Homeless Services In los angeles, CA And Vicinity

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Family Emergency Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Family Shelters

Contact
3600 Wilshire Blvd
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.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

St. Margaret’s Community Services Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Mail Facilities

Contact
10217 S Inglewood Ave
Inglewood, CA 90304
(310) 672-2208

Description
St. Margaret's Community Services Center provides homeless support services for people in the Lennox area. Services include housing search and information, personal/grooming supplies, SSI applications, telephone facilities and temporary mailing address.

Volunteers are accepted.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

St. Anne's Residential Facility

Filed Under
Maternity Shelters

Contact
155 N Occidental Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 381-2931

Description
The St Anne's Residential Facility provides shelter for pregnant or parenting unmarried girls from 13 to 18 and girls at risk of becoming pregnant who have no children. Services include teen pregnancy prevention, right to life counseling, family literacy programs, and a residential program. They also share dorm style rooms, and they have counseling on whether they should give up for adoption or keep the baby.

Hours
Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

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.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Center for Life

Filed Under
Womens Shelters

Contact
8770 S Broadway Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(213) 457-7627

Description
The Center of Life is a homeless shelter for women with a large amount of helpful services including, case management, access to affordable housing, transitional housing, permanent housing, Department of Health, and USC-HIV study and prevention.

Eligibility
The shelter is for women.

Documents Required
Call for more information.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

House of Yahweh

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Mail Facilities

Contact
4046 Marine Ave
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 675-6412
(310) 644-9301

Description
The House of Yahweh offers temporary mail facilities, personal and business telephone use, and information and referral to other services.

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Eligibility
Homeless support services for people in the Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox and Torrance areas.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Anita May Rosenstein Campus

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Mens Shelters, Drop In Shelters, Bathing Facilities

Contact
1118 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 860-2280

Description
The Anita May Rosenstein Campus offers transitional housing for lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual people 18 to 24. Couples are allowed, but pregnant women, substance abusers, and violent people aren't. They provide three meals a day, and guests must look for work or go to school, and follow house rules, like no drugs or alcohol. Other services include case management, work and school opportunities, counseling, and independent life skills.

They also provide a day shelter for gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual people 12 to 24 in the Hollywood area, and they also have shower facilities, outreach programs, clothing, and toiletries.

Volunteer opportunities are available for people who want to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:00pm;
Saturday and Sunday, 7:30am to 1:30pm.

Eligibility
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals age 12 to 24 in Los Angeles County.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

A Million Drops Learning Center

Filed Under
Drop In Shelters

Contact
1711 N Van Ness Ave
(access via the parking lot behind the Adventist Church)
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 204-3149

Description
The A Million Drops Learning Center offers a drop-in center for homeless youths where they can rest and get snacks and water. They also provide a free laundry center one night a month where youths can wash three small loads of clothing.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 2:00pm to 6:00pm.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


S Mark Taper Foundation Health Center

Filed Under
Bathing Facilities

Contact
6043 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 653-8622
(323) 653-1990

Description
The Health Center provides showers for the homeless, and a toiletry bag and clean clothes when available.

Hours
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:30 AM – Noon

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Youth Homeless Shelter

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Runaway And Youth Shelters

Contact
Confidential Location (Hollywood)
PO Box 988
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 240-2253
(323) 467-8466

Description
The Youth Homeless Shelter offers emergency shelter for at risk, homeless, or runaway youths between 12 and 17 in the Los Angeles County, including LGBTQ youths, youths with behavior or medical condition who have mental or emotional disturbances, or felony records (as long as they do not harm anyone in the shelter).

The typical length of stay is 90 days, with the possibility of an extension, and there is no minimum length of stay. You can return as many times as you want.

The facilities are co-ed. When possible, the shelter tries to get parental permission. If they can't, then the shelter will be in contact with the DCFS for more assistance.

Applicants can't have any present involvement with the DCFS and parental consent is necessary within three days.

Other services include, but are not limited to, food, clothing and case management.

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

Hours
24 hour intake.

Documents Required
Proof of age.

Area Served
Los Angeles County