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Dad’s Back! Program Celebrates Holidays, Graduation

  The holidays are time to give back. Some men and women spend their time giving back to their community alongside their families; Unfortunately when you’re homeless, not everyone has that same privilege. Last December, the Weingart Center Dad’s Back! Program, in collaboration with Friends Outside Los Angeles (FOLA), celebrated the holidays by providing estranged […]

EPIC Program Embraces Criminal and Gang Members Anonymous

Criminal and Gang Members Anonymous (also known as the CGA) is a 12-step recovery program for men and women who are willing to be sincere about their inability to stop committing crimes. The program’s primary purpose is to develop and practice a better way of living free of destructive addictions, while taking time to be […]

Veterans Day 2012

Seated in long, decorated tables along in a large tent behind the Weingart Café, eighty men and women from our Veterans Program gathered to celebrate their service and dedication. Braxton Young, Veterans Program Manager, led the morning program as the Jefferson High School ROTC Color Guard represented and Weingart Staff sang the National Anthem. James […]

“Coffins” Offers Different, Chilling Perspective On L.A. Homeless

Weingart Center Continues Building Homelessness Awareness In Los Angeles With Striking Performance Art The Weingart Center has partnered with the Creative Agency David&Goliath to produce the “Change Your Perspective” awareness campaign that integrates viral videos, mobile technology, and guerrilla marketing. In 2009, David&Goliath approached the Weingart Center and offered their services pro-bono. To help break […]

AmeriCorps Hope for the Homeless Graduation

The Weingart Center Garden was filled with clients and their families at the 2012 AmeriCorps Hope for the Homeless graduation ceremony. Kevin Martin, Community Services Manager, and Angela De Los Santos, Sr. Program Coordinator, presented the diplomas to nearly two dozen graduates. Visit our website for more information on our AmeriCorps program. [AFG_gallery id=’1′]

Serve the City Volunteers Paint Weingart’s 10th Floor

On July 28th, 2012, over 50 volunteers from the Serve the City event visited the Weingart Center to give our Women’s Renaissance floor a makeover. Susan Brewster, 3rd generation painter and Regional Pro Manager of Glidden Paint, coordinated the event that took place on our 10th floor of the Hope Row Resource Center. With the volunteers ready to […]

Text Them Home with “Chalk”

Innovative Street Art Experience Highlights Los Angeles’ Homeless Epidemic and Raises Funds for Homeless Center The Weingart Center has partnered with the Creative Agency David&Goliath to produce the “Change Your Perspective” awareness campaign that integrates viral videos, mobile technology, and guerrilla marketing. In 2009, David&Goliath approached the Weingart Center and offered their services pro-bono. To […]

16th Annual Golf Tournament 2012 At Sherwood Country Club [Photos]

The Weingart Center hosted its 16th Annual Golf Tournament on April 30th at the beautiful Sherwood Country Club. The Fundraiser was a great success, from the silent auction to the award ceremony to the 18 holes of golf… everyone was in high spirits and ready to make a difference! Thank you to all who donated […]

200+ Homeless Individuals Receive Clothing from L.A. Public Works & Weingart Center

Partnership to distribute more than 5,000 items to the homeless, including jackets, sweatshirts and pants WHAT: Volunteers from the Weingart Center and the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works to distribute clothing to 200 homeless individuals at the Weingart Center’s annual holiday event. Participants will receive items including warm winter jackets, sweatshirts, dress […]

The Weingart Center for the Homeless provides comprehensive human services to homeless men, women, veterans, parolees, families, HIV+ and other at-risk individuals, giving them the skills, resources, and hope they need to lead productive lives off the streets. Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row, the Weingart Center for the Homeless is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that breaks the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

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