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St. Francis Center

  • St. Francis Center

    1835 S. Hope St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    Phone: 213-747-5347
    Hours: Monday through Saturday 7am-3pm. Saturday 7am-1pm.
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Nearby Branch: Pico Union Branch Library



L.A. County Service Provider Area: 6

Provides Youth Services, Homeless Well-Being Programs including job loss, addiction, illness or injury, warm meals and sack lunches. They provide health and hygiene services, mail service, as well as a variety of partner agency programs through resource services. The first and third Monday of each month, from 7:30 am-12:30 pm, the Center also hosts a free mobile health clinic. Veterans services now available.

Meals are served:  Monday 7:30 am to 8 am, Tuesday through Friday 7:30 am to 9 am, and Saturday 8:30 am to 10 am.

Population Served: Children & Families, Teen/Young Adult, Single Adults, Women, Veterans, Immigrants
Resource Categories: Food, Housing, Services, Work
General Resources: Health & Mental Health, Housing Referrals, Job Search Assistance, Legal, Meals, Personal Appearance, Recreation & Arts, Social/Support Services
Additional Offerings: Grooming & Toiletries, ID Cards/Licenses, Medical Care, Showers, Substance Abuse Services