TOBERMAN NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERToberman Neighborhood Center is a non-profit organization that provides social services to low-income individuals & families in the Harbor area, helping them to move from poverty to self-sufficiency. Annually, we fulfill 18,000 client requests through three core areas of programming:
Healthy Living & Learning helps underperforming students, develop reading, writing, and math skills through tutoring, homework completion, and computer assistance to improve grades. Youth are individually case managed. Youth participate in workshops on empowerment, leadership development, multicultural awareness, and nutrition. The youth also participate in Athletics, building their self esteem through organized team sports including basketball and soccer.
Family Resources helps all clients increase their education and income. A Career Center with pre-employment and employment training includes: help with resume writing, interviewing, work place behavior, attire, job search, on-line job applications, and aptitude evaluations. Classes are offered on financial literacy, computer literacy, and parenting. We provide Legal Services to assist with expunctions and evictions. In addition, emergency food and clothing services are provided.
Gang Intervention Services: Intervention Counselors work with hard-core gang members, mediate disputes, and maintain a 14-year plus Harbor Area gang peace agreement involving more than 30 local gangs. The goal is to move people beyond gangs and create safe neighborhoods. Toberman staff helped author the model adopted by the City of Los Angeles.
A Project of The Women’s Division of The Board Of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church.
A Member of The Los Angeles United Way, Inc.
For additional information please visit www.toberman.org.