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Children’s Institute, Inc.



    Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is one of the oldest and largest children’s service agencies in Los Angeles, serving the community for more than 100 years. Our mission is to help children Recover from trauma, build Resilience to overcome adversity and become Ready for success in school, work and life.

    We currently serve more than 24,000 children and families at more than 40 sites across L.A. County. We welcome volunteers who would like to share their time helping at-risk children, birth through age 17.

    Volunteers can assist in a variety of areas, including working with infants and toddlers, assisting teachers in our Head Start and State Preschool programs, facilitating reading and other learning activities, assisting with art programs, coaching sports, martial arts and exercise programs, and much more. To volunteer, click here.