Individuals and families who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or have other housing-related needs, or the service providers who work with them can call or contact 211 LA 24/7 for assistance finding homeless services. We advise people to contact us as early as possible if they are concerned about becoming homeless or are in urgent need of shelter. Many shelters have limited intake hours, limited beds, and may require first entering the Coordinated Entry System - emergency shelter beds are very limited.
In addition to providing information and referrals for homeless services, 211 LA operates the following programs for homeless families:
Homelessness in LA County ______________________________________________________
This documentary was produced by the office of the LA County CEO to be presented to the Board of Supervisors on February, 9th 2016. The video features four experiences of homelessness in LA County and showcases how the individuals (including one family) overcame their situation with the help of housing and supportive services.