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Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live

Riverside County Department of Mental Health

Youth development, community service, and substance use prevention for students in high school.

Services Offered

Leadership • Community Service • Mentoring • Drug Prevention • Tobacco Prevention • Substance Use Prevention


Friday Night Live (FNL) is a youth development program focused on avoidance of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, as well as gambling avoidance and traffic safety. Teens partner with adults and peers to develop youth-driven and youth-led programs, serve their communities, and strengthen their leadership skills. Participants generally meet twice a month after school, as well as community events.


81-678 Ave. 46, Indio, CA 92201 33.715243 -116.2398746

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish



  • This service is free


  • Teens accepted

How to Apply

There are over 80 FNL chapters in the Coachella Valley area. Chapters include community centers, elementary schools and high schools in Coachella Valley Unified School District, Desert Sands Unified School District, and Palm Springs Unified School District. To find out if the program is offered at your school, ask the adviser in charge or call 760-770-2399. You can also contact a participating community center to join. No documentation is required to join an existing chapter, and there is no wait list.

Schools, community centers, and houses of worship interested in starting a chapter must submit a chapter application and chapter profile. There is no minimum or maximum number of youth participants per chapter.

Other Locations

Riverside County Department of Mental Health
Program Phone: (760) 770-2399
14320 Palm Dr.
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Desert Recreation District
Program Phone: (760) 770-2399
45-305 Oasis St.
Indio, CA 92201
Indio Teen Center
Program Phone: (760) 770-2399
81-678 Ave. 46
Indio, CA 92201
Boys & Girls Club of Indio
Program Phone: (760) 770-2399
83100 Date Ave.
Indio, CA 92201