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General Resources

  1. 211 Helpline – 211 – Information, 140+ languages, referral, crisis intervention, non- emergency suicide prevention resources
  2. ACCESS - 800-854-7771 – L.A. County Department of Mental Health 24/7 line to help with assessment and response
  3. National Suicide Hotline – English, 800-784-2433 – Spanish, 800-784-2432 - TTY, 800-799-4889
  4. Women’s Law - links to various national resources; California state and local resources
  5. National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-HOPE, RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) also provides live help online
  6. Los Angeles Human Trafficking Hotline – 1-800-655-4095
  7. Legal Aid Foundation of LA - 800-399-4529 (domestic violence hotline), multilingual clinic and help centers providing immediate legal aid
  8. Treasures – general resources for a variety of needs and areas.
  9. Tattoo Reimagining
  10. Transportation; Bus passes, metro, etc. [coming soon]
  11. Laundry Services around LA [coming soon]

Residential Housing

  1. 1736 Shelter – 213-245-6434 (24/7 hotline), Los Angeles, Long Beach, 6 month stay, accepts children, bilingual
  2. Casa de Alegria – Highland Park, 4 month stay, children under 10 allowed
  3. CAST LA – 888-539-2373 (hotline), L.A., 18+ years old, 18-24 month stay, interpreters available
  4. Catholic Charities - L.A., children allowed
  5. Chicana Service Action Center – 1-800-548-2722 (hotline), L.A., 30-day stay, I.D. required, children allowed
  6. Christian Encounter Ministry – 530-268-0877, Northern California, 2 year stay, females 16-25 or males 16-19
  7. Covenant House - 1-800-999-9999, Hollywood, three-stages of housing: crisis shelter, transitional living, and move towards independent living
  8. Daybreak Transitional and Emergency Shelter - Santa Monica; housing and day program (meals, workshops, classes, mental health care)
  9. Door of Hope – children allowed, bilingual, Pasadena (4-6 month stay), Glendale ( 6-12 month stay), job training
  10. Downtown Women’s Center – L.A. area residential housing for homeless in safe community environment; Day Center (213-613-0761) provides meals, showers, laundry services, etc.
  11. Dream Center (Project Hope) – Los Angeles; 3-stage housing options (72-hour emergency shelter, 30 days, 6 month residential)
  12. Elizabeth House – Pasadena, 626-577-4434, for pregnant women 18+, stay until 4 months after birth of child; children allowed (girls under 9, boys under 5)
  13. Forgotten Children Inc. – San Bernadino, Huntington
  14. Haven House – 323-681-2626 (24-hour bilingual hotline), L.A., 30-day emergency shelter, residents receive food, shelter, medical and legal services; children allowed (additional children’s program)
  15. His Sheltering Arms – 323-755-6646, Los Angeles, 18+ years old, 6-month – 1-year stay, no I.D. required, children (under age of 3) allowed
  16. House of Ruth – 877-988-5559 (24-hour crisis hotline), East Los Angeles/West San Bernadino, up to 2-year stay, children allowed (additional children’s program), pregnant allowed, no ID required, bilingual services
  17. Human Options – 877-854-3594 (24-hour hotline – English, Spanish, Farsi), Orange County, 30-day emergency shelter, children allowed (additional children’s program); Second Step transitional housing program after completing shelter program
  18. Interval House - 562-594-4555, 714-891-8121 (hotlines), Los Angeles, transitional and permanent housing
  19. Jordan’s Disciples – 877-439-3448, Compton, placement in Jordan’s Transitional Living Shelter or referral to another shelter, homeless,
  20. Pacific Lifeline - 909-931-2624, Upland, children allowed, ID required
  21. Prototypes – 323-461-4118, L.A. Area, 6-18-month stay, residential treatment and transitional domestic violence shelter for women, children allowed, bilingual, ID preferred
  22. Rainbow Services – 310-547-9343 (24-hour English-Spanish hotline), San Pedro, emergency shelter and transitional facility (6-9-month stay), pregnant allowed, male victims accepted, no ID required
  23. Rape Treatment Center – 310-319-4000, Santa Monica, 24-hour emergency medical care and services
  24. Safe Journey – 1-800-636-6738, Ventura, up to 18-month stay in transitional shelter, children allowed (children’s counseling), undocumented OK
  25. Saving Innocence - Los Angeles, 1-888-3737-888 (24/7 hotline), under 18 only, crisis intervention and rescue, 2-year rehabilitation program
  26. The Sheepfold – Orange, 6-month stay for mothers with fatherless children, no boys over 13 years old, no ID required, 3-day interview process
  27. Shelter From The Storm - 1-800-775-6055 (hotline), 760-674-0400 (shelter), Palm Desert, 60-day stay transitional shelter, ID required, bilingual, pregnant and children under 17 OK, 2-year long-term transitional housing option after emergency shelter
  28. Sojurn – 310-264-6644 (hotline), Los Angeles, up to six-week stay, no ID required, pregnant and children allowed, bilingual
  29. Stoll House – 805-496-4948, Thousand Oaks, families of up to 3, recommendation letter required, 3-stage application
  30. Su Casa - 562-402-4888 (hotline), Long Beach, 30-day emergency shelter, one-year residential program possible after emergency shelter, undocumented OK, no pregnant, children 6 months – 14 years old, bilingual
  31. Teen Challenge – 310-644-3695 (LA), Southern California (various locations), 1-year stay, 18+ years old, men and women, ID (or evidence of application for ID) required
  32. Walter Hoving Home - 626-405-0950 (toll-free 1-888-4-Hoving), Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York, phone intake, 6 or 12-month program (there is a monthly fee)
  33. Westminster Transitional Living - 877-531-5522 (24-hour bilingual hotline) Orange County, 9-month – 2-year stay, must have completed 45/90-day WTLC emergency program or any other emergency program, 1-2 children allowed (residential children’s program), immigration services, legal advocacy
  34. Westwood Transitional Village – 310-477-9539, Los Angeles, 1-2 year stay, families, sober required, income for rent required
  35. Wise Place - 614-542-3577, Orange County (Santa Ana), 6-month stay, women only, no children, sober (90 days) required, in-person application
  36. Harvest Home - 310-452-1223, Los Angeles, 18+ years old, pregnant women only, stay 3-6 months after child’s birth
  37. Mercy House - 714-836-7188 (ext. 136), Orange County, various emergency and transitional housing (6-24-month stay) options, homeless, men and women
  38. Angels Way Maternity Home – 818-346-2229 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m. weekdays), Canoga Park, single, pregnant women, 18+ years old
  39. Sarah’s House - 805-581-1910, Simi Valley, maternity home for pregnant women and babies
  40. Phoenix House – 1-877-286-5027, Orange County (other locations nationwide), residential and outpatient programs for men and women seeking to overcome substance addiction, length of stay varies, other programs for under 18s
  41. Lumpkins Transitional Housing - 323-568-5400, Los Angeles 30-day+ stay, substance abuse treatment, women only, pregnant allowed, children allowed
  42. Lydia House - 562-733-1147, Long Beach, part of Long Beach Rescue Mission, shelter for women and children
  43. Weingart Center - 213-627-9000, Los Angeles, resources, temporary shelter, and up to two-year stay for women in Women’s Renaissance program
  44. Alexandria House - 213-381-2649, Los Angeles, transitional residence for single women and women with children
  45. Casa de los Angelitos – 310-325-8208, Harbor City, maternity home for pregnant women and their babies, 18+ years old, ID required, substance free for 6 months, $150/month
  46. Precious Life - 562-431-5025, Los Alamitos, various services including 60-90-day family emergency shelter (951-275-8755hotline); 12-24-month transitional housing for men and women with children (951-697-4195)
  47. St. Anne’s - 213-247-7441, Los Angeles, for at-risk pregnant and/or parenting young women, Residential Treatment Program for young women referred from LA County’s foster care or probation systems, Bogen Family Transitional Housing Program (2-year stay) for young women emancipating out of juvenile courts
  48. Path of Life - 951-275-8750, Riverside, three-phase residential support program for homeless, pregnant women, 18+, ID required, intakes Monday – Saturday (10 a.m.-2 p.m.), emergency housing (30 days), transitional housing (2-6 months), Single-parent efficiency
  49. Angel Step Inn – 323-780-4357 (24/7 hotline), L.A. area, 45-day emergency crisis shelter; children allowed
  50. Center for the Pacific-Asian Family - 800-339-3940 (24/7 hotline) – Services include emergency shelter and referral information. Available to serve those speaking the following languages: Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, Chiu-Chow, Tagalog, Thai, Lao, Japanese, Cantonese, Cambodian, Illonggo
  51. Terry’s House – secondary residential housing option; 12-month minimum stay, must be 18-24 years old, sober and have already completed a residential program of minimum 1 year
  52. Transitional Housing Web Database (nationwide)
  53. Homeless Shelter Directory (nationwide)

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Emergency Housing

  1. Covenant House – 1-800-999-9999 (24/7 crisis helpline), Hollywood, three-stages of housing: crisis shelter, transitional living, and move towards independent living
  2. Shelter From The Storm – 1-800-775-6055 (hotline), 760-674-0400 (shelter), Palm Desert, up to 60-day stay, ID required, bilingual, pregnant and children under 17 OK
  3. Shelter Services for Women –  805-964-5245, Santa Barbara, 45-day program, 3 locations, children allowed (girls up to 17 years old, boys up to 12 years old), ID preferred, domestic violence focused, but can refer to other programs; Additional numbers: Lompoc 805-736-0965, Santa Maria 805-925-2160, Santa Ynez Valley 805-686-4390
  4. Westminster Transitional Living Center - 877-531-5522 (24-hour bilingual hotline), Orange County, 45-day or 90-day stay, 1-2 children allowed
  5. Dream Center (Project Hope) - Los Angeles; 3-stage housing options (72-hour emergency shelter, 30 days, 6 month residential)
  6. Human Services Agency – Ventura County – links to domestic violence services in Ventura County, including shelters, hotlines, counseling, legal services

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Job Placement

  1. Work Source – 888-226-6300; Los Angeles area; 40 centers providing assistance in finding jobs, skills assessments, trainings
  2. Chicana Service Action Center – 213-629-5800
  3. WIN Job Training Program - nine-month job training internship in Vancouver, WA specifically for women coming out of abusive situations

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Food Banks

  1. Fuller Theological Seminary Food Distribution – Wednesday’s 12pm-3pm. 135 N Oakland Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
  2. Eastmont Community Center – Friday’s, food stamps also available. Call 323-726-7998 to check on availability or qualifications.
  3. The Christian Food Center – 213-741-0213
  4. Pasadena Church - Monday, Wednesday and Friday Meal at 6pm

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Abortion Recovery

  1. Westside Pregnancy Clinic – 310-268-8400 – 11500 W Olympic Blvd, #570, Los Angeles, CA 90064 – Support Groups, online counseling and one-on-one counseling.
  2. Los Angeles Pregnancy Services - 213-382-5433
  3. Saddleback Church – Support Groups – 714-345-6887
  4. Claris Health - 310-269-8400 – One on One counseling and support groups
  5. Foothill Pregnancy Resource Center – 626-241-5997

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Pregnancy Crisis

  1. Los Angeles Pregnancy Services – 213-382-5433
  2. East Los Angeles Pregnancy Center – 323-838-0204 – 2342 S. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754
  3. Westside Pregnancy Clinic - 310-268-8400 – 11500 W Olympic Blvd, #570, Los Angeles, CA 90064 – Free medical and support services.
  4. Eisner Pediatric and Family Medical Center - 213-747-5542
  5. The Right to Life League of Southern California – list of west coast maternity homes for pregnant mothers and babies
  6. Life Call - nationwide list of pregnancy shelters

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Watts Healthcare - urgent care and variety of other medical services

Crenshaw Community Health Center – 323-568-5460, 3756 Santa Rosalia Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008, discounted fees for uninsured

Westside Pregnancy Clinic – 310-268-8400 (text 424-256-3955), Santa Monica, free pregnancy and STD testing, medical consultation, parenting support, abortion recovery

Hollywood Free Clinic - 310-660-2400, Hollywood, family planning, STD testing, tattoo removal program, medical and counseling services

Planned Parenthood – 800-576-5544, 8520 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003 (for other locations: 1-800-230-PLAN), birth control, STD testing, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception


Pharmacies – South LA

  • CVS

5822 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90044 (Vermont Slauson Shopping Center)

4030 S Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90062

5837 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001

3335 S Figueroa St, Unit Q, Los Angeles, CA 90007

  • Walgreens

1800 W Slauson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047 (Chesterfield Square)

1500 E Gage Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001

  • Rite Aid

4322 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

3230 W Slauson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043

1534 E Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001

446 E Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

  • Caremax Pharmacy, 4301 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037, 323-234-4343


Hospitals – South LA



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  1. Community Childcare Council – free or low cost child care
  2. CalWORKs Child Care Program – subsidized child care, assistance in child care resources
  3. Childcare Center – links to referral agencies and information about various child care facilities in Los Angeles

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Sexual Abuse Recovery

  1. Peace Over Violence – West San Gabriel Crisis Center (Rape Hotline), 626-793-3385 – Helps victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking by offering referral information and crisis intervention assistance.
  2. Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center, 310-319-4000 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – Offers comprehensive, free treatment for sexual assault victims and their families, including 24-hour emergency medical care, forensic examinations, crisis intervention, long-term professional counseling, advocacy, and accompaniment services.
  3. Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), 800-656-HOPE – The RAINN hotline offers free, confidential counseling and support 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the country.

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  1. Alcoholics Anonymous – National Hotline 212-870-3400
  2. Narcotics Anonymous - National Hotline 818-773-9999
  3. Drug Abuse Rehab Center (inpatient or outpatient) 855-605-4800
  4. Online Recovery Resource Dictionary – 855-900-9468
  5. MentalHelp.net (inpatient and outpatient) – 888-315-5649

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Human Trafficking Hotline

  1. National Human Trafficking Resource Center, 1-888-373-7888 – 24/7 nationwide toll-free hotline; more than 200 languages available
  2. TEXT OPTION: BeFree (233733) for immediate assistance from an on-call specialist

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Legal Advice/ Assistance

  1. Christian Legal Society – nationwide referral directory for legal assistance
  2. Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles- 323-319-3559
  3. Legal Aid Foundation of LA – 1-800-399-4529
  4. WTLC - 714-992-1939 ext. 134 or 114, Orange County, make appointments for legal advocacy or immigration services, Personal Empowerment Program classes


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