Excellent Education.  Powerful Families.  Strong Communities.

Since 1980, Para Los Niños has responded to the needs of under-served children and families in Los Angeles. Today, Para Los Niños supports over 6,000 children, youth, and families through its integrated model of education in nine schools, and comprehensive social emotional services in classrooms and communities.

Early Education

Six learning sites provide 450+ students with high-quality academic and social-emotional education. Starting as young a six-weeks we engage parents to ensure a strong support system for their success well beyond high school.

TK-8th Grade Education

Our interdisciplinary and project-based approach keeps students intellectually enriched and our wraparound support builds social emotional skills, character, and confidence at our Gratts Primary School, Charter Elementary School, and Charter Middle School for over 1,000 scholars.

Youth Workforce Services

Through workshops, mentorship, internships, and case management, YWS provides opportunities for over 2,000 disconnected youth and adults each year to success in school, work, and life.

Family & Community Services

We build a strong foundation with over 4,000 children and adults each year through leadership and support groups, ESL education, workshops, counseling, and clinical support. Our services strengthen families and provide a supportive community for families to thrive.