Los Angeles

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Organizations in Los Angeles

Center for Living and Learning

Center for Living and Learning
Monday – Friday
14549 Archwood St. #221 
Van Nuys, CA 91405 
(818) 781-1073  

http://center4living.org/

Services: Job placement, linkages to medical & mental health services

Chrysalis

Multiple office locations:

Los Angeles

522 S. Main St., 

Los Angeles, CA 90013 

(213) 806-6300

Santa Monica

1853 Lincoln Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 401-9400

Chrysalis at DOORS

Developing Opportunities & Offering Reentry Solutions Opportunity Center

3965 S. Vermont Ave., 3rd Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(323) 730-4442

San Fernando Valley

13545 Van Nuys Blvd. #1

Pacoima, CA 91331

(818) 794-4200

All Chrysalis Centers  

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am- 4:00pm

Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm

https://www.changelives.org/

Services: Job Placement, System Navigation Services, Substance Abuse Treatment & Mental Health Services

Coalition For Responsible Community Development

Job Placement Services

3101 S Grand Ave,

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(213) 763-5951

https://www.coalitionrcd.org/

Community Career Development

3550 Wilshire Blvd., 
Ste. 500, LA, CA 90010
(213) 365-9829
Erika McInnis
EMcInnis@communitycareer.org

https://www.communitycareer.org/

Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services & Linkages to Medical Care

Flintridge Center

Chris Finney

Outreach Specialist   

(626) 449-0839 ext. 110

236 W Mountain St #106, 

Pasadena, CA 91103

https://www.flintridge.org/

Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services & Linkages to Medical Care

 

Grandview Foundation Inc.

Substance Abuse Treatment 

225 Grandview St,
 Pasadena, CA 91104

info@grandviewfoundation.com\

grandviewfoundation.com/

 

Grid Alternatives

1338 South Flower Street

Los Angeles, CA 90015

https://gridalternatives.org/gla

Services: Workforce Development , Installation Basics Training Internship Program

Homeboy Industries

130 W. Bruno Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
MAIN PHONE
(323) 526-1254
GENERAL INQUIRIES
info@homeboyindustries.org

https://homeboyindustries.org

Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services, Linkages to Medical Care & Tattoo Removal Services

Homeless Health Care Los Angeles

Homeless Health Care Los Angeles

1282 West 2nd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

213.744.0724

View Brochure:

https://hhcla.org/assets/hhcla-resources—referrals-2017.pdf

Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services & Linkages to Medical Care

Integrated Recovery Network


1200 Wilshire Blvd, 
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 977-9447

http://www.integratedrecoverynetwork.org/

 Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services & Linkages to Medical Care

JVS Socal

6505 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048 
Katherine Makinney:
310.309.6000 ext. 210
kmakinney@jvs-socal.org

https://www.jvs-socal.org/

Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services & Linkages to Medical Care

Leaders Up

Job Placement Services
830 Traction Ave #3A,
Los Angeles, CA 90013
206-956-4000
info@leadersup.com.
https://leadersup.org/

Legacy LA

Youth Leadership Development
Hazard Park Armory
1350 N. San Pablo, Los Angeles, CA 90033
323-987-8367
323 987-1053
info@LegacyLA.org
http://legacyla.org/

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

1550 W. 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
(800) 399-4529
https://lafla.org/

Services: Job Placement, Legal Services, Housing 

Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership

2202 S. Figueroa, #717
Los Angeles, CA 90007
https://www.lareentry.org/

 

Services: Job Placement, Linkages to Medical & Mental Health Treatment

Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade-Black United Fund, Inc.

Vocational Training and Career-Path Program Services

200 E. Slauson Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
323.846.1649
info@brotherhoodcrusade.org

brotherhoodcrusade.org

Jobs Vision Success (JVS)

6505 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 200

Los Angeles, CA 90048 

(323) 761-8888

Katherine Makinney:

kmakinney@jvs-socal.org

https://www.jvs-socal.org/

Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services & Linkages to Medical Care

Mental Health Advocacy Services

Mental Health Advocacy Services

Legal Services

3255 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 902

Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: (213) 389-2077

Email: info@mhas-la.org

http://mhas-la.org/


Norris Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs


 Entrepreneurship Training
11024 Balboa Blvd.
#328 Granada Hills, CA. 91344
(888) 348-568
norris.dorsey@dorseyacademy.org

https://www.dorseyacademy.org/

Painted Brain

Painted Brain
5980 W Pico Blvd 
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 893-3269

https://paintedbrain.org/

Mental Health Services: Occupational Therapy & Art Groups

Playa Vista Job Opportunities & Business Services

Job Placement Services 
4112 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone: 323-432-3955
Fax: 323-432-3995
info@pvjobs.org

http://www.pvjobs.org/

 

ReIgnite Hope

Job Training Programs
 14333 S. Figueroa St, 
Gardena, CA 90248
 lorri.bunyard@gmail.com
www.reignitehope.com


 

St. John's Well Child and Family Center

808 West 58th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Tel. 323-541-1600
Fax. 323.541.1661
info@wellchild.org

https://www.wellchild.org/

Services: Case Management, Mental Health Treatment, and Medical Services.

Soledad Enrichment Action

Monday – Friday:

9:00am – 5:30pm    

4876 Gleason St. LA, CA 90022

(323) 244-7243  

Services: Job Placement, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Abuse Disorder, System Navigation Services & Linkages to Medical Care

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition

787 S. Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 955-5885
info@antirecidivism.org
https://antirecidivism.org/

 

Services: Counseling Services, Mentorship, Housing, Career & Educational Development 

Venice Family Clinic

604 Rose Ave, 
Venice, CA 90291
310-392-8636  

Services: Medical Care, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Use Disorder Treatment & System Navigation Services

  Stories

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 Testimonies

From Homeless Veteran to Counselor

From Homeless Veteran to Counselor

By Latino Media Collaborative  Hello, I am Jesse M. I serve as Program Coordinator at Soledad Enrichment Action. I am also a professor in the Counseling Department at Cal State LA. I am also a part of the re-entry experience. 25 years ago, I was a homeless veteran. I...

Fighting The Diseases of Addiction

Fighting The Diseases of Addiction

By Latino Media Collaborative I am James P. I was a drug addict for most of my adult life. I thought I needed them and I didn't care how I got them. My addiction led me to serve time behind bars. It was really a revolving door for me. Every time I got released I...

Tired of Running I found Sobriety & Growth

Tired of Running I found Sobriety & Growth

My name is Maria Alexander. My journey to seek help was not easy. I spent many years homeless in the streets of Downtown Los Angeles. I moved from Chicago to California in 1980. I went to college and studied film production and theater. Eventually, I started dabbling...

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