The Los Angeles County Housing Resource Center website strives to bring new information and tools to assist homeless veterans and their families find affordable housing and services.

Federal Resources

California Department of Veteran Affairs – The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) works to serve California Veterans and their families get the state and federal benefits they have earned and deserve as a result of selfless and honorable military service.

Department of Military and Veteran Affairs – The department offers a one-stop service center in downtown Los Angeles assisting veterans and families with VA benefit claims, housing, legal, mental health and employment services.

Department of Housing and Urban Development – VASH Program – The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

United States Department of Veterans Affairs – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides Veterans with resources on benefits and services.

Local Resources

211LA.org – Veteran Services – This portal allows veterans to search for and access needed services on their own or with the help of a personal navigator.

Los Angeles County Development Authority – Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program – The VASH Program provides rental assistance to homeless veterans and their families in combination with case management and clinical services through the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) of Greater Los Angeles.

Military and Veterans Affairs – County of Los Angeles – The Department of Military Veterans Affairs provides counseling and assistance and acts as an advocate for veterans, their dependents and survivors regarding entitlements to benefits.

Network of Care – Veterans – The Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans, and their families provides veterans with resources on agencies, programs, and facilities catering specifically to veterans.

New Directions for Veterans – New Directions for Veterans offers a wide array of services including substance abuse treatment, counseling, remedial education, job training and placement, as well as parenting and money management classes.

The Salvation Army (Southern California) – Veterans Services – The Salvation Army operates six programs in Southern California that focus on substance abuse, recovery, and treatment of mental illness.

Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System – The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System offers services to veterans residing in the following counties: Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.  

Volunteers of America Los Angeles – Veterans – Volunteers of America Los Angeles offers resources on mental health, housing, employment, and case management.

National Resources

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans – The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state, and federal agencies that provide housing, employment services, case management, legal aid, and other supportive services to thousands of veterans experiencing or at-risk of homelessness each year.

U.S. Vets – US Vets provide housing, employment and, counseling services to the nation’s veterans as well as the men and women from all branches of the armed forces.

Resources for Subsidized Housing

Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) – Homeless Incentive Program (HIP) – HIP offers monetary incentives to encourage landlords to rent their available units to LACDA’s homeless Section 8 voucher holders.

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) – Homeless Incentive Program – HACLA has partnered with the Los Angeles County Development Authority to provide homeless incentive payments to private landlords to house applicants from HACLA’s homeless housing assistance programs.