Provides shelter for homeless single men 18 years and older, who are in the Harbor area. The shelter cannot accommodate people who use wheelchairs. The maximum length of stay is usually 14 days. Former residents may return after a two month period. There are no geographic restrictions.
The shelter can accommodate 21 men in a dormitory-style setting. Bedding, linen, clothing, breakfast and dinner, and shower facilities are provided. Residents are required to adhere to the 6:45pm curfew and the 5:00am wake-up times, refrain from smoking or using alcohol or drugs, and attend chapel services nightly.
provides homeless support services for men and women age 18 and older who are in the Harbor area.
Bathing facilities, clothing, special library and temporary mailing address for homeless men and women. Mail is held for about one week and must be checked weekly.
Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day. Intake: Monday through Friday, 9:00am.
Call to verify that space is available or walk in for service. People may come by at 9:00am, Monday through Friday, to put name on list but must return at 3:00pm when beds are issued, otherwise bed tickets are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
Picture ID is required.
Los Angeles County
Mens Shelters, Mail Facilities, Bathing Facilities, Volunteer Opportunities
The mission provides shelter for homeless, single men age 18 and older who are in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles. The program can accommodate 145 men per night. Chapel services, meals, clothing, and use of shower and shave facilities are included. There are no geographic restrictions.
Men sleep in a dormitory, adhere to the 5:00am wake-up time and 5:30pm check-in deadline, abide by the regulations that prohibit smoking and alcohol and drug use, and attend mandatory chapel services. They may stay a maximum of five nights and may extend their stay after that time is over; however, they are required to move beds every 15 days.
Men who are in the shelter program may enroll in the two-year residential program, the Urban Training Institute.
The Mission provides access to shower facilities and shaving utensils for homeless men. The mission also provides showers for women at Anne Douglas Center. In addition, pastoral counseling and chapel services are available for all residents of the Mission.
The Urban Training Institute component of the Mission provides adult basic education programs for homeless men and women who are residents in the program. Classes include ESL classes, GED preparation, literacy instruction, computer literacy and computer certification classes, basic subjects such as English and Mathematics. Academic classes are provided in cooperation with the LAUSD Belmont Adult School. The program also provides a vocational rehabilitation program that teaches job skills, workplace requirements, and mentored work experience within the Mission complex. The Career Development division prepares men for entry level positions and provides ongoing support to insure success as they enter the workforce.
Intake hours for shelter are Monday through Saturday at 4:30pm.
Shower hours are Monday through Saturday at 12:30pm.
Men line up at the shelter prior to intake hours. Some form of ID is required. Participants must be able to climb four flights of stairs and sleep on the top bunk, if necessary.
Tickets to use shower facilities for men are available Monday through Saturday at 10:30am on a first-come, first-served basis;
Some form of identification is required for the shelter.
No identification is necessary for the showers.
Los Angeles County
Mens Shelters, Bathing Facilities, Volunteer Opportunities
Union Mission Homeless Shelter
545 S San Pedro St Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 347-6300
Provides shelter for single homeless men and women 18 years and older. The maximum length of stay in the emergency shelter is 30 nights for men, however, if they fail to show up one night, their bed will likely be given away. The program can accommodate up to 745 people; over 450 men and 190 single women beds are available in a dormitory-style settings. The program can also accommodate men in chairs in the chapel who may return as often as needed.
People may stay up to 15 days for free; at that time they may elect to join one of the Mission's Life Transformation case management programs or be referred to another shelter. Those who choose a case management program are charged a maximum of $7 a day for their bed, three meals a day, storage, life skills training and case management. A minimum of $2 of this fee is placed in a savings account for the participant that will be available for withdrawal when they leave the program. Parents with children are expected to save up to 50% of their funds received from government assistance. 100% of savings is returned upon withdrawal.
The mission also provieds a drop-in center for people in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles. Services are available during the lunch time schedule from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Services include laundry facilities, mail service, restrooms and shower facilities. The program may also assist with simple banking needs.
Intake hours for men are Monday through Sunday, 12:00pm. Men line up and beds are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Intake hours for single women are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:30pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12:00pm to 6:30pm on a first-come, first-served basis.
Drop in shelter and shower facility hours are from 12 pm to 3 pm.
First Come, first served.
Los Angeles County
Volunteer Opportunities, Mens Shelters, Mail Facilities, Bathing Facilities
The Doors of Hope provides homeless women with temporary shelter for 14 nights, including breakfast, and a bed. You can't take drugs or drink alcohol three days prior to or during your stay. Once two months have passed after your stay, you can go back again. There is a 6:45 pm curfew and 6:30 am wake up time. Case management and counseling are available, but not mandatory.
Intake begins at 9:00 am Monday through Saturday and closes at 12:00, but on Wednesdays it starts at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Women only. First come-first served.
Los Angeles County
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Mail Facilities, Bathing Facilities
Beverly Health Center
8405 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 653-1990