Partners & Resources
Community Partners and Sponsors
Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger & Homelessness
2500 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1155
Los Angeles, California 90057
Telephone: (213) 251-0041
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)
is a Joint Powers Authority established in 1993 as an independent agency by the County and the City of Los Angeles. LAHSA is the lead agency in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care, and coordinates and manages over $70 million dollars annually in Federal, State, County and City funds for programs providing shelter, housing and services to homeless persons in Los Angeles City and County.
It can be tough to get the help your family needs. LACountyHelps is a free and easy way to find out if your family can get help from many different health and human services programs. This website provides convenient, one-stop access to:
Program List / Descriptions
List of items you may need to bring to an eligibility interview
Try this website to find out if your family might qualify for helpful benefits. LACountyHelps does not ask who you are and we do not share your information with anyone.
Weingart Center Association
The mission of the Weingart Center Association is to deliver high quality human services and provide leadership and innovative solutions to help break the cycle of homelessness and end poverty. Located in downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row, the Weingart Center has over 20 years of experience providing programs which enable homeless men and women to achieve self-sufficiency and exit the streets.
566 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213 627-9000 phone
Homeless Health Care Los Angeles
Mission is to improve the health of people through health services, education and advocacy. Includes services, advocacy, training, events, helping and board.
Shelter First serves 5 locations, providing short term and transitional shelter to homeless men, women and children. All facility managers are formerly homeless and provide peer counseling; other staff provide housing, medical care, financial assistance, and job opportunities.
1002 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021
Contact: Charlene Gowers
Food on Foot
Dedicated to providing the poor and homeless of Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and assistance in the transition to employment and life off the streets.
Union Rescue Mission
545 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Union Rescue Mission dedicated to serving the poor and homeless. Established in 1891, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the United States and the oldest in Los Angeles. They provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to our guests, including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women, children, and families.
They provide a comprehensive range of programs and services under one roof, whereas many other service providers are able to concentrate on only one type of service. In addition to emergency shelter and food, the Mission provides recovery programs for men, women, and families including Christian-based counseling, education, physical fitness, and job training, and transitional housing. Union Rescue Mission networks and partners with other area service providers to aid those who seek help. In partnership with caring universities, Union Rescue Mission is home to critically needed services for the homeless and desperately poor
The Los Angeles Mission
is a nonprofit organization serving the homeless living on the streets of downtown’s Skid Row. Faithfully, for more than 70 years, we have saved many lives and have had a profound impact on thousands of others by providing compassionate, humanitarian services to those in desperate need.
Downtown Women’s Center
The mission of the Downtown Women’s Center is to provide permanent supportive housing and a safe and healthy community fostering dignity, respect, and personal stability, and to advocate ending homelessness for women.
Shelter For The Homeless
Providing over 40 shelters including emergency, transitional, and permanent housing, in Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles.
Hurting & Hungry Project-Rosie Mae Jack Son
1310 South Street Andrews Place, Los Angeles, CA 90019
Homeless Services Residential Care of America
2307 West 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Homeless Services TMC Management LLC
10124 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003
Hurting & Hungry Project-Rosie Mae Jack Son
1310 South Street Andrews Place Los Angeles, CA 90019
Sunshine Mission For Women
2600 South Hoover Street Los Angeles, CA 90007
Watts Arms 2
1724 East Century Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90002
U. S. Mission – Hudson House
1154 N. Western Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90029-1051
7843 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91605
The Bureau of Victim Services provides essential services to crime victims and witnesses in Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, CA Domestic Violence Help, Programs
There are currently 12 domestic violence and abuse shelters and programs in Los Angeles, CA with 7 offering a hotline and 8 offering emergency shelter. Outside of this city and still nearby, you can also find help at these 38 domestic violence and abuse shelters and programs in places like Glendale , Pasadena , and North Hollywood. https://www.domesticshelters.org/help/ca/los-angeles
Peace Over Violence
Building healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domestic and interpersonal violence. Peace Over Violence Established in 1971 by pioneering feminist activists, Peace Over Violence is a sexual and domestic violence, intimate partner stalking, child abuse and youth violence prevention center headquartered in Los Angeles.
1015 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Jenesse Center, Inc.
The oldest domestic violence intervention program in South Los Angeles. The Center was founded in 1980 by five African American women who were survivors of domestic violence.
Los Angeles LGBT Center – STOP Intimate Partner Abuse & Violence Program in Los Angeles, CA
Hotline: 888-799-7233 (24⁄7)
Violence Intervention Program
1721 Griffin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90031
About Face Domestic Violence DVIP
3407 W. 6th St Ste 700, Los Angeles
1736 Family Crisis
2116 Arlington Ave Ste 200, Los Angeles
Going Beyond Boundaries
Our mission is to serve the community of South Los Angeles, In all aspects of violence reduction and trauma amelioration, be it by education, advocacy, resource, and or Intervention.
3982 S. Figueroa Ave.
Los Angeles CA, 90037
The Salvation Army
1940 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles
Son of A Vet Thrift Shop
3310 N Eastern Ave, Los Angeles
L.A. ROAD Thrift Store
3516 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Stray Cat Thrift & Estate
2384 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Love The City Thrift Store
4325 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230
3405 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Goodwill of Southern California
4575 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment
1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite #900E, Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213).353.3982
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) can provide free assistance towards paying your natural gas or electric utility bills. The program helps income eligible households offset their heating and cooling costs. Priority is given to the elderly, disabled, and families with young children who meet the low income eligibility requirements.
Utility bill help SSC Reduction (Low Income Discount) and SRF Exemption
Los Angeles customers that qualify for the DWP Lifeline assistance and low rate will have their Sewer Service Charge (SSC) reduced and they will also have the Solid Resources Fee (SRF) eliminated. The SSC reduction is 31% of the first 18 hcf of a 2-month DWP bill or 31% of the first 9 hcf of a 1-month bill.
Phone number 213 368-7100.
Foundation for Women Warriors
2355 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Foundation for Women Warriors provides emergency financial assistance for female veterans and their children in the form of rental assistance, childcare assistance, and utilities. Connect veterans with resources in their community for other needs or for those that do not qualify for our financial assistance programs. Clients must be single, have permanent housing with no other adults in the home, be working or going to school, demonstrate financial sustainability, and have an honorable discharge to qualify for financial assistance.
Assistance from Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Several different payment plans, energy conservation programs, and other financial assistance in offered by Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to low income customers and individuals. The goal is to help individuals pay their utility bills and keep their power on.
Disabled Resources Center Inc.
People with disabilities may get help.
2750 E. Spring St., Ste. 100, Long Beach, 90806
Braille Institute Library Services
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Phone: (800) 808-2555, Ext. 1227
Phone: (323) 660-3880, Ext. 1227
Fax: (323) 662-2440
Braille Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate barriers to a fulfilling life caused by blindness and severe sight loss. Each year, Braille Institute serves more than 37,000 people through a variety of free programs, classes and services at six centers and 220 community outreach locations throughout Southern California.
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
2600 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Provides Low-cost Housing And Section 8 Subsidized Rental Housing For Eligible Families, Senior Citizens (age 62 Or Over), And Disabled Persons.
United Friends of the Children
Contact: (213) 975-1406
LA City College, 855 N. Vermont Avenue, LA 90029
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
1734 E 41st St
Los Angeles, CA 90058
World Harvest Food Banks
3100 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Phone number (213) 746-2227
LA Food Bank
5300 S Soto St
Vernon, CA 90058
Share A Meal
1431 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone number (310) 392-4611
North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry
4390 Colfax Ave
Studio City, CA 91604
211 LA County
Dedicated to providing an easy-to-use, caring, professional source of guidance, advocacy, and 24 hours 7 days per week access to a comprehensive range of human services to the people of Los Angeles County.
El Nido Family Centers
440 Shatto Place, Suite 417
Los Angeles, CA 90020
El Nido Family Centers’ mission is to empower families in low-income communities of Los Angeles County to break the cycle of poverty, child abuse and neglect, violence, academic failure, and teen pregnancy through outstanding educational, youth development, health and therapeutic services.
L.A. Care Family Resource Center, Inglewood, CA
L.A. Care Health Plan
3111 W. Century Blvd. Suite 100 • Inglewood, CA 90303
L.A. Care’s Family Resource Centers offer a fun and engaging space to improve your health and wellness! Experience the difference a healthy lifestyle can make in how you feel — physically and mentally. All of our classes and services are free and open to L.A. Care members and the community.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services
Toy Loan & Volunteer Services Section
2615 S. Grand Avenue, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA, 90007
The Toy Loan Program is a free service which allows children to borrow toys from a Toy Loan Center in the same manner in which they borrow books from the public library.
The Positive Results Corporation
The Positive Results Corporation teaches leadership and character development skills in order to promote healthy, sustainable relationships, and prevent acts and exposure to violence and high risk behaviors.
CALIFORNIA Suicide & Crisis Hotlines
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Hotline-Los Angeles County
Department of Mental Health, 24 hours / 7 days
UNITED STATES NATIONAL Suicide & Crisis Hotlines
TTY – Hearing & Speech Impaired
(310) 855-HOPE (310-855-4673)
Sierra Club Los Angeles Chapter
3250 Wilshire Blvd. #1106,
Los Angeles, CA 90010
The Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club welcomes your participation in its century of involvement in the enjoyment and protection of our planet’s environment. The Angeles Chapter spans Los Angeles and Orange Counties in Southern California, with an extensive program of hikes/hiking, national and international travel, local conservation campaigns, political action, and programs for people of all ages.
SANITATION DISTRICTS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
The Sanitation Districts have had a profound impact on the development of Los Angeles County. Our Speakers Bureau Program provides, at no cost, speakers to give presentations about our agency, projects, and programs.