Homeboy Industries

Homeboy Industries’ Job Training Program combines on-the-job learning with comprehensive services and unconditional support. Each year Homeboy welcomes thousands of former gang members and previously incarcerated men and women to learn hard and soft skills to transform their lives. Whether joining an 18-month employment and re-entry program or seeking discrete services such as tattoo removal or substance abuse resources, clients are embraced by a community of kinship and offered a variety of free wraparound services to facilitate healing and growth.

Social enterprises: Homeboy Bakery, Homegirl Cafe, Homegirl Catering, Homeboy Recycling

Target Population: Formerly Gang Involved & Previously Incarcerated

Industry/Positions: Food Service, Retail, Janitorial, Electronics, Recycling, General Office

Transitional Duration: 12-18 months

Services: Art Academy, Tattoo Removal, Workforce Development, Solar Panel Training, Education Services, Mental Health Services, Domestic Violence, Legal Services, Case Management, Substance Abuse, Youth Re-Entry and Diversion

Intake Address: 130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Contact: Workforce Development and Job Readiness, employmentservices@homeboyindustries.org, (323) 526-1254

Districts/Area: County of Los Angeles



  • 2015: LA:RISE Partner
  • 2016: Portfolio Grant Recipient