San Gabriel Valley Gay and Lesbian Center
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EMERGENCY SHELTER RESOURCES FOR LGBTQ YOUTH & ADULTS


YOUTH RESOURCES

New Image Shelter (18+)
Emergency Overnight Shelter. Open to all.
Must arrive before 5pm
3804 Broadway Place, Los Angeles
Phone: 323-231-1711

Covenant House (18-21)
Emergency Shelter/Transitional Living Program
Target Populations:
    Men/Women Disabled
    Transgender/Transsexual
Speak with Outreach Coordinator between 10am-4pm
1325 N. Western, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Intake 323-957-7455 ext 300
Fax: 323-957-7418

Jovenes Inc. (Males only 18-24)
Emergency Shelter/Transitional Living Program
Target Population:
    Youth, Single Adult Male
Spanish Speaking
Call to do phone intake between 1pm-5pm
1208 Pleasant Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: 323-260-8035 ext 101

Department of Mental Health Emergency Shelter
Emergency Shelter
Must have TB test prior to entry
Intake is done over the phone between 8am-5pm
Phone: 323-268-2100

A Brighter Future (Females 18+)
Transitional Living Program
No emergency shelter
Target population:
    Families, Single Adult Women
Income needed
Must go in person to the front office of the YMCA and ask for the program application
1553 N. Stirred Blvd., Hollywood, CA  90028
Phone: 213-639-7536
Info: 213-639-7553

Path (18+)
Emergency Shelter + Weekend
Transitional Living Program
Showers/Meals/Job Assistance/Hair Cuts
Must go in person and complete an intake
Arrive by 6am because space is limited. They will issue tickets starting at 6am. Expect     to be there all day.
340 N. Madison Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: 323-644-2216 (M-F 6am-4pm)

Union Rescue Mission (18+)
Emergency Shelter
Call between 7am-8am for available beds
545 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA  90013

Good Shepherd Women (Single Women 18+)
Emergency and Confidential Shelter
Must be working for 3 months and at least 20 hours a week
Current TB Test Result
Clients must call and speak with a case manager between 10am-4pm
Phone: 213-235-1450

Weingart Access Center (18+)
Emergency Shelter/Transitional Living Program
Must arrive by 7am Monday thru Thursday
Must provide ID, Social Security Card, TB Result and proof of income
506 S. Main - Between 5th and Main, Los Angeles, CA

House of Mercy (Males 18+)
Transitional Living Program
812 N. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: 213-483-6952
Tuesday-Wednesday 9am-5pm / Thursday 9am-12pm

Los Angeles Youth Network (LAYN) (17 and under)
Emergency Shelter / Transitional Living Program
Must complete an intake and speak with a case manager between 8am-1pm
1550 Gower St., Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 323-957-7364
Toll Free: 1-877-520-LAYN
Website: www.layn.org

West LA Veterans (18+)
Veterans only
11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90073 - Building B - Ground Floor
Mon-Fri 8am-3:30pm
Phone: 310-268-4690

OPCC (18+)
Santa Monica drop in Center (showers, meals, job assistance)
Emergency Shelter / Transitional Living Program
Must be a resident of Santa Monica for 5 years and be able to prove it
Intake needs to be done between 8am-4pm at the drop in center to be eligible for their     housing program
503 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: 310-450-4050

Strive (25 and under)
Male and Female
Sober for at least 90 days
Will do a sobriety test
90 days program
543 S. Crocker Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: 213-627-6188

The Way In (18-21)
Male and Female
Independent Living Program (21 months)
Must NOT qualify for DCFS/County ILP
Must have completed or be willing to complete High School/GED Classes/Community     College or Trade School
Must maintain sobriety
Phone: 323-469-2946

Dial 211
Give the operator the area you are looking for assistance
There might be more help available just outside the LA, so don’t limit yourself



ADULT RESOURCES

Union Station
412 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena CA
(626) 240-4550
unionstationfoundation.org
Emergency shelter, meals, showers, case management, mental health & substance abuse treatment, referrals.

Passageways
1020 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena, CA 
(626) 403-4888
unionstationhs.org/passageways
Multi-service homeless agency, referrals, showers, substance abuse treatment, physical & mental health needs.

Cold Weather Shelter
539 N. Lake Ave. Pasadena Covenant Church
Weather Activated (40 degree or below or 40% chance of rain)
From the day after Thanksgiving - Dec. 31.
Open nightly January thru February
Call (888) 915-2402 for open/close dates.

Glendale Wintert Shelter Program
The National Guard Armory
220 E. Colorado Blvd., Glendale, CA
(818) 246-7900

LA County 2-1-1 Information System
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