Welcome to the LAYC Youth Corner! Here you can find information about upcoming events, programs and open houses, resources, and internships. Stay up to date on what other youth are doing at LAYC by viewing creative projects by other youth like music videos, blogs, art, photography, and even a telenovela! Bookmark this page and visit often to see pictures from past events, read about the youth spotlight of the month (maybe it’s you!), find out what’s new at the center, and more!
  • Youth Creative Projects Take a peek inside the minds and hearts of your peers.
  • Upcoming Events From poetry slams to hiring fairs, check this page often to be in the know.
  • DC Teen Center Your place to go after school to get help with your homework, learn to play the guitar, make music, take up photography, and so much more!
  • DC Safe Housing Drop-in Center A safe space open Monday—Friday, 10 a.m.—6 p.m. to connect to safe housing resources.
  • Health Services at LAYC Do you need to talk to someone? Looking for free HIV, STI, and pregnancy testing and options counseling?
  • Community Service and Internships Looking for community service or internship hours at LAYC?
  • Summer Programs Spend the summer with LAYC where you can explore the great outdoors, try out college life, learn to row, put on a play, gain leadership skills, and more!
  • Information for Parents Send your parents or guardians to this page to learn about LAYC, our programs, and even programs for parents

See Our Events in Action

Check out our photos from past events in galleries on Flickr and Facebook.

October 2017 Youth Spotlight: April Gaskins

By: April Gaskins, youth participant My name is April and I am a client of LAYC’s street outreach programs. I am beyond grateful for the services I received [at the LAYC Safe Housing Drop-in Center for homeless youth]—from showers to hot meals, from clean underclothes to a safe place to rest. My caseworker, Diana, and…

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