Youth Services

What happens after high school? How do you get a job? How can you get the education you need and prepare for college?

If you are a youth aged 14 to 21, FWDB youth services can help build your skills so you are ready when the time comes to get that great job. Learn to develop the skills necessary for a successful career. Explore careers that match your interests, and let FWDB help you to research all your options. Develop your academic and leadership skills while working part-time.

Download this Youth Resource Guide for a list of assistance agencies and emergency hotlines and services that aim to help independent teens and young families.

Housing Assistance

City of Pasadena Emergency Shelter
Los Angeles County Independent Living Program
Transitional Housing Programs for Former Foster Youth
Hillsides Youth Moving On – Support for Foster Youth
Penny Lane Centers

Assistance with Basic Needs

CalFresh / SNAP
Foothill Unity Center
Pasadena Youth Center
Transitional Age Youth Drop In Center

Assistance With Locating Childcare Services

California Child Care Resource & Referral Network
CalWORKS Childcare Program
Child Care Resource Center
Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles
Options Child Care and Human Services

To set up an appointment for Youth Services orientation, or call us at (626) 796-5627.

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Business Services

Find the talent you need.

We know when your business has access to a qualified, employable workforce, you are able to compete successfully and contribute to a strong economy in our region. We make investments in services for businesses that help you use labor market data effectively, access tax credits or wage subsidies, and fill skill gaps with the right talent for your job openings. Learn more »

Job Seeker Services

Get a job. Get training. Update your skills.

Fine tune your job search skills and get the information you need to make informed decisions about potential careers or updating your education or credentials. Our services provide job seekers with the support or training they need to become career-ready and get to work. Learn more »


Investments in our Community.

We are committed to building a strong economy in our region and increasing local employment. A network of talented community partners in workforce development, education and labor supports our efforts to ensure that businesses have access to qualified, employable talent, and job seekers have the updated skills they need to be successful. About Us »

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