101 Resources Blog: Cash Only Living

Blogspot: 101 Resources If You Are Flat Broke, Homeless, Jobless, Etc.
Basics (identity, adress, bankaccount etc) – Food – Shelter, Special Situation (college student, disability, teenager, senior citizen, minority, homeless with childeren etc.) – Medical – Transportation – Income – Housekeeping – Long term fixes (Advice/tips) – Other Resources (salvation army).101 Resources if you are flat broke Living cash only and debt free


Chrysalis is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment.


Becoming a Client

If you are interested in becoming a Chrysalis client and receiving our services, or referring someone to join
our program, the first step is to attend an Orientation (no appointment needed):

Downtown LA: Mondays through Thursdays at 8AM
Santa Monica: Mondays through Thursdays at 8AM
Pacoima: Mondays through Thursdays at 8AM (taught in both English and Spanish)

**Please bring two forms of identification (ex. Social Security Card, CA Identification card).**

Chrysalis Program Requirements:
New clients must…
– be clean and sober for 30 days prior to entering Chrysalis’ program;
– be mentally and physically prepared and motivated to work;
– be in some form of housing (shelters, transitional, or permanent housing); waitlists will be considered.

Chrysalis offers a variety of locations throughout the Los Angeles Area:

Client Center Hours

M – Th: 8AM – 4PM
F: 8AM – 12PM

Client services is closed
everyday between 12 – 1PM.

Chrysalis Downtown

522 S. Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Ph: 213-806-6300
Fx: 213-895-0073

Chrysalis Santa Monica

1853 Lincoln Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Ph: 310-401-9400
Fx: 310-401-9443

Chrysalis Pacoima

13545 Van Nuys Blvd, Ste. 1
Pacoima, CA 91331

Ph: 818-794-4200
Fx: 818-899-0691

Chrysalis Enterprises

522 S. Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Ph: 213-806-6350
Fx: 213-236-4498
Email hire@changelives.org


Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

LAFLA has six offices in the L.A. area and three Domestic Violence Clinics located at the Superior Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Courthouse and the Long Beach Courthouse. LAFLA offers a variety of legal services and information in nine languages.

General LAFLA information:
Tel: (800) 399-4529
TTY/TDD Hearing Impaired: (310) 393-7734

LAFLA Central Office:
1550 West Eighth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 640-3881

If you are being evicted and have received a summons and complaint with a court case number or if you have any other type of housing problem, including questions about Section 8, please call (800) 399-4529.


Los Angeles Area One-Stop Job Centers:

Wilshire – Metro WorkSource Center

3550 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90010


Hollywood WorkSource Center
4311 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029



Verdugo Jobs Center
1255 South Central Avenue
Glendale, CA 91204



Metro North WorkSource Center

342 North San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90031


Westlake WorkSource Center

1055 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 900A
Los Angeles, CA 90017



LA Urban League West Adams/Baldwin Hills WorkSource Center

5401 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043