The free 2-1-1 phone line provides information on various LA County Services including food and shelter assistance. The line is operated 24 hours/7 days a week and is multilingual. Information can also be found on the website at www.211la.org Home for Good L.A. Business leaders throughout the county committed to ending homelessness in the region and promoting permanent solutions. A joint initiative of United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
A City-County Joint Powers Authority that serves as the lead agency in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care, coordinating and managing over $70 million dollars annually in Federal, State, County, and City funds for programs that provide shelter, housing, and services to homeless persons.
The National Alliance to End Homelessness
A nonprofit, non-partisan organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
A nonprofit organization that seeks to end homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers.
United States 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.
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Released a five year plan in 2009 to end homelessness among the nation’s veterans.
United States 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, Opening Doors.
Winter Shelter Program 2017-2018
The East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the Homeless coordinates an Annual Winter Shelter Program during the winter months. The shelter locations rotate around the East San Gabriel Valley and bus service is provided to assist with transportation. Click here for more information and locations.
Additional resources for members of the West Covina community that are low income, seniors, or those in danger of becoming homeless, may be found in our Community Services Resource Guide.