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


Los Angeles Family Housing

Los Angeles Family Housing helps homeless families and individuals rebuild their lives through an integrated system of temporary shelter, affordable housing development and comprehensive social services.

Community Outreach
Emergency Shelter
Transitional Living
Permanent Affordable Housing
Support Services

7843 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91605
Phone: (818) 982-4091
Fax: (818) 982-3895

“The residents served in our shelters and apartments represent a broad spectrum of income, geographic and ethnic diversity.

LAFH serves homeless and low-income families with children and single adults who arrive at the agency from all points throughout the City of Los Angeles. One hundred percent (100%) of LAFH clients are classified as low- or very low-income, with most earning below 30% of the Area Median Income ($64,833 in Los Angeles). On average, clients served are 39% African-American, 37% Hispanic, 18% Caucasian, 2% Asian / Pacific Islander, 1% Native American, and 3% Multi-ethnic. The unique design of our shelters allows us to keep families intact and serve diverse client compositions, including families with both parents, boys over 12 years, residents with HIV/AIDS, residents who are physically or mentally disabled, veterans with children, same sex partners, and foster youth who are reunited with their biological families.”