We wish to extend our warmest thanks to Bank of the West, member of FHLB for awarding West Angeles CDC a grant of $30,000 for our
Young ‘N LA


Your support will expand this successful workforce development program serving 14-18 year-old African American males from very low-income households in South Los Angeles. Through a combination of peer group-based life skills engagement with potential employers, participants will gain skills and experience to either build a path to a career or start their own business. Program staff will recruit, prepare, and connect youth to employers and to resources for obtaining right-to-work documents, and the program will provide stipends for transportation, transitional housing, food, utilities, and clothing. Additionally, this grant will help fund staff and program expenses.

Homebuyers Education Course

An eight hour course required to qualify for City of Los Angeles down payment assistance programs. This course is held at WACDC once a month on Saturdays. Participants receive their certificates on the same day at the conclusion of the seminar.

Home Retention Clinic

HUD-certified Counselors assist homeowners in mitigating with their lenders to determine the best possible options to save their homes.

Counseling services are provided free of charge to the homeowner.


West Angeles CDC was founded in early 1994 as an outreach program of West Angeles Church of God in Christ, then a 15,000-member congregation in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles. Dr. Lula Ballton and Bishop Charles E. Blake, together with Trustees of West Angeles Church, founded the CDC to expand the compassionate outreach and neighborhood development ministries of the church. READ MORE

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West Angeles Community Development Corporation
6028 Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Telephone: (323) 751-3440
Facsimile: (323) 751-7631
Email: info@westangelescdc.org