Temporary Mailing Address

Temporary Mailing Address ( Homeless People )

Provider: MY FRIEND'S PLACE

The program provides homeless support services for people 12 through 25 years who are in the Hollywood area. Services include certificates and forms assistance, clothing, sack lunches/dinners, specialized information and referral, and temporary mailing addresses. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to youth age 12 through 25, including their children and their pets, in the Hollywood area. There are no geographic restrictions.

Certificates and forms assistance includes assistance with obtaining birth certificates, ID's, and social security cards. Legal counseling is provided once a week by attorneys from Public Counsel.

Specialized information and referral is provided and includes referrals for medical services, shelters and additional support services. A mobile health clinic is available weekly; this service is provided by Children's Hospital and Saban Free Clinic.

A meal and a snack are provided daily; individuals may come every day. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Walk in for service, or to get a lunch or dinner. Proof of age is required; ID cards and drivers licenses are accepted. Staff assist in obtaining ID's, social security cards and birth certificates if necessary. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services. The Safe Haven is a Gateway program that offers basic need services such as food, showers, clothing, and mail/internet/phone services. The Transformative Education: Creative arts workshops as well as education and employment support. Additionally, our SHIFT program is a 6-month intensive work preparedness program that includes paid internship. The Health & Wellbeing program provides housing; case management; documentation assistance for birth certificates, ID's, and social security cards; animal companion care services; mobile health medical services, including dermatology; HIV testing; parenting group; on-site linkage to Department of Mental Health; 1:1 therapy and therapeutic groups; and crisis intervention.
Application Procedure
Languages
French
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

5850 Hollywood Blvd.

Hollywood , CA 90028 (Physical)

Get directions

P.O. Box 3867

Hollywood , CA 90078 (Mailing)

Service hours
Drop In Services are available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:00am to 11:30am; Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm; and Tuesday and Friday, 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Morning services are not available every first Tuesday of the month.

Service/Intake and Hotline

(888) 968-8450 (888-YOUTH-50)

Service/Intake and Administration

(323) 908-0011

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