Youth Empowerment Strategies for Success (YESS-ILP) program provides life skills training for foster youth and former foster youth who are preparing to emancipate into independent adult life.

Parenting workshops are offered for foster and kinship care families periodically throughout the year. Topics include parenting skills; working with the dependency system; permanency planning, reunification and emancipation; and training of trainers for care providers. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call the department number directly, email or apply online. Classes and workshops rotate throughout the year; call or visit website for a current schedule. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services.
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1111 E. Artesia Blvd.

Compton , CA 90221 (Physical)

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Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm; Wednesday, 8:30am to 10:00pm. Class times vary; call or visit website for information.


(310) 900-1600 (310) 900-1600 ext 2402 (Disabled Student Services) (310) 900-1600 ext 2072 (CalWORKs Office) (310) 900-1600 ext 2902 (Abel B. Sykes Child Development Center) (310) 537-3808 (Foster/Kinship Care Education)

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