Community Outreach Programs, Shelters and Rehabs in California
The Midnight Mission
601 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone: (213) 624-9258
Services: Transitional housing , drug and alcohol recovery program, life-skills training.
The Mary Lind Foundation - Bimini Recovery Home
155 South Bimini Place
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (213) 388-5423
Services: The Mary Lind Foundation provides a 6-month residential substance abuse treatment program for those in need.
Volunteers of America - Los Angeles
515 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Phone: (213) 627-8002
Services: Volunteers of America provides 30 days of residential treatment for individuals with alcohol or other drug related problems.
1736 Family Crisis Center
2116 Arlington Ave. #200
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Phone: (323) 737-3900
Hotline: (213) 222-1237
Services: Safe housing for women, the shelter accepts single women, pregnant women and women with children up to 17 years old.
Union Rescue Mission
545 S San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: (213) 347-6300
Services: Union Rescue Mission provides emergency shelter for men, women and children, recovery programs, legal assistance, medical and dental care.
Episcopal Community Services - The Next Door
1001 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 292-2190
Services: The Next Door provides a total of 100 beds for women and 150 beds for men, mental health and substance abuse services are also available.
St. Vincent De Paul Village - Paul Mirabile Center
3350 E Street
San Diego, CA 92102
Phone: (619) 446-2100
Services: The Paul Mirabile Center provides short-term housing, mental health and wellness services.
Volunteers of America - Sacramento
1900 Point West Way, #270
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 442-3691
Services: Shelter provides up to 120 days of stay for men who have qualified for general assistance. Food and recovery services are also provided.
Whether the facility is state-sponsored or is doing business as a non-profit agency, homeless people who are using drugs can obtain the addiction treatment they need to eventually lead a meaningful, more productive life. Even though the programs are free, participants can receive the medications they need to suppress their cravings while staying stabilized. Cognitive behavioral therapy is combined with the medications to significantly reduce the possibility of a relapse. Homeless shelters in the state assist addicts find the resources they need to overcome their substance abuse issues as well. Addiction treatment is offered for free in such cities as San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles.