Alexandria House


‎"A Home between Homes: Stories of Spirit, Courage and Hope" was introduced for our 15th Year Anniversary. It is a collection of stories and artwork created by members of the Alexandria House Community. Filled with enlightenment, support, and encouragement, it is a must-read for anyone who wants to discover and learn more about the many reasons for homelessness. It is available for purchase for only $20! Please contact us to request a copy or for more information.

Welcome to Alexandria House! 

Founded in 1996, Alexandria House is a non-profit transitional residence and house of hospitality providing safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to permanent housing. Located in the densely populated and ethnically diverse Mid-Wilshire area, Alexandria House also serves its broader neighborhood community by providing educational and enrichment opportunities for residents and neighbors alike.

Services include:

- Permanent Housing Assistance 

- Intensive Case Management

- Employment Assistance

- Financial Literacy

- Food Pantry

On-site Child Care 

- After School Tutoring

- Adult & Children's Support Groups

- Community Information & Referral

- Community Workshops

- "Soul Sistas Network" - Past Residents Alumni Group

- Past Residents Support Services 

- Community Thrift Shop (2nd Saturday of each month)

In response to the compelling needs of the women and children living in the house, as well as the neighborhood needs before us each day, the goal of Alexandria House is to be a community-oriented transitional house and neighborhood center which is intentionally multicultural, antiracist and where the needs of women who are economically poor are central.
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Please click on the picture for the LA Times article featuring Alexandria House's director Judy Vaughan.

A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith

Though her activism often put Sister Judy Vaughan at odds with the Catholic Church, her belief in God has never been stronger.

Short Documentary on Alexandria House by Sirivalli Chamarti:
Matthew Weiner played for Alexandria House and won us $50,000!! 
Thank you Matthew Weiner & Jeopardy!