SHIELDS’ Exodus Program provides a unique model of substance abuse treatment and mental health services, in which comprehensive family-centered treatment, case management and related social services are provided to residents living with their families in an 86-unit apartment complex in the city of Compton. Read more >
Rent free, mental health services, case management, linkage, laundry, basic living skills, employment, and education services, social and recreational activities. Housing located in San Gabriel and Alhambra.
Our transitional housing program trains youth in the basics of independent living with daily support and advocacy from a multidisciplinary on-site team. Although there is no time limit on how long youth can stay at YMO, youth create a two-year plan for reaching permanency. Our single-site model is the only one of its kind in L.A. County. Each week youth take part in individual therapeutic services, case management, independent life skills, and community building activities.
WLCAC has established a seamless, no-fail, job training, job placement, and post-employment training system for youth, adults, seniors, veterans, and dislocated workers as defined by the federal Workforce Investment Act. The Youth Services System prepares South Central and surrounding community residents for the labor force by providing job readiness, tutoring, GED assistance, post-secondary preparation, paid work experience, on-the-job-training, customized training, leadership development, case management, job advancement, and supportive services.
Women’s Care Cottage is an Independent/Transitional living program assisting homeless young women coming out of emergency shelters, foster care and probation. Women’s Care Cottage is a safe place where young women who have been either critically homeless or in the criminal justice or foster care system can start a new life and develop the ability to live independently with pride and dignity while accomplishing their goals.
Pathways provides former foster youth with 18 months of housing in their own apartments. The program requires increasing levels of responsibility and challenges youth to maintain employment and develop money management skills, while at the same time allowing them a “grace-period” to build these skills and habits
Step Out Transitional Housing is a collaborative effort between SCHARP and A Community of Friends to provide a transitional independent living program for former foster and probation youth ages 18-20. In partnership with DCFS, DMH and Probation, Step Out provides a range of services including individual and group therapy, medication support, intensive case management, life skills practice and assistance in identifying options for permanent housing.
Hope Refuge West Adams is a shared independent living program for TAY females, ages 18-25, in the Crenshaw/West Adams area. Young women can reside up to 2 years, have their own key to a shared furnished room, and contribute 30% to a rent savings program. On-site amenities include: Life Coach; Life Skills; Education Support Services; Resource Room; Wi-Fi; Cable TV; Laundry; Utilities; On-site live-in attendance; Resource Coordinator.