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Children, Youth & Families

ChildcareLittle Tokyo Service Center offers a variety of programs serving children and youth ages 0-18. We strongly believe in the potential of all children to achieve their highest dreams and goals, and our programs aim to help them succeed.

 
Child Development

Cute kids singing along a pizza songLittle Tokyo Service Center offers a variety of programs serving children and youth ages 0-18, including Angelina Preschool, Family Child Care Network and Resident Services.

Angelina Preschool

Our state preschool program provides full-day subsidized preschool services for income eligible 3 to 5 year olds, and is located at the Angelina Apartments in Echo Park.  Hours are Monday-Friday from 7 am to 5 pm.  Our teachers have Child Development Permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.  Healthy and nutritious breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided.  We are licensed for 73 children by Community Care Licensing (License #192002562).  We have full day spaces available for income eligible families.

For more information about enrollment and eligibility, contact Adriana Perez at (213) 481-0227 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Family Child Care Network

Our Family Child Care network includes licensed home-based providers who provide subsidized child care for income eligible infants and toddlers in and around downtown Los Angeles, including Little Tokyo, Echo Park and Koreatown.  For information about enrollment and eligibility, contact Adriana Perez (213) 481-0227 at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Resident Services
Afterschool Program: Children Studying Casa Heiwa/Angelina Mentoring Program (CHAMPs) After School Program

LTSC’s Resident Services increases academic achievement, improves social development and creates financial stability for families living in our affordable housing communities.

After-School program provides weekday tutoring and mentoring to youth living in Casa Heiwa and Angelina Apartments.

CHAMPs (Casa Heiwa Angelina Mentoring Program) collaborates with students from UCLA who provide mentoring and educational enhancement on Saturday mornings to youth ages 5-18.

Financial Capacity and Asset Building Program assists residents and neighbors to build their financial capacity with workshops and one-on-one counseling. Families learn how to develop household budgets, reduce debt, increase savings and enroll in education or vocational training.

Civic Engagement Program serves residents by providing voter education, voter registration and mobilization efforts in local and national elections.

Bilingual Case Management, employment preparedness and childcare referrals allow families to stay on track and prepare for and prevent minor issues from becoming major ones.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides free tax return preparation by IRS-certified volunteers. Our clients are able to save money and obtain refunds.

For more info, contact Nancy Alcaraz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .