Homeless Youth Project - Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is the nation’s largest community-based provider of LGBT-related legal services, supported by a team of staff and volunteer attorneys, law students, paralegals, and interns.

We serve the legal needs of all LGBT people with a special focus on survivors of violence, undocumented immigrants, and transgender people. We also provide workshops, trainings, and technical assistance for institutions and service providers.

All of our services are provided in English or Spanish.

To schedule an appointment with any project in the Legal Services Department, as well as for information on walk-in hours and services, call: (323) 993-7670 (English and Spanish). Please leave a message stating your full name, phone number, and a brief description of how we can help. When returning calls, please note our number may appear blocked or private. All llegal services are confidential.

Current Walk-In hours for Intakes and Assessments:

Mondays, 1-5 p.m., at Center's offices at 1111 N. Las Palmas Ave., 90038
1st and 3rd Fridays of the Month, 1-5 p.m., at Mi Centro location, 553 S. Clarence St., 90033

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Homeless Youth Project

Legal Services Homeless Youth Project

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Provides legal consultations, advocacy, preparation of documents, and court representation to promote housing stability for youth between the ages of 12 to 24 who are at risk of homelessness or who are experiencing homelessness.

Services address:

  • Housing, income and employment barriers
  • Eligibility issues for subsidized housing
  • Reasonable accommodation requests
  • Public Benefits
  • Clearing debt through consumer education and /or credit repair
  • Criminal record clearing
  • Assistance for victims of crime that enables access to benefits
  • Petitions for Restraining Orders

If you think you or your family member has a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency medical care through this contact email.

If you are an established client of the Center with a non-emergency medical question, please call 323-993-7500.

Examples of the kinds of questions that you can send to this email are:

  • What are your hours?
  • Do I have to have insurance to come there?
  • Can I get my name changed there?

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