Drop-In Center Services

The Long Beach Drop-In Center for Transition Age Youth (TAY) is dedicated to providing a safe space for young adults ages 16-25 years old, throughout South Los Angeles and the South Bay areas. Our mission is to eradicate youth homelessness by guiding youth towards their goals of safety, stability, success, and independence. We accomplish this by using a compassionate and wellness approach to inspire growth and hope.

On site services are offered seven days a week from 9:30am-5:30pm and include laundry, showers, computers with internet access, hot meals, hygiene kits, clothing and bus passes.
Individualized resources include:
• Shelter/housing linkage
• Mental Health referral
• Substance abuse education/referrals
• Linkage to court approved classes
• Employment support
• Linkage to Social Security Income
• Support with obtaining California Identification Card
• Birth Certificate Support
• GED support
• Community resource linkage

Drop-in Centers

Our Drop-In Centers provide a safe place for transition age youth 7 days a week, a place to shower, do laundry, access basic services, resources, and support in finding housing, and connect with community.



Send us a message! If you are a youth in need of immediate assistance, please call (323)758-5433 or call toll free at (855) YOUTH-LA from any phone.