Free Motel Vouches for Homeless and Families with Minors in Palmdale
Oct
13
to Mar 29

Free Motel Vouches for Homeless and Families with Minors in Palmdale

Motel vouchers are available for homeless families with minor children. They are distributed in one- or two-night increments, and may be extended based on need and availability of vouchers. Families are required to demonstrate that they are actively working on a permanent housing plan. SAVES, 1002 East Avenue Q-12, Palmdale, CA 93550 (661) 267-5191. Service Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am-12 pm and 1 pm-4 pm, Closed Friday. Phone Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm, Closed Friday

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Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Recovery
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Recovery

  • Revival Recovery Services (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Revival provides service in the area of Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse, which are designed to address the needs of the clients. Revival is a Faith - Based facility that focuses on Individual Counsel, Group Processing, MFT Therapy, Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Boundaries, Celebrate Recovery, 12-Step AA/NA Module, Medical Aspect Education, Biblical Studies, Discipleship, Fellowship Activities and Church. Call Mr. Ray Perea (760) 748-1084

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Spay & neuter services for dogs, cats, and rabbits
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Spay & neuter services for dogs, cats, and rabbits

The City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Services provides Discount Coupons to City residents or Free S/N Certificates to qualifying residents for spay & neuter services for their companion animals (dog/cat/rabbit only). Must be the legal owner of the animal (rescue groups who wish to complete an application for the sterilization of their animals do not qualify). Feral cats and stray dogs do not qualify for these programs. S/N Voucher(s) (Discount Coupons/Free Certificates) will be mailed to you, along with the list of participating veterinary hospitals, in approximately two weeks.

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Spay and Neuter Assistance
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Spay and Neuter Assistance

Actors and Others for Animals serve individuals who live on a low or fixed income and reside in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties. If you qualify for assistance, you will be directed to a low cost veterinarian in your area who has agreed to work with us to offer lower costs and provided with a financial pledge to help pay for the surgery. Except for special programs, we do not pay for the entire cost. Our telephone numbers are: (818) 755-6045, (818) 755-6323. Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation

The Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Centers (ARCs) comprise the largest residential rehabilitation program in the United States five of which are located in Southern California. Locations include Anaheim, Canoga Park, Long Beach, Pasadena, Santa Monica, San Bernardino, San Diego and Perris.

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Financial Assistance for low-income first time home buyers
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Financial Assistance for low-income first time home buyers

CITY OF LA HELPING LOW-INCOME, FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS. They offer a purchase assistance program for first-time, low income homebuyers to help them finance their first home.FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR LOW INCOME HOMEBUYERS. The Low Income Purchase Assistance Program helps first-time, low income homebuyers purchase homes by providing loans to cover the down payment, acquisition, and closing costs.

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Homeless Incentive Program (Glendale)
Oct
13
to Apr 30

Homeless Incentive Program (Glendale)

The Glendale Housing Authority Homeless Incentive Program (HIP) offers monetary incentives to encourage landlords to rent their available units to the Glendale Housing Authority homeless Continuum of Care Voucher holders. Funding for the program comes as part of the Homeless Prevention Initiative (HPI) Measure H Funding. Holding Fees, Payment of Rental Application Fees, Move-In Assistance, and Damage Claims. For more information, contact isamvelyan@glendaleca.gov or call 818-548-3720.

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Assistance for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Assistance for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

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Homeless Incentive Program (Los Angeles)
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Homeless Incentive Program (Los Angeles)

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has been a leader in the fight to end Homelessness and has implemented measures to accomplish this goal. HACLA has partnered with the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACOLA) to provide homeless incentive payments to private landlords to house applicants from HACLA’s homeless housing assistance programs. HACOLA will transfer City funds to HACLA, who will issue a check directly to a landlord upon receiving the HIP request.

Hold Incentive: Receive up to one month's rent, per vacant unit held, based on the number of bedrooms and current Fair Market Rents (FMR).

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Job Opportunities at Habitat AmeriCorps
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Job Opportunities at Habitat AmeriCorps

You can help strengthen communities through a year of service with Habitat AmeriCorps.

You can get paid to serve full-time helping families build strong and stable homes, all while gaining real-world experience. With Habitat AmeriCorps, you will have the opportunity to serve for one year in a community near you or in one of our locations throughout the United States.

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Homeless Incentive Program (Long Beach)
Oct
13
to Dec 31

Homeless Incentive Program (Long Beach)

We are pleased to announce the Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach (HACLB) is a sub recipient of funds through the Los Angeles County’s recently passed Measure H funding, which aims to support persons experiencing homelessness. The intent of this program is to provide additional resources to assist those in search of housing, while encouraging landlord acceptance of subsidized tenants who have been issued vouchers.  

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Free Admission to Conejo Valley Botanical Garden
Oct
14
to Dec 29

Free Admission to Conejo Valley Botanical Garden

  • THE CONEJO VALLEY BOTANIC GARDEN (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Conejo Valley Botanical Garden offer families panoramic views of the Conejo Valley and many opportunities for education, recreation. The Kid’s Adventure Garden (KAG) is open every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and provides an exciting place for children to learn about nature and gardening. The garden features a tree house, a zoo, gardens and much more. Go online for directions. (805) 494-7630

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Free Meteorite Gallery
Oct
14
to Dec 29

Free Meteorite Gallery

  • UCLA Department of Earth (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm at UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space. 95 Charles Young Drive East, Geology 3697, Los Angeles, CA 90095. The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest on the West Coast and contains over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of these are exhibited in the Meteorite Gallery. 

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Free Gift & Birthday Cake Supplies in Palmdale
Oct
15
to Oct 31

Free Gift & Birthday Cake Supplies in Palmdale

Free Gift & Birthday Cake Supplies. This program provides the supplies needed to make a birthday cake, and a gift for the birthday child (birthday gifts are dependent on availability).In order to participate in the Birthday Program, you must come on the day before or the day of the child’s birthday. If the child’s birthday falls on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday, you must come on the Thursday before the birthday. Families who come after the child’s birthday will not quality for the program. SAVES, 1002 East Avenue Q-12, Palmdale, CA 93550 (661) 267-5191. Service Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am-12 pm and 1 pm-4 pm, Closed Friday. Phone Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm, Closed Friday

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Free walking tour of El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Oct
16
to Dec 31

Free walking tour of El Pueblo de Los Angeles

Free walking tours and information about historic Los Angeles are offered Tuesday through Saturday* 10 a.m.- 12 p.m., excluding major holidays. Complete plaza tours (approximately 45-50-minutes duration) depart from the office on the hour  at 10am, 11am & 12pm.

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A TOUR                              Walk-ins are welcome! Please feel free to walk-in the day of your visit to join us on a tour if you and your group have less than 10 attending. For groups of ten or more,  groups with special needs or requests for Sunday/Monday tours, please make a reservation by contacting  (213) 628-1274,  emailing eptours@lacity.org (if the requested date is available, you will receive a confirmation via email) or by clicking tour request at least one week before the requested tour date.

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Free Museum day
Oct
18
to Nov 28

Free Museum day

  • Skirball Cultural Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Skirball is completely FREE for all visitors every Thursday. What’s the catch? No catch, but definitely a tip: Advance tickets are highly recommended well in advance for all visitors who plan on visiting Noah’s Ark. To ensure a safe and pleasant visitor experience, all Noah’s Arc ticket holders are assigned an entry time, permitting up to two hours in the Noah’s galleries. These tickets are quite popular, so if you’d like to visit Noah’s Ark, check in on Monday, as soon as Thursday reservations become available.
(All other galleries and exhibits are free every Thursday, and those don’t require advance reservations.) 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90049.

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Free Guided Tours at UCLA
Oct
18
to Sep 26

Free Guided Tours at UCLA

Free guided tours of current exhibitions will be held each Thursday at 2:30 p.m. No reservations are required. These interactive 45-minute guided tours highlight current exhibitions and are ideal for learning about art around the world. Group tours at the Fowler Museum are led by Student Educators, UCLA students from diverse disciplines who bring unique perspectives to the artwork on view. Spanish-speaking educators are available upon request with advanced notice and are also subject to availability. Email the Education Department at fowlereducation@arts.ucla.edu for more information.

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Health Counseling and Screenings for Seniors
Oct
19
to Oct 18

Health Counseling and Screenings for Seniors

  • Pasadena Senior Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Health Counseling and Screenings – Pasadena Senior Center

3rd Friday each month, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Free Health Counseling by a Registered Nurse. No appointment necessary.

Services: 
•Personal health guidance 
•Hypertension (high blood pressure) screening 
•Diabetes (high blood sugar) risk assessment and screening 
•Medical and social services referrals 
•Health promotion literature and resources

(626) 795-4331

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Counseling Services for Families
Oct
20
to Dec 31

Counseling Services for Families

The Cal State LA counseling and assessment clinic is now accepting referrals for family counseling. The clinic was established 25 years ago and over 600 families have been served! There is no cost to families (except for parking) from the local community and schools. A wait list will be generated once the maximum number of referrals is received

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Earn your GED/High School Equivalent
Oct
23
to Dec 26

Earn your GED/High School Equivalent

No Diploma or GED?

Free classes for adults who want to improve their skills in math, reading and writing. Get your GED at your own pace. Register Now in person at St Margaret’s Center 10217 S Inglewood Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90304. For more information please call Adrienne Nicole Edwards at (310) 672-2208.

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Free HIV Testing
Oct
24
to Dec 25

Free HIV Testing

  • Sheila and Stan Price Reentry Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Center for Health Justice for Free HIV Testing every Wednesday 1-4pm provided by Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)! Eligibility for testing: Ages 12-29 (12-24 eligible for gift cards)

Wed, October 24, 2018

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Kidspace Free Family Night
Nov
6
to Dec 31

Kidspace Free Family Night

The first Tuesday of the month from 4:00 to 8:00pm is Kidspace's Free Family Night. Admission to the museum is FREE for everyone during these hours only. On these special nights, Kidspace will promote family learning about the arts, while emphasizing the diverse cultures and communities present in Greater Los Angeles. Expect crowds and long admission lines during the spring and summer months. Themed activities will be facilitated between 4:30 and 7:30pm.

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Free Admission Day to the The Santa Monica History Museum
Nov
8
to Dec 12

Free Admission Day to the The Santa Monica History Museum

  • The Santa Monica History Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free admission on the second Thursday of each month. Join us Thursday, September 13th, 2018, for our next free admission day. Admission to the museum will be free from 12:00pm to 8:00pm and includes all galleries and exhibits. We hope to see you there! Free admission includes both the museum's permanent and temporary exhibits. With free admission, all are welcome to visit, bring family and friends, and enjoy a day of appreciating our local history and culture. For more information please contact (310) 395-2290 or info@santamonicahistory.org

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Free Bulky Item Drop-Off
Nov
17
8:00 AM08:00

Free Bulky Item Drop-Off

LA Sanitation will be accepting bulky items at five locations on specific Saturday's from 8am to 4:30pm. #Furniture#carpet#yard #trimmings,#shelving, and #wood will be accepted.If you have questions, please call our 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489.
Locations:
11050 Pendleton Street, Sun Valley
8840 Vanalden Avenue, Northridge
1400 North Gaffey Street, San Pedro
2027 Stoner Avenue, Los Angeles
2201 East Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles Angeles

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Free Food Baskets
Oct
22
to Nov 30

Free Food Baskets

This program provides food baskets to qualified families so that they may enjoy the tradition of a holiday meal in November and December. December Holiday Baskets also include a gift for every child under the age of 18. This program is by appointment only; sign-ups are in October and November. SAVES, 1002 East Avenue Q-12, Palmdale,, CA 93550 (661) 267-5191. Service Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am-12 pm and 1 pm-4 pm, Closed Friday. Phone Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm, Closed Friday

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Free Zumba Classes
Oct
16
to Dec 10

Free Zumba Classes

  • Immanuel Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FREE Zumba Classes. Every Thursday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles 90010. Harris Hall, room 210. Save your space calling Michelle at 213-389-3191 x307 or email at michelle@immanuelpres.org. Free parking, snacks and child care.

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Free Craft Lounge and Knitting Hangout in Santa Monica
Oct
13
to Dec 14

Free Craft Lounge and Knitting Hangout in Santa Monica

  • 1450 Ocean Avenue Santa Monica, CA, 90401 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FREE CRAFT LOUNGE & KNITTING HANGOUT
Starts: October 13, 2018, 11:00 am. Ends: 2:00 pm

Neighborhood: Santa Monica Pier Area / Ocean Avenue 
1450 Ocean Avenue (Corner of Ocean & Broadway), Santa Monica, CA 90401 Every second Saturday of the month we invite #artists and #crafters to come work on their #projects in company. We have sewing machines and #artsupplies available for sharing, and often invite a guest artist to lead an activity. #Knittersand #crocheter especially welcome to hang on our comfy couch and work! 

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Applications for affordable housing
Oct
10
to Nov 9

Applications for affordable housing

Project New Hope promotes and provides safe affordable housing and supportive services, for low and moderate income individuals or families with disabilities (such as HIV/AIDS) and Seniors, living in Southern California. Applications available at http://www.chirpla.org/sites/chirpla.org/files/u107/S%2BC%20Housing%20Application_0.pdf

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