Address:12700 Norwalk BlvdNorwalk, CA 90650Map & Directions
Services: Provides Low-cost Housing And Section 8 Subsidized Rental Housing For Eligible Families, Senior Citizens (age 62 Or Over), And Disabled Persons.
Address:5201 Evergreen AveCypress, CA 90630Map & Directions
Services: Offer Financial Assistance To People Within The Parish Boundaries For The Following Services Based On Available Donations:
Hours: 9:00 Am-11:00 Am Monday-friday
Eligibility: - Must Live Within Parish Boundaries Listed Below- Only Serves Certian Areas Of The Zip Codes Listed Below- 18 Years And Older
Documents To Bring: Walk-In
Address:6615 Passons BlvdPico Rivera, CA 90660Map & Directions
Address:521 E 4th StLong Beach, CA 90802Map & Directions
Address:2355 Westwood BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90064Map & Directions
Services: Foundation for Women Warriors provides emergency financial assistance for female veterans and their children in the form of rental assistance, childcare assistance, and utilities. Connect veterans with resources in their community for other needs or for those that do not qualify for our financial assistance programs. Clients must be single, have permanent housing with no other adults in the home, be working or going to school, demonstrate financial sustainability, and have an honorable discharge to qualify for financial assistance.
Hours: 8:00 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Single women veterans in Southern California with or without minor children. Must have honorable discharge, sustainable income and agree to one- time only assistance only. Clients must be working or going to school to receive assistance, have permanent housing with no other adults in the home, and need assistance with current bills or rent. We are unable to assist with past due bills or rent, eviction notices, or three day shut off notices.
Documents To Bring: DD 214, Military ID, Proof of identification, Proof of Income, Proof of Residency
Address:2600 Wilshire BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90057Map & Directions
Address:555 W 5th StLos Angeles, CA 90013Map & Directions
Services: The program provides financial assistance to low-income people who live in the Southern California Gas Company service area. Services include discounted utility services and rates for low-income customers and utility disconnection notification services. Programs include: California Alternative Rates Energy (CARE) program, Direct Assistance Program (DAP), Gas Assistance Fund (GAF), Medical Baseline Program, Level Pay Plan and Third Party Notification. Income restrictions apply for most services.
The CARE program provides a 20% discounted rate for households whose incomes meet guidelines established by the California Public Utilities Commission. To be eligible for the CARE discount, customer's income must be equal to or less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The program is also available to non-profit group living facilities such as homeless shelters and hospices with low-income residents. Non-profit facilities must show proof that their residents meet the low-income eligibility requirements and proof of their non-profit status.
The Direct Assistance Program (DAP) provides free energy-saving home improvements to low-income homeowners. Customers may participate approximately every 10 years, and like the CARE program customer's income must be equal to or less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. See the Conservation service description for more details.
The Gas Assistance Fund (GAF) is a seasonal program administered by the United Way, that helps income-qualified customers pay their gas bills with a one-time grant of up to $100 toward the gas bill (during specific winter months) The actual utility bill assistance is provided through community based organizations affiliated with United Way. See the separate entries for utility bill assistance.
The Medical Baseline Program provides additional heat at a lower baseline rate for customers with special medical needs such as quadraplegics, paraplegics, hemiplegic or those who have multiple sclerosis or scleroderma or any other condition in which heating and cooling are a medical necessity. The program is not based on income, but doctor certification is required.
The Level Pay Plan smoothes the ups and downs of monthly gas bills by averaging annual gas consumption and costs over a 12 month period. Monthly bills are an average instead of actual charges.
The Third Party Notification Program is designed to prevent service disruption for customers who may have become late or delinquent in paying their gas bill. Customers may designate someone they trust to receive a copy of any late payment or shutoff notice. The designated third party can then notify and encourage the customer to contact the Gas Company to avoid service disconnection.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Eligibility: Call to apply or receive information on available programs and services. Information is also available on The Gas Company's website at www.socalgas.com. Certain eligibility guidelines may apply and vary by program. Applications for the CARE program are on the agency's website with an electronic interest form for the DAP program.
Address:4545 Homer StLos Angeles, CA 90031Map & Directions
Services: The program provides financial assistance for people in need in the City of Los Angeles. Service includes rent payment (on hold as of 10/25/11), utility bill assistance, bus tokens, and other types of temporary financial aid such as prescription assistance for low income individuals and families. The service area is restricted to the Cathedral boundaries, which include L A City zip codes: 90005, 90006, 90007, 90012, 90013, 90014, 90015, 90017, 90021, 90026, 90029, 90031, 90032, 90033, 90042, 90057, 90065 and 90071.
Eligibility is determined on a case by case basis. Eligible clients must have some form of income; and home visits are required before services are provided. Financial assistance is paid by check to the owner/landlord or to the utility company, and is a one time only service. People from outside the service area should be referred to their local church.
Rent payment assistance and utility bill assistance is provided for families who cannot meet the full payment of their current month's rent or utility bill payment. The amount of the assistance depends on the case; the client is expected to contribute part of the payment. The program is unable to assist people who have already received a three-day eviction notice. Funds for rent and utility assistance are usually exhausted by the end of the 2nd week of the month, but clients who meet the eligibility criteria should still call to find out whether funds are still available. Families with children under the age of 18 are given priority.
Bus tokens are provided to low-income people who have appointments for doctor visits or for employment related appointments. Proof of the appointment is required.
Medical prescription assistance, work permit fee and ID's are provided for low-income people when funds are available.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30am to 12:00 noon.
Eligibility: Call the center to apply; an appointment is not required.
Documents To Bring: Proof of ID may include CAID or CADL, picture ID from employer or school or birth certificate. ID is required for all family members. Proof of income, may be pay stub or documentation of employment on company stationery, or letter of public assistance. Proof of residence may be a utility bill, and a contract rental lease from the landlord, or the last month's rent receipt. Legal documentation is required for any type of financial assistance. The agency will not accept self-affidavits.
Address:5970 S Central AveLos Angeles, CA 90001Map & Directions
Services: The agency provides HIV/AIDS services for Asians and Pacific Islanders, who are monolingual or who have minimal English skills, in Los Angeles county. Services include advocacy, buddy programs, case management, disease/disability information on HIV infection and AIDS, general counseling services, health related support groups, outreach programs for HIV positives and transgender at-risk populations and a rent payment assistance and utility bill payment assistance program. There are no geographic restrictions.
The project provides linguistically appropriate outreach to the Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Education, prevention and outreach services are also targeted to gay/bisexual men, youth, women and transgender persons.
Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention team (APAIT) helps provide access to the LA City Housing Department HOPWA rent payment assistance program for eligible participants.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm.
Eligibility: Call for information.
Documents To Bring: Financial grants from HOPWA require picture ID, application form, diagnosis of HIV disease by a qualified California physician, rent agreement and proof of residence.
Address:1515 W North StAnaheim, CA 92801Map & Directions
Services: Provides Financial Assistance To Low-income Individuals And Families Based On Funding Available At Each Office Location. The Following Assistance May Be Provided:clothing Voucher partial Rent Payment Assistance (note: Location's Monthly Amount Often Used Before Month's End)partial Utility Bill Assistance prescription Payment Assistance 1 Day Bus Passes For Appointments (does not Offer Gas Money Assistance)household Itemscalifornia Idsresource And Referral*rental And Utility Assistance Is Provided Once Per Lifetime.*
Hours: Program Hours:9:00 Am-12:00 Pm; 1:00 Pm-2:30 Pm Monday-thursday 9:00 Am-12:00 Pm Friday *financial Assistance Not Available Outside Of These Hours
Eligibility: - Single Adults: 18 Years And Older- Parents/guardians: All Ages- For Utility Bill Payment Assistance The Bill Must Be Past-due Or Disconnected Notice Required - Must Meet Income Guidelines- Rental And Utility Assistance Is Once Per Lifetime
Documents To Bring: Phone line not staffed, leave voicemailWalk-in