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LA Mission

  • LA Mission

    303 East 5th Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90013
    Phone: (213) 629-1227 ext. 400
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L.A. County Service Provider Area: 4

LA Mission's primary emergency services are available free of charge to all in need. They provide three hot meals daily, overnight shelter, clean clothing, showers and temporary baggage storage.

The emergency shelter for males only requires ID, and walk-in intake is at 4:30 pm.

LA Mission serves hot meals Monday through Saturday. Breakfast at 5 am, lunch at 12 pm or 1 pm, and dinner at 6 pm or 8 pm. Must attend mandatory chapel service.

Their shower tickets are availble daily starting at 10:30 am. Usage is first-come, first-serve.

Other services and programs include:

The Bridge Transitional Housing program in partnership with Chrysalis provides free temporary housing for up to 90 days to individuals who are employed and have a “Section 8” housing voucher and in need of temporary housing. The program consists of 35 beds total for adult men and women, meals and showers as well as supportive services to those in the program.

The Abraham H. Pishevar, II Pro Bono Legal Clinic is located on-site at the Los Angeles Mission. Volunteer lawyers from the Greater Los Angeles conduct intakes, identify the issues and refer the matters to the appropriate law firms and lawyers who accept the cases and practice in the area of specialty.

Population Served: Single Adults, Women
Resource Categories: Food, Housing, Services
General Resources: Legal, Meals, Personal Appearance, Personal Storage, Temporary Housing
Additional Offerings: Clothing, Emergency Homeless Shelter, Legal Assistance, Showers

 

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