“On my first night at Jovenes, I was welcomed with open arms. I was starting at the bottom, but everyone was friendly and cool. I felt better the next morning and was ready to start working on my plan.“
1 in 5 of L.A.’s community college students is experiencing homelessness. We’re here to change that.
“Jovenes made things much easier for me, which allowed me to concentrate on graduating high school and enroll in community college.“
“Jovenes is a special place because of the way the staff takes a lot of personal time to help out youth like me. They give us a lot of opportunities to help us grow.“
We Provide Homes and Hope for Homeless Youth
Jovenes helps youth, ages 18-25, end their cycle of
homelessness. We are located in Boyle Heights and serve
communities throughout Southeast LA County.
Our Comprehensive Approach Gives Youth the Stability they Need to Thrive
With over 25 years of experience in serving homeless
youth, we offer long-term solutions so our youth can leave homelessness behind.
“Jovenes gave me a ton of opportunities to grow. Staff took their time with me and make me feel a part of the family.”
Solving the Crisis of Community College Student Homelessness
1 in 5 community college students is experiencing homelessness
in Los Angeles. We are working with community colleges throughout LA County to provide housing support to homeless students.