Friends of the Children–Los Angeles continues to be featured in national and local news media coverage for our courageous, unique and proven model. You can learn more about our chapter under local news. We will share stories about our program youth and families under youth stories.
A message from our Executive Director, Thomas Lee.
Children selected for program will be paired with a paid, professional mentor called a Friend from kindergarten through high school graduation.
Our program bridges the gaps in school success.
Using a trauma-informed lens, Friends work persistently to build relationships with their youth and caregivers.
Amid the pandemic, our youth have shown resilience in abundance - and Matty* is no different. Read this recent update about him, as told by his Friend.
Friends collaborate with both their youth and the parent(s), making decisions together and supporting each other.
Youth advocate and World Champion gymnast Simone Biles proudly supports the organization and their #FosterOurFuture campaign in honor of National Foster Care Month
For Friends of the Children, Black Lives Matter is more than a 'Moment.'
Our CEO, Terri Sorensen shares how lessons learned from the Great Recession were applied to the COVID-19 crisis.
A profile on founder Duncan Campbell and his devotion to philanthropy.