1. Thank you for your interest in being part of the Homeless Youth Forum of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is now accepting applications for the Homeless Youth Forum of Los Angeles (HYFLA)HYFLA is a group of youth and young adults(16-26) who have all encountered or experienced homelessness and want to create change. HYFLA has partnered with LAHSA on several big projects and looks to expand those partnerships to other organizations both locally and nationally. As a member of HYFLA you would be engaging in youth led event planning, policy informing, various board memberships, attending events, conferences, and informing many other programs etc. that serve youth experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles and potentially nationally. 

HYFLA Requirements/Qualifications
 
  • Former or current experience of homelessness
  • Between the ages of 16-26
  • Have access to phone, internet, and computer
  • Be able to commit to working 10+ hours a month 
  • Be able to commit to attending all in person meetings

Vision Statement: The Homeless Youth Forum of LA envisions a unified Los Angeles free of judgement where youth have equitable opportunities and access to stable housing.

Mission Statement: The Homeless Youth Forum of LA works as a collective voice to end youth homelessness by leveraging resources, bridging gaps between youth, programs and partners, and inspiring resilience in youth and young adults


Application will be open from 3:00pm on June 27th until July 27th at 5:00pm.

Selections will be announced in Mid-August and those selected will be required to participate in an online webinar after confirming particpation.
 
All work done with HYFLA is compensated.

Name

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* 1. Name

Date of Birth

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* 2. Date of Birth

Date of Birth
Current age

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* 3. Current age

Contact Information

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* 4. Contact Information

Emergency Contact/ Alternative contact information? (Case Manager, Partner, or Friend)

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* 5. Emergency Contact/ Alternative contact information? (Case Manager, Partner, or Friend)

Social Media

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* 6. Social Media

What is the best way to contact you?

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* 7. What is the best way to contact you?

Race/Ethnicity

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* 8. Race/Ethnicity

Gender Identity

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* 9. Gender Identity

Sexual Orientation

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* 10. Sexual Orientation

Personal Pronouns

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* 11. Personal Pronouns

Which SPA do you most frequently reside in?

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* 12. Which SPA do you most frequently reside in?

Name of Referring Agency or Person?

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* 13. Name of Referring Agency or Person?

What is your current housing?

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* 14. What is your current housing?

What is your current school/vocational status?

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* 15. What is your current school/vocational status?

What is your current employment status?

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* 16. What is your current employment status?

Do you have any children living with you?

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* 17. Do you have any children living with you?

Which of the following systems do you identify with (past or present)?  Check all that apply

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* 18. Which of the following systems do you identify with (past or present)?  Check all that apply

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