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St. Joseph Center's Homeless Service Center

  • St. Joseph Center's Homeless Service Center

    404 Lincoln Blvd.
    Venice, CA 90291
    Phone: 310-399-6878
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L.A. County Service Provider Area: 5

Drop-in services are available 7:30am to noon, Monday through Friday (please do not line up before 7:00am).

From 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday services are available by appointment only (on Wednesday afternoon they are closed for client services).

The quickest way to schedule an orientation appointment is to visit during drop-in hours. You may also call 310-399-6878 to leave a voicemail message requesting an appointment. After completing orientation, individuals can access basic services such as showers and meals at Bread and Roses Café.

Population Served: Single Adults, Women, Veterans, Immigrants
Resource Categories: Food, Services
General Resources: Meals, Personal Appearance
Additional Offerings: Showers