Serving Children and
Families Since 1906!
Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services (OYHFS) is a nationally
accredited non-profit 501(c)3 corporation. We are one of the
oldest and largest agencies of its kind in Southern California.
Referrals are accepted from throughout the state of California. We
serve over 500 at-risk youth and their families every day.
Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services at a glance:
Chief Execuitve Officer
Silvio John Orlando
Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services. (C.O.A.)
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Sources of Referrals
Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, Los Angeles
County Department of Mental Health, and Probation Departments from
Optimist has over 300 staff members.
Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services ©
6957 N. Figueroa St. Box 41-1076
Los Angeles, CA 90041-1076
Telephone: (323) 443-3175