OUR MISSION The Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center is a neighborhood approach to the revitalization and empowerment of a community in crisis. We provide a safe and nurturing environment committed to good citizenship and academic excellence. College and career readiness for grades 3-12
New website coming soon in Jan 2020!
Celebrating 30 years of service!
Thank you to Taproot Foundation and volunteer Hunter Hollinger!
Wooten Center afterschool and summer programs for grades 3-12 are held onsite at our youth center at 9106 S. Western Ave., LA, CA 90047.
We are currently temporarily located at Mann UCLA Community School at 7001 S. St. Andrews Pl., LA, CA 90047 while our youth center buildings undergo renovations.
SAT-prep and other MyCollegeTrek activities are held at various sites.
The Wooten Center is open year-round as follows:
CollegeTrek Afterschool Program (August-June, Mon-Fri, 2-6pm)
Summer Fun Camp (June-August, Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm)
MyCollegeTrek (afterschool and summer)
Note: We follow the LAUSD school calendar for holidays and closures. See 2018-19 and 2019-20 calendars approved by the school board.
Thank you to the Staples Center Foundation and BET Foundation for decking our hallways with college pennants! Over 50 employees and interns from both agencies turned out to also paint a mural and install some beautiful and inspiring posters and paintings. Some great gifts of inspiration for our youth!