Homeless Services In los angeles, CA And Vicinity

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La Posada Shelter

Filed Under
Runaway And Youth Shelters, Mens Shelters

Contact
1320 Pleasant Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 260-8035

Description
The La Posada Shelter provides shelter for males aged 18 to 24, including those in the foster care system. The shelter provides 12 beds. Residents are required to cooperate with their set goals, help with daily chores, and participate in group meetings.

The maximum length of stay is 30 days, though there is a possibility of an extension. Participants are required to leave the shelter during the day and participate in employment searches or attend an educational program. A case management plan is required for all residents. Services include counseling and referrals to health education, job placement, legal services and medical care according to individual need.

Hours
Intake hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. The shelter is opened Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
Runaway and or homeless youths.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Asian Service Center

Filed Under
Drop In Shelters

Contact
14112 S Kingsley Dr
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 217-7300

Description
The Asian Service Center provides a free drop-in center with air conditioning for those who do not have air conditioning during the summer months.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Cooling Centers
Where applicable during the summer months, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Eligibility
Services are targeted, but not restricted to people who are sensitive to heat.

Documents Required
None Required

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Jenesse Center, Inc.

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Domestic Violence Shelters

Contact
8476 PO Box
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(800) 479-7328

Description
The Jenesse Center offers emergency shelter for single men, single women, pregnant women, and emancipated minors. The shelter accepts children of both genders under 18. There is a 72-hour hold, and people who work are requested to take a 30-day leave of absence from their work. The typical length of stay is 30 days, but extensions can be made. All meals are provided to residents. The shelter can provide for people in wheelchairs if they can take care of themselves. It isn't necessary for applicants to have a restraining order, but can receive help from the shelter if they want one.

Services include TRO assistance, individual counseling, group counseling, vocational training, and other services.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

People in this program may apply for the transitional shelter, where they can stay for up to two years. The transitional program is usually for men and women who have completed the emergency shelter program.

Hours
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.
Hotline is available Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
For survivors of domestic violence and their children in Los Angeles County, including single women, single men, pregnant women and emancipated minors. Services include domestic violence shelters. The shelter accepts female and male children under the age of 18. The shelter cannot accommodate those who abuse alcohol and drugs, who are violent or have severe mental or emotional issues. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
Call for information and/or to complete an intake.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

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
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
Los Angeles County


East Los Angeles Service Center

Filed Under
Drop In Shelters

Contact
133 N Sunol Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 260-2801

Description
The East Los Angeles Service Center offers a drop-in center for people who don't have air conditioning in the summer months.

Hours
When applicable: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Eligibility
Services are targeted, but not restricted to people who are sensitive to heat.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

East Rancho Dominguez Service Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Drop In Shelters

Contact
15116 S Atlantic Ave
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 603-7401

Description
The East Rancho Dominguez Service Center provides a free drop-in shelter for older adults of Compton, Paramount, and the East Rancho Dominguez area (though the shelter is not restricted to these people). Services include specialized information and referral for seniors.

The shelter acts as a cooling shelter for those who don't have air conditioning during the summer months.


Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Eligibility
Services are targeted, but not restricted to people who are sensitive to heat. Cooling centers have air conditioned facilities that provide relief from high temperatures during the summer months.

Documents Required
None required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Good Shepherd Center

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Single Mothers Shelters, Drop In Shelters, Domestic Violence Shelters, Bathing Facilities

Contact
267 Belmont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 250-5241

Description
The Good Shepherd Center provides a drop-in center for homeless women, where they provide bathing facilities, counseling, referrals, and other services.

They also offer crises and transitional shelter for women at Languille Shelter and the Hawkes Residence.

For women with children, their Angel Guardian Home and the Farley House provide transitional shelter and long-term shelter, education, and job services.

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9:45 am - 2:00 pm.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Centro Maravilla Service Center

Filed Under
Drop In Shelters

Contact
4716 E Cesar E Chavez Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 260-2804
(323) 260-2805

Description
The Centro Maravilla Offers a drop-in cooling center for people without air conditioning during summer.

Hours
When applicable: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm during summer months.

Eligibility
For people who do not have air conditioning, provide relief from high temperatures during the summer months.

No Restriction.

Documents Required
None Required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Center For The Pacific Asian Family

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Domestic Violence Shelters

Contact
3424 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(800) 339-3940
(323) 653-4045

Description
The Center for Pacific Asian Family offers transitional shelter for abused women, with or without children. Children may be up to 17 years old; single women and mothers are accepted if in immediate danger. The average stay is six weeks.

They also accept women in emergency shelter for domestic violence or sexual assault. These applicants must be referred by their emergency shelter caseworker. People can stay up to one year.

Both shelter programs provide parenting classes, life skills, support groups, and other services. The women must be prepared to find work, attend job training, or attend classes. Any shelter resident must follow the communal living rules and shelter safe policies.

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


Hours
Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
For women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and their children. The shelter cannot accommodate women who have current substance abuse problems or suicidal or homicidal impulses.Services are targeted, but not restricted, to the Asian, Pacific Islander community.

Documents Required
Call the 24-hour hotline for shelter information and intake.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Volunteers of America Los Angeles Homeless Youth Service

Filed Under
Runaway And Youth Shelters

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

Description
The Homeless Youth Service provides shelter to runaway youths. The shelter can be short-term or long-term, depending on what the child needs. Some offered services include case management, education, job development, life skills, and other services.

Eligibility
Youths that are accepted are, LGBTQ, sexually abused, runaways and children that grew out of foster care.

Area Served
Los Angeles County