Safe Parking LA provides safe overnight parking to facilitate stability and housing in Los Angeles County for individuals living in their vehicles, and advocates for fair and equitable treatment and resources for the unhoused.
to be unhoused.
the need is critical
According to the 2022 Homeless Count, 69,144 people are experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County. People experiencing vehicular homelessness comprise 39% of Los Angeles County’s unsheltered homeless population.
Safe Parking LA bridges a gap in services by addressing the unique needs of residents whose only source of shelter is their vehicle.
who we are
Safe Parking LA is the largest safe parking program in Los Angeles.
By employing underutilized parking lots, Safe Parking LA fills a gap in homeless services and addresses the unique problems faced by adults and families whose only source of shelter is their vehicle. Our programs provide safety through secure overnight parking, basic dignity by restoring much-needed access to restrooms and running water, and empowerment through strengths-based case management to a return to stable housing.
Founded in 2017, Safe Parking LA is now the largest safe parking program in Los Angeles and is the only provider of safe lots exclusively focused on vehicular homelessness. We currently operate in San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles, and West Los Angeles including a program on the Veteran’s Administration campus.