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Skid Row Outreach Team

The Skid Row Medical Outreach Team seeks out disenfranchised homeless individuals in the Los Angeles downtown area of Central City East commonly known as skid row. This program is one of our many collaborative efforts with Homeless Health Care Los Angeles (HHCLA). Outreach workers walk the streets, alleys and under freeways engaging individuals in conversation, while offering referrals. Community health workers conduct health assessment and referrals at sites throughout the area including:Skid Row Outreach

Site:* Hours of Service:
Hippie KitchenTuesday & Thursday 8:30AM – 11:30PM
Midnight Mission ShelterMonday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00AM – noon
Bell ShelterWednesday 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Friday 1:00PM – 5:00PM


At each clinic session, while the other team members conduct health assessments, the peer outreach case manager meets with homeless people individually and in groups, offering resources for substance abuse treatment, incentives for treatment, and a listening ear. Clients in need of further health care are referred to the JWCH Medical Clinic at the Weingart Center and to Homeless Health Care LA for outpatient substance abuse treatment.

*Schedule may vary according to availability of facility.


This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

  • Hours of Service

    • Varies:

      Please See Above

  • Locations

    Hippie Kitchen
    821 E. 6th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90021
    Tel: (213) 614-9615

    Midnight Mission Shelter
    601 South San Pedro St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90014
    Tel: (213) 624-9258

    Bell Shelter
    5600 Rickenbacker Rd., Bldg. 1-E
    Bell, CA 90201
    Tel: (323) 263-8840


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