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Homeless Services

LAHSA Hotline: (213) 225-6581

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

LAHSA's Emergency Response Team offers people in the City and County of Los Angeles experiencing homelessness:

  1. Direct emergency services and transportation.
  2. Referrals to shelter for homeless families, unaccompanied adults, and youth.
  3. Outreach services.

Year Round Shelter Program

Shelter Hotline: 1-(800) 548-6047
1-(800) 660-4026
(for the deaf and hearing disabled)

Hours of Operation: Daily After 5pm

If you need emergency shelter, free transportation is provided. Please call the shelter hotline for a list of pick-up points.

All shelters open in the evening, usually after 5:00 PM.

211 LA County

211 is the County information and referral line.

Homeless families seeking help should visit 211 LA County website or dial 211 from a phone.

At 211, you and your family can be referred to the closest Family Solutions Center (FSC), where they are assessed by staff and begin the process of accessing services. FSC staff works to place families in programs located within their communities.

Families can also be referred directly to the FSC through a partnered homeless shelter.

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