The Need

Weingart Center Quick Facts

The Weingart Center:

  • Serves and assists 10,000 individuals annually through our community and residential programs
  • Provides housing for 500+ homeless men and women daily
  • Has three facilities including a walk-in resource center and a site dedicated to employment services
  • Was established in 1983
  • Uses 85% of all funds raised for creating, implementing and operating client services and programs
  • Partners with organizations such as: Veteran’s Affairs, JWCH Institute, Inner City Law Center, CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Department of Social Services, and Beyond Shelter.
  • Serves 225,000 healthy meals annually
  • Has 67% male clients and 33% female clients

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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