Friends of the Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Library 12700 Montecito Rd, Seal Beach, CA90740 Friends of the Los Alamitos-Rossmoor Library is a nonprofit volunteer organization that provides funding for library…More programming. The organization holds a major outdoor book sales throughout the year and relies on generous donations from the community, including high school and college textbooks, magazines, audio books, CDs, DVDs and jigsaw puzzles. For more information on how to donate, call the office.
Precious Life Shelter 10885 Reagan St, Los Alamitos, CA90720 Precious Life is a nonprofit shelter serving pregnant women who are homeless. Women who are eligible to live at the…More shelter must be at least 18-years-old, willing to commit to a structured programed aimed at establishing self-reliance, and must agree to remain sober. The shelter offers a 30-day emergency program offering shelter, counseling, food and help with social services. In turn, the women are required to work, attend school or volunteer. The shelter also offers a transitional program allowing women to stay, along with their children, up to six months after giving birth. This program includes a fee, responsibility for meals and household upkeep. Finally, the shelter offers a Single Parent Efficiency Program, which allows women and children to stay up to 24-months after the birth. The Precious Life Shelter is funded through donations as well as proceeds from its thrift store, which is located adjacent to the shelter.