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LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICES

 

The Department of Public Services’ (DPSS) Veterans and U.S. Military Resources webpage provides information on benefits, services and resources at a local community level throughout Los Angeles County to assist those who have been in the U.S. military services, veterans and their families connect with needed services.

 On the DPSS homepage at http://dpss.lacounty.gov, go to the “Program Highlights” box then click on “Veterans and U.S. Military Resources” located under “Community Services to access information on

  • Health
  • Housing
  • Legal
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Other Services and Resources

For more information, visit http://dpss.lacounty.gov or contact

Bureau of Program & Policy/CalWORKs Section, DPSS, County of Los Angeles, 12820 Crossroads Parkway South, City of Industry, CA  91746 or call 1-(800)-827-1000.

 

VOUNTEERS OF AMERICA VETERANS AFFAIRS SUPPORTIVE HOUSING

 

HUD-VASH is a joint effort program between the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Veteran Affairs to move veterans and their families out of homelessness and into permanent housing by combining housing choice vouches assistance with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs

Criteria: Must be chronically homeless

         Must be eligible for VA Healthcare Services

             Must have an honorable or General Discharge from any branch of service

           Additional criteria as described in the program.

 

Contact VOA HUD-VASH

240 N. Breed Street

Los Angeles, CA  90033

(323) 580-0616

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Find additional information about VOA programs at www.voala.org or (213) 380-1500

 

BATTLE BUDDY BRIDGE

 

Battle Buddy is a program through Volunteers of America to provide peer support specialists connecting fellow veterans to the resources they need.

The program provides linkage to:

  • Veteran friendly employers
  • Financial assistance with work related expenses such as uniforms
  • VA healthcare coverage and compensation
  • Service discharge status upgrades
  • Money to help pay rent and moving costs
  • Furniture and appliances

For more information, call

(323) 872-0271 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it