The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles offers child care, character development, sports and health programs. It cares for more than 10,000 children and their families at over 125 licensed child care centers every day. The organization s child care programs focus on educational support and healthy lifestyle. The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles helps children with basic language, reading and math skills. Its lifestyle programs help in developing exercise habits among youths. The organization also offers a range of recreational activities that encourage children to be creative. It additionally works in partnership with local business and community organizations to impart the importance of citizenship. Located in Los Angeles, the organization is a part of the Young Men's Christian Association, which serves more than 20 million people each year.