Union Rescue Mission Los Angeles

545 S San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 347-6300 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Transitional Housing

General Information:
One of the nation's largest provider of continuous emergency shelter services, URM provides comprehensive care for men, women, and children who are experiencing homelessness.A person's first point of contact with URM is with our Emergency (Guest) Services, where their immediate physical needs are met. Our day rooms provide shelter and rest from the streets. Guests can sign up for beds, eat three meals a day, take showers and get haircuts, pick out fresh clothes, and receive medical care. Counseling from our staff is also available to guests, regarding options to join our recovery programs or to utilize other service providers in the area.Emergency Services Include: * Food * Shelter * Clothing * Personal Hygiene * Clinics * Day Center * Hospitality Center * Individual Assessment/Counseling * Life Management Classes * Spiritual EncouragementFoodOur Mission serves an average of 3,000 warm, nutritious meals daily, available three times a day, every day of the year. Taking care of the special needs of children, food arrangements can be made for infant formula and baby food to be given and sack lunches to be taken to school.ShelterEach night hundreds of men, women and children find a warm bed safe from danger-filled streets. We house an average of 924 men, women, and children each night, including an average of 62 families.Emergency Guest Services:Single Men: 247Single Women: 182Parents: 58 Children: 91Program/Transitional Services:Single Men: 217Single Women: 16Mothers: 30Children: 60Permanent Supportive Housing:Senior Women: 22Total Number of Emergency Beds: 682Total Number of Program/Transition Beds: 390Total Number of Permanent Supportive Beds: 22 Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Union Rescue Mission with the contact information we provided to get full details. Oftentimes you can apply for sliding scale fee payment or other options if you are low income. You will need to speak with them to see if you qualify.

Website: http://www.urm.org

Helpful Definitions For Union Rescue Mission Los Angeles:
Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

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