The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Youth Foundation utilizes these programs to meet the needs of the youth of Los Angeles County, helping children and teens pursue happy, productive lives — and steer clear of crime, drugs and other issues that can damage young lives.


Bicycle Education and Registration (BEAR) is a five-week program in which deputies teach bicycle repair and safety, using bicycles that have been donated or confiscated. Students gain hands-on experience, and upon completion of the program, they get to keep the bicycle they have been working on. Learn More>>

Youth Activities League

The YAL serves at-risk children ages 7-17 throughout the county. Our YAL centers provide tutoring, socialization, field trips, sports and other character-building activities during the all-important hours of 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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