Housing and Utilities

Help for Homeless Veterans

Temporary Housing and Food

Whittier First Day

Whittier First Day

Provides a short-term emergency transitional housing with on site supportive services. Click here for a list of local shelters and meals.

 Path

Path: Making It Home

Offers temporary and permanent housing; linkages to healthcare, job centers; and other supportive services.
Hotline (562)373-5264

Housing Resources for Veterans

Los Angeles County Housing Resources for Veterans

Find shelters, rentals, apply for HUD/Section 8 and more.

FoodPantries.org

FoodPantries.org

An online directory of food pantries, soup kitchens and non-profit organizations that provide food.

Cal Fresh

Cal Fresh

The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.

 

Utilities

California LifeLine Program

California LifeLine Program

Offers basic home phone service at a discount.
(Note: May only participate in one LifeLine program.)

 Federal LifeLine Program

Federal LifeLine Program

Offers either basic home phone service or wireless service.

Edison

Edison CARE/FERA Programs

Offers the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) and Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) programs to provide income-qualified customers with bill relief.

HEAP Program

California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Get help with utility bills and weatherization.

DMV

California DMV-Veteran and Military Personnel Information

Information and discounts for service members and veterans.

Home Ownership

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity offers a Veterans Build program which works with veteran partner families to provide affordable homeownership opportunities. They also can provide help with home repair and weatherization.

Homestrong

Homestrong

A non-profit organization that helps with loan modifications, buyer education and housing programs.

 VA Home Loans

VA Home Loans

Find out about home loan guaranty benefits and other housing-related programs
to help buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for personal occupancy.