211 is the hub for community members and community organizations looking for all types of health, human, and social services in Los Angeles County. For immediate assistance,
Providing homeless individuals and families the resources they need to achieve independent, stable and secure housing.
L.A. Homeless Shelter locator: http://tinyurl.com/yc39j9f7
Shelter services for survivors of domestic violence and their children in Los Angeles County, including single women, single men, pregnant women and emancipated minors.
During extended periods of excessive heat, the City of Los Angeles opens dedicated cooling centers. These will typically be at City Recreation and Parks facilities
Homeless Access Centers are call-in or drop-in locations where persons experiencing homelessness can gain initial access to or continue contact with housing and supportive services.
Thousands of volunteers participate annually in the January point-in-time count of the tens of thousands of homeless people who are our neighbors. Information gleaned from the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count is used by policymakers, advocates, and service providers to understand better and implement solutions to address homelessness.
Homeless incentive payments to private landlords to house applicants from Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles’ homeless housing assistance programs.
Did you see someone experiencing homelessness who needs help? Notice a homeless neighbor who seems to be struggling with their physical and/or mental health? Then you can help them by filling out an outreach request and alert us as to any specific concerns you may have regarding the person’s well-being.
Homeless Prevention provides individuals and families who are at imminent risk of homelessness.
Rental assistance to homeless veterans and their families along with case management and clinical services through the Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Greater Los Angeles.
Interim Housing provides safe temporary accommodations for people who otherwise have nowhere to spend the night.
The Los Angeles LGBT Center provides services for more queer and trans people than any other organization in the world—offering programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, and Leadership and Advocacy.
Services include gender affirming healthcare, mental health services, surgical services and legal services.
Mental health services provided include assessments, case management, crisis intervention, medication support, peer support and other rehabilitative services.
Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is a model that combines low-barrier affordable housing, health care, and supportive services to help individuals and families lead more stable lives. PSH targets people who are homeless or otherwise unstably housed, experience multiple barriers to housing, and are unable to maintain housing stability without supportive services.
Safe Parking LA bridges a gap in services by addressing the unique needs of residents whose only source of shelter is their vehicle.
The Section 8 program provides rent subsidies in the form of housing assistance payments to private Landlords on behalf of extremely low, very low-income individuals/families, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities.
The risk of many chronic health problems, along with increased medical expenses and other costs of living, make it difficult for some seniors to afford housing.
Information and tools for finding senior housing and resources.
Information and tools for assisting homeless veterans and their families find affordable housing throughout Los Angeles County.
The Winter Shelter Program is held annually to protect people experiencing homelessness during Los Angeles's colder months. Winter Shelters are located all across the County, and operate 24 hours a day.
Find free local service(s) such as showers, shelter, food, and more.