Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 25+, Minimum Age:25+

Be the Change. Host a Youth!

1 in 5 of LA Community College student experiences homelessness but YOU can help change this! 

If you live in LA County and have a spare bedroom in your home, you can open your home to one of our college students experiencing housing insecurity for up to 6 monthsThe goal of this short term support program is to give youth the foundation they need to get back on their feet, focus on academic and employment, and most importantly, secure permanent housing!

By hosting a youth, you will help homeless youth feel safe, cared for, empowered and give them the opportunity to get their foot in the door. You are first-handedly making an impact on a youth's life! Please click the following link to watch how the Host Home Program impacted the lives of youth: WATCH HERE

Host Eligibility:

  • Be 25+ years old
  • Have lived in LA County for over a year
  • Have a spare bedroom a youth can live in
  • Pass a background check
  • Have homeowner/renters insurance
  • Be kind, patient, and caring!

Support for Hosts:

  • Hosts will receive ongoing support and training from Host Home Program Staff
  • Hosts will receive up to $500/month to offset any costs! 
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Volunteers needed through 3/31/2022

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