In order to understand homelessness, it is important to underscore the humanity of those it impacts.

In order to understand homelessness, it is important to underscore the humanity of those it impacts; defining them by their potential and not their circumstances. When I found the courage to embrace my Transgender identity, I was unprepared for the social consequences of living in my truth. I was no longer considered a person, and […]

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Are You Up For The My Friend’s Place #GivingTuesday Challenge?!

This #GivingTuesday, please consider supporting the creative programming at My Friend’s Place that empowers homeless young people to discover their identities and tap into their greatest potential. Will you help us meet our $5,000 #GivingTuesday Challenge? Your participation in our #GivingTuesday Challenge can make a tremendous impact for the young people at My Friend’s Place. […]

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Thanksgiving Hours

Happy Thanksgiving! My Friend’s Place will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 & 25, 2016 in observance of the holiday. We will resume accepting in-kind donations on Monday, Nov. 28, at 9 a.m. Should you need further information, please e-mail development@myfriendsplace.org Thank you for supporting youth experiencing homelessness in our community.

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My Friend’s Place Youth Visit “The Voice”

Go behind the scenes as youth from My Friend’s Place and Miley Cyrus’ Happy Hippie Foundation attend a taping of The Voice and get to chat with Miley!  

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Support “The Shift” At My Friend’s Place

My Friend’s Place is proud to introduce our newest program, The Shift—an intensive employment readiness program that helps homeless youth see a more stable future for themselves and to pursue meaningful steps toward self-sufficiency by building internal assets and work readiness skills in a safe and supported environment. The Shift, which will serve 30 homeless […]

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Introducing “The Shift” at My Friend’s Place

It’s time to clock in for “The Shift!” Join us for the launch of “The Shift,” an innovative employment readiness program helping homeless youth to prepare for success in work and life. Thursday, November 3rd 6 pm-8 pm My Friend’s Place 5850 Hollywood Boulevard Please RSVP here or to Jeff Katz at 323-203-1220 or jkatz@myfriendsplace.org

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July 4th Hours

My Friend’s Place will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of the holiday. We will resume accepting in-kind donations on Tuesday, July 5, at 9 a.m. Should you need further information, please e-mail development@myfriendsplace.org Thank you for supporting youth experiencing homelessness in our community.

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Memorial Day Hours Notice

My Friend’s Place will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume accepting in-kind donations on Tuesday, May 31, at 9 a.m. Should you need further information, please e-mail development@myfriendsplace.org Thank you for supporting youth experiencing homelessness in our community.

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My Friend’s Place Turns 28!

Happy Birthday to…us! Today, My Friend’s Place turns 28, and there’s no doubt in our minds that we would have never reached this milestone without the dedication of many. So to all our current and former staff, past and present board members and our tremendous community of supporters, THANK YOU! Know that your partnership has […]

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YouTube Star Hannah Hart Volunteers At My Friend’s Place

YouTube star Hannah Hart and her trusty team of volunteers recently spent a day at My Friend’s Place to learn about our services for homeless youth, meet the dynamic young people here and volunteer! Hannah and her friends joined us as part of her “Have A Hart Day” series of events, which aims to organize and […]

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