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A Place Called Home

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L.I.F.E. Mentoring Program

"As mentors, you’re planting a seed that may not take root for years. But let me tell you, when it does, the benefits are undeniable." - Former First Lady Michelle Obama, National Mentoring Summit (2011)

What is the L.I.F.E. Mentoring Program?
A Place Called Home's (APCH) L.I.F.E. Mentoring Program is a community-based mentoring program. Every mentee is an APCH member between the ages of 14-17 years old who resides in South Los Angeles. Each mentee is looking for a mentor that can offer advice, support, and friendship.

Program Requirements:

- 1 year minimum commitment

- Must be 21 years or older

- Complete Mentor On-Boarding & Trainings

- Pass a background check

- Access to reliable transportation (i.e. Driver's license, auto insurance, auto registration)

Matches see each other twice per month for 3-4 hours each time. The goal is to empower youth to reach their life goals by improving self-esteem, increasing school performance, and presenting them with opportunities they can seize!

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About A Place Called Home


2830 S Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011, US

Mission Statement

A Place Called Home provides a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives.


A Place Called Home is a nonprofit educational and recreational youth center in South Central Los Angeles. We focus on at-risk youth from 8 to 20 years old, and on building a strong South Central Los Angeles community. APCH offers a unique family environment that features one-on-one mentoring, compassion and unconditional love.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


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2830 S. Central Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90011



  • Child Welfare
  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Coaching
  • Youth Services
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Twice outings per month for a minimum of 8 hours total.

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