Homeless Services In los angeles, CA And Vicinity

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Casa De Los Angelitos

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Maternity Shelters

Contact
Confidential Location
Harbor City, CA 90710
(310) 325-8208

Description
The Casa de Los Angelitos provides shelter for six pregnant women 18 and older in Los Angeles County, including undocumented women.

Services are specifically for, but not limited to, women in the first six months of pregnancy. Women can stay until their baby is three months old. Residents must help with household chores, and participate in a program to learn about child birth, nutrition, infant care, parenting, and other classes.

The shelter is $200 per month. They must be willing to apply to TANF (GR and Calworks), Food Stamps, and WIC program. They must also be willing to secure proper medical services and attend appointments, go to counseling, parenting and life skill classes, go to school, work or do volunteer services, do random drug tests, and participate in goal planning and commit to following their individual program plans.

Volunteer opportunities are available for those who want to help.

Hours
Intake is by appointment, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Documents Required
ID of some sort, proof of pregnancy, TB tests showing negative, STD tests showing negative, must be 18 or older, current drug test results, no drugs or alcohol taken in the last six months.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Homeless Service Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Mail Facilities, Drop In Shelters, Bathing Facilities

Contact
404 S Lincoln Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 399-6878

Description
The Homeless Service Center has a drop in shelter that also provides mail facilities and bathing facilities.

Volunteers are appreciated.

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm;
Wednesday, 8:00am to 12:00pm;
Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Niswa Association, Inc.

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Domestic Violence Shelters

Contact
1403 PO Box
Lomita, CA 90717
(310) 534-0022
(310) 748-9086

Description
The Niswa Association, INC. provides shelter for women and women with children who have been abused. Women with male and female children are accepted if the children are under 18. Services are targeted (but not restricted) to the Muslim, South Asian, Afghan, and Middle Eastern communities.

The maximum length of stay is 30 days. The shelter can accommodate up to two women with three to four children. Meals are included. Support services include case management; individual counseling; marriage counseling; advocacy for needed services; TRO assistance and court accompaniment; life skills; referrals to legal services, immigration services, and family law services; and referrals to other community services.

If you want to help, volunteer opportunities are available.

Hours
Services are provided Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
For battered women and women with children who live in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and the Inland Empire. Services are targeted, but not restricted to low income Muslim community of South Asian, Afghan and Middle Eastern immigrant women. The shelter accepts women with female and male children up to age 18. Services include domestic violence shelters. There are no geographic restrictions. An appointment is required.

Documents Required
ID Required
Proof of Citizenship/Immigration Status
Proof of Income
Proof of Residence

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Haven Hills

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Domestic Violence Shelters

Contact
260 PO Box
Canoga Park, CA 91305
(818) 887-7481
(818) 887-6589

Description
Haven Hills is an emergency shelter for abused men and women, including transgender people and children (aged 17 or younger). Single women can also be accepted. There is a 72-hour hold upon entering the shelter, and residents are asked to take a leave from their jobs for their first 30 days in the shelter. The shelter also accepts emancipated minors and pregnant women. The shelter can serve women who have hearing impairments.

There is a transitional shelter called Haven Two that is available for clients after they leave the emergency shelter. Families can stay for only 18 months. Support services include case management, job counseling and referrals; group and individual counseling for children; individual, group, and family counseling; educational workshops to build skills and self-esteem; life skills and parenting workshops; and permanent housing assistance.

Volunteers are accepted.

Hours
Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
30-Day Emergency Shelter
For battered women and men, including transgender individuals, and their children age 17 and younger. Single women may also be accepted. The shelter accepts emancipated minors and pregnant women. The shelter will serve women who have hearing impairments. There are no geographic restrictions.

Transitional Housing Shelter
individuals or families must be currently residing in an emergency shelter.

Documents Required
Call for information and to apply.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Daybreak Day Center and Shelter

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

Contact
1751 Cloverfield Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 450-0650

Description
The Daybreak Center and Shelter provides homeless support services for mentally-ill women in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica, including the undocumented and/or homeless. Services include bathing facilities, laundry facilities, life skills education groups, public internet access sites, and temporary mailing address.

The emergency shelter and transitional shelter each have a length of stay of 14 days and six months respectively. The shelters have a 20-bed capacity and provide bedding, linen, shower and laundry facilities, and three meals per day. Clothing is also available and residents must participate in case management.

If you want to help, volunteer opportunities are available and appreciated.

Hours
Day Center: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Shelter: Monday through Sunday 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
For mentally ill and emotional disabled women in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica area, including women who are undocumented and/or homeless. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
ID is not required. Call to apply.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Safe Haven

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Mens Shelters

Contact
1751 Cloverfield Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 883-1222

Description
The Safe Haven provides free transitional shelter for single homeless men and women aged 18 and older in Santa Monica.

The program cannot accept people with severe health, mental health or substance abuse problems; however, referrals for these problems are available. The maximum length of stay is 6 months.

Volunteers are appreciated.

Hours
Monday through Sunday 24 hours per day.

Eligibility
For single men and women 18 years and older who are chronically homeless or mentally ill in the city of Santa Monica. Service is restricted to individuals who can prove 5 years of residency in the city of Santa Monica. The program cannot accept people with severe health, mental health or substance abuse problems; however, referrals for these problems are available.

Documents Required
Call for information and to apply or walk in to apply at The People Concern Annenberg Access Center.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Long Beach Rescue Mission - Samaritan House

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Mens Shelters, Men With Addictions Shelter

Contact
1430 Pacific Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 591-1292

Description
The Long Beach Rescue Mission Samaritan House is a shelter for homeless men and men with addictions.

If you want to stay you have to line up outside the shelter staring from 3:15pm to 3:30pm. The shelter opens at 3:30pm. Names are put on the bed.

The shelter also provides a christian-oriented drug and alcohol addiction program that includes bible studies, work therapy, and counseling. The program lasts one year. Applicants must have an interview before intake.

Eligibility
Homeless men and men with addictions.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

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


Beacon Light Mission

Filed Under
Mens Shelters, Mail Facilities, Bathing Facilities, Volunteer Opportunities

Contact
525 Broad Ave
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 830-7063

Description
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.

Hours
Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day. Intake: Monday through Friday, 9:00am.

Eligibility
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.

Documents Required
Picture ID is required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Doors of Hope

Filed Under
Womens Shelters, Volunteer Opportunities, Mail Facilities, Bathing Facilities

Contact
529 Broad Ave
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 518-3667

Description
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.

Hours
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.

Eligibility
Women only. First come-first served.

Area Served
Los Angeles County