The Mentoring Program is designed to match both male and female clients between the ages of 12-18 with an adult mentor. One-on-one mentors commit to meeting with their mentees at least eight hours per month for one (1) year.
Examples of activities mentors and mentees
do together include outings to restaurants,
movies, museums, horseback riding,
bowling, art projects and just hanging out
and talking. Although not mandatory,
our hope is that mentors will recommit at the
end of that year by mentoring another youth.
To become a mentor, please contact:
Volunteer/Mentor Coordinator & Family Finding Specialist
Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services
6957 N. Figueroa Street, PO Box, 41-1076 Los Angeles, CA 90041
"I appreciate Optimist efforts in providing this service for at-risk youth!!!” -OYHFS Mentor
"Mentoring is the best way to help youth become caring productive community leaders" -OYHFS Mentor
“I made a difference in the life of Hector. Call today and become a mentor”
Optimist Youth Homes
& Family Services
6957 N. Figueroa St. Box 41-1076 Los Angeles, CA 90041-1076
Telephone: (323) 443-3175
Thank You for all your support!