Beyond Shelter
(818) 834-4885
11243 Glenoaks Boulevard, #6
Pacoima, CA 91331
Beyond Shelter is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 in response to increasing numbers of homeless families in Los Angeles and the need for a more comprehensive approach to serving them. Today, the mission of the agency is to develop systemic approaches to combat poverty and homelessness among families with children, and to enhance family economic security and well-being.

Eviction Defense Center
(818) 896-5211
13327 Van Nuys Boulevard
Pacoima, CA 91331

Fair Housing Council of the San Fernando Valley
(818) 373-1185
8134 Van Nuys Boulevard, Suite 206
Panorama City, CA 91402
The Fair Housing Council of the San Fernando Valley seeks to eradicate housing discrimination against all persons because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, disability, marital status, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, source of income, and arbitrary discrimination, and to take all appropriate actions in furtherance of ensuring equal housing opportunities for all.

Habitat for Humanity
San Fernando, Santa Clarita & Antelope Valleys
21031 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1101
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(818) 884-8808
The overwhelming need for housing in Los Angeles County has provided Habitat for Humanity with a unique opportunity to change lives in our neighborhoods. In their market, they are one of the few – if not the only – affordable homeownership program that serves families earning 30-80% of the median family income. Cost burden and overcrowding are the most serious problems experienced by very low-income area residents. Working with volunteers, families, corporations, congregations, and donors they are able to tackle this important housing issue throughout the Los Angeles area. Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to making homeownership possible for low-income, working families.

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
Section 8 Housing – San Fernando Valley Office
(818) 756-1180
6946 Van Nuys Boulevard, Suite 100
Van Nuys, CA 91405             
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) is a state-chartered public agency. It provides the largest stock of affordable housing in Los Angeles and is one of the nation's leading public housing authorities. It is also one of the oldest, providing quality housing options and supportive services to the citizens of Los Angeles since 1938.

Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA)
Assisted Housing Division
2323 Palmdale Boulevard
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 575-1511
The Los Angeles County Community Development Commission/Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) is the second largest Housing Authority in the Southern California Area with an allocation of over 20,000 vouchers.  HACoLA receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide housing subsidy to eligible low-income families residing in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County and 62 participating cities through Public Housing and the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.

Independent Living Center of Southern California
(818) 988-9525
14407 Gilmore Street, #101
Van Nuys, CA 91401
The ILCSC is dedicated to providing the services which will offer persons with disabilities the opportunity to seek an individual course towards independence - while educating the community. The non-profit, consumer-based, non-residential agency provides a wide range of services to a growing population of people with disabilities.

Lancaster Community Shelter
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles
44611 Yucca Avenue
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 945-7524
As the only shelter of its kind for those who are homeless in the Antelope Valley, Lancaster Community Shelter has provided essential services to men, women and families since it opened in 1989. The program offers 30 days of emergency shelter or up to six months of transitional shelter for clients committed to working toward changing their lives. During the cold desert winter, additional beds and motel vouchers are also provided to keep the homeless off the streets at night.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
(213) 481-5411
(800) DIAL-DWP
LADWP provides utility bill assistance.

Los Angeles Family Housing Corporation
(818) 982-4091
7843 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91605
Los Angeles Family Housing’s mission is to help families transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services.

Los Angeles Housing Department
North Regional Office
(818) 756-1498
6640 Van Nuys Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA 91405
The Los Angeles Housing Department is charged with the development of citywide housing policy and supporting safe and livable neighborhoods through the promotion, development and preservation of decent and affordable housing.

NHS Homeownership Center
(818) 834-7858
11243 Glenoaks Boulevard, #9
Pacoima, CA 91331
LA NHS strengthens communities through the development and maintenance of quality affordable housing, creation and preservation of affordable homeownership opportunities, support of local leaders, providing financial education and increasing the financial independence of families and people in need.

Phoenix Houses of California
(818) 896-1121
11600 Eldridge Avenue
Lake View Terrace, CA 91342
Phoenix House has served communities in California since 1979 helping thousands of individuals each year overcome problems associated with drug and alcohol abuse and lead healthy, productive and rewarding lives. 1,200 adults and teenagers receive treatment each day at Phoenix House programs throughout California treating each client with respect and compassion while addressing their individual needs.

Salvation Army
(818) 361-6462
1027 N. Maclay Street
San Fernando, CA 91340
The Salvation Army San Fernando Valley Corps offers a full range of social services.

Valley Interfaith Council (VIC)
(818) 718-6460
10824 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, #7
Chatsworth, CA 91311
VIC is a coalition of caring persons and organizations constituted as a diverse membership interfaith council and as a 501[c] 3 non-profit California corporation. VIC serves thousands of people in the San Fernando Valley including seniors, victims of stroke, disease and impairment, offers adult day care at four day care centers, and in home care services.  

Winter Shelters Hotline
(800) 548-6047
Specialized programs funded through LAHSA address a wide-range of issues related to homelessness, including but not limited to: domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, job training, family strengthening, health, mainstream benefits enrollment, and most importantly, supportive short and long-term housing.

Woman’s Care Cottage
(818) 753-4580
6040 Vineland Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91606
Women's Care Cottage helps move women and children off the streets permanently, as well as be successfully independent in their own homes and schools.

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