Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC)

Provides services in the following areas:
Housing
Medical Care
Mental Health Care
Domestic Violence Services
Substance Addiction Treatment
Income Services
Life Skills
Services to Veterans

For general inquiries, please email customerservice@opcc.net.
For: Homeless Services call (310) 450-4050.
Victims of Domestic violence call their 24-Hour Hotline: (310) 264-6644.

Address:
1453 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
opcc

Teen LA – Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

Teen LA – Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

http://www.laclj.org/
Free civil legal assistance for sexual assault survivors
14-24 years old

Harassment, home issues, school issues, immigration status issues, privacy fears, child custody or support issues.

Free with qualification: 323-980-3500

Located in East Los Angeles

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI offers an array of support and education programs that help build better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Find the support you need:

NAMI HelpLine
The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST or by email at info@nami.org
Education, Training and Peer Support Center
NAMI State Organizations and local NAMI Affiliates offer an array of free education and support programs for individuals, family members, providers and the general public. These include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Support Group, In Our Own Voice and more.
State and Local NAMIs
NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs.
Discussion Groups
Browse through hundreds of NAMI’s interactive group forums. With topics ranging from illness management, to job-hunting, to relationships, it’s never been easier to connect with others who’ve shared your lived experience.
Social Networks
Connect with NAMI through Social Media Channels on Facebook and Twitter or NAMI’s network for young adults, Strength of Us.
NAMI on Campus
NAMI on Campus provides information and resources to support students living with mental health conditions and to empower them to take action on their campuses.
Veterans & Military Resource Center
NAMI is proud to provide the following resources for veterans and active duty military members, as well as their families, friends, and advocates.
Multicultural Action Center
The Multicultural Action Center focuses on eliminating disparities in mental health care for diverse communities and offers help and hope to individuals of diverse backgrounds.
NAMI FaithNet
NAMI FaithNet is a network of NAMI members and friends dedicated to promoting caring faith communities and promoting the role of faith in recovery for individuals and families affected by mental illness.
Missing Persons Support
Resources and support for locating missing persons with mental illness.
NAMI Legal Support
The NAMI Legal Center provides lawyer referrals as a service to our members and the general public.

 

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
http://www.lafla.org/

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.

Housing Rights Center

Housing Rights Center

The Housing Rights Center has two offices and multiple clinics in the Los Angeles area. Their mission is to support and to promote fair housing through education and advocacy so all persons have the opportunity to secure the housing they desire and can afford, without discrimination based on their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, familial status, marital status, disability, ancestry, age, source of income or other characteristics protected by law. THE HRC offers services in the following locations: The City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Antelope Valley, Western L.A. County, Ventura County.

HRC provides a variety of free services and programs to residents within the Los Angeles and Ventura Counties including (1) housing discrimination investigation, (2) enforcement and impact litigation, (3) outreach and public education, and (4) landlord-tenant counseling.

HRC Main Office:
3255 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1150
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Tel: (800) 477-5977
Fax: (213) 381-8555

http://www.hrc-la.org/

info@housingrightscenter.org

Los Angeles LGBT Center

Los Angeles LGBT Center

Education, Housing, Legal Services, and Medical services are all offered.  Below there are more details on each.
Education
http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/culture_education

LGBT youth who don’t feel safe or welcome in traditional high schools can finish their education in our charter high school and we help homeless LGBT youth earn their GED. We also offer adults the opportunity to develop new skills and realize their potential through personal enrichment courses, workshops and experiences.

 And by providing affordable meeting and event space for LGBT groups, clubs and organizations, we’re helping to foster the growth and strength of the entire LGBT community.

Los Angeles LGBT Center Transitional Housing Program
http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/transitional_housing
Ages 18-24

Free; Up to 18 months; 24-beds

Youth Center on Highland

122- N Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

323-993-7500

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5:30pm

Sat-Sun: 8:30am-4:30pm

Los Angeles LGBT Center Legal Clinic

http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/legal_clinic

Highland Annex
1220 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

323-993-7670

Los Angeles LGBT Center (Medical)
http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/

Program Description: Provides general medical care. Medi-Cal as well as most insurance is accepted. The Center will work with individuals to find out what financial programs they qualify for (eg. Medi-Cal). Provides free STD testing and treatment as well as hepatitis vaccine to low/no income individuals. HPV vaccine (Gardasil) also available ($130 per dose and three doses).


Addresses:

McDonald/Wright Building:
1625 N Schrader Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 860-5855
BUS ROUTES: Buses run along Sunset and Hollywood
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm; Appointments given priority; walk-ins accepted but not guaranteed at this location

FEES: Free STD Testing and Treatment; Hepatitis Vaccines at cost —
Hep A: 2 shots; one now, one in six months; $48/shot
Hep B: 3 shots; $69 / shot
Hep A/B Combo Shot: 3 shots; $38 / shot

The Spot:
745 N San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 993-7440
BUS ROUTES: Buses run along Santa Monica Blvd.
Hours: STD Testing – Mon-Fri 11am-7pm; STD Treatment (by appointment ONLY): Mon, Wed – 11am-7pm; Tuesdays: 5:30-7pm
FEES: Free STD Testing and Treatment
Hepatitis Vaccines not offered at this location

Jenesse Center

Jenesse Center

https://jenesse.org

info@jenesse.org

For shelter and other assistance, call the
Jenesse Hotline | 1-800-479-7328
Available 24 Hours A Day | 7 Days A Week

Jenesse Center, Inc. is the oldest domestic violence intervention program in South Los Angeles. The Center was founded in 1980 by five African American women who were survivors of domestic violence. Our mission is to provide victims of domestic violence with a comprehensive, centralized base of support to assist them in addressing their immediate crisis and changing the patterns of their lives.

Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline

* Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
* Coordination of emergency transportation
* Initial intake
* Paraprofessional counseling

Case Management

* Assists clients in assessing their needs and goals
* Coordinates the receipt of all services and participation in programmatic classes
* Advocates for housing solutions and financial resources
* Facilitates “Client Domestic Violence Certification” program
* Assists client in developing a self-determined plan for self-sufficiency

Vocational Education Program

* Professional Education: computer skills, resume writing, career counseling, job search
* Financial Freedom Program: budgeting, banking, saving
* G.E.D., Community College and Online degree program enrollment

Mental Health Program

* Individual, group, peer and family counseling by registered MFT counselors and interns
* Domestic Violence Education classes
* Empowerment and Enrichment classes
* Anger Management classes
* Substance Abuse groups
* Sexual Assault groups

Legal Services

* Legal education including legal rights and safe environment training
* Procure restraining orders
* Emergency protective orders
* VAWA immigration
* Landlord tenant disputes
* Section 8 housing
* Civil law
* Family law
* Court accompaniment

Jenesse Legal Clinic

https://jenesse.org/contact/
For Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Located in the Inglewood Superior Courthouse
Don Stephenson: (310) 419-6788

Children and Adolescent’s Enrichment Program

* Parenting classes
* Children’s case management
* Individual and family counseling
* Tutoring and educational activities
* JMAC: After-school parent-child relationship building program
* Holiday programs and activities
* Camp Jenesse – Summer Enrichment Program

Health

* Assessments by registered nurse
* Health care referrals and follow-up services
* Health education classes: nutrition, fitness and healthy living, stress relief

Transportation

* Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
* Collaboration with law enforcement to ensure safe transportation when necessary
* Client transportation available for: housing, medical and dental appointments; social service appointments; Jenesse programmatic classes
* Court appointments

Educational Programs

* 40-Hour Certified Domestic Violence Training
* Domestic Violence outreach to schools, businesses and the greater community
* “Stop the Hurting” Program for the education of employers about the impact of domestic violence on job performance
* “BeSo You!” youth program for teens and tweens

Disability Rights Legal Center

The Mission of the Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC) is to promote the rights of people with disabilities and the public interest in and awareness of those rights by providing legal and related services. DRLC is located on the campus of Loyola Law School in Downtown Los Angeles and works with Loyola Law students in all of their programs. They have a satellite office on the campus of the University of La Verne College of Law, in the Inland Empire. DRLC offers individuals a variety of programs and information in person or by phone, to meet the needs of those with disabilities.

Disability Rights Legal Center

800 South Figueroa St., Suite 1120 Los Angeles, CA 90017

Located at the Loyola Law School Public Interest Law Center, 800 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1120 in Downtown Los Angeles.  We also have a satellite office on the campus of the University of La Verne College of Law in the Inland Empire of Southern California.

Main: (213) 736-1334
TTY: (213) 736-8310,
Nationwide toll-free number: (866) 999-DRLC (3752)
http://disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/
Email: DRLC@lls.edu

Some of the DRLC programs/centers include the following:

Cancer Legal Resource Center
Tel: (213) 736-1455 or (866) THE-CLRC (843-2572)
Fax: (213) 736-1428
Email: CLRC@lls.edu

Civil Rights Litigation Project
Tel: (213) 736-1031
Fax: (213) 736-1428
Email: options@lls.edu

Community Outreach
Tel: (213) 736-8365
Fax: (213) 736-1428
Email: DRLC@lls.edu

Education Advocacy Project
Tel: (213) 736-8366
Fax: (213) 487-2106 Inland Empire Program
Tel: (909) 460-2034
Fax: (909) 460-2094
http://disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/about/educationadvocacy.cfm

Bet Tzedek Legal Services

Bet Tzedek provides legal assistance in areas like consumer fraud, employment rights, family, seniors, etc:

Bet Tzedek

www.bettzedek.org

3250 Wilshire Blvd., 13th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90010

Phone: (323) 939-0506

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 5:00 pm

Clients are seen by appointment only.
Please call to schedule your appointment.

“For the past 40 years, Bet Tzedek has provided free, comprehensive legal services for low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles, proving that access to justice makes a difference in people’s lives. It is the difference between having a home and living on the streets, between getting paid or having to go hungry, between access to medical care and supportive services or suffering.

From humble beginnings as a small group of volunteer attorneys helping Holocaust survivors facing gentrification in the Fairfax District, Bet Tzedek has grown into a public interest law firm with a footprint across Los Angeles County and beyond, with practice area expertise in Elder/Caregiver Law, Employment Rights, Guardianships, Human Trafficking, Health, Holocaust Reparations, Housing, Public Benefits and more.

Our staff seeks innovative solutions to persistent poverty. Whether harnessing the power of technology to overcome barriers or mobilizing communities through collaborative partnerships, we seek to empower the more than 20,000 people we serve every year with the help of hundreds of pro bono attorneys and volunteers.”

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice – LA) is the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI).

Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice – LA serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year.  Through direct services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building, Advancing Justice – LA focuses on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice.

Advancing Justice – LA is based in downtown Los Angeles, with satellite offices in Orange County and Sacramento.

Advancing Justice – LA is located at:

1145 Wilshire Blvd., 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

888.349.9695

http://advancingjustice-la.org/