Allowed Items

Note that clients have limited closet space. Please only bring seasonal clothing at admission and trade them out when the seasons change.

  • 7 pairs of long pants or jeans (no rips, cuts, holes, saggy pants/jeans etc.)

  • 1 belt (no studs)

  • 7 sweatshirts, sweaters, long-sleeved shirts (appropriate themes)

  • 10 T-shirts (appropriate themes)

  • 7 pair of shorts (no rips, cuts, holes, etc.)

  • 1 dress outfit if available (for church, court, etc.)

  • 2 pair pajamas/sweatpants (clients cannot wear boxer short to bed)

  • 5-10 pair underwear

  • 5-10 pair socks

  • 2 pair athletic shoes (one pair for Physical Education must be non-makring or white sole)

  • 1 pair dress shoes, if available (for church, etc)

  • 1 pair summer shoes or sandals (seasonal)

  • 1 fall/spring/winter coat (seasonal)

  • 1-2 pair winter mittens/gloves (seasonal)

  • 1 winter hat

  • 1 pair snow pants and winter boots (seasonal)

  • 1 swimming suit

  • 1 baseball hat

  • 1 pair sunglasses

  • Personal bedding can be brought, but is supplied by LAHC (if a pillow is brought in from home it must be in a zippered cover)

  • 1 alarm clock without radio if desired (Evergreen Only)

  • Up to 5 appropriate theme books (No spiral bound)

  • 1-2 appropriate posters

  • Electric razor (if you have one, otherwise LAHC will provide)

  • No jewelry allowed except 1 watch

  • Bible or religious materials

  • May bring own hygiene supplies, but all are provided by LAHC

  • No more than 15 personal hobbies (card games, board games, models, yarn, crossword books, etc.)


Prohibited Items

  • Tobacco or drugs of any kind

  • Alcohol or toiletries containing alcohol (mouthwash, cologne, etc.)

  • Weapons or sharp items (glass, ceramic, metal files, pocket knives, pins, needles, tacks, picture frame with glass, etc.)

  • Magazines

  • Remote control cars, skateboards or rollerblades

  • Video games, video game systems, cassettes, DVD’s, CD’s computer games, hand-held games, recording devices, flashlights, walkman’s, large or expensive stereos, stereos with detachable speakers, etc.)

  • Fans, lamps, or other plug in devices

  • Weights, sports equipment, cleats (one baseball/softball glove allowed, center has everything else)

  • Food or beverages

  • Harmful chemicals (aerosol products, toxic model paints and glue, white out, permanent markers, bleach, etc.)

  • Body jewelry (no jewelry is allowed except one watch)

  • Cell phones, pagers

  • Credit or debit cards, checkbooks, or excessive amounts of cash

  • Maps

  • Spiral bound notebooks (spiral bound books, planners, notebooks etc.)


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