The FamilySource Centers (FSC) are collaborative one-stop community centers designed to assist low-income residents in the City of Los Angeles to become self-sufficient by increasing family income and academic achievement for youth and adults.
FSCs offer services including; counseling, parent education, employment assistance, legal aid, financial literacy classes, adult education, tutoring & homework help, benefits screening, recreational & cultural activities, youth leadership development and community events.
All FSCs have universal access services available to all persons. Additionally, case management services are available to low-income parents and guardians, and their children 17 years and under.
At the six-month mark in our contract period, our Pacoima FSC has registered and served close to 1,900 individuals getting close to reaching the annual goal of 2,500 by June 30th.
A few of the services offered at the Pacoima FSC include; parenting classes, General Education Development (GED) testing, El Nido’s Business and Tech Academies, Garden To Table cooking classes, immigration legal aid, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, a Women’s Support Group, gardening & music classes, case management and a College Corner with assistance from the El Nido Alumni Association.
Several community partners offer services including; mentoring & tutoring provided by FSC partner Pacoima Beautiful, Financial Literacy classes sponsored by Citibank, and Folklorico Dance and Art class provided by Tia Chuchas Centro Cultural.
Tax season is here and our Pacoima FSC is conducting free tax preparation for city of Los Angeles residents until to April 17, 2018 by appointment only (818.896-7776).
Drop by our FamilySource Center and see what El Nido can do for you!