Looking for resources for specific situations? We are very slowly building this page of opportunities that we hear of, organizations doing important work, programs who have partnered with us, and anything that might be useful to our residents. Please be aware that there are many resources beyond what we have here, and we are trying to make this list more complete. Thank you for your patience.
Email us about other items to add to the list!
Alternative Emergency Response
Community Action Teams (CAT-911): https://cat-911.org/local-cat-teams/
CAT-911 is building a Southern California-wide network of Community Action Teams (CAT) which can operate as resources for responding to community needs as alternatives to 911 in:
Peacebuilding around conflict resolution between individuals or groups in neighborhoods
Mental health crisis
Acute first aid needs when paramedics are not responding or there is a concern about police involvement
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is the lead agency in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care, which is the regional planning body that coordinates housing and services for homeless families and individuals in Los Angeles County.
LAHSA hotline: 213-225-6581
LAHSA outreach request portal (LA-HOP): https://www.lahsa.org/portal/apps/la-hop/request
Los Angeles County Coordinated Entry System (LA County CES): https://www.lahsa.org/ces/about
CES allows users to efficiently and effectively connect people to interventions that aim to rapidly resolve their housing crisis. CES works to connect the highest need, most vulnerable persons in the community to available housing and supportive services equitably.CES allows users to efficiently and effectively connect people to interventions that aim to rapidly resolve their housing crisis. CES works to connect the highest need, most vulnerable persons in the community to available housing and supportive services equitably.
SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition is a group out of the neighborhood councils in Silver Lake, Echo Park, Los Feliz, Atwater Village, East Hollywood, Glassell Park and Cypress Park. They are a neighborhood-level movement responding to homelessness in a proactive, compassionate, and effective way.
The LA City Attorney's website has a thorough breakdown of Los Angeles programs and ordinances related to homelessness.
The neighborhood council system has an LGBTQ+ Alliance!
PLanning & Land Use
Street Watch LA is a coalition of organizers concerned about tenants rights: https://streetwatchla.com/
LA Safe Streets