Help for Those Facing Homelessness PDF Print E-mail

Resources for homeless persons (information subject to change)

Homeless families seeking help should dial 2-1-1, the County information and referral line.



The Homeless Family Solutions System (HFSS) is the entry point for all family services.

To Access Family Services: 

1.  Call 211 to reach the Los Angeles County Information and      Referral line

2.  Schedule an appointment—request an          appointment at one of the “Regional            Family Solution Centers”


3.  Complete an assessment at the Family        Solution Center


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Homeless services to individuals are provided through the San Gabriel Valley Coordinated Entry System (CES), the primary point of entry for adults seeking housing and services.  Contact or go to one of the CES sites listed below to complete an assessment.


Arcadia Mental Health

330 E. Live Oak Avenue, Arcadia, CA  91006

(626) 821-5858

W 8am -5:30pm


Volunteers of America

4501 Santa Anita Ave, El Monte, CA  91737

(626) 442-4357

M-F 9am – 5pm/Shelter Referral Site


Foothill Unity Center

415 W. Chestnut Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016

(626) 358-3486 




Union Station

412 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91105

(626) 791-6610/Shelter Referral Site

M-F 7am-2:30 pm


Friends In Deed

444 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA  91104

(626) 797-2402

M-W 9am-5pm; Th 9am – 2 pm




Foothill Unity Center

191 N. Oak Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91107

(626) 584-7420

M-F 9am-5pm


Volunteers of America

2040 N. Garey Avenue, Pomona, CA  91767

(909) 593-4796

M-F 9am-5pm



East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the Homeless

in the St. Martin de Porres Center

St. John Vianney Church, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

Office phone: 626-333-7204

Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 1:30pm


The EAC Staff assists with emergency needs of the homeless and those at risk, including a sack lunch, showers, hygiene kits, bus tokens, gas vouchers, motel vouchers for families and counseling and advocacy for those who need help.  The clients often use the EAC office address to receive their mail.


California Hispanic Commission Alcohol/Drug Abuse (CHCADA) 

El Monte Office: 

11046 Valley Mall, El Monte, CA 91731

Phone: (626) 444-9000

Hours: 8:30-5:30 Mon-Th; 8:00-5:00 Fridays

Provides outpatient drug and alcohol services, and a shelter program. The shelter program maintains a waiting list.


Catholic Charities of Los Angeles Inc.

Pomona Office:              

1460 E. Holt Avenue #98, Pomona, CA 91767

(909) 629-1331

Call for appointment.

Provides housing stabilization services: homeless prevention and rapid rehousing programs (move-in, rental and utilities assistance, and motel vouchers); linkages to community resources; financial assistance subject to funding and geographical restrictions.