Maternity Homes

Maternity Homes ( Pregnant Women With Children )

Provider: MISSIONARIES OF CHARITY

The program provides a long-term shelter for homeless, pregnant women 18 years and older in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties. Pregnant women with a child 2 years or younger are eligible. They are able to take women who are in any stage of pregnancy and they may stay up to four weeks after the birth of their baby. Women who are not pregnant and pregnant women who are undocumented cannot be accepted. The program cannot accommodate people who use wheelchairs. There are no geographic restrictions.

The shelter has 8 bedrooms, each of which can accommodate one pregnant women, or a pregnant woman with one child. Bedding, linen and one meal per day are provided. Residents must assist with chores on a daily basis, obey the house rules and observe the 7:00am wake-up time and the 4:00pm curfew. The women are required to leave the shelter for the day. The women are also required to save any income they receive for the establishment of a residence of their own. Women who have Medi-Cal can have their babies at St. Francis Medical Center; arrangements can be made at St. Francis for women who do not have any kind of health insurance. There are no televisions at the shelter. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Applicants may self-refer or be referred for service. Referring agencies call the agency to verify that space is available and to make arrangements for same-day intake. ID is required. Pregnant woman must present verification from a doctor. Caseworkers referring to the agency should send a letter of referral for the individual to the agency. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for service.
Application Procedure
Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free
Documentation Required

ID Required

Documentation

Address

10950 California Ave.

Lynwood , CA 90262 (Physical)

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Service hours
Intake hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am to 11:00am and 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Services are provided Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Service/Intake and Administration

(310) 635-3264

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