Los Angeles, CA Homeless Information Forum

Welcome to our Los Angeles, CA information forum. I have added some questions for you and posted them below.

The goal is to compile as much local information as possible for those who are homeless and need food or homeless resource assistance in Los Angeles.

If you are familiar with Los Angeles and the homeless situation, please answer the questions below as fully as possible. Let's build a useful resource section that only you and those intimately familiar with Los Angeles will know.

Mike Manning, owner of HomelessShelterDirectory.org

Are You Currently Homeless In Los Angeles, CA? Help Us Find Out Where To Find The Best Homeless Resources In Los Angeles, CA

User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-21 15:46:39at a person that gave me a coat and food i didnt even know them but i have over stayed my welcome . ive been here over a week . i have to find some place to stay ,today .
2017-12-23 07:29:04My family and I sleep in our car
2017-12-25 18:06:48Under a bridge
2017-12-26 12:55:40Street
2017-12-26 22:45:19My guy is breaking up with me and wants me and the kids out
2017-12-27 06:56:04Car
2018-01-12 16:33:39I currently sleep in a car with my 6 month old son and my boyfriend
2018-01-12 18:38:10A person sheltered me walking in an unfamiliar neighborhood
2019-07-01 01:15:17tent on street. No it’s not safe
2020-01-19 01:20:15I'm not in a shelter. I live outdoors.
2020-03-03 22:27:52Homeless on the streets
2020-07-01 22:42:24Street
2020-07-20 13:13:11LAX. No
2020-08-19 23:22:11Street
2020-08-17 15:15:52on street or behimd buisnesses

User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-21 15:46:39I got food stamps from gr but cant walk there to finish app. my feet hurt . The people that took me in have problems them self
2017-12-22 17:23:01foodstamps
2017-12-23 07:29:04Sometimes we eat at a friend's house, but we mostly buy the pizza and drinks from 711 since they accept ebt
2017-12-25 18:06:48Pan handling recycling
2017-12-26 22:45:19Food stamps
2018-04-24 17:17:41just food stamps
2019-06-16 04:22:36I get food stamps
2019-06-16 06:31:43I get food stamps
2019-09-08 00:13:59Salvation Army
2020-06-08 16:49:02Foodstamps
2020-07-01 22:42:24Food stamps

User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-01-12 16:33:39I am currently part time employed. I have a six month old son. I reached out to many differnet organizations and family shelters and all said they couldnt help me because everything is full.
2018-01-12 18:38:10Mother of three unstable foundation
2018-02-12 21:58:54I was evicted out go my place last summer and have been unable to find stable housing since
2018-02-14 18:45:35Im homeless with my 2 kids and have absolutely no where to go
2018-04-24 17:17:41homeless, in school for another month, car just got towed after living in it for the last year. was broken down.
2018-07-28 14:28:59Single mom with a part time job
2018-08-13 21:49:17We'll my name is Sherry candies and my husband Emmett candies is from Los Angeles and he was here in St Louis mo but now he is missing for 5days I need help is he in any shelters there
2018-09-30 01:17:27Nesecito un Lugar donde quedarme mientras encuentro un apartameto
2018-11-14 15:34:29im a single native american moving to lA sunday
2018-12-15 03:30:23I was evicted out go my place last summer and have been unable to find stable housing since
2019-01-21 01:21:24i was evicted 1-18-2018 and since havent been able to find somewhere to stay long term. i am jobless and i was attacked in front of my son and chased down the stairs with my son holding my hand and thrown a knife at repeatedly by a family member , its not safe to be around them and i have nowhere to go and income. my son goes to school but im out of options
2019-01-29 04:08:07Im a trihard and cant work
2019-02-22 12:51:09my family and iare homeless we have 2 small sons and are looking for permanent housing asap. its been 1 year now
2019-03-18 16:40:51no job, no money, no insurance, living in a dangerous household
2019-03-27 16:04:21My wife and i are being forced on the street by her family due to them not liking that we're married and lesbians
2019-06-16 04:22:36I currently lost my home do to my aunt passing away my 5 kids and i have no family that can help
2019-06-16 06:31:43I currently lost my home do to my aunt passing away my 5 kids and i have no family that can help
2019-07-01 01:15:17My roommate lost her apt a month ago. I had no where to go but to use a tent and I’m only 19, female. I am with my boyfriend.
2019-09-08 00:13:59My grandma pass away n my husband is in jail
2019-11-03 00:46:34My child's father is abusive my child turned 18 and her father has been girlfriend who has convinced him to get restraining order against me to get me off property and last week called cops to have me removed I was only able to take what I could carry and now I have no where to go no money no food stamps left and no shelter. I am s ared and alone and I am physically disabled somewhat due to injuri
2019-10-24 14:14:44I became homeless a little over 3 years now. I became homeless because my fiancee passed away and he was the sole provider I am looking for employment now
2019-11-17 12:02:02Because I am homeless and i am staying at a parking lot
2020-01-19 01:20:15I moved to LA from ny 4 months ago after my ex took out daughter and moved to Sherman oaks, 3000 miles away. I came out hey to be near my 9 year old daughter but I did so without a place to live, a car, a job, or money. But it's important to me.
2020-03-03 22:27:52I just came back from Ohio for 4 months while I was in rehab and treatment, I began sober living and wanted to come home to LA, I really need to start my new life here doing it the right way and I know that means asking for assistance.
2020-05-25 21:48:40I was at one time liveing and careing for elder lady but she passed away and had to move now liveing in my car but not very comfortable or safe and my health is not good
2020-06-08 16:49:02Homeless lost home
2020-07-01 22:42:24Unemployed live in arizona. Boyfriend left me out on the street. I want to relocate to California. Dealing with emotional and physical abuse.
2020-07-20 13:13:11My sister abused me out of state so I moved back
2020-08-19 23:22:11Because I am homeless and i am staying at a parking lot
2020-08-17 15:15:52i am 29 and have a slight mental dissability i hear voices and get confused

User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2019-06-16 04:22:36I dont know

User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-04-24 17:17:41Anything could be done but typically people who are well off don't care about the homeless
2018-09-30 01:17:27Pues ayudarlas!
2018-11-14 15:34:29get more missons
2019-01-21 01:21:24more shelters and stop being strict on who they give shelter to
2019-01-29 04:08:07We could all stream on the cx network
2019-03-18 16:40:51make it easier to bring service animals, provide pads and tampons at day centers
2019-03-27 16:04:21More shelters for couples and families and individuals
2019-06-16 04:22:36Help them by teaching them how to get somekind of work that way they dont have to keep going back to the streets
2019-06-16 06:31:43Help by giving mothers or fathers more future planing. That way they dont became homeles again
2019-07-30 16:38:02More homeless shelters
2019-09-08 00:13:59More homes available to rent lower income
2019-11-03 00:46:34Hotel vouchers , transitional housing , help with First month rent and deposit
2019-11-17 12:02:02Help homeless turn their life around give them the tools yo get on their feet and help them get a low-income permanent housing
2020-01-19 01:20:15Build a hotel/shelter that is run by homeless who live there too.
2020-03-03 22:27:52The church’s working outside the church walls to give help to the homeless community to raise awareness of mental health of support and Tp better each other.
2020-05-25 21:48:40Giveing them shelter
2020-07-20 13:13:11Please help me find a job
2020-08-17 15:15:52mor shelters and structured living at resasonable priice

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