My Friend's Place will be closed Jan. 19-21
Popcorn Volume 28 Is Here!
Check out the latest youth-created edition of our zine!
Last chance to triple your impact for My Friend's Place
Today is the last day we can triple match your gift for young people like Lexi who come to My Friend's Place seeking safety, stability, connection and acceptance.
With all of the holiday goodness happening at My Friend's Place, we are currently only accepting holiday wishlist contributions delivered by appointment.
A Note From Board Co-President Cheryl L. Hayward
Over thirty years ago, I was a young mother experiencing homelessness. Although it was only a moment in my life, the memory has crystalized my passion to support the amazing work at My Friend’s Place.
TRIPLE Your Investment In Support For Homeless Youth This December!
"When I walked through the front door of My Friend’s Place, I honestly didn’t feel homeless anymore. I felt like I was going to be able to get the help that I needed."
Double Your Support For The Safe Haven Program!
This October, your gift of support for our Safe Haven Program will be MATCHED up to $75,000!
Summer Field Trips at My Friend's Place!
Summertime at My Friend’s Place means field trips with the young people we serve! From the DTLA to Santa Monica, our young people and Transformative Education staff have been traveling all over Los Angeles.
Housing Case Management at My Friend's Place
Over the past 12 months, in spite of all of the challenges arising from COVID-19, My Friend's Place has continued to make a significant impact in the lives of youth experiencing homelessness.
An Update on Programming at My Friend's Place
As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, My Friend's Place has embraced an innovative service model that allows us to safely serve nearly 100 youth each week.
Art, Clothing and Jewelry Handmade by Youth at My Friend's Place Available for Purchase
Looking to treat yourself or someone special in your life to a beautiful gift? Do you want to make an impact in the lives of youth experiencing homelessness? Then check out The Corner Collective!
My Friend's Place Launches Annual "Pull Up" Event
On July 10th, My Friend's Place held our inaugural day of racial justice and action. Steered by our JEDI (Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion) Committee, the day was named "Pull-Up: Celebrating Youth of Color in the Fight Against Racism."
Summer Celebrations Return with Juneteenth and Pride Month BBQs
For the first time since the pandemic began, we were able to welcome some of our amazing Emerging Leaders Council members for two special BBQs celebrating Pride and Juneteenth.
Inside The My Friend's Place Access Center
As an Access Center, we provide youth experiencing homelessness with a 'one stop shop' to access resources to resolve their housing crisis. We focus on early intervention to resolve first-time homelessness so that it doesn’t become chronic and/or long term, and provide youth with connection to the Coordinated Entry System
Join Us For "Young, Black & Homeless: The Devastating Consequences of Racism"
As part of our ongoing commitment to centering social justice, diversity and equity in our work, we are excited to announce a panel discussion on the severe impact of anti-black racism on homelessness in Los Angeles.
Join the 2021 Hollywood Homeless Count
We're looking for volunteers to join us Feb. 25 for a COVID-safe count!
Check Out Popcorn Vol. 17
The latest edition of our youth zine has arrived—honoring Black History Month and the vibrancy and beauty of our young people and staff!
Remembering Kobe Bryant's Legacy at My Friend's Place
The staff, board and young people of My Friend's Place are thinking of Kobe, Gigi and the entire Bryant family today, as well as the loved ones of the other victims from the horrible accident one year ago. Thank you to CBS LA and the L.A. Times for honoring Kobe's legacy at My Friend's Place.
Update Regarding Clothing Contributions
Please note: Due to the overwhelming support of our community within the last few months, My Friend’s Place is only accepting limited clothing contributions for specific items at this time. Please click here for more info and to learn of other opportunities to support!