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YMCA Will Open Nine Locations For Unhoused People To Use Showers, Restrooms

A homeless man sleeps on a bus bench on a hot day in downtown Los Angeles. (Chava Sanchez/ LAist)
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The YMCA will soon open nine of their locations for people experiencing homelessness to use for showers and restrooms.

Mayor Eric Garcetti made the announcement in his Friday afternoon daily briefing. The locations are spread throughout the city, including the Ketchum YMCA in downtown Los Angeles, which is located about 10 blocks from Skid Row.

The city will pay $20,000 a month for each of the locations:

Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020

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Collins & Katz Family YMCA
1466 S Westgate Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Hollywood YMCA
1553 N Schrader Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Ketchum-Downtown YMCA
401 S Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Mid-Valley Family YMCA
6901 Lennox Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91405

North Valley YMCA
11336 Corbin Avenue
Northridge, CA 91326

Weingart YMCA Wellness & Aquatic Center
9900 S Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90044

West Valley Family YMCA
18810 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335

Westchester Family YMCA
8015 S Sepulveda Boulevard
Westchester, CA 90045