The Weingart Dog Park. Eric. Lyndsay. Jayvell. Phillip. Veronica. Their stories are testaments to the value in investing in the people within our city by giving opportunities for success to those who most need them. View Their Stories
On a cloudy, overcast Saturday morning in May, over 300 volunteers from LADPSS arrived at the Weingart Center. With our community partner, Eyes Not Forgotten, they distributed food, clothing, and hygiene kits to members of the Skid Row community.
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Empowering & Transforming Lives
By Delivering Innovative Solutions To Combat Poverty & Break The Cycle of Homelessness
The Weingart Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that provides homeless individuals with the basic skills necessary to stabilize their lives, secure income, and find permanent housing. Our mission is to empower and transform lives by delivering innovative solutions to break the cycle of homelessness. As one of the best comprehensive human services organizations in the western United States, we are committed to establishing a world in which all people have and maintain a high-quality productive life.
Weingart provides secure housing and a structured environment to ensure participants make a successful transition into a job and back into society.
Weingart provides treatment for mental health, substance abuse, smoking cessation, trauma, domestic violence, and family reunification with individual and group therapy sessions. For alcohol and drug treatment, we offer a 16-week intensive outpatient program using the evidence-based Matrix Institute model including relapse prevention and one year of after care.
We offer training in basic skills: Resume workshops, mock interviews, and job search techniques. Then clients are placed in specialized training. Weingart also contracts with companies needing employees to place trained personnel into jobs.
Aset was not going to allow her struggles to define her. Weingart helped over overcome them.