Homeless Services (Family Shelters) In The Los Angeles Region

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WLCAC - Homeless Access Center

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Mens Shelters, Family Shelters

Contact
958 E 108th St
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4721

Description
The Homeless Access Center provides shelter for homeless single people and families. Their services include counseling, case management, health services, and other services.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Eligibility
Homeless individuals who are in the South Central area of Los Angeles with connection to SPA 6, zip codes 90001, 90002, 90003, 90007, 90008, 90011, 90016, 90018, 90037, 90043, 90044, 90047, 90056, 90058, 90059, 90061, 90062, 90220, 90221, 90222, 90248, 90255, 90262, 90723 and 90746.

Documents Required
CAID or CADL and a social security card; proof of income and verification of homelessness are required.

Area Served
South Central area of Los Angeles.

The Midnight Mission

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Mens Shelters, Men With Addictions Shelter, Mail Facilities, Family Shelters, Bathing Facilities

Contact
601 S San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(888) 624-9258
(213) 624-9258

Description
The Midnight Mission provides bathing facilities, mail facilities, a homeless shelter for women, and a safe sleep shelter.

The bathing facilities are available as needed for men, women, and children. There is also a beautician to assist the women till noon. There is a full barber service for men 3 times a week.

Their mail service is for anyone who wants to receive mail. The facility is usually for homeless people, but can be used by people without proper identification.

Their women's shelter provides shelter, meals, career training, case management, and other services.

Their safe sleep program offers shelter for hard-to-reach customers who tend to avoid shelter beds and require other basic needs. They provide a separate rooms designed just for families.

The transitional housing program offers substance abuse treatment facilities. It is for men who seek to get off the street, strive for healthy living and achieve self-sufficiency.

For anyone who wants to help, there are volunteer opportunities available.

Hours
Mail Service: Monday through Friday 9:30am – 5:00pm. The mailroom is closed from 12:30pm – 2:00pm daily for lunch.

Shower Facilities: Monday through Friday (call to schedule a time)

Barber Service: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00am – 2:00pm.

Eligibility
For people in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles. There are no geographic restrictions.

Safe Sleep Shelter for Homeless Individuals Program
Walk in to ask for service.

Residential Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Facilities Program
For men 18 years and older who wish to get off the streets, improve the quality of their lives, and are willing to work within the agency. The program does not accept men who receive GR assistance, but will refer men to the appropriate office for assistance if they are in need when they leave the program.

Women’s Crisis & Bridge Housing Program
Call for information

Documents Required
Social Security Card is required to claim mail.

Residential Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Facilities Program
ID and proof of income (if any) is required.

Women’s Crisis & Bridge Housing Program
Call for information.

Area Served
Countywide - All Zips

Los Angeles Community Service Center & FamilySource Center

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Single Mothers Shelters, Runaway And Youth Shelters, Maternity Shelters, Family Shelters, Domestic Violence Shelters

Contact
2116 Arlington Ave, Ste 200
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(213) 222-1237
(310) 370-5902

Description
The Los Angeles Community Center offers a homeless shelter for single women, pregnant women, adults with jobs, large families, single mothers, and their children 17 or younger, and women younger than 18 can be accepted if they are legally emancipated. Disabled women are allowed if they can care for themselves and their children if they have any. They provide short or long-term shelter, from one month to two years. Services they provide are counseling, case management, life skills training, and other services. They also provide food, toiletries, hygiene supplies, and household supplies.

For the youth shelter, they offer a runaway shelter for people 10 to 17 and they accept people who have been physically or sexually abused. Permission from a parent or guardian is necessary, but if unobtainable, a social worker can give permission. Youths can stay up to two weeks, and they must follow the rules. They also provide food, toiletries, hygiene supplies, and household supplies.

There are volunteer opportunities available for those who want to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm. Evenings and Saturdays by appointment.
The hotlines operate Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
Domestic violence Victims:
Age 18 and older and their children, boys and girls ages birth through 17.
Considers accepting women younger than age 18 if they are legally emancipated.

Youth:
Ages 10 through 17
Runaway and homeless youth and youth who have been physically or sexually abused.

Area Served
Countywide - All Zips

Family Emergency Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Family Shelters

Contact
3600 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 389-1500

Description
The Family Emergency Shelter is a 90-day program for homeless families. Serves eight to ten families (between 24 to 30 individuals at any given time). Anyone who stays must understand that the program is a step to permanent housing and employment. Whoever resides won't have to pay rent, utility bills, or for meals.

Residents receive weekly case management, employment search assistance in our in house computer lab, referrals to temporary rent subsidies programs, teach structure and life skills, in-house mental health and counseling, and assistance/referral with any other needed services or support.

Volunteer work and donations are also accepted.

Hours
9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday.

Eligibility
No geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
Call for more info.


The Dream Center

Filed Under
Women With Addictions, Volunteer Opportunities, Runaway And Youth Shelters, Men With Addictions Shelter, Family Shelters

Contact
2301 Bellevue Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 273-7000

Description
The Dream Center offers a substance abuse shelter for adults aged 18 to 59. The shelter is Christian-oriented. The program lasts about one to three years. Services include residential alcohol use disorder treatment and residential drug use disorder treatment.

The shelter group and individual counseling, work therapy programs, and referrals to other community services to achieve sobriety and independence. Participants learn coping techniques based on the Christian philosophy. Residents participate in the Center's outreach programs and practice Christian Discipleship for recovery.

The center offers support for people who are coping with a variety of issues including anger, depression; and the effects of mental, physical, and emotional abuse.

There is also a Veteran's Transitional Housing/Shelter that lasts one year to help military veterans transition back to civilian life. The program assists veterans in developing social skills, finding employment resources, continuing in education, and growing in a like-minded environment.

There is also a youth shelter for the emancipated. The shelter is open to people aged 18 to 23 who have been a ward of the state through foster care or probation.

There is also a family shelter which provides shelter for up to six months. A case manager is assigned to each family and assists them in finding permanent housing and becoming independent. Other resources are also available, such as classes and tutoring for GED, money-management courses, and vocational training.

Volunteers are greatly appreciated.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Eligibility
Residential Substance Use Disorder Services: For adults age 18 to 59 who live in Los Angeles.

Veterans Service: Call for more info.

Emancipated Youth Program: Open to young people ages 18-23 who have been a ward of the state through foster care or probation.

Homeless Families: Call for information.

Documents Required
Call for more information.

Torrance Community Service Center

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Single Mothers Shelters, Runaway And Youth Shelters, Maternity Shelters, Family Shelters, Domestic Violence Shelters

Contact
21707 Hawthorne Boulevard, Suite 300
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 543-9900
(213) 222-1237

Description
The Torrance Community Service Center provides shelter for single women, pregnant women, single mothers with children of either gender birth to 17, adults with jobs, families, and adults with or without children. They can accommodate people with disabilities as long as they care for themselves and their children if they have any. Shelter can be provided for one month to two years. Services offered are counseling, case management, life skills training, and other services. Other necessities they provide are food, toiletries, hygiene supplies, and household supplies.

For the youth shelter, they offer shelter for people 10 to 17 who have been physically or sexually abused. Permission from a parent or a guardian is necessary, but if unobtainable, permission from a social worker will be fine. Guests must follow the rules, and they can stay up to two weeks. Services they offer are counseling, education, vocational life skills, and other services. Other necessities like food, toiletries, hygiene supplies, and household supplies are provided for free.

Volunteer opportunities are available for those who want to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm. Evenings and Saturdays by appointment.
The hotlines operate Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
Domestic violence Victims:
Age 18 and older and their children, boys and girls ages birth through 17.
Considers accepting women younger than age 18 if they are legally emancipated.

Youth:
Ages 10 through 17
Runaway and homeless youth and youth who have been physically or sexually abused.

Area Served
Countywide - All Zips

Eagle Rock Covenant Church

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Family Shelters

Contact
1649 Yosemite Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 257-6434

Description
The Eagle Rock Covenant Church provides shelter, meals, and support services for homeless families. Families can stay for up to a week at a time.

Volunteers opportunities are available.

Hours
Tuesday through Friday 10:00am to 3:00pm

Eligibility
For homeless families in Los Angeles.

Documents Required
Call for information

Ascencia Emergency Housing

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Mens Shelters, Family Shelters

Contact
1851 Tyburn St
Glendale, CA 91204
(818) 246-7900

Description
The Ascencia Emergency Housing provides 40 emergency shelter beds for families with children and adults for 60 to 90 days. There are no age restrictions, and guests must be working with a case officer, pass a drug test, commit to working and saving more income, and commit to respect employees and other guests.

Hours
Begins intake at 7:00 am.

Area Served
They prefer Glendale residents, but they will accept people form Burbank, La Crescenta, and other surrounding areas.


Long Beach Rescue Mission - Lydia House

Filed Under
Women With Addictions, Volunteer Opportunities, Single Mothers Shelters, Family Shelters

Contact
1301 W 12th St
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 570-4500

Description
The Long Beach Rescue Mission Lydia House is a homeless shelter for families, single women, single mothers, and women with addictions.

If you have a family the children must be 12 years or younger. Meals are provided daily. The length of stay is depended upon the person.

If you have an alcohol or drug addiction there is a faith-based program that includes bible studies, work therapy, and counseling. The program length of stay is one year. Interviews must be conducted before intake.

Volunteer work is available.

Hours
Intake is from 8:30am to 12pm on Mondays through Fridays.

Eligibility
Families, single women, single mothers, and women with addictions. Children must be 12 or younger.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Family Shelters

Contact
8756 Canby Ave
Northridge, CA 91325
(818) 960-0404
(818) 785-4476

Description
The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission provides shelter for whole families in Los Angeles County at their Home Again facility. Anyone 18 years or younger are accepted and an adult must have full custody of minors. Men and teenagers are also allowed in the program if they are part of the family. The maximum length of stay for families is 90 days.

The mission can hold up to 90 people. Bedding, blankets, and two meals a day are included. No smoking, drinking, or drug use is allowed on the premises. Residents are required to save at least 80% of their income. Residents must be employed or become employed within 30 days of the intake.

There are also counseling and life skill classes. Once accepted, participants are invited for a one-on-one interview right before their admission into the mission. Admissions can only be made on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Field trips and special events are included.

Hours
Intake is Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm.

Eligibility
Families must be residents of California for at least one year; and no families with 6 or more members can be accepted.

People who have felony convictions or who are active substance abusers cannot be accepted.

Applicants and anyone in the family 14 years and older must pass a drug test upon intake.

Applicants cannot be actively fleeing a domestic violence situation.

Documents Required
Picture ID and proof of income for all adults.

Social security cards and negative TB tests results for all family members.

Negative drug test for family members 14 years and older upon intake.

Birth certificates for all children are required.