My Place is a 6-month after school, social skills and community integration program that is intended for teens, ages 13 to 19, who need support with social skills. Various social skills concepts are addressed through a combination of community social outings, informational workshops, vocational skills activities, volunteer opportunities, and special projects. My Place provides an opportunity to foster independence and positively impact the way our adolescent clients transition into adulthood. My Place sessions are held once a week for 2 hours. Monthly community outings to restaurants, movies, arcades, teen centers, and more are held as a means to practice and generate newly acquired skills. Parents are also provided with educational opportunities that provide tools to assist parents in preparing their teens for a more independent and rewarding life as an adult. Weekly 15 minute parent gatherings following the session, as well as bi-monthly parent meetings, are held to support families.
During the course of My Place, our objective is to provide the teen participants and families with the following:
For more information about My Place, click here to view the My Place Program Brochure.
To enroll your child, click here to obtain the intake form.
You may also contact Abbie Gregory, Coordinator of Social Skills and Community Integration at 310-328-0276 X310.
Scholarship opportunities are currently available and will be awarded on a case by case basis to families that demonstrate financial need. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please submit an intake form, a letter of need, and a copy of your latest income tax return to email@example.com.
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