First to Serve provides interim housing and supportive services for single men and women. We also provide transitional housing and living support focused on securing permanent sustainable housing. Find more information here.
First To Serve will host three (LAHSA) Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority-supported 91-day 410 bed Winter Shelter programs operating 7 days a week from 5:00pm–7:00am. The West and South Los Angeles Winter Shelter will operate from December 1st to March 1st. The Los Angeles Winter Shelter Sites are:
South LA: 1177 W. 25th Street - Ward AME - 150 Bed Capacity
West LA National Guard Armory: 1300 Federal Ave - 160 Bed Capacity
Inglewood Armory, 111 Grosvenor Ave, 100 Bed Capacity
You can reach us via phone or email. Click here for more information.
Since 2003 First to Serve has focused on providing transitional housing, medical, and supportive services to homeless men, women and children in South Los Angeles, all while promoting family reunification, and supporting efforts to assist families in remaining intact. We have around 100 staff members serving an estimated 1000 individuals every night at any of our 13 locations across Los Angeles. We partner with the Dept. of Mental Health, LAHSA, the City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County to improve our community by providing competent and professional services to these underserved families.