Youth Services! 2022

The goal of the Workforce Development Board is to provide youth ages 14 through 24 with the tools necessary to make sound decisions regarding their future and career choices.

Our Youth Program provides year-round services incorporating the following Ten Core Elements that are essential in a youth’s development.

  • Employment opportunities
  • Tutoring and study skills
  • Alternate secondary school services
  • Paid and unpaid experience
  • Occupational skills training
  • Support Services
  • Guidance and counseling
  • Leadership development
  • Adult mentoring
  • 12 month post-program follow-up

Youth@Work services are targeted to priority youth populations with the highest need, including: school dropouts, foster, probation, homeless, Transitional Age Youth (TAY), and CalWORKs youth.

Call to see if you qualify
(562) 562-946-2237 Ext. 221


Gather the documents need it to apply,listed here. You can also, send us a message by clicking the button below. Make sure to include what city you live in and which session you plan on attending!

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Help our Young Adults

Want to take a brand new worker under your wing? Give local youth a chance to work with you and let Rio Hondo AJCC pay their wages.

Worksite Emergencies

Call 911 For Life and Death situations


Call (562) 946-2237 Ext. 222

In case a worker is injured on the job, you can also click here to be guided through emergency procedures.

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Youth Collaborative

We work together with...

  • PIH
    Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital

    The Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital provides high quality healthcare without discrimination, and contribute to the health and well-being of our communities in an ethical, safe, and fiscally prudent manner in recognition of our charitable purpose.

  • Tri-Cities R O P
    Tri-Cities R O P

    Tri-Cities ROP provides students with a career-technical education that is rigorous and relevant in today's industries.

  • Long Beach Job Corps Center
    Long Beach Job Corps Center

    At Long Beach Job Corps, students receive the skills needed to succeed in today's workforce - at no cost to them or their families!

  • Rio Hondo College
    Rio Hondo College

    Rio Hondo educational programs prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, grant two-year degrees in a number of specialties, issue certificates in technical or professional fields, provide contract training for employer workforces, and offer community service classes in subjects ranging from computer skills to cultural event fieldtrips.

  • LA Cada
    Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse

    Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Youth Services provides youth substance abuse outpatient treatment and education services. Our program's philosophy is that all teens with education and guidance can:

    • Turn negative behavior into positive change
    • Develop into adults active in their communities
    • Live a healthy lifestyle free from substance abuse

    Parent education services provided.

  • Whittier Union High School District
    Whittier Union High School District

    Whittier Union High School District is the main public school district for the City of Whittier.

  • City of Santa Fe Springs
    City of Santa Fe Springs

    Our mission is to improve the quality of community life in the City of Santa Fe Springs; to foster the public trust through effective management of public resources; to provide a safe, well-planned and aesthetically pleasing environment; to encourage personal enrichment through educational, cultural, social, and leisure programs; to serve the public in a responsive and courteous manner; and, to promote social harmony in all aspects of community life.

  • Employment Development Department
    Employment Development Department

    The Employment Development Department (EDD) has connected millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy of the Golden State.

  • El Rancho Adult School
    El Rancho Adult School

    El Rancho Adult School offers a safe, diverse, and supportive educational environment; engages our students and assist them in reaching their immediate and lifelong goals; and provides the necessary tools to respond to changing technology and challenging economic times.

100% Services Funded by the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board with funds from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Workforce Development Aging and Community Services (WDACS) and the Los Angeles County America's Job Centers of California are equal opportunity employers/programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request, to individuals with disabilities. TTY (562) 236-2899.