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PROGRAMS & SERVICES
On-grounds activities include intramural sports between the living units in basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball. A multifunctional weight room is available for residents as well as a game room.  Other activities include bingo, movie nights, team building games, and special themed holidays. A library provides various age appropriate reading materials.

The residents also participate in many off-grounds activities and outings, tickets for which are often donated.  Clients also attend many cultural and local community events.  Of course, staff supervision is provided for all activities both on and off-grounds.

The Optimist Stars compete in the Southern California Boys’ Athletic League against other similar agencies in football, basketball, softball, and soccer.  There are Junior Varsity and Varsity teams.


For more information, please contact:
Ken Garcia
Email: kgarcia@oyhfs.org
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"As a troubled youth growing up in Marshall, Texas, I would've  liked to have a place like Optimist."
          
-George Edward Foreman, Heavyweight Champion
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Optimist Youth Homes
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6957 N. Figueroa St. Box 41-1076 Los Angeles, CA 90041-1076
Telephone: (323) 443-3175
www.OYHFS.org

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Email:rmartinez@oyhfs.org
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The Optimist Recreation Department
provides a variety of on and
off-grounds activities for the
residents in an effort to teach them
the meaning of healthy, pro-social
leisure time activities.