Resource Description
Abolish ICE 87 day encampment in Tongva Chumash land complete but, we aren’t stopping until we #AbolishICE, everywhere.
Anti-Recidivism Coalition The mission of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) is to change lives and create safe, healthy communities by providing a support and advocacy network for and by formerly incarcerated men and women. To accomplish this mission, ARC advocates for fair policies in the juvenile and criminal justice systems and provides a supportive network and reentry services to formerly incarcerated individuals.
Chuco's Justice Center Chuco’s Justice Center serves as a youth and community space, resource center and gathering place for organizers, artists, educators and organizations building a social justice movement in Los Angeles. The CJC works to challenge the criminalization and mass incarceration of youth and communities; police unaccountability and state violence or the creation and/or expansion of the prison industrial complex.
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking
The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles–based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, life-transforming services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation.
Cop Watch Santa Ana
Critical Resistance LA
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe that basic necessities such as food, shelter, and freedom are what really make our communities secure.
Dignity & Power Now
Dignity and Power Now (DPN) is a Los Angeles based grassroots organization founded in 2012 that fights for the dignity and power of all incarcerated people, their families, and communities.
DSA Prison Abolition Committee
The DSA-LA Prison Abolition Committee works toward a future of total prison abolition, which entails the abolition of all forms of the carceral state, including policing as well as public and private prisons. We work toward building well informed and researched alternatives that foster a fair and equal society that come in many forms: rehabilitation, medical and mental care, health care in the form of food, housing, physical and community support.
We are a grassroots, community driven effort in Northeast LA, united against the criminalization and deportation of the migrants in our communities.
In partnership with grassroots organizations, advocates, directly impacted communities, and stakeholders, we work to reduce the footprint of incarceration by stopping jail expansion and reclaiming, reimagining and reinvesting dollars away from incarceration and into community-based systems of care.
Youth Justice LA
The YJC’s goal is to dismantle policies and institutions that have ensured the massive lock-up of people of color, widespread law enforcement violence and corruption, consistent violation of youth and communities’ Constitutional and human rights, the construction of a vicious school-to-jail track, and the build-up of the world’s largest network of jails and prisons.


Resource Description
Art Hoe Collective
AHC was started by Queer Black People to provide a safe space for creatives of color.
Black Trans Femmes in the Arts
To create spaces for the production and preservation of Black trans art and culture by building community with Black trans femme artists and providing them with the resources and support necessary to thrive.
Ori Galley
Ori Gallery is the brain child of the creative duo Maya Vivas & Leila Haile. Together they seek to reclaim and redefine "the white cube" through amplifying the voices of Trans and Queer Artists of color, community organizing and mobilization through the arts.

In addition to our rotating exhibitions; we also offer classes and workshops to the community for free or low-cost such as PoC figure drawing, Grant Writing for the People, Arts for Direct Action and meet-ups for Queer and Trans creatives of color.
The Cirri
Cirri; derived from the Chimini language defined as secret embodies rebirth, reclamation, and revelation. It’s reclaiming the definition of a secret which is something that is kept unseen to revel in the truth instead
Between Two Straps
exploring the nonbinary world of sex, gender, and pleasure from the views of
Woke Kindergarten
global, abolitionist early learning community.
Women’s Center for Creative Work
We cultivate L.A.'s feminist creative communities and practices.
A social institution fostering interdisciplinary innovation at the intersections of art, design, tech, Black culture & activism.
DC based counter-cultural ecosystem and music platform uplifting Black trans and gender expansive cultural workers
Brown Art Ink
Art incubator for a sustainable arts ecosystem ♻️ for BIPOC artists IRL
Black Girl Magik
Spiritual healing, community and ancestral guidance designed for the modern Black woman.
Black Feminist Kitchen
The Black Feminist Kitchen (BFK) is my small gift to the world in honor of my late grandmother who tended to the kitchen and tended to me, fed lifeworld’s, worked at Black intimacy, livelihood and ushered me toward Black feminism.
See Black Wxmen Collective
A movement of artists, activists & writers raised on black feminist theory. We center work of black women.
Trains Zine
a community supported entirely by trans-run print publication and platform for trans and gender non-confroming writers & artists.
LOOK AT US Fund for Black Queer & Trans Artists LA
An emergency fund to support Black queer and trans artist community in LA.

City-Wide Coalitions

Resource Description
Black Unity
24/7 protest focused on justice reform & helping the LA community. Standing together w the people, as one unified force for change, progress & peace!
DSA Los Angeles
DSA fights for reforms today that will weaken the power of corporations and increase the power of working people, so that we can enact system change and build a better, socialist world.
Extinction Rebellion
Non-violent direct action for our planet & future 🌎
The Future Left
As a resource of information and tool for progressivism we provide critical support for intentional communities oriented through meaningful research and action. Through a multifaceted program of media, community outreach, lectures, and workshops we aim to provide education and discussion as accessible as possible to a diverse audience.
Ground Game LA
We work closely with a wide network of other local grassroots movements, giving us strength through allies and a deep knowledge of how to solve pressing problems in LA. As a result, we’ve staged powerful campaigns to elect progressives, protect the unhoused, and defend the environment.
GuateMaya LA
GuateMaya womxn resisting heteropatriarchal colonial systems of oppression from the diaspora.
Hydrate LA
We supply food, water, and PPE at direct actions and work with our community partners to support our unhoused and food-insecure neighbors with basic necessities and critical care.
Los Angeles Eco Village
The Los Angeles Eco-Village Intentional Community consists of approximately 40 folks who have moved to the neighborhood to live more ecologically and more cooperatively. We are raising the quality of community life while lowering our environmental impacts, and expanding public awareness about more sustainable urban living.
Mutual Aid LA
We have created the COVID-19 Mutual Aid Network LA — comprised of different grassroots organizations, movements, organizers, and volunteers who are committed to organizing material support in the LA community.
National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles
We work to unite lawyers, law students, legal workers and volunteers in LA to serve the people.
NOlympics LA
NOlympics LA was launched by the Housing & Homelessness committee of the Los Angeles chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America in 2017. The coalition has since expanded to include over two dozen partner orgs based in LA and California, as well as a growing transnational movement with dozens of groups around the world.
Peoples Budget LA
The People’s Budget LA is a coalition led by BLMLA demanding a city budget that invests in the wellbeing of our communities with priority on supporting the underserved and marginalized.
Peoples City Council
People’s City Council (PCC) is an actions-oriented coalition of social and climate justice organizations and organizers from all over Los Angeles. PCC emerged in the absence of definitive City action to protect the most vulnerable — the unhoused and tenants.
Peoples Coalition
Political Education. | Survival Programs. | Mutual Aid.
SoCal Street Medics
A collective of various street medic, harm reduction, first aid groups, and individuals across Southern California.
Students Deserve
A youth-led grassroots organization of students + parents + teachers fighting for justice in education and beyond.
Unión del Barrio
Unión del Barrio is an independent political organization operating with a volunteer membership base and entirely self-financed through membership dues, community contributions, and local fundraising.

Conflict Mediation & Transformative Justice Centers

Resource Description
Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center

Crime Reporting

Resource Description

Call 2-1-1 and they will help you file a report. Available 24/7 with translators.


Report crimes anonymously.

1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477)

Digital Resources

Resource Description
"Know Your Rights" Toolkits
Participatory Action Research Sample PAR Surveys (from Incite!)

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Resource Description
Jenesse Center, Inc.
24/7 Number: 1 (800) 479-7328
Shelter Assistance Hotline
Help with shelter pavement & admission
1 (310) 281-2822


Resource Description
LA Food Resources for Seniors
1 (800) 510-2020
LA County Adult Protective Services
24/7 Number: 1 (877) 477-3646
WISE and Health Aging
Hotline (Available 8:30AM-5:00PM M-F): 1 (800) 334-WISE (9473)
After Hours Crisis Care Number: (800) 231-4024

Family & Women's Centers

Resource Description

Services offered: Hotline, Individual Counseling, Group Counseling/Support Groups, Legal/Criminal Justice System Advocacy, Crime Victim Assistance Advocacy, Community Education, Professional Education, Casework/Practical Assistance, Hospital Accompaniment

24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1 (626) 793-3385
Center for the Pacific Asian Family

Services offered: Emergency Shelter, Hotline, Individual Counseling, Group Counseling/Support Groups, Community Education, Casework/Practical Assistance, Transitional shelter, Hospital Accompaniment, Emergency Shelter

24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1 (800) 339-3940
Jewish Family Service LA
Services offered: food & hunger, domestic violence, aging, mental health, diverse abilities & special needs, children & families
East Los Angeles Women's Center
Services offered: Hotline, Individual Counseling: DV and SA, Group Counseling/Support Groups, Community Education, Professional Education, Casework/Practical Assistance, Hospital Accompaniment, Emergency Shelter
YWCA of Greater Los Angeles
24/7 Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline: 1 (877) 943-5778

Financial Relief & Food Security

Resource Description
Black Trans Rent Relief
ByeGender TransWellness Fund
Marsha P. Johnson Institute
The Marsha P. Johnson Institute (MPJI) protects and defends the human rights of BLACK transgender people. We do this by organizing, advocating, creating an intentional community to heal, developing transformative leadership, and promoting our collective power.
Unique Women’s Coalition
Unique Woman’s Coalition (UWC) is dedicated to being a collective voice centering the narratives and needs of black trans culture. We're Committed to fostering the next generation of black trans leadership from within the community through mentorship, scholarship, and community care engagement work.
Gender Bands
Our mission is simple: to help transgender people pay for transition-related costs.
Los Angeles Community Fridges
Free Food🤝Comida Gratis
Alma Backyard Farms
Rooted in restorative justice and environmental stewardship, ALMA started in 2013 to implement this project of reclaiming lives, repurposing land and reimagining community. ALMA proposes real solutions to the challenges of California's overcrowded prisons and food injustice in low-income neighborhoods.
Feed Black Futures
Creating a world where Black people have access to high-quality fresh produce and the means and skills to produce it.
Feeding America: Inland Empire
Our mission is to alleviate hunger in the Inland Empire.
Foodcycle LA
Feeding hungry people, preventing food from going into landfills, and combating climate change.
Food Forward
Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need and inspiring others to do the same.
Food Not Bombs Long Beach
We are a group of Long Beach community members committed to providing mutual aid to our community, including free hot meals, groceries, and hygiene items.
Food On Foot
Food on Foot is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our homeless and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through a life-skills education, full-time employment, and permanent housing.
Food Oasis
The primary goal of Food Oasis is to provide up-to-date information to Angelinos. We built a directory that connects anyone with hundreds of free food resources. Food Oasis presents reliable information on a user-friendly platform.
Hollywood Food Coalition
The Hollywood Food Coalition provides a warm, nutritious meal along with access to basic daily needs, such as clothing, backpacks, sleeping bags, and hygiene items, as well as assistance with housing placement and referrals.
LA Community Fridges
Los Angeles Community Fridges is a network of decentralized, independent refrigerators and pantries that provide food and vital supplies to our communities through mutual aid.
LAUSD Grab & Go Food Centers
Los Angeles Unified will continue to provide nutritious meals to students and community members who need them while students are learning in virtual classrooms. Anyone who arrives during open hours will be able to receive food.
My Friend’s House
Our mission is focused on hunger prevention through our weekly food pantry and healthy living through the Parish Nurse and Creative Chefs programs.
Orange County Food Bank
As long as there are hungry children, families and seniors in our community, The Foodbank of Southern California intends to be to major force in the fight against hunger.
People’s Bodega
We provide nutrition & supplies to The People.
Polo’s Pantry
A mobile food pantry dedicated to groups helping unhoused and marginalized communities in L.A.
Shepherd’s Pantry
Our mission is to provide food, resources and services from a faith-based perspective to those in need. We value the dignity of all individuals and strive to promote their independence.
We provide life-improving services that help the people of los angeles live with dignity and exercise self-determination. We believe in and strive for a more compassionate los angeles where no one has to navigate life alone.
St. Vincent’s Meals on Wheels
St. Vincent Meals on Wheels serves anyone in need that lives within our service area, regardless of age, race, illness, disability, religion or ability to pay.
Free organic produce box donations for Watts and South Central Los Angeles.
Urban Partners LA Food Bank
We teach English to adults, help kids improve math skills, and distribute groceries to those in need– we’ve given out more than 270,000 bags of food since 1993! We also offer exercise and nutrition classes, we organize field trips for children in our neighborhoods, and we bring together members of the community and civic leaders so that we continue to grow our connection to our neighbors and help them get the services they need.
Valley Food Bank
The Valley Food Bank was established in 2001 as an outreach of the Rescue Mission Alliance to serve the food insecure in the San Fernando Valley.
Venice Equity Alliance
This event is being planned by the Equity Alliance, a grassroots community organization that promotes a progressive vision of Venice, free from gentrification, racism, sexism, classism, environmental degradation and homophobia.
West Valley Food Pantry
They purchase or take delivery of food shipments, stock shelves, validate client eligibility, maintain distribution records, shop for specials, buy and pick up food, as well as assist in the daily distribution.
Westside Food Bank
Westside Food Bank's mission is to end hunger in our communities by providing access to free nutritious food through food acquisition and distribution, and by engaging the community and advocating for a strong food assistance network.
Los Angeles Spoonie Collective Mutual Aid Fund
Funds to support disabled QTIBIPOC/QTI activists with cash for food and medicine.

Harm Reduction & Substance Abuse

Resource Description
National Harm Reduction Coalition
Services offered: Naloxone and syringes distribution
LA Community Health Project
Services offered: Needle exchange, overdose prevention education, Naloxone, assistance getting healthcare, and Hepatitis-C testing
The Recovery Village

Web resource providing information about addiction and mental health issues.

LGBTQ+ Drug & Alcohol Treatment Resources

Support for Substance Abuse & Mental Illness in LGBTQ+ Community


Resource Description
My Trans Wellness Center
The Trans Wellness Center (TWC) provides comprehensive resources and services for transgender and non-binary people under one roof in LA.
LA Gender Center
Through advocacy, training, education and centering gender non-conforming and transgender voices, we are committed to cutting edge comprehensive education for professionals and mental health providers interested in creating supportive and inclusive environments in which gender may be freely expressed, respected, and celebrated.
LA LGBTQ Center Health Services
The Los Angeles LGBT Center is one of the largest and most experienced providers of LGBT health and mental healthcare, supported by a research team working to advance the care and treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Together, our medical providers, therapists, and pharmacy staff help clients lead healthier, happier lives by keeping their minds and bodies well.
Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic
We provide free, quality medical and counseling services to people of all ages. We serve low-income, uninsured or under-insured individuals. We believe healthcare is a human right and are committed to serving the community.
We believe healthcare should be easy, convenient, and center the unique needs of the trans community. If you are trans, it doesn’t always mean you need or desire gender-affirming hormone therapy (“GAHT” or “sometimes known as “HRT”), but if you do, we are here to help. Plume’s trans-specializing medical providers are available for questions, appointments, and information from the convenience of your smartphone.
Wesley Health Center
The clinic provides medical services primarily for low income and homeless adults.
RAD Remedy
RAD Remedy's mission is to connect trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer folks to accurate, safe, respectful, and comprehensive care in order to improve individual and community health.
The online magazine of health and fitness for transgender people.
Point of Pride Annual Transgender Surgery Fund
Point of Pride’s Annual Transgender Surgery Fund is a scholarship-like program that provides direct financial assistance to trans folks who cannot afford their gender-affirming surgery.
Transcend Legal
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund's Trans Health Project aims to ensure that all transgender and non-binary people can access the trans-related health care that they need.
Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley
Behind our doors you'll find a safe haven for anyone who needs it. There's no judgment. No agenda. Just expert health care. Because we are Planned Parenthood.
APLA Health
We provide free and low-cost medical care to the LGBT community.
Triumph Clinic at Borrego Health
Borrego Health provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate primary health care to the people in our communities, regardless of their ability to pay. We serve these communities and adjoining regions with respect, dignity and cultural sensitivity as a medical home and safety net for essential health care and social services.
AHF Healthcare Center
The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 1,000,000 people in 45 countries. We are currently the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the world.
Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team (APIAT)
To positively impact the quality of life for medically underserved communities living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS and other health disparities through culturally competent and linguistically appropriate programs in Southern California.
Being Alive – People with HIV/AIDS Action Coalition
Our mission is to end HIV infections by eliminating stigma, engaging people in wellness, removing barriers to care, and restoring dignity.
Bienestar is a community-based social services organization based in the Greater Los Angeles area. Our focus is on identifying and addressing emerging health issues faced by the Latino and LGBTQ populations. Bienestar reaches these unique populations through innovative and compassionate peer-to-peer modeling that is 100% culturally relevant to the communities we serve.
Black AIDS Institute
The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is dedicated to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Black community. BAI is the only uniquely and unapologetically Black HIV think and do tank in America. We believe in complete freedom for Black people by eradicating systematic oppression so that we can live long, healthy lives.
California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
Providing training and technical assistance in HIV, STDs, and sexual and reproductive health to strengthen health provider workforce capacity.
The Center for Transyouth Health and Development
The Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is dedicated to providing affirming care for transgender and gender diverse children, adolescents, young adults and their families. As one of the oldest and largest transyouth programs, the Center partners with youth and their families to advance the field through innovative practice, training and research.
Common Ground-West Side HIV Community Center
Venice Family Clinic’s Common Ground program offers a full range of services to prevent the spread of HIV and for people living with HIV. We embrace a harm reduction model, which means we provide services to help you meet your health goals in a non-judgmental environment. Our goal is to help our community’s most vulnerable residents live longer, healthier lives.
HOPE CENTER- Transitional Age Youth (TAY) ages 16-25
Transition Age Youth (TAY) programs provide an array of mental health and supportive services for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and Severe and Persistently Mentally Ill (SPMI) youth ages 16-25.
Safe Refuge Long Beach
Safe Refuge provides a comprehensive array of drug and alcohol treatment, recovery and housing programs, matching every individual with the treatment program that best meets his or her needs.They provide affordable treatment to the Southern California community, including special programs for low-income and homeless individuals.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health – Torrance Health Center
The center provides public health services for people of all ages who live in the coastal region.
Minority AIDS Project
HIV rapid testing is offered free to high risk individuals. All other services (case management, mental health, and benefits services) require proof HIV/AIDS diagnosis and an appointment.
Out of the Closet Thrift Store
When you shop at Out of the Closet Thrift Stores, you're directly helping people living with HIV and AIDS. Ninety-six cents of every dollar collected at our stores directly fund AIDS Healthcare Foundation's HIV/AIDS programs and their new housing services, as well as on-site pharmacies and free HIV testing.
Pedro Zamora Youth HIV Clinic
The Pedro Zamora Youth HIV Program was founded in 1995 to increase youth access to HIV prevention information, counseling, testing and medical services. The program is focused on providing services to youth 16 - 25 years old, both HIV positive and negative, including youth in high schools and colleges, as well as youth living on the streets or in transitional housing.
Penny Lane Centers
Our mission is to foster hopes and dreams by empowering children, youth and families to reach their highest potential. Our vision is to be the influential leader in the child welfare, mental health and social service arenas by setting trends that showcase our creativity and commitment to communities.
St. John’s Well Child and Wellness Center
At our health clinics, we serve patients through community outreach and health education, childhood development assessments and support, case management, insurance enrollment, and more.
Valley Teen Clinic
This program provides adolescents aged 12-19 with low- or no-cost medical services, preventative care, and wellness education in a confidential, teen-sensitive environment. Our healthcare professionals are committed to being there for teenagers who need compassionate, trustworthy services.
Violence Intervention Program
Our work aims to cover the spectrum from Child Abuse, to Adult, Elderly and LGBTQ needs across Los Angeles County, and our offerings continue to expand each year to serve more people.
Wellbeing4LA Learning Center
The Wellbeing4LA Learning Center delivers a personalized and accessible learning environment that is available to learners at home, at work, or in transit. Designed for the workforce that supports the mental health and wellbeing of children, families, and adults within systems of care, the Wellbeing4LA Learning Center reflects the needs of each learner while prioritizing their professional wellbeing in and out of the workplace.
BAART Programs Beverly
BAART Beverly offers comprehensive opioid use disorder treatment services to adults 18 and older. We specialize in methadone maintenance, one-on-one therapy and primary care services. Our patients receive evidence-based care that addresses addiction’s underlying causes and manages withdrawal symptoms.
In 1992, three women artists founded REACH LA in response to the lack of HIV/AIDS prevention education for youth of color. We have since cultivated our legacy into a multifaceted approach that includes HIV prevention education, HIV testing, linkage to care and support services for HIV positive & high-risk negative youth and young adults. REACH LA has built a safe and supportive environment that strives to educate, motivate and mobilize youth around sexual/reproductive health, culture and self-preservation.
Resource Description
Transgender Law Center
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.
Sylvia Law Project
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. We seek to increase the political voice and visibility of low-income people and people of color who are transgender, intersex, or gender non-conforming.
Lambda Legal
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
Our strategies include pathbreaking trans rights cases and "friend of the court" briefs regarding the key issues of employment, health care, education and public accommodations. We seek to coordinate with traditional civil rights organizations and other LGBT civil rights organizations. We also provide public education on transgender rights.
TransLatin@ Coalition
The mission of TransLatin@ Coalition (TLC) is to advocate for the specific needs of the Trans Latin@ community that resides in the U.S.A. and to plan strategies that improve our quality of life.
Trans Justice Funding Project
The Trans Justice Funding Project is a community-led funding initiative founded in 2012 to support grassroots, trans justice groups run by and for trans people in the United States, including U.S. territories. We make grants annually by bringing together a panel of six trans justice activists from around the country to carefully review every application we receive.
Today, the ACLU brings more LGBTQ cases and advocacy initiatives than any other national organization does. With our reach into the courts and legislatures of every state, there is no other organization that can match our record of making progress both in the courts of law and in the court of public opinion.
LA LGBTQ Center Legal Services
Today the Center's nearly 800 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy.
California Safe School Coalition
Legal protection for students from discrimination and harassment based on actual and perceived sexual orientation and gender identity. Research briefs documenting issues of school safety for students in California schools.
Transcend Legal
Helping people get transgender-related health care covered under insurance.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
SRLP provides free legal services to transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming low-income people and people of color.
TransTech Social Enterprises
TransTech’s mission is to empower, educate, and employee those facing barriers in education and in the work place, as well as to reduce instances of discrimination, with a concentration on trans and gender non conforming individuals.

LGBTQ+ Centers

Resource Description

Grassroots social justice organization led by and for gender non-conforming, two spirit, Black, Indigenous, trans people of color in LA

Los Angeles LGBTQ Center
Legal Services: (323) 860-7649
Counseling: (323) 860-5806
Youth Emerging Stronger (YES)
24/7 Number: (323) 240-2253

Local Coalitions

Resource Description
4Corners4Justice (West LA)
Building self-sufficient neighborhoods on the West Side of LA. Demanding justice for all Black, Brown, Indigenous and working class People of Color.
AllTogether LA
We aim to connect neighbors in need with neighbors who can help. Our mission is simple, but important: Protect the well-being of our vulnerable neighbors, particularly seniors. Through our work during COVID-19, we hope to facilitate long-lasting relationships and build a greater sense of community.
Buddy to Buddy (Southeast LA)
Grocery Support for Elders, Single Parents, Limited/No Mobility and Differently Able Communities in South East LA, CA+ Neighboring Cities
Chinatown Community for Equitable Development
Chinatown Community for Equitable Development (CCED) is an all volunteer, multi-ethnic, intergenerational organization based in Los Angeles Chinatown that builds grassroots power through organizing, education, and mutual help.
Community Coalition of South LA
Community Coalition works to help transform the social and economic conditions in South LA that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution that involves thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.
Crenshaw Dairy Mart
Home to an artist collective and art gallery dedicated to shifting the trauma-induced conditions of poverty and economic injustice, bridging cultural work and advocacy, and investigating ancestries through the lens of inglewood and its community.
BLM Inland Empire
Organizing in the Inland Empire since 2014. We’re here to educate, fight for change, strive for liberation ALL Black Lives Matter!
We are a Black-led organization that (1) Seeks Black liberation, and accordingly liberation for all people, (2) Is queer, women, and working-class affirming, (3) Organizes around demands for predominately local issues, (4) Collaborates on regional, national, and international organizing efforts with #BlackLivesMatter.
BLM North Hollywood
NoHo coming together to fight systemic racism and police brutality everywhere.
BLM South Pasadena
South Pasadena
West Los Angeles taking on white fragility. Action-based solutions for west side residents, school districts, & councils.
Koreatown Popular Assembly
Verify. Document. Support. Keeping ICE out of #KoreatownLA
Ktown for All
Ktown for All Helping Homeless People in Los Angeles's Koreatown.
La Puente Mutual Aid
La Puente Mutual Aid is a group that strives to lift up our working class community by meeting immediate needs through organizing and fostering solidarity.
Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN)
The mission of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) is to help people dealing with poverty create & discover opportunities, while serving as a vehicle to ensure we have voice, power & opinion in the decisions that are directly affecting us.
Long Beach Anarchist Collective
A resource for tenants unwilling or unable to pay rent during the COVID-19 pandemic in California. Long Beach Anarchist Collective will be sharing hot meals and fresh groceries with our community every fourth Sunday.
Long Beach Mutual Aid Spreadsheet
A resource directory specific to Long Beach mutual aid.
Long Beach People’s Collective
We are a volunteer-driven mutual aid organization that believes that nobody should be houseless, hungry, jobless, under-educated, denied medical care, or harassed by the police and other institutions of the state. Our work is building power in our city by addressing the material needs of our community and setting up networks of self-reliance.
Mutual Aid Action Los Angeles (MAALA)
At M.A.A.L.A we facilitate and provide a space for a culture of mutual-aid. Since we understand access to food, health, housing, education, legal aid, art and culture as an innate right of all people – we therefore take communal action towards meeting such needs.
Neighbor to Neighbor
Volunteers delivering groceries, meds, and supplies to the elderly and vulnerable in our community
Northeast LA Community Response (NELA)
LA Más designs and builds initiatives that promote neighborhood resilience and elevate the agency of working class communities of color.
Orange County Action Hub
Funds will be donated to various groups to aid in the fight for Equity & Equality for black peoples & or other marginalized groups. The work goes on!
Orange County Mutual Aid
Orange County
Ovarian Psycos (Boyle Heights)
We are connecting dots, becoming aware of community agencies, spaces and movimientos in an effort to solidify our local networks making everything and everyone more accessible for and to each other.
People for People LA (assisting Black communities & POC at risk by COVID-19)
Mutual/ Mobility Aid Org, assisting Black communities & POC at risk by COVID-19, as well as Black protestors & organizers.
POWER (Westside)
POWER works to develop the power necessary to create change by recruiting and developing leaders in low-income communities who exceed their own expectation of themselves through direct action, negotiation, relationship building, and winning campaigns.
Project Pasadena
Project Pasadena was initially created to ensure a powerful virus, would not leave our community powerless.
San Gabriel Valley Mutual Aid
We are a working class organization that aims to build popular power in the san gabriel valley of california.
Save Venice is a media collective made up of an association of traditional and short-term residents organized to preserve and protect Venice, CA from the negative effects of gentrification and excessive development driven by rampant land speculation.
SFV Peoples Struggle
Learn. Empower. Organize.
Organización anti-capitalista/imperialista en el Valle.
Public Study Gatherings monthly.
SGV Progressive Action
Grassroots collective in the #SGV acting in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter. ✊🏼✊🏾✊🏿
Torrance for Justice
Abolitionists in solidarity with #BLM & #JusticeForChristopherMitchell
Union de Vecinos (East LA)
Union de Vecinos is an organization of neighborhood committees building community power in Boyle Heights (East LA) and the City of Maywood.
Westside Friends
Westside Friends is a volunteer-led and volunteer-organized mutual aid organization that was started in March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are a dynamic organization that rapidly finds solutions to aid our community, no matter how big or small the request.

Mental Health

Resource Description
LGBT National Help Center
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Help Center, founded in 1996, is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services (18+)
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has provided free mental health, substance use disorder and suicide prevention services since 1942. We are dedicated to serving communities where stigma or poverty limits access.
Step-Up Aid
Step-Up was founded on the principle of identifying gaps in HIV/STD prevention with a focus on under served, hard to reach populations.
The EMPWR (“empower”) Program is an initiative of the UCLA Division of Population Behavioral Health designed to promote well-being and resilience in LGBTQ children, teenagers, and adults. EMPWR provides a safe, affirming environment for LGBTQ clients with mental health concerns related to stressful and/ or traumatic experiences.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
The EMPWR Program at UCLA
EMPWR provides a safe, affirming environment for LGBTQ youth with mental health concerns related to stressful and/or traumatic experiences. This program links families to an expert team of attending psychiatrists and psychologists as well as supervised advanced trainees who deliver comprehensive mental health care.
Gender Wellness of Los Angeles
Counseling, therapy, health services, support.
Access Crisis Hotline

Services offered: deployment of crisis evaluation teams, information and referrals, gatekeeping of acute inpatient psychiatric beds, interpreter services and patient transport

24/7 Number: 1 (800) 854-7771 (Press 1 for crisis services)
24/7 Mobile Crisis Response team. ACCESS operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week as the entry point for mental health services in Los Angeles County

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services (Hotlines)
24/7 Number (English and Spanish): 1 (800) 273-8255
Number for Korean (“peak evening hours”): 1 (877) 727-4747
24/7 deaf or hard of hearing: Text “HEARME” to 839863
Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Crisis Centers (City Service)
24-7 Crisis Response: 1 (213) 381-5111 + 1 (310) 391-1253
Wright Institute of Los Angeles
Services offered: Affordable, socially-conscious therapy for LA area
Being Alive LA
Focused on mental health and wellness of people living with HIV & AIDS. Offers a syringe service program.
Community Helpline
8AM – 8PM, 7 days a week number: (877) 541-2525


Resource Description
LA Copwatch
Homeless Rights

IG: @lacopwatch


Critical Resistance Los Angeles

Restorative Justice

Resource Description
Re:Store Justice


Dignity and Power Now

Self-Defense Classes

Resource Description
Trans Boxing
Trans Boxing is an art project in the form of a boxing club. By centering the participation of trans and gender variant people and partnering with local gyms, arts institutions, and community organizations, Trans Boxing critically intervenes in the rigidly gendered system of athletics, and increases availability to people who typically experience barriers to access.
POP Gym is working towards opening a physical space in Brooklyn that offers free self-defense, fitness, and skill share classes 7 days a week. We believe that everyone should access to skills that are necessary for their survival.
Simple self-defense techniques by world's best instructors. Learn how to fight against raре, assault, domestic violence.
EVERYBODY is devoted to creating and supporting a brave and inclusive environment for all bodies to move, strengthen, and heal. We believe that health and wellness should be accessible, affordable and adaptive to all people regardless of their gender, size, age, ethnicity or ability.
Pride Extended
An initiative which centers the well-being and security of Black trans and non-binary people.
Tomoe Ryu / Supernova Self Defense
Tomoe Ryu Combat Judo is intended as a self-defense system that can be used to defend against stronger and faster opponents. It is inspired by the needs of LGBT people, who face the possibility of violence over who they are and who they choose to love.

Tenants Rights

Resource Description
Compton Tenants Union
Building tenant power throughout the city of Compton.
Food Not Rent
By joining a city-wide rent strike, we build power to demand the cancellation of rent and to collectively bargain with our landlords and lawmakers.
LA Tenants Union
The L.A. Tenants Union is an autonomous, member-funded union which fights for the human right to housing.
Lennox-Inglewood Local Tenants Union
Lennox-Inglewood Tenants Union
Lincoln Heights Local Tenants Union
If you or anyone is having an sort of housing problem, don’t hesitate in contacting us! We are here to help!
Mid-City Local Tenants Union
Mid-City // LA Tenants Union
Northeast Local Tenants Union
U N I O N - Sindicato de Inquilinxs de Los Ángeles: Sección Noreste
Street Watch LA
Street watch is a coalition of organizers concerned about tenant rights.
Westside Local Tenants Union
We have the opportunity to transform our current isolation and vulnerability into collective power that we can use toward our long-term goals: universal rent control, community-controlled public housing, self-organized safety, and the end of speculative real estate.

Unhoused Resources

Resource Description
APLA Health
Our Housing Support Services program addresses the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS who face homelessness, the threat of homelessness, or who may need assistance to maintain or retain current housing.
Echo Park Rise Up
The real voices of the unhoused
LifeKit is a 501c3 based in Koreatown, Los Angeles, whose main purpose is to alleviate the burden of the homeless population and create community consciousness amongst all stakeholders. Our organization is named after the LifeKits that we hand out because we believe granting individuals dignity through these basic hygiene items is an immediate necessity.
Midnight Mission
Our Mission is to Help Homeless Individuals in Southern California.
Across the state, we help people find permanent housing and provide case management, medical and mental healthcare, benefits advocacy, employment training, and other services to help them maintain their homes stably. Since 2013, we have connected more than 9,000 people to permanent homes.
Project Angel Food
Project Angel Food prepares and delivers over one million medically tailored meals each year, free of charge to homes of men, women, and children affected by life-threatening illnesses.
Safe Place for Youth
To empower young people experiencing homelessness to thrive by providing lasting, community-driven solutions that address racial and social inequity.
SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition is a coalition of neighborhood organizers who recognize unhoused individuals as fellow members of our community worthy of the same dignity, respect and representation afforded to any housed person.
Street Watch LA
Street watch is a coalition of organizers concerned about tenant rights.
Water Drop LA
Water Drop LA is a 100% volunteer-run community organization whose mission is to provide clean water and other necessities to communities facing water inaccessibility.
The Burrito Project
The Burrito Project, is a group of friends who meet monthly to commune with one another and share quality food with the disenfranchised people of downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena & surrounding areas.
The People Concern’s Access Center
The People Concern empowers the most vulnerable among us to rebuild their lives.
LGBT Center
The Los Angeles LGBT Center is building a world where LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society.
Union Rescue Mission
A faith-based rescue mission, and the oldest in Los Angeles.
Homeless Health Care LA
Helps people who want clean needles, basic health services and a path toward housing.
Midnight Mission
As a comprehensive homeless shelter and homeless services provider serving the Los Angeles homeless community, we take an approach that fuses care and compassion with meaningful accountability, providing the structure and the resources that people experiencing homelessness need to truly improve their lives.
1736 Family Crisis Center
Its mission is comprehensively to help children, women, men, and families through crises, including domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, joblessness, poverty, human trafficking, suicide ideation and attempts, addiction, post-traumatic stress, and emotional and life-survival challenges, thereby improving their prospects for long-term housing, psychological wellness, financial stability, and success.
Beauty 2 the Streetz
Between herself, her team, friends, family, and the kindness of strangers sheʼs able to not only feed 400 plus people but also offer showers, hair wash and color, make-up, wigs, and most importantly connection.
Alexandria House
Founded in 1996, Alexandria House is a transitional residence and house of hospitality. We provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to economic stability and permanent housing.
Ascencia’s mission is to lift people out of homelessness, one person, one family at a time. We envision a community where people in need can find services, resources, and safe, affordable housing.
Children of the Night
Children of the Night is a privately funded non-profit organization established in 1979 with the specific purpose to provide intervention in the lives of children who are sexually exploited and vulnerable to or involved in prostitution and pornography.
Covenant House California
“Covenant House California is dedicated to serving, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need.”
Los Angeles House of Ruth
Los Angeles House of Ruth (LAHR) was founded in 1978 to serve homeless women and children, providing all services free of charge.
My Friend’s Place (MFP)
My Friend’s Place continues to meet the needs of thousands of youth through our mission to assist and inspire homeless youth to build self-sufficient lives.
San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission
The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission provides shelter and guidance for homeless families at our Home Again Family Success Center in Northridge. Our family shelter offers families the opportunity to recover from the devastating effects of homelessness by meeting the basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter while identifying the underlying reasons for becoming homeless and establishing a plan of restoration.
Youth Center on Highland
A fundamental goal of CenterLink’s work is to strengthen, support, and connect LGBTQ community centers, and to help build the capacity of these centers to address the social, cultural, health, and political advocacy needs of LGBTQ community members across the country.
Emergency Overnight Bed Program – Youth Center On Highland
Today the Center's nearly 800 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy.
Youth Emerging Stronger (formerly LAYN)
From day one, we’ve been growing and expanding our services to deliver increasingly comprehensive support for runaway, homeless and foster youth.
Handwashing Station
Help us keep track of essential hand-washing stations!
Shower of Hope
From giving people the chance to be clean and healthy, an integral part of our mission is to provide a sense of dignity back to our unhoused Angelenos.
Lava Mae
LavaMaeˣ is a non-profit that specializes in training communities everywhere to bring our programs to their unhoused neighbors. While we continue to provide local services, our focus is on offering—for FREE—consulting and in-depth toolkits.
We believe in the livelihood of Black trans people and the importance of thriving, not just surviving!
Homeless Outreach & Mobile Engagement (through LA County Department of Mental Health)
24/7 Hotline: 1 (800) 854-7771 
Share a Meal Los Angeles

Services offered: Mobile food truck that provides free food, water, socks, blankets, and toiletries

IG: @shareameal

Safe Parking LA

Services offered: Safe and legal homelessness intervention to stabilize and connect to resources for people living in their vehicles. All program locations include access to a restroom facility and the security of a guard.

Business Hours Hotline: (323) 210-3375

IG: @safeparking_la

Wellness + Support

Resource Description
Healing is Resistance
We create healing & celebration spaces for LA protesters, organizers, and community members.
Toolbox Trans LA
A trans masculine discussion group & support space.
My Trans Wellness Center
The Trans Wellness Center (TWC) provides comprehensive resources and services for transgender and non-binary people under one roof in LA.
LGBT Center
The Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond since 1969. We offer programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy.
Inland Empire Prism Collective
A group of young adult QTPOC in the Inland Valley connecting local LGBTQ youth to leadership development, advocacy, and resources.
ThemsHealth has become an Instagram-centric resource of information on bodily health, mental health, sexuality, fitness, nutrition, identity, community, and social justice, by and for the community. The page offers suggestions, advice, methods, affirmations, ways of thinking, practices, and broadly information for nonbinary and trans folks to see themselves in.
Transgender Together
A safe(r) space for the trans community on Instagram.
Solace LGBT
The Solace app provides information and resources to guide transgender people through whatever process of gender transition they desire. Keep track of your legal, medical, & lifestyle transition related goals.
Sex Workers’ Outreach Project - Los Angeles is part of a national social justice network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of sex workers.
Gender Justice LA
Gender Justice LA (GJLA) is a project of Community Partners. GJLA is a grassroots organization building the the power of the transgender and gender non-conforming community here in LA. Join us!
Project Q
On-site Mental Health Therapy, Body Empowerment Program, Computer Lab & Library,and the ProjectQ Barber School!
PFLAG (Various Locations in Broader LA Area)
Our mission is to build on a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQ people and allies who support one another, and to educate ourselves and our communities to speak up as advocates until all hearts and minds respect, value and affirm LGBTQ people.
Village Family Services – San Fernando Valley
Our mission is to protect children from abuse, preserve families, and build a stronger, safer community.
Ethel’s Club
Transforming Families
An LA-based family support group creating a positive environment for children, adolescents and their families to explore issues of gender identity.
TransYouth Family Allies
An organization that empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected. TYFA has resource materials as web pages and printable PDFs for parents.
PFLAG Transgender Network
National website for PFLAG transgender communities and for family, friends, and allies of transgender persons. With commitment a threefold mission statement of support, education, and advocacy.
A youth development and mentoring program of the LA Gay & Lesbian Center.
National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice advocacy organization for transgender people.
Transgender American Veterans Association
The Transgender American Veterans Association is a grassroots organization that advocates for the equality of transgender veterans and active duty service members to receive fair and equal treatment in areas such as healthcare, benefits, and open transgender military service.
Trans* Lounge
Classes, education programs, support groups, fitness classes, self-defense, community talks, social activities.
Gender Justice LA
Gender Justice LA is building a strong grassroots multi-racial coalition of transgender people and allies to advocate for our rights, win concrete improvements in our lives, and challenge oppression.
Trans Women of Color Collective
TWOCC is a grass-roots funded global initiative created to offer opportunities for trans people of color, our families and our comrades to engage in healing, foster kinship, and build community. We strive to educate and empower each other through sharing skills, knowledge and resources as we build towards the liberation of all oppressed people.


*Please note, people answering these calls may be mandatory reporters and required to make a report to CPS or law enforcement in certain situations.
Resource Description
California Coalition for Youth

Statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis with access to over 5,500 free or low-cost resources for youth and families in crisis

24/7 Number: 1 (800) 843-5200

Youth Emerging Stronger (YES)
24/7 Number: (323) 240-2253