Resources and Links

Links & Hotlines
Drop-in Centers
Housing (Emergency, Transitional, and Permanent)
Mental Health Transitional
Pregnancy & Parenting
Mental Health
Legal Services
Substance Abuse

Links & Hotlines

Call 2-1-1 for FREE A 24/7 information hotline with resources for adults and youth in L.A. County, such as housing, public benefits, health and wellness, legal services and more

Resources in LA County for current or former foster and probation youth, such as supportive housing programs, AB 12 information, job postings, scholarship opportunities, Transitional Coordinator (TC) contact information and more

LA County Department of Mental Health Access Center Information, referrals, emergency, and crisis mental health support 800.854.7771

Trevor Lifeline National 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ young people | 866.488.7386

DCFS Child Protection Hotline 800.540.4000

Suicide Hotline 877.7CRISIS (27.4747)

Domestic Violence Hotline 800.978.3600

National Alliance on Mental Illness

916.567.0163 |

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800.656.HOPE (4673)


Drop-in Centers

Youth Moving On Peer Resource Center

456 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Suite 140

Pasadena, CA 91104

626.765.6010 |

A one-stop shop of centralized support services for youth in need, ages 16-25, Mon 9-5:30 p.m., Tue 11:30-8 p.m., Wed 11:30-5:30 p.m., Thur 11:30-8 p.m., Fri 9-5:30 p.m.


My Friend’s Place

5850 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

323.908.0011 | 888.YOUTH.50

Provides basic needs and other support services for homeless youth, ages 12-24, Mon-Fri (except Thur) 10-11:30 a.m., Mon-Fri 1-3 p.m.


Pacific Clinics Hope Center

13001 Ramona Blvd., Suite I

Irwindale, CA 91706 | 626.337.3828

Provides basic needs and other support services for youth ages 16-25, Tues and Thurs 9-8 p.m., Wed and Sat 9-5:00 p.m., Fri 11-5 p.m.


The Village Family Services Drop-In Center

6801 Coldwater Canyon Ave.

North Hollywood, CA 91605 | 818.738.7327

Empowering at-risk, foster, LGBTQ and homeless youth, ages 14-21. Mon-Fri 10-12 p.m. & 2-6 p.m.


Union Station

412 S. Raymond Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91105 | 626.240.4550

Day center for individuals 18+, breakfast served daily 9-9:45 a.m., lunch served daily 12-12:45 p.m., showers provided daily 7-12 p.m. (first come, first serve), on-site medical services Tues 8-12 p.m. & Fri 8-12 p.m.




Covenant House

1325 N. Western Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

323.461.3131, ext. 0 |

For youth who are homeless, ages 18-24


Good Shepherds

267 Bellmont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

213.250.5241 |

Intake: call Tues-Thur at 9 a.m.

For single women who are homeless, ages 18+


DMH Enhanced Emergency Shelter Program (EESP)


Emergency shelters located throughout LA County for youth who are homeless, ages 18-25


Jovenes, Inc.

1208 Pleasant Ave.

Los Angeles, CA.  90033

323.260.8035 ext. 102; Fax: 323.260.8046

Emergency and transitional housing for males, ages 18-24. 


LA Youth Network (LAYN)

1550 N. Gower St.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Intake: 323.703.7002

Shelter: 323.957.7757, ext. 14

Emergency shelter for youth who are homeless, ages 12-17



Youth Moving On

456 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Suite 140

Pasadena, CA 91104

626.219.1240 |

Ages 18-25, ILP eligibility required


Pathways to Independence

United Friends of the Children

3 Locations: Whittier, Inglewood, and

Long Beach

213.580.1822 | 877.483.2832

Ages 18-23, ILP eligibility required


Orangewood Children’s Foundation Rising Tide

1575 E. 17th St.

Santa Ana, CA 92705

714.619.0239 |

Ages 18-25, history of placement required


First Place for Youth

3530 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600

Los Angeles, CA 90010

213.835.2700 |

Ages 18-24, history of placement required and AB 12 accepted, single adults or single parents with up to two children


Dream Center

2301 Bellevue Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90026


Ages 18-23, ILP eligibility required


PERMANENT supportive housing

Youth Moving On

Housing located in Los Angeles

626.219.1240 |

Ages 18-21, ILP eligibility required


Pacific Clinics Housing

Stabilization Program

513 E. Lime Ave.

Monrovia, CA 91016


Ages 18-21, must be homeless or at risk of homelessness and history of placement required


Mental Health Transitional

Homes for Life Athena

Transitional Housing

506 E. Fairview Ave. #A

San Gabriel, CA 91776

310.337.7417 |

Ages 18-20, ILP eligibility and mental health diagnosis (not including Personality Disorders) required



851 N. Oakland Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91104

626.395.7100, ext. 7901

Ages 18-20, ILP eligibility, at-risk of

homelessness, and mental health diagnosis (not including Personality Disorders) required


Hillview Mental Health Center

12450 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200

Pacoima, CA 91331

818.896.1161, ext. 415 |

Ages 18-20, ILP eligibility and mental health diagnosis (not including Personality Disorders) required

Food support


Fuller Seminary

135 N. Oakland Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91182

626.584.5433 |

Provides groceries for Pasadena residents, ID required, Wed from 12-3 p.m.


All Saints Episcopal Church

132 N. Euclid Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91101


Provides a small bag of food, no ID required, Mon from 9-12 p.m. 


Pasadena Church

404 E. Washington Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91104


Serves dinner Mon/Wed/Fri 6-7 p.m.


Pregnancy & Parenting

St. Anne’s Maternity Home

155 N. Occidental Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

213.381.2931 |

Residential and transitional housing for pregnant women, ages 13-23, with an open DCFS or probation case


New Economics for Women

Corporate Address: 303 S. Loma Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90017

213.483.2060 |

Affordable housing for single parents, adults, and families


New Economics for Women, La Posada

375 S. Columbia Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90017

213.483.2058 |

Serves single mothers with one child


Nurse Family Partnership

600 S. Commonwealth Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

213.639.6433 |

In-home support for low-income first time mothers who are 18 weeks pregnant or less


Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

363 E. Villa St.

Pasadena, CA 91101

626.744.6520 |


Elizabeth House

P.O. Box 94077

Pasadena, CA 91109

626.577.4434 |

Pregnancy and maternity shelter for women, ages 18 and older that may or may not have children



Employment Development Department

1207 E. Green St.

Pasadena, CA 91106

626.304.7922, ext. 1 |

Los Angeles Job Corps Center

1020 S. Olive St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

213.748.0135 |


Los Angeles Conservation Corps

605 W. Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

213.362.9000 |


Homeboy Industries

130 W. Bruno St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

323.526.1254 |

Serves men and women who are high-risk and formerly gang-involved with a continuum of free services and programs



Division of Adult and Career Education

333 South Beaudry Ave., 18th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90017

213.241.3150 |

Offers programs in adult basic education, secondary education, and alternative education.


Pasadena City College C.E.C.

S.T.A.R.S. Program

3035 E. Foothill Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91007

626.585.3037 |

Comprehensive support program to assist youth formerly in foster care to successfully transition from care to college 


Los Angeles City College LACC

Guardian Scholars Program

855 N. Vermont Ave., Rm #127A

Los Angeles, CA 90029

323.953.4000, ext. 2345 | Contact: Luis Cordova

Provides support and resources for former foster youth, ages 16-24


Federal Student Aid

800.4.FED.AID (333.243) |



888.224.7268 |


Children of the Night W.O.W.

800.551.1300 |

Free GED assessments, tutoring, registration assistance and funding to take the GED exam


Learning Works

90 N. Daisy Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91107


Independent studies high school diploma program up to age 19 or age 20 with an IEP


Pasadena YouthBuild

1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91103

626.437.3509 |

Charter high school for youth, ages 15-26


Opportunities for Learning

3130 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107


Charter high school for youth ages 16-21. Mon-Fri 8am-5pm  



Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (CHAP)

1800 N. Lake Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91104


Comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services for all ages, Medi-Cal accepted and uninsured individuals accepted 


Young & Healthy


Call for a phone intake and screening, serves  youth who are uninsured and income eligible, ages 0-18, and youth who emancipated from foster care up until age 25, provides medical, dental and mental health services


Department of Public Social Services (DPSS)

Local Office: 955 N. Lake Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91104

Customer Service: 626.569.1399

Health & Nutrition, including Medi-Cal: 877.597.4777

Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5 p.m.


Medi-Cal Former Foster Care Unit



Children’s Hospital

4650 Sunset Blvd., 4th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90027

323.361.2153 |

Comprehensive medical care for youth, ages 12-21 or up to age 25, depending on specialty


Bill Moore Community Health Clinic

1460 N Lake Ave.

Pasadena CA, 91104


All ages, proof of income and ID required,

Medi-Cal accepted and uninsured individuals accepted


Planned Parenthood

1045 N. Lake Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91104

626.798.0706 | 800.230.PLAN (7526)

Hours: Mon 8:30-5:00 p.m., Tues-Thur 8-8:00 p.m., Fri 7:30-4:00 p.m., Sat 8-4:00 p.m.


Mental Health

Arcadia Mental Health

330 E. Live Oak Ave.

Arcadia, CA 91001


Individual therapy and psychiatric services for adults 18+. No insurance required, Medi-Cal accepted. Intakes Mon, Tues or Thur at 8am- walk-in’s only. Bring ID, SS card & Medi-Cal card.   


Pacific Clinics

877.PC.CARES (722.2737)

Outpatient mental health, well-being, and substance abuse services for children, individuals, and families, age requirement varies based on needs


Aurora Las Encinas Hospital

2900 E. Del Mar Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107


Outpatient and inpatient mental health services and chemical dependency treatment program for adults ages 18+, Medi-Cal accepted for individuals 18-20 years old


Exodus Recovery Center

East Urgent Care Center

1920 Marengo St.

Los Angeles, CA 90033

323.276.6400 |

Free/low cost psychiatric services and medication for ages 12 and up, walk-ins Mon-Fri 6-6 p.m. & Sat-Sun 8-4 p.m.



1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91103

626.296.8900 | 310.854.5034 (after hours)

Outpatient mental health counseling for ages 5-20 with a mental health diagnosis



LA Gay & Lesbian Center

Youth Center & Emergency Shelter

1220 N. Highland Ave.

Hollywood, CA 90028

323.860.2280 |

Drop-In Center (ages 14-24), emergency and transitional housing, ages 18-24


AIDS Project LA

611 S. Kingsley Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90005

213.201.1600 |

Programs and services for people living with




5326 E. Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90022

323.727.7896 |

Promotes the health and well-being of the Latino community, including those who are HIV positive or substance abuse users


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

5000 Sunset Blvd, 4th Floor

Los Angeles, 90028

323.361.2153 |

HIV clinics, harm-reduction services, transgender clinics, and more for youth, ages 12-24


Legal Services

The Alliance for Children’s Rights

3333 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550

Los Angeles, CA 90010

213.368.6010 |


Coalition for Humane Immigrants Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

2533 W. Third St., Suite 101

Los Angeles, CA 90057

213.353.1333 | 888.6.CHIRLA (244752)


Public Counsel Law Center

610 S. Ardmore Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

213.385.2977 |


Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

800.399.4529 |




Call 5-1-1

323.466.3876 |

Bus and train information, schedule and trip planning assistance


Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS)

Pasadena, CA

626.398.8973 | 


Youth on the Move

877.MYILP411 |

Free Metro TAP cards for youth ages 18-21 who were in foster care or on probation after the age of 16


Substance Abuse

Children’s Hospital

5000 Sunset Blvd., 7th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90027


Outpatient substance abuse prevention and treatment for youth, ages 10-25


Phoenix House

11600 Eldridge Ave.

Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

Admissions: 818.686.3191

General 24/7 Hotline: 888.286.5027

Outpatient substance abuse treatment for youth ages 13-19, residential treatment for youth, ages 13 ½-17 ½


Narcotics Anonymous - San Gabriel Valley

626.584.6910 |


Alcoholics Anonymous

800.923.8722 (National)

323.936.4343 |


Pasadena Recovery Center

City of Pasadena Public Health Department

1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91103


Outpatient individual, group and family counseling for adults, 18+. DUI program assistance. Services offered on a sliding scale. Walk-ins ok Mon-Thur 10am-4pm & every other Friday

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. >
We offer community-based programs and services providing parenting classes, mental health support, and crucial resources for vulnerable children and families throughout Los Angeles County. >
Education Center, a therapeutic residential and day school, offers individualized education for students with social-emotional, learning and/or behavior challenges for children in kindergarten. >

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Hillsides Youth Moving On
456 East Orange Grove Blvd., Suite 140, Pasadena, CA 91104     (626) 765-6010