Reservation Information

Reservation Information

Please feel free to contact your venue to confirm availability before applying online. You will receive a response within 10 business days. If your request is approved, a contract and refundable room deposit will be required. A Center Events Coordinator will then assist you with all arrangements for your meeting.

Booking Window:

Due to demand, it is recommended that requests for space be submitted as far ahead as  the schedules below allow. A minimum of 3 weeks’ notice is required.

If your event is: You may reserve:
More than 100 people 12 months in advance
Less than 100 people 6 months in advance
Within the booking window:
Recurring events 3 bookings may be reserved at any given time
Quarterly events 2 bookings may be reserved at any given time
Please note that venues are not available evenings or weekends. Conference center hours can be found under Contact Us.
Please see Use Policies for information on eligibility and restrictions.

 

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Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms

Click on the floor plan below to see a description of each room, including photos, diagrams, and available resources. Conference Center staff will assist in identifying the best room for your event.

PDF floor plan CHC Venues Guide 

Technology

TECHNOLOGY

The Center for Healthy Communities offers an array of the latest audio visual equipment free of charge. Center staff is available for setup, initial guidance, and troubleshooting. If dedicated tech support or equipment exceeding Center inventory is required for your meeting, please speak with your Event Coordinator about the possibility of contracting your own services. Wireless Internet access is available. Technology Overview:

  • Computers
  • PC Inputs
  • Wireless laptop display
  • Projectors
  • Screens
  • Wireless Microphones
  • Distributed Audio
  • Blu-ray / DVD
  • Audio and Video conferencing
  • Cloud-based Audio and Video recording

Food Services

Food Services

Catering
Catering for your event is available from the Rise Up! Café. The café’s fully equipped kitchen and staff offers nutritious, delicious fare, including a wide array of vegan and gluten free options. Please be sure to inquire on any special dietary requirements with your Event Coordinator. Catering is typically served buffet style, but sit down plated affairs can be accommodated as well. Beer and wine is available for receptions. (Please see Use Policies.)
No outside food or beverage may be brought into The Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles.
Menus will be forwarded to you as soon as your meeting is reserved. Your Event Coordinator will work with you to select the best fare to accomplish the goals you’ve set for your function.
PDF Catering Menu
Cafe
If you opt not to make use of the catering service, your group is welcome to purchase individual items at the Rise Up! Café.
Breakfast: 7:30 – 10:00 am
Lunch: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grab-and-Go & Beverages: all day through 3:00 pm

Lodging

Lodging

506 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
1.5 miles away

120 South Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
0.7 miles away
Rate: $209 Standard

711 S Hope St
Los Angeles, CA 90017
2.3 miles away
Rate: $239 – Standard

Promotional rates are unavailable for the hotel below, but government rates apply.

Hilton Checkers
525 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Website

Use Policies

Use Policies

Space Eligibility Use of The Center for Healthy Communities venues are open to the following eligible organizations:

  • Nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are classified as “not a private foundation” under Section 509(a)
  • Independent, sponsored projects of a Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization acting as a fiscal sponsor
  • Government and public agencies

The following types of events may NOT be held at The Center for Healthy Communities:

  • Commercial Events: The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for any profit-making activities.
  • Fundraising Events: The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for any fundraising events, including but not limited to, selling merchandise or other items related to the event and/or raffles.
  • Political Events: The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for events that promote political campaigns, influence the outcome of public elections, carry on, directly or indirectly, voter registration drives, attempt to influence legislation or engage in lobbying, or promote or engage in any partisan electoral activity.
  • Private or Family Events: The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for any private events such as weddings, birthdays, or other family celebrations.
  • Religious Events: The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for proselytizing or for events whose primary focus is religious worship and instruction. Faith-based organizations whose efforts fit within The Endowment’s goals are welcome to use The Center for Healthy Communities.

General Use Policies Accessibility Conference center facilities are designed to include the full participation and enjoyment of people with physical disabilities as well as those who are not fluent in English. Meeting rooms and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. A list of recommended interpreters for most commonly used languages in California is available upon request. At The Center for Healthy Communities Los Angeles and Sacramento, assisted listening devices are available for the deaf and hearing impaired, and simultaneous interpretation equipment is available in some rooms.

Alcohol Wine and beer (no spirits) may be served with a meal or catered reception as long as there are no events taking place within the facility involving youth under the legal drinking age. Organizations wanting to serve alcohol at events must obtain permission from The Center for Healthy Communities Events Manager at the time of booking.

Animal Access Guide dogs and assistance animals for people with disabilities are permitted in The Center for Healthy Communities but must be on leash at all times and muzzled, if necessary. No other animals are permitted.

Cancellations The Center for Healthy Communities must be notified of cancellation a minimum of three (3) business days (per The California Endowment’s 9/80 schedule) before the scheduled date of an event to avoid forfeiture of the room deposit. Repeated cancellations may result in loss of all future access  to the venue’s services.

Cellular Phones Use of cell phones is restricted to the lobby and outdoor areas to minimize disruption to meetings and working staff.

Deposit A security deposit is required. Deposits will be returned within a reasonable time following your event, provided no equipment or facility damage was incurred. Deposits may be submitted and kept on file for frequent requesters.

Fees for Event Admission Organizations using The Center for Healthy Communities may only charge an admission or meeting fee to cover such direct meeting costs  as materials, speaker fees or catering.

Financial Sponsorship Organizations using The Center for Healthy Communities may solicit additional outside philanthropic sponsorship solely to cover direct expenses of events. The Center for Healthy Communities prohibits sponsorship by alcohol or tobacco-related companies. Corporate sponsorship requires special permission by the Events Manager.

Media Any media presence requires approval of The California Endowment’s Communications and Public Affairs Department. Users must notify conference center  staff if they are inviting or expect news media.

Public Transportation Users are strongly encouraged to distribute information about available modes of public transportation to their guests and to arrange carpools.

Smoking Smoking is prohibited in all areas of The Center for Healthy Communities.

Support Services Business support: The Center for Healthy Communities staff can only assist with limited photocopying, sending of faxes and access to telephones. Users should bring adequate materials  and staff to support their events. Technical support: Staff is available to help with initial guidance and setup of audiovisual equipment. Set up support: Room set ups and breakdowns as arranged with your Event Coordinator will be managed and executed by The Center for Healthy Communities staff. Porters are also available to help unload and set up items.

Parking Los Angeles: Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Oakland: Venue is convenient to public transportation and public parking lots. Sacramento: Venue is convenient to public transportation and public parking lots.

Getting Here

Getting Here

Center for Healthy Communities

1000 N. Alameda Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (866) 833-3533
On site parking, free of charge

PDF Directions

Driving Directions

San Fernando Valley/ Hollywood US 101 South Exit Broadway Left on Broadway Right on Cesar Chavez Left on Alameda Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light) Continue to TCE parking lot

Santa Monica/Westside I-10 East CA 110 North Just past downtown, follow signs on right to “10 East San Bernardino/5 South Santa Ana” (US 101 South) Exit Broadway Left on Broadway Right on Cesar Chavez Left on Alameda Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light) Continue to TCE parking lot

Pasadena/Northeast LA CA 110 South Exit Hill Street, go straight Left on Alpine Right on Broadway Left on Cesar Chavez Left on Alameda Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light) Continue to TCE parking lot

San Gabriel Valley I-10 West US 101 North Exit Alameda Street Right on Alameda Right at Bauchet St. (5th stop light) Continue to TCE parking lot

Harbor Area/South LA CA 110 North Just past downtown, follow signs on right to “10 East San Bernardino /5 South Santa Ana” (US 101 South) Exit Broadway Left on Broadway Right on Cesar Chavez Left on Alameda Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light) Continue to TCE parking lot

Airport Directions

From Bob Hope Airport (Burbank) North on Hollywood Way toward Burton Ave. I-5 S Merge onto I-110 S toward Los Angeles Exit Hill St., go straight Left on Alpine Right on Broadway Left on Cesar Chavez Left on Alameda Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light) Continue into TCE parking lot

From LAX (Inglewood) Merge onto S. Sepulveda / CA-1 S. toward I-105 I-105 E toward Norwalk Merge onto I-110 N toward Los Angeles Just past downtown, follow signs on right to 10 E San Bernardino / 5 S Santa Ana (US 101 South) Exit Broadway Right on Cesar Chavez Left on Alameda Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light) Continue into TCE parking lot

Public Transportation between LAX and Union Station

LAX Flyaway at Union Station/Patsaouras/Gateway Transit Plaza Schedule: Shuttles operate every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m., and every hour between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

Duration: 45 minutes or less.

From LAX: Flyway buses pick up at every terminal on the Arrival/Lower level under green “FlyAway, Buses, and Long Distance Vans” signs. More Information: http://www.lawa.org/welcome_lax.aspx?id=292

Metro Rail lines to LAX /Union Station Union Station to Red Line and exit at 7th Street/Metro Center. Take Blue Line and exit at Imperial/Wilmington to take the Green Line. At the Green line, continue to Aviation/LAX to take LAX Free Shuttle to LAX airport.

Schedule: Every 5-10 minutes on weekdays

Duration: 45 minutes to an hour.

More information: http://www.mta.net Metro rail map:http://mta.net/around/maps 

Public Transportation between Burbank Airport and Union Station

Take any Metrolink train heading to Union Station.

Location: Next to Burbank Airport off of Empire Ave.

Schedule: Every 30 minutes or every hour.

Duration: 25 minutes. More information: http://www.metrolinktrains.com http://www.metro.net/riding_metro/maps/images/rail_map.pdf Burbank airport with Metrolink map

Additional Public Transportation

Click here for MTA information Click here for DASH Downtown information 

Walking from Union Station

Walk out of Union Station at Alameda Street exit Turn right at sidewalk Walk 1-1/2 blocks north to front entrance

Contact Us

Contact Us

1000 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 213.928.8900
Fax: 213.928.8901
CHCLA@calendow.org

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed alternating Fridays.