Hello & Welcome To The Community Center
We are proud to offer a variety of services and programs at our new Community Center in South LA, located at 10200 S. Main St. The Community Center is designed to be an all-in-one drop-in resource center that caters to the needs of the community, as well as our reentry clients. It speaks volumes that a community center opened in the middle of a pandemic now serves almost 400 community members per month. We are currently building out our program and cannot wait to welcome members back for in-person activities!
M.E.N.T.O.R.S. Learning Center
During the Covid-19 pandemic, we understand that many parents may not have the time or resources to effectively host a learning environment at home. Bring your child to the Community Center for virtual school support! We offer wifi, a socially-distanced computer lab, snacks, and tutoring/supervision from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM! For questions about enrollment or the Learning Center, contact Aquilla Toy at AToy@mentorsla.org
M.E.N.T.O.R.S., Inc. Community Center now has a Community Shower! We operate a shower for unhoused neighbors complete with all hygiene products and towels, also accompanied by food and clothes if they need.
Need a laptop for summer learning at home?
Baby Alive Program
All families deserve happy and healthy births, but unfortunately, there are worrying disparities in black infant and maternal health in Los Angeles. M.E.N.T.O.R.S., Inc. is overjoyed to be part of the inaugural Village Fund program, where we have partnered with 7 other black-led community organizations to support African American parents and babies across Los Angeles. At the Community Center, M.E.N.T.O.R.S. is facilitating a baby goods and diaper bank, support groups for young mothers and fathers, and providing day care vouchers in what we are calling the Baby Alive Program. To enroll in the Baby Alive program here.
Youth Seminars for teens
M.E.N.T.O.R.S., Inc. is hosting Youth Seminars for teens! On June 12th and 19th, teen girls and teen boys will be invited for a day of collaboration, life skills training, and support as they reenter from Covid-19 isolation and prepare for adulthood. Group activities, inspirational speakers, and more! June 12 for ladies and June 19 for gentlemen.
M.E.N.T.O.R.S, Inc. Barbershop
Need to look good for a job interview, or to just freshen things up? Come to the M.E.N.T.O.R.S., Inc. Community Center on Mondays and Fridays and receive a FREE haircut! No strings attached, just sign-in at the Community Center!
We Offer Assistance
Domestic Abuse Counseling Classes
We offer this every Wednesday from 12:00 PM -1:00 PM, facilitated by Licensed Clinical Social Worker Mary Lee. For more information, contact Aquilla Toy at AToy@mentorsla.org
Extra Curricular Activities
These classes are typically offered from 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday-Thursday. To participate in the Cheer classes, athletes and parent/guardian must complete Athlete Release and Waiver forms, Athlete Expectations and Contract, and Preparticipation Physical Form in order to enroll in classes. These forms must be signed in person at the Community Center. For more information about Cheer classes, contact Cheryl Ellis at CEllis@mentorsla.org
Offered every Tuesday from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM, instructed by Kendra Marie Moves. For more information and registration, call (323) 542-1126
Kids' Cooking Class Information
These classes are offered every Monday and Friday from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM. We welcome kids of all ages to learn how to cook cakes, meals, and snacks.
Hip Hop Dance Classes
Facilitated by professional hip hop dancer with 20+ years of experience, MON1QUE. For more information and registration, call (323) 542-1126
Join us every Friday from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM for Free Fashion Friday and double-dutch fun!