South Los Angeles Homeless Winter Shelter Program Extended to March 31

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has contracted with providers throughout the county to offer night shelter beds during cold weather. The program for 2016-2017 will run from December 1, 2016, to March 1, 2017. Below are the three shelter locations in Service Planning Area 6, South Los Angeles. Times may vary due to traffic or weather. Schedule may be adjusted to meet current needs. Please arrive 5 minutes early.

Service Planning Area: 6 (South Los Angeles)

First To Serve, Inc. (150 bed program)

Location: Ward AME Church, 1177 W. 25th St., Los Angeles (150 beds)

(323) 522-1930

Transportation Pick-up Point: Union Rescue Mission, Southeast Corner of Intersection 6th & San Julian Streets, Downtown Los Angeles. Time: 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm & 5:30 pm

Alternate Pick-up Point: MacArthur Park (Across from UCLA Labor Center), 645 S. Parkview Ave., Los Angeles CA. Time: 4:30 pm (ONLY)

No walk-ups will be allowed. Guests will be only allowed to bring one small bag into the shelter.



Bethel LA CDC/AME (200 bed program)

Locations: 7900 S Western Ave., Los Angeles  90047 (100 beds for MEN)

                 5500 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles 90037 (100 beds for WOMEN)

(213) 713-7309

 Transportation Pick-up Point: Downtown Women’s Center (WOMEN ONLY), 442 San Pedro St., Los Angeles. Time: 3:15 pm

 Transportation Pick-up Points (MEN):

638 S. San Julian St. Los Angeles. Times: 3:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:30 pm

Southwest Corner of Manchester & Broadway, Los Angeles. Times: 4:15 pm & 4:45    pm

SE Corner, Hoover and Martin Luther King, Los Angeles. Times: 3:00  pm, 6:00 pm

 Walk ups are allowed. Participants may line up starting at 3pm and doors will open at 3:30pm. Participants may bring in one bag only.


Testimonial Community Love Center (80 bed program)

Location: 5701 S. Western Avenue

(323) 291-6753

 Transportation Pick-up Points:

Ted Watkins Memorial Park, 1335 E. 103rd Street (parking lot). Time: 5:00 pm

Jesse Owens Park,  9651 S. Western Ave (parking lot near tennis court). Time: 5:20 pm

Leimert Park, 4395 Leimert Blvd. (near restrooms). Time: 5:40 pm

Martin Luther King Park, 3916 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90062. Time: 5:50 pm

 Guests will be picked up in a white Ford van. Transportation will end once the locations reach full capacity.


St. Joseph Center/First To Serve, Broadway Manchester Access Center, 8525 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003

The SPA6 Homeless Coalition meets usually on the second Friday of every month. Our regular meetings are held from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  

Due to the coronavirus we are not holding meetings in person, but are holding them by remote video (Zoom). Our next meeting will be on Friday, April 9, 2021. It will be held by Zoom from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Login is posted below. Note that we will use the same login for this and the following 4 monthly meetings, at 10:00 am on the second Friday of each month unless we post a notice of a change of time.

Good Afternoon!
We are looking forward to seeing everyone this Friday (April 9th) for our SPA 6 Homeless Coalition Meeting from 10 am to noon.  Please see the zoom link below!
We will get updates on all of the on-going policy, program and community happenings as well as presentations on:
- Back Home Initiative ADU Project and video tour;
- USC PCHOOSE PSH Phone Survey Project;
See you there,
The SPA 6 Homeless Coalition Steering Committee


Join us through the Zoom login below for the SPA 6 Homeless Coalition Friday, April 9, 2021, monthly meeting, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Topic: SPA 6 Homeless Coalition Monthly Meeting
Time: Friday, April 9, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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        May 14, 2021 10:00 AM
        Jun 11, 2021 10:00 AM
        Jul 9, 2021 10:00 AM
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Phoenix Hall, 10950 S. Central Avenue,  Los Angeles, CA 90059. It is at the back of the parking lot.