The mission of the South L.A. Homeless TAY and Foster Care Collaborative is to prevent and end youth homelessness in the South Los Angeles region.

Los Angeles Times Map: L.A. County’s Homeless Located

Almost everywhere. Learn where Los Angeles’ homeless individuals, vehicles, and encampments are located in 2015. http://graphics.latimes.com/homeless-los-angeles-2015/ 

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2015 Homeless Count Results – Los Angeles Continuum of Care

Thank you for joining us at the Monthly Collaborative meetings this summer! Please see the LAHSA presentation of 2015 Homeless Count Results and Los Angeles Continuum of Care, presented by Grace Weltman June 2015. 2015 Results Los Angeles Continuum of Care PDF

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Homeless Youth Count – January 27th

Help spread the word throughout South L.A. so that homeless youth are visible on January 27, 2015 when we conduct a youth count from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Register today: www.theycountwillyou.org.

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The Homestretch: New Documentary on Homeless Youth

The Homestretch is playing in Los Angeles, for one week starting November 21-27th for National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. We’re working with a number of community partners including: Los Angeles County Office of Education, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, Los Angeles LBGT Center, Hollywood Homeless Youth Coalition, My Friend’s Place, Jovenes, Safe Place for Youth, […]

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Homeless No More Community Plan Unveiled

Above is a video released by the Office of L.A. County Board of Supervisor, Mark Ridley-Thomas, who spoke at the September 25, 2014 Homeless No More Community Plan Launch.  Click here to link to the Supervisor’s website for the full article. Get involved. Read more about the plan unveiled on September 25, 2014 and get involved.  Click […]

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Policy Action: Support The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA)

Send your letter of support to your local U.S. Congressional Representative now!  Senator Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Collins (R-ME) introduced the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act, S. 2646, to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA) (42 U.S.C. 5701 et seq.), which expires September 30, 2014. The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA), […]

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Policy Alert: Los Angeles County New Child Welfare Czar

The  Los Angeels County Board of Supervisors recently made a decision that will impact child welfare in L.A. County.    “On Monday, July 28, debate about the qualities and powers of a leader for Los Angeles County’s new Office of Child Protection dominated discussions for the “transition team” charged with leading the county’s child welfare reform efforts. […]

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Jovenes Releases “From the Fringes” Report Focused on Homeless TAY

We highly recommend that this report be read, which provides critical analysis on homeless youth in East L.A., Hollywood,  and South L.A.  Funded by Th California Endowment, Jovenes has documented important factors and characteristics of homeless TAY youth in these communities, who are primarily African-American and Latino. Based on their study, Jovenes made some recommendations: […]

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Street Gangs Homeless Crack Addict Video

Posted and distributed three months ago, this interview reminds us the impact of long term homelessness on people and our society.  Street Gangs produced this video.

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