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Housing & Homelessness

Everyone deserves access to a safe, stable home. Look below for resources dedicated to helping those experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity.

Shelters & Housing

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The Coordinated Entry System

Apply for CES to be connected with a range of services including housing referrals, permanent supportive housing, and housing vouchers.

Shelters near you

Locate shelters in and around your community.

Homeless Prevention Program

Discover how the Homelessness Prevention Program could help you keep your home or transition into new, more stable housing.

Veterans experiencing homelessness

See which resources are available to you as a Veteran experiencing homelessness.

The WIN (What I Need) App

Download the app to find over 2,000 free programs and shelters across L.A. offering free food, shelter, healthcare, and more.

Nutrition & Health

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Food and nutrition support for older adults

Find out if you are eligible for these financial subsidies helping older adults purchase healthy food.

L.A. Regional Food Bank

Pinpoint food banks and free meals in your community.

Free cooling centers

Find tips and resources to help you stay cool as temperatures rise.

Safe areas to sleep in your vehicle

Learn where and how you can safely sleep in your vehicle through L.A.’s Safe Parking Program.

Public social services

Apply for CalFresh, Medi-Cal, CalWORKS, and cash assistance through the L.A. County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS).

General Resources

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Resources in your neighborhood

Take a look at a countywide directory of food banks, public showers, free transportation, and more.

Utility assistance

See if you qualify for gas or energy support through Southern California Edison’s Energy Assistance Fund and SoCalGas Company’s Gas Assistance Fund.

Free internet services

Sign up for the LAUSD’s All Families Connected Program to receive 12 months of free internet access.