Need Help?

If you are experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles, please call 2-1-1 or visit www.211LA.org. They will be able to connect you with a wide variety of available resources.

Jovenes, Inc. is here for you.

Here are the eligibility requirements for Jovenes' main programs:

Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing:
To live in Jovenes' short-term housing programs, you must be:

  • Male
  • Age 18-24
  • Currently homeless
For more information and to find out about current availability, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call (323) 260-8035 x102 and ask to speak with Luis. If possible, bring proof of a recent TB test (within the past year).

 

Independent Living Program:

  • Male
  • Age 18-21
  • History of DCFS/Probation placement 
For more information and current availability, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Employment:

  • Male or Female
  • Homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless
  • Over age 18
For more information and current availability, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Homeless Community College Students:

  • Male or female
  • Age 18-25
  • Currently enrolled at least part-time at a Community College in Los Angeles.
  • Homeless or at immediate risk of losing housing
For more information and current availability, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . LA Trade Tech's Foster and Kinship program and East LA College have staff who can link eligible students to Jovenes.

 

The Wellness Center at the Historic General Hospital

  • The Wellness Center offers many services related to physical and emotional well-being. Come by to learn what The Wellness Center can do for you.
  • Hours of operation: M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, closed Saturday and Sunday
  • Location: 1200 N. State St, Los Angeles, CA 90033
  • Jovenes' office at The Wellness Center: (323) 260-8035 x112
  • Eligibility varies by program
For information on services offered visit www.thewellnesscenterla.org

 

Please call 2-1-1 or visit 211LA.org if you are not eligible for any of Jovenes' Program.

Below is a brief list of referrals. If you don't see what you're looking for, 2-1-1 has a comprehensive listing.