In the last year, Bresee’s one-stop campus served a total of 6,318 moderate and low-income families and youth.
|Services||Youth||Adults & Families||Total|
|QueensCare Health Center||2,164||1,082||3,246|
Bresee’s afterschool staff members provided 1,060 middle school and high school students with structured daily after school programs, highlights include:
- 246 middle schoolers were tutored daily, with 83% increasing their grades and 100% grade level promotion. Bresee offered study hall to 124 high schoolers.
- 300 youth were equipped with college prep services and 161 youth with college tours, resulting in 95% of seniors enrolling in college.
- 130 high schoolers were provided with SAT preparation classes, with an average 163-point increase in test scores.
- 12 Bresee alumni were awarded $30,825 in needs-based scholarships.
- 64 youth received career-readiness and paid internships, with 100% reporting increased knowledge and sense of career direction.
Bresee’s Family Services team served 1,590 moderate and low-income families with financial support services, highlights include:
- 2,351 low-income families increased their family income with a total aggregate of $575,730 through free tax assistance, health services, health insurance, jobs, financial aid, and childcare in collaboration with the Wilshire FSC.
- 1,750 were provided with transportation services through the Rider Relief valued at $76,200.
- 64 high school students earned over $50,000 in total through paid internships.
- 35 individuals received $33,604 total in emergency assistance including emergency rental assistance, furniture, food, clothing, support with utilities bills and kitchen appliances.
- 50 adults were referred to VITA tax preparation events.
- 70 parents and 49 youth received financial literacy classes.
- English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for 18 youth, 70 adults in conjunction with Los Angeles City College.
Bresee’s Gang Prevention team provided 422 of the most at-risk youth and their family members in the Olympic GRYD Zone with intensive case management, family counseling, and youth development activities.
QUEENSCARE HEALTH CENTER:
QueensCare provided 3, 246 low-income families in the community with on-site pediatric care.
In the last decade, Bresee’s proven model has:
- Through mentoring and case management, become a second home to 10,000 youth and family members.
- Offered over $150,000 in emergency family assistance since 2010.
- Awarded over $530,000 in college scholarships to 112 alumni.
- Provided career-readiness, and paid internships to 560 youth, linking older youth to credentials, higher education, and employment.
- Assisted over 3,000 students with college prep, SAT workshops, college tours, and FAFSA classes.
- Provided 169 youth with gang prevention services since 2012, and worked with over 600 first-time offenders referred from other agencies.
- Hosted ten Annual Youth Film Festivals on Social Justice.