COVID-19 Update: Monday, May 25, 2020

WHITTIER, Calif. – The revised Safer at Home Health Order impacts an expanded list of recreational facilities, retail businesses, and manufacturers, while stressing continued social distancing measures as LA County aims to reopen by July 4. (Read latest information here)

National Homeless Resources

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HUD Exchange

This report outlines the key findings of the 2017 Point-In-Time (PIT) count and Housing Inventory Count (HIC) conducted in January 2017. Specifically, this report provides 2017 national, state, and CoC-level PIT and HIC estimates of homelessness, as well as estimates of chronically homeless persons, homeless veterans, and homeless children and youth.

Volunteers of America 

(213) 389-1500                                                                                      

VOALA programs address the myriad issues facing Veterans and their families including depression, anxiety, PTSD, TBI, substance use disorders, homelessness, unemployment, and lack of education. Our support helps Veterans overcome the barriers that stand between them and a stable, secure life. Mental health, housing, employment and case management is at the core of our Veterans programs.

Fair Housing

(800) 477-5977

The Housing Rights Center actively supports and promotes fair housing through education and advocacy, in an effort for all persons to have the opportunity to secure the housing they desire and can afford, without discrimination based on their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, familial status, marital status, disability, ancestry, age, source of income, or other characteristics protected by law.

Rainbow Resource Directory

Quickly find local shelters, places for food, health clinics, help with addictions, and many more types of California social welfare organizations.

Renters Assistance Programs

Section 8 Rent Assistance Programs. Eligible households can get government assistance with their rent. Whittier residents who want more information contact the Los Angeles County.

National Alliance to End Homelessness

National Coalition for the Homeless

HUD –U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

100,000 Homes Campaign

We are working with communities across the country to house 100,000 individuals.

The National Alliance to End Homelessness

A nonprofit, non-partisan organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

800-838-4357 (1-800-VET-HELP)

A nonprofit organization that seeks to end homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD works in partnership with states and local governments to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Released a five year plan in 2009 to end homelessness among the nation’s veterans.

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Coordinates the federal response to homelessness by creating a national partnership at every level of government and with the private sector to reduce and end homelessness nationwide.

Read the national plan to end homelessness at Opening Doors.