WLCAC has established a seamless, "no-fail," job training, job placement, and post-employment training system for youth, adults, seniors, veterans, and dislocated workers as defined by the federal Workforce Investment Act. The Youth Services System prepares South Central and surrounding community residents for the labor force by providing job readiness, tutoring, GED assistance, post-secondary preparation, paid work experience, on-the-job-training, customized training, leadership development, case management, job advancement, and supportive services.

WLCAC Youth Services System


  • Are you looking for your first job?
  • Do you need help getting back into school?
  • Interested in exploring your career options?
  • Looking to further your Education or start vocational training?

Who We Serve

To get started, you must meet the following and other additional requirements:

16-21 years of age and a resident of the City of Los Angeles

18-24 years of age on active probation and/or parole within the last 12 months

Our Program Services Are Free!

We can help you in the following areas and more:

  • Employment/work Readiness
  • Academic Assessment and Educational Guidance
  • Career Exploration and Guidance
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Tutoring/Computer Training
  • College Preparation/Leadership
  • Counseling/Mentoring
  • Alternative High School Services
  • Parenting Classes and Financial Classes

Your Commitment To Us:

We ask that you actively participate in our program for one year. Our trained and experienced representatives will help you discover what you need to get on track to education and employment.
Youth Services Flyer.pdf
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The Work and Gain Education & Employment Skills Project
11101 S. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059
For More Information, Please Contact:
Karen Holtzclaw @ (323) 563-4704
Youth Source Center
958 W. 108th St., Los Angeles, CA 90059
For More Information, Please Call:
(323) 923-1434

Funded by the City and County of Los Angeles WIB in partnership with the Employment Development Department
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program, Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
To ensure availability, your request should be received at least 5 business days in advance of the need.
TTY (323)563-5684, Phone (323) 563-4702, Fax (323) 563-56364

Services Provided Through
Youth Source and The Work and Gain Education & Employment Skills Project
Both Programs Managed by: Watts Labor Community Action Committee