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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


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.


+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

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.


This week is the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count! The annual census of our homeless neighbors will take place this Thursday and we need volunteers for the Downtown LA count! Terasaki Budokan will serve as a volunteer deployment site for the Homeless Count this Thursday January 26, 2023 from 8 PM - 12 AM.If you would like to volunteer, LAHSA is asking that teams of 2 or 3 sign up together at www.theycountwillyou.org/volunteer If you enter 90013 as your zip code and choose DOWNTOWN LA COUNT (249 S. Los Angeles Street 90012) you will be assigned to Terasaki Budokan as your deployment site. If the site fills up and you'd still like to deploy from the Budokan, contact Grant Sunoo at gsunoo@ltsc.org directly.Please register today at www.theycountwillyou.org. Because everyone counts, no matter where they live. #theycountwillyou ... See MoreSee Less
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