Child, Youth, and Family Services in Lakewood, California

There are 2 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Lakewood, California, serving a population of 81,106 people in an area of 10 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 40,553 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 4 square miles.

In California, Lakewood is ranked 32nd of 1798 cities in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 14th of 1798 cities in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of Lakewood Child, Youth, and Family Services

Find Lakewood, California child, youth, and family services.

Lakewood Youth Center 4658 Woodruff Avenue Lakewood, CA

Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services 4060 Watson Plaza Drive Lakewood, CA

What is Child, Youth, and Family Services?

Lakewood Offices of Child and Family Services (OCFS) are California State, Los Angeles County, or local government agencies that provide programs and services to improve the economic and social well-being of children, youth, and families in Lakewood, CA. Protective services and certain regulatory functions may also be among the responsibilities of a Lakewood Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

You may contact Children and Family Services for questions about:
  • Lakewood Child, Youth, and Family Services programs
  • Child abuse and maltreatment
  • Lakewood adoptions, foster care, and group homes
  • Social services programs
  • SNAP Food Stamp program in Lakewood, California

Lakewood Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Lakewood Child Population by Age, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Relationship of Child to Householder, Income of Households With Children, and School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Lakewood Child Population by Age
 LakewoodLos Angeles County
Under Age 33,160366,015
Age 3 to 42,050258,516
Age 5614117,038
Age 6 to 82,545367,459
Age 9 to 112,894371,139
Age 12 to 142,993378,070
Age 15 to 173,398382,668
Lakewood Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 LakewoodLos Angeles County
Children Living in Households17,6302,239,893
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units68.0%42.8%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units32.0%57.2%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households12,5861,451,461
Children Living With Male Householder1,143215,231
Children Living With Female Householder3,810563,555
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present6.4%9.7%
Lakewood Relationship of Child to Householder
 LakewoodLos Angeles County
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)82.9%83.3%
Grandchild10.0%10.9%
Other Relatives4.9%4.3%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child2.3%1.4%
Lakewood Income of Households With Children
 LakewoodLos Angeles County
Median Income of Households with Children$105,689$64,412
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance14.0%26.6%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line6.9%22.4%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line93.1%77.6%
Lakewood School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 LakewoodLos Angeles County
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)1,352163,414
Children Enrolled in Public School83.5%88.2%
Children Enrolled in Private School16.5%11.8%