Los Angeles Firefighters responded to over 700,000 emergencies last year, most of which were medical in origin. Assisting the homeless is not uncommon. There are 23,539 homeless in the City of Los Angeles, according to last years Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count Report. There is help...
Admission to the shelters is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis for single individuals. Persons needing emergency shelter can get free transportation to and from shelter locations from any of the designated pick-up points throughout the City and County.
Click on the links below to learn about program locations, transportation schedules and current non-availability dates:
If you, or someone you know needs social services or shelter referral, please call 2-1-1, the County’s free 24-hour information line for health and human services.
Submitted by Erik Scott, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department