Youth & Families

Human Services

The City of Pasadena provides an array of human services to support the community including consumer action services, assistance with landlord/tenant issues, small claims, applications with various government assistance programs and other related matters. Various support and programs are also available for youth, families, and seniors.

The Head Start Program is innovative, creative and dedicated to enhancing the lives of its children, parents, staff and community volunteers. Our services offered include: education, parent involvement, social services, health training, special needs, and nutrition. Call (626) 204-8900 for more information.


Instructor:
Options Staff

Dates:
August 2017-May 2018

Days & Times:
M-F 8:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., 12:15-3:45 p.m.

Ages:
3-5 yrs

Fees:
Vary


Notes:

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federally–funded supplemental food, nutrition education and breastfeeding support program. WIC helps families with women and/or children who are at nutritional risk by providing nutrition education along with monthly food coupons. WIC's goal is to prevent health problems and improve the health of participants during critical times of growth and development. WIC serves over 5,000 clients in the greater Pasadena area, including South Pasadena, Sierra Madre and Altadena. Closed every other Friday. For more information, call (626) 744-6520.


Instructor:
Pasadena Health Department Staff

Dates:
Year-round*

Days & Times:
M-Th 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ages:

Fees:
Free; eligibility based on income


Notes: *Closed every other Friday

Our goal is to provide trainings to assist youth with positive change. Learn how to handle adversity, accountability, advocacy, gang awareness, prevention, intervention, healthy living habits, drug and alcohol education, character development, career development and college preparation by offering the following services:

*AB-109 (non-violent early release offenders)
*Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Referral and Counseling
*Community members Referral and Counseling
*Provide services for probationers, former probationers, parolees
*Job leads (we are not a placement agency)Referrals
*Resume Assistance
*Individualized/Family Case Management
*Life Skills Trainings
*Family Preservation

Services offered are free and ongoing. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Rebecca Pratt at (626) 744-7306.


Instructor:
Staff

Dates:
Year-round

Days & Times:
By Appt. Only

Ages:

Fees:
Payable to instructor


Notes: