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The Source


Free Health & Homeless Shelter Services

The Source offers a one-stop-shop of resources and services to help homeless Angelenos transition to independent and supported living. Services are also available for eligible low-income residents. All services are free of charge.

Services offered may vary by location and include:

  • Same day transportation to emergency shelter
  • Free California ID vouchers for the DMV
  • Free cell phones
  • Housing assessment through the Coordinated Entry System
  • Enrollment into Medi-Cal and CalFresh
  • Employment assistance
  • Mental health services
  • HIV education and resources
  • Child support services
  • Referrals to expert providers

The Source Locations

  • Central Library

    Last Tuesday of every month · 12:30 - 3 p.m.
    630 W Fifth St, Los Angeles, 90071 · 213-228-7000

Use our Homeless Resources site to find resources near you.

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