Women, age 18 years and older, that are currently pregnant but less than 32 weeks, with no other children in her physical custody, whom are actively pursuing sobriety, actively freeing themselves from abusive relationships, and proactive in managing their mental health.
Harvest Home has the capacity to house 8 out of the 8,000 pregnant women in Los Angeles County seeking shelter and support, therefore our selection process is an important step in ensuring we can provide the appropriate environment and support for a resident and the home overall. Most importantly, we look for women motivated to engage in the programs and services offered to them and the character to uphold the policies within the home. Our application process includes 4 steps and can take up to 2 weeks from initial call to move in.
- Step 1: initial intake call
- Step 2: phone interview
- Step 3: in-person interview
- Step 4: move-in/orientation (2 week and 30 day evaluation period)
All women enter the program while pregnant and work with a case manager to set and achieve goals through 5 phases. Residents graduate and transition to housing between 3 and 6 months after the birth of their child.
- Phase 1: Introductory (Days 1-30)
- Phase 2: Personal Growth (Days 1 – 3rd Trimester)
- Phase 3: Preparations for Birth (3rd Trimester – Birth)
- Phase 4: Post-Partum (Birth – 6 to 8 weeks post birth)
- Phase 5: Transition (6 to 8 weeks post birth – Graduation)
5 Core Program Areas
Our program is designed to provide classes, services, and/or linkage to resources which encompass skills, opportunities, and learnings within these five areas:
Most of our services are provided on-site or within 5 miles of the home. Case Management is offered on-site, in-house, one hour weekly. House Management consists of life skills management such as chores, cooking, weekday dinners, and 10pm curfew. Classes are offered on-site 3-5 evenings a week. Therapy is provided for free, once weekly, 2 miles from the home. Additional maternity and baby resources are available through donations and partnerships.
- Case Management
- House Management
- Weekly Classes
How to Apply
If you are in need of Harvest Home’s program and services, please call (310) 452-1223, dial 2