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Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) is committed to improving the lives of underserved individuals and families and promoting the equitable development of ethnic communities and their rich cultural heritage.


Over 6000 social services clients served in 2017


Over 1000 affordable housing units produced


Total 2017 attendance for Far East Lounge activites


Girl's basketball event by terasaki budokan

Terasaki Budokan

Thanks to community support, LTSC built a big gym in Little Tokyo.

Far East Lounge

The Far East Lounge is a Little Tokyo gathering space for seniors and others to connect and enjoy activities that promote wellness.

Guests of FEL taking a picture for Little tokyo service center
Plus Lab


+LAB is a bold initiative that allows LTSC to join forces with artists and cultural institutions to find imaginative ways to empower the Little Tokyo community.

First Street North

The First Street North block of Little Tokyo is a critical part of the past and future of our historic neighborhood.

Changing Tides

Changing Tides

A partnership initiative between a youth/young adult outreach group and LTSC is dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding mental health and normalizing healthy discussions within the Asian American community.

Santa Monica/Vermont Project

LTSC is partnering with Los Angeles County Metro Transit Authority to build affordable housing, commercial and social service space at the Vermont/Santa Monica station.



Taiko classes are now being offered at Terasaki Budokan - Little Tokyo Service Center! Check out this post for more info.Taiko classes NOW available at Terasaki Budokan! We are excited to announce a new program at Terasaki Budokan, J-town Taiko Club. Classes will be weekday evenings. Spots are limited, so sign up while there is still room. Classes will start on Oct. 5!Please see flyer for more information or click the link in bio. Check out the video on our website to meet the instructiors Maceo Hernandez and Walter Nishinaka.#terasakibudokan #littletokyo #golittletokyo #littletokyola #jtown #japantown #dtla #taiko #drums #music #nonprofit #communitycenter #reccenter ... See MoreSee Less
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