Beyond Shelter

211 (Los Angeles County Hotline)
Have questions? Need help? Like 911 and 411 before it, “211” is very useful to the average person, It can teach you how to navigate the Public Assistance systems and where to apply for what services.
Interagency Council on Homelessness

Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty
The Weingart center . . . healthcare, education, an social services.

LAMP
Lamp is one of my favorite agencies especially with it’s public toilets and showers. Lamp is a one stop mall of homeless services with an emergency shelter, drop in center, laundry mat, showers, drug program, AB34 outrezch, supportive housing and case management.

Larry James Urban Daily

Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness
This politically active agency educates other agencies and works to make the homeless more visable in order to get them on the public adgenda.
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Los Angeles Housing Department

National Alliance To End Homelessness

National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness

People Assisting The Homeless

Public Counsel

Shelter Partnership

St. Joseph Center

The Homeless Guy

Westside Shelter and Hunger Coalition

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  1. These are more of my favorite outreach services for the
    homeless. Some of them are not based in
    Skid Row

    A Community of Friends ACOF is able to provide housing for homeless, disabled and very low-income persons – creating permanent, affordable housing and an environment that promotes stability.

    Step Up on Second in Santa Monica. Step Up on Second involves individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in developing opportunities to reintegrate into the community. Step Up is dedicated to long-term support of people in recovery and their families, offering quality housing, educational, social and work experiences. Step Up is committed to increasing public understanding and acceptance of mental illness.

    Ocean Park Community Center AKA OPCC OPCC, (formerly the Ocean Park Community Center), is a network of shelters and services for low-income and homeless youth, adults and families, battered women and their children, and people living with mental illness.
    Volunteers of America
    Volunteers of America is one of the nation’s oldest organized charities. We are committed to bringing lasting solutions to the less fortunate in the greater Los Angeles area.

    If you know of any service that I have overlooked, please inform me.

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