Los Angeles Shelters

Shelters provide temporary, emergency housing for people without funding or other placement. Some shelters offer limited case management and other services. Most expect clients to leave for the majority of the day.


Battered Women’s Shelter

103 West Torrance Boulevard | Redondo Beach CA 90277 | (310) 372-4674


Bell Shelter

5600 Rickenbacker Road | Bell, CA 90201 | (323) 263-1206 | www.salvationarmy-socal.org

Call at 9:00 a.m. to secure bed. Intake counselor will to phone intake, then will have client come in to do some paperwork. Client can be in shelter for up to 2 years. They have computer classes,

GED classes. Medi-Cal accepted.



1610 7th Street | Santa Monica, CA 90401| (310) 450-0650 | www.opcc.net

Women only.  14-day emergency shelter (speak with Atara at extension 224). Also, separate long-term program (up to 9 months; speak with Yvonne at extension 231).


Harbor Light

809 East 5th Street | Los Angeles, CA 90053 | (213) 626-4786 | www.laharborlight.org

Salvation Army-run residential rehab and substance abuse recovery program on Skid Row. Program includes meals, in-house school.


LAMP Shelter

527 South Crocker Street | Los Angeles, CA 90013 | (213) 488-9559 | www.lamp.hosting.astralmatrix.net


Long Beach Rescue Mission

1335 Pacific Avenue (at Anaheim) | Long Beach, CA 90813 | (562) 591-1292


New Image Shelter

3804 Broadway Place | Los Angeles, CA 90037 | (323) 231-1711 | www.newimageshelter.org

Arrive by 4pm.


OPCC Access Center

1616 7th Street | Santa Monica, CA 90401 | (310) 450-4050 | www.opcc.net

Drop-in center for clothing, showers, sack lunches, and referrals to shelters.



1616 7th Street | Santa Monica, CA 90401 | (310) 581-9825 | www.opcc.net

Shelter and drug program referrals through OPCC.  Men and women in separate dorms.


San Julian Shelter

627 South San Julian Street | Los Angeles, CA 90011


Weingart Center Association

566 South San Pedro Street | Los Angeles, CA 90013 | (213) 627-9000 | www.weingart.org

Housing, case management, and other services.


Crisis Residential

Didi Hirsch Crisis Residential Programs provide 28-day crisis stabilization, including psychiatric consultation, case management, and group and individual therapy in a structured, homelike environment.


Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services – Excelsior House

1007 Mytle Avenue | Inglewood, CA 90301 | (310) 412-4191 | www.didihirsch.org

14 beds, 2 unfunded. Referrals by caseworker.


Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services – Jump Street

1233 South La Cienega Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90035 | (310) 855-0031 | www.didihirsch.org

10 beds, 1 unfunded. Referrals by caseworker.


Transitional Living treatment Programs

These inpatient programs offer a wide range of services. Generally, stays last between six months to two years. The amount of structure—groups, etc.—varies from program to program.



8514 Topanga Canyon Boulevard | Canoga Park, CA 91304 | (818) 999-0143

Transitional living with five locations in Canoga Park, Lancaster, El Monte, Sylmar. Cost: $916/month via SSI/Medi-Cal. Services: Groups, daily living skills, 12-steps programs. Maximum stay is one year. Staff must refer.


New Phase

808 E. Brett |Inglewood, CA 90302 (310) 567-1421 (Michelle)

Community transitional living.  Clients with substance abuse issues are sent to an offsite program several days out of the week.


PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)

340 North Madison Avenue | Los Angeles, CA 90004 | (323) 644-2200 | www.epath.org

Transitional living and interim housing. Services: Case management and other services. Maximum stay is six months.


Portals No Fail

3881 South Western Avenue | Los Angeles, CA 90062 | (323) 290-4370 | www.portalshouse.org

Transitional living for dual diagnosis only. Cost: 30% of income. Maximum stay is two years. 20 hours a week spent out of house going to school, work, volunteering, groups. First month you are in the facility, must sleep at the facility. After that allowed out on passes. Staff refers. Intake interview with Portals staff, then with clients.


Portals Rampart

238 South Rampart Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90057 | (213) 639-2570 | www.portalshouse.org

Transitional living with 15 beds for dual diagnosis only. Cost: According to income (between $600 -$916). Services: Case management including Section 8. Maximum stay is eighteen months. 20 hours a week spent out of house going to school, work, volunteering, groups. Staff must refer. Intake interview with Portals staff, then with clients.


The Harbour

5519 Elmer Avenue | North Hollywood, CA 91601 |(818) 980-7576 | www.sfvcmhc.org/html/the_harbour.html

Transitional living for dual diagnosis only. Cost: depends upon income. Services: Groups, psychiatry, case management. Maximum stay is six to nine months. Staff must refer.


TLC (Transitional Living Center)

16119 Prairie Avenue | Lawndale, CA 90260 | (310) 542-4825

Transitional living. Cost: $916/month. Services: Structured program, intensive case management and services. Maximum stay is one year.


The Westwood Transitional Village (Salvation Army)

1401 South Sepulveda Boulevard | Los Angeles CA 90025 | (310) 477-9539

Salvation Army site provides residential housing and support services for women and homeless families. Services: Licensed childcare on site. Maximum stay is two years.


Treatment if no insurance:

West Central Family Mental Health Services

3751 Stocker St

Los Angeles, CA 90008



Open Monday – Thursday   8:00 – 5:00 pm

Walk-in for Triage.  They will then schedule an Intake appointment.

Psychiatry and case management available.

They can help with application to SSI and Medi-Cal.


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