SHELTERS


1736 FAMILY CRISIS CENTER’S YOUTH SHELTER

Phone: (310) 379-3620

For youths 10-17 years old. Two week placement for counseling in an attempt for reunification or placement.


DON KING’S WOMEN & CHILDREN’S SHELTER

Phone: (323) 971-4432

8770 S. Broadway, L.A. 90003

Girls birth – 18 years old; Boys birth – 13 years old


FAMILY TOGETHER

Phone: (323) 737-5000

For undocumented & documented Latino Women & Children

545 S. San Pedro St., L.A. 90003 (Mission)

Contact: Rosemary Lopez

Provides ESL program. Must be referred by agency or school. Complete families – parents must be legally married.

Boys and girls birth – 16 years old.


HOMELESS HOLLYWOOD RESOURCE ACCESS CENTER

Phone: (310) 996-0034

(West L.A. families)


HOMELESS TESTIMONIAL SHELTER

Phone: (323) 291-6753

5721 S. Western Ave., L.A. 90062

Women with children ages birth – 12 years old


JENESSE CENTER

Phone: (323) 299-9496

3731 Stocker Ave., 2nd Fl., LA 90008 Hotline: (323) 731-6500

Director: Karen Earl

Group & individual counseling, parenting (Eng.), housing, resettlement, children’s program (field trips, tutoring). Girls birth – 18 years; boys birth – 14 years old


OPTIONS HOUSE

Phone: (323) 467-8466

1754 N. Taft Ave., L.A. 90028

Hollywood area. For runaway adolescents 12-17 yrs. and those at-risk. Individual & group therapy.


RAINBOW SERVICES (domestic violence shelter)

Phone: (310) 548-5450

P.O. Box 627 San Pedro 90733

Shelter services for women and children; group counseling; children’s programs. Girls and boys with mothers birth – 17 years old


REFUGEE SAFE HAVEN

Phone: (213) 637-1450


AFRICAN COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER

Crisis line (800) 496-2525

532 So. Vermont Ave. Suite 104, L.A. 90020

Director: Dr. Nikki Tesfai

Domestic violence transitional shelter. Women and children. Assistance for legal immigration; employment training; childcare. Permanent housing; training programs. English classes and education.

Staff speaks eight African languages.

Boys- birth – 8 years; girls birth – 18 years


UNION RESCUE MISSION

Phone: (213) 347-6300


WOMANS CARE COTTAGE

Phone: (818) 753-4580

6040 Vineland Avenue, No. Hollywood 91606

Serves women and children with housing, and other social needs, including job placement. Boys birth – 13 years; girls birth – 18 years.


All of these resources are non-profit community agencies and should be used in conjunction with the completion of the LAUSD community resources disclaimer form (attached)

School Mental Health Resource Guide prepared and revised by:Louis G. Long, LCSW, Ph.D., Nancy Jefferson, LCSW

August 11, 2005