South Bay - CARE

Community and Regional Engagement

Helping Youth Succeed

The Goal of the South Bay CARE (Community and Regional Engagement) program is to reduce risk factors that contribute to gang-related crime and violence. This is done through coordination with law enforcement and services provided by the city of Inglewood, schools and community partners.


Michael Carter

Special Projects Development Coordinator

South Bay Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

11539 Hawthorne Blvd., 5th Fl., Hawthorne, CA 90250

(310) 970-7700 office

South Bay Youth


Teen Centers

For youth ages 13-18

The Inglewood and Hawthorne Teen Centers offer a positive after-school space for teens. Services help empower and expand youth’s resources with constructive activities, field trips, social skills and positive alternatives to delinquent behavior. Teen Centers are operated by the SBWIB in partnership with collaborative education and community partners.

Services and Activities (No cost)

Academics and Homework Assistance: Tutoring, SAT and CAHSEE Prep College Preparation Leadership Workshops Computer and Internet access Community Service Projects Enrichment / Fun and Game Programs: Arts and Craft club Guitar Lessons Video Games tournaments Field Trips Connections to Parks and Recreations activities Billards, Ping Pong, and Board Games

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Some late night or weekend events will be scheduled

Inglewood Teen Center

101 W. Manchester Blvd.,

Inglewood, CA 90301

Phone: (310) 680–3701

Hawthorne Teen Center

3901 W. El Segundo Blvd.

Hawthorne, CA 90250

Phone: (310) 970 - 7001

Blueprint for Workplace Success


Blueprint I - How to get a job. This course is designed for entry-level workers who want to gain practical skills for landing a job. Learn how to communicate effectively, prepare a winning resume, how to contact employers and perform an effective interview, time management skills, understanding workplace issues and much more!

Blueprint II - How to keep a job. This is an interactive job retention training class that assists workers in developing skills for success and career advancement. It builds on skills learned in Blueprint I, and takes the student into more depth and covers additional topics such as, teamwork and leadership, critical thinking and problem solving, managing conflicts and working in a cultural diverse environment.

For more information and to place an order please call (310) 970-7700

The South Bay One Stop Career Center provides many services for youth and young adults, both in school and out of school, ages 14-24 years old. Services include pre employment training, work experience and internships, career preparation, occupational skill training, academic enrichment and job placement assistance. 


South Bay One-Stop

Business & Career Centers


Jobs for Youth in the South Bay

14 to 24 Years Old

The South Bay One Stop Business & Career Center is a great place to start your job search. The services at the One Stop Center are provided at no cost to you.Our job developers will help you find and land your first job or put you on a path to a successful career. Download the list of companies hiring youth in the South Bay now!

Fit for Gold Program

Program includes first-time work experience to youth and young adults ages 14-24. Curriculum includes training in mentoring, nutrition and homework assistance. Earn wages for mentoring younger kids. Improve nutrition and physical fitness, Improve academic performance, Develop citizenship and leadership skills, Develop basic workplace skills, and Increase career awareness.

Career Pathways

Through the Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Linked Learning (AMETLL) Consortium, career pathways have been developed. Work based learning activities Include worksite visits and company tours, guest speakers, job shadowing and internships.

Bridge to Career Pathways

Out of school youth and young adult program focusing on a Learn and Earn Model and On-The-Job training. Opportunities include working in Advanced Manufacturing, Construction, Healthcare, Hospitality customer service, trade logistics and utilities.

Summer Jobs Program

Annual program that provides first-time work experience to youth and young adults ages 14-24 at various city governments and community based organizations. Youth go through 20 hours of personal enrichment training and later are placed at employers to work an average of 100 hours.

South Bay Promise

The South Bay Promise Program assists high school students to make a seamless transition to college. Some benefits include, free tuition & books at El Camino College and guaranteed admission to Cal State University, Dominguez Hills

Bridge to Work Program

On the job training for youth and young adults, both in school and out of school. Training is comprised of work readiness classroom training, paid work experience and job placement assistance.

Job Club

Job placement services, workshops and employment preparation for youth and young adults.

South Bay Workforce Investment Board
11539 Hawthorne Blvd., 5th Floor Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: (310) 970-7700
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This WIOA Title 1 financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

by calling in advance to CRS 1-800-735-2922 or 310-680-3700.