Best Start - First 5 LA
Children need to learn so much before kindergarten! First 5 LA is a wonderful, free community resource for helping your children in their first five years that is very Spanish-speaker friendly! "First 5 LA believes that the first five years of life establish the foundation for the future success of our children. We put parents at the center of our work, since parents and caregivers are at the heart of a child's development."
Panorama City Library
Our library, in addition to providing books and movies to borrow, put on a variety of free programs for children and provides free summer lunches for kids who are out of school. Kid's path is a wonderful program available through the library for children, where you can "Find great books to read, fun stuff to do, help with homework and information for parents and caregivers." The library also provides free help for pregnant mothers and babies zero to five! See our library page for more surprising information about our library!
WIC Panorama City
WIC is a free supplemental nutrition program for low income women, infants and children. This program helps pregnant women, postpartum women and young children (less than 5 years of age) eat well and stay healthy.
Girl Scouts Panorama City
"We're the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. With programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success."
Panorama City parks provide a variety of sports programs such as baseball, basketball, cardio-kickboxing, gymnastics, soccer, martial arts, tennis, and volleyball. Other programs which are provided include after school clubs, arts & crafts, free L.A. Kids programs, Mad Science, preschool, and seasonal day camps. Summer night lights comes to our parks in the summer, a program which brings sports, arts and recreational activities, resource fairs, health screenings, workshops, jobs, and connections to resources that residents can utilize year round.
See a link to our parks page for a full list of activities and resources from our parks!
Kid's Club LA
Taking place at the Panorama Mall every Friday, Kid's Club LA always has something sure to keep your child entertained or educated! Free.
Hermandad Mexicana Lacayo Hank Youth Center
La Hermandad's mission is to address the legal, social, educational, and economical inequities facing immigrants, their families, our youth, and the senior population. La Hermandad emphasizes citizenship organizing, civic engagement and community development activities aimed at building grassroots power in order to strengthen this community's voice.
Our youth committee gets kids involved in their future and their community! Check out more here.
SwimLA provides affordable swimming lessons for children. Scholorships and financial aid are available!
DIY (“Do-It-Yourself”) Girls’ mission is to increase girls’ interest and success in technology, engineering and making through innovative educational experiences and mentor relationships. We're a supportive community for girls driven by an interest in creating and building with technology.
A list of programs which provide support to families
Children's Health Services
Medical care for children to age 21 with chronic illnesses or disabilities: (800) 288-4584
Free vaccinations and physicals (800) 993-2437
Put the community guide we currently have under a section called "Community Guides". Add: "Call 211 for free! Multilingual information for employment, landlord-tenant issues, health, tax services, and more!"