Chrysalis Employment Service 1837 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90404 Chrysalis Employment Service is a nonprofit organization. Its mission is to prepare homeless and impoverished workers…More for new vocational opportunities and place them in employment. Chrysalis specializes in transitioning not only homeless and low-income clients, but also ex-convicts, victims of domestic violence, recovering substance abusers and workers lacking a high school or general equivalency diploma.
Daybreak provides support and resources for mentally ill women who are homeless or on the brink of homelessness. It…More is the only program of its kind on the Westside.</p>
<p>The goal of the program is to stabilize the lives of its clients and transition them into permanent housing. Daybreak is part of the OPCC network.</p>
Located within the Mark Taper Foundation Building, OPCC - formerly called the Ocean Park Community Center - is a…More nonprofit network of shelters and services geared toward individuals who are homeless or have low-income status. The organization is critical to many social-outreach efforts in the City of Santa Monica.</p>
<p>The OPCC network includes:</p>
<li>The Access Center, which provides basic services to an average of 275 homeless individuals each day</li>
<li>The Campion Mental Health Center and Daybreak, the only program on the Westside of Los Angeles that is specifically tailored to helping homeless women who suffer from long-term debilitating mental illness</li>
<li>The k9 Connection, which bonds high-risk youth with shelter dogs as part of its mentoring and counseling efforts</li>
<li>Night Light Youth Outreach Services, which help homeless youth and runaways</li>
<li>Safe Haven, which aims to permanently transition chronically homeless individuals off the streets</li>
<li>Samoshel, which provides an array of services to homeless individuals</li>
<li>SHWASHLOCK, which stands for "SHowers, WASHers and LOCKers" and also provides basic services</li>
<li>Sojourn, which services battered women and children</li>
<li>Turning Point, a transitional-housing center that accommodates up to 55 individuals</li>
<p>All residential programs operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People who seek services at OPCC range from children and families to battered women to those suffering from a mental illnesses. With the economic downturn, people who face home foreclosures, job loss and exorbitant medical bills are also seeking services through the network. OPCC provides short-term services such as clothing and showers as well as long-term services such as case-management and outreach.</p>
CLARE Foundation 909 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90405 Serving clients throughout Santa Monica and the surrounding communities, the CLARE Foundation provides professional…More recovery services to adolescent and adult patients. This clinic specializes in providing mentoring, education and therapy for individuals dealing with homelessness and substance abuse-related crimes. Independently owned and operated, CLARE operates 11 outpatient, residential and community-based programs.
Turning Point 1453 16th St, Santa Monica, CA90404 Turning Point is a transitional shelter that houses up to 55 homeless individuals. Additional services are provided…More including food, clothing, case management, emotional and occupational counseling and computer classes. Occupants reside in the shelter for no more than nine months. Turning Point is part of the OPCC network.