Backpack Drive!

For many of our young people, a backpack is an essential item. It provides a safe place for their belongings, as they travel from place to place. Backpacks are one of our most requested items here at My Friend’s Place. Join us in supporting our young people this month by contributing to our backpack drive! […]

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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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The Corner Collective Website Is Live!

The Corner Collective is a gallery space for youth experiencing homelessness to exhibit and sell art, jewelry and design pieces produced entirely through the creative arts programming at My Friend’s Place. Previously located exclusively at My Friend’s Place and various pop-up events around Los Angeles, The Corner Collective can now also be found online, connecting […]

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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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A Video Tour Of My Friend’s Place

Welcome to My Friend’s Place, a day shelter and service provider for homeless youth and their children. Video by Chris Alessandra

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Become A “Welcome Home Helper”

                            As My Friend’s Place supports more young people moving into housing, we’re excited to continue building our volunteer project, the Welcome Home Helpers! When our youth transition off the streets and into permanent housing, many are lacking the basic necessities to set […]

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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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