Toberman Neighborhood Center

Toberman Neighborhood Center
Program Name: 
Toberman Gang Intervention Program
Grant Year: 
2010
Grant Type: 
General Community
Grant Amount: 
$20,000
Interest Area: 
Gang Prevention & Intervention
Grant Purpose: 

The Toberman Gang Intervention Program provides targeted gang members who seek to exit gang life with individualized wrap-around rehabilitative services, including case management, counseling, mentoring, and job preparation in the Harbor/San Pedro area.

Description: 

Toberman Neighborhood Center was established in 1903 as the Toberman Settlement House. Today, it provides social services and educational tools for low-income individuals and families in the San Pedro, Wilmington, and Harbor City/Gateway areas to achieve self-sufficiency.  It aims to move people beyond poverty; create motivated, life-long learners; strengthen respect for the family unit; and cultivate urban peace and interethnic harmony.  It provides an after-school program; a family resources program with case management and wrap-around education and employment support; and gang intervention counselors. It serves more than 18,000 clients each year.