Housing and Utilities

Help for Homeless Veterans

 Housing Resources for Veterans

Los Angeles County Housing Resources for Veterans
Find shelters, rentals, apply for HUD/Section 8 and more.

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
 HEAP Program

California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Get help with utility bills and weatherization.

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.
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.
 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.
(Note: May only participate in one LifeLine program.)
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.
 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.