Homeless Services (Elderly Womens Shelters) In The Los Angeles Region

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Guadalupe Homeless Project Women's Shelter

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Elderly Womens Shelters

Contact
135 N Mission Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 604-9985

Description
The Guadalupe Homeless Project Women's Shelter is for senior-aged women and can accommodate up to 15 women. Length of stay is 30 days, but if you complete that trial period you may stay for another 90 days for transitional purposes. Breakfast and dinner are provided.

Residents are put into small groups and can participate in bible studies, ESL classes, rights counseling, employment searches, and housing searches. BI-monthly health care is provided.

Volunteer opportunities are greatly appreciated and an average of 1250 volunteers within the last year from serving meals, coordinating workshops, and sponsoring.

Hours
Intake hours Monday through Sunday, 24 hours. The shelter hours are 4:00pm to 8:00am. Residents must leave the shelter at 5:45am and be present for roll call at 9:30pm.

Eligibility
Senior-aged homeless women.

Documents Required
No ID required.

Hope Gardens

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Single Mothers Shelters, Elderly Womens Shelters

Contact
12128 Van Nuys Blvd
Sylmar, CA 91342
(818) 890-3035

Description
This transitional housing campus is for single women and children who are experiencing homelessness. Also provides supportive housing for senior women in the Sequoia Lodge.

Hope Gardens helps women transition from homelessness to independence within 12 to 36 months by offering long-term rehabilitation programs, services, and spiritual care.

Women and children have a safe place to live while they receive counseling, training, encouragement, and the real help they need to escape homelessness forever.

The Family Program is designed to help single mothers gain the skills, support, and necessary resources to recover from past trauma — while planning for the future and preparing to maintain permanent housing. They receive the following support and services:

Onsite therapy
Life skills education
Financial and job training
Educational and social support
Child care
Three daily meals
Access to medical and dental care
Transportation

The Youth Development Program provides a supportive and empowering environment for children who live with their mothers at Hope Gardens. They receive the following support and services:

Onsite tutoring
Social and character education
Mentoring
Leadership development
Family therapy
Planned recreational activities
Infants and preschool-aged children participate in onsite childcare and early childhood development programs.

The Senior Care Program offers affordable permanent housing for elderly ladies who have been devastated by homelessness — allowing them to live with dignity in their twilight years. They receive the following support and services:

A single-occupancy room with a personal bathroom
Three meals a day
24/7 security
Transportation
Medical and legal referrals
Access to a library, computers, dining area, kitchen, sewing room, living/community room, atrium chapel, patio, and garden grounds.

Eligibility
The goal is to move every senior woman, mother, and child off the streets of Skid Row and into the safety of Hope Gardens Family Center.

Documents Required
Call for more details.

Area Served
Los Angeles County