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Foundation for Women Warriors

Address:
2355 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(310) 733-2450

Website:
http://foundationforwomenwarriors.org

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


The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles

Address:
2600 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(213) 252-2500

Website:
http://www.hacla.org

Services:
Provides Low-cost Housing And Section 8 Subsidized Rental Housing For Eligible Families, Senior Citizens (age 62 Or Over), And Disabled Persons.


Forget those things that aren't worth remembering.

-- Tim Foley

Southern California Gas Company

Address:
555 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(213) 244-1200

Website:
http://www.socalgas.com/

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.


Mexican-American Opportunity

Address:
4545 Homer St
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(213) 680-5231

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.


The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you removed the possibility of doing something.

-- Chauncey Depew

Central City Community Health Center

Address:
5970 S Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90001

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(213) 553-1830

Website:
http://www.centralcityhealth.org/

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.


California Directional Boring Contractors

Address:
811 CA-1
Harbor City, CA 90710

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(800) 227-2600

Website:
http://www.pge.com

Services:
The CARE Program provides monthly discounts on your PG and E bill.Program GuidelinesThe PG&E bill must be in your name. (For sub-metered tenants, the energy bill from your landlord must be in your name.)You must live at the address where the discount will be received.You may not be claimed as a dependent on another person's income tax return other than your spouse. You may not share an energy meter with another home. Your household must meet the program income guidelines. You must notify PG&E if your household no longer qualifies for the CARE discount. PG&E will notify you when it is time for you to reapply, if you still qualify.You may qualify for the CARE program if you participate in any of the following public assistance programs or your household income meets the program income guidelines.Public Assistance ProgramsMedicaid/Medi-Cal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Food Stamps/SNAPLIHEAPWICHealthy Families A&B TANF or Tribal TANFNSL FREE Lunch Program Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)Combine all household members' incomes from all eligible sources (see list below table) to get your total household gross annual income. To qualify, the total combined gross annual income (based on the number of household members) must be at or below the amount shown in the table.Size of Household CARE 1 - 2 $31,800 3 $37,400 4 $45,100 5 $52,800 6 $60,500 7 $68,200 8 $75,900 9 $83,600 10 $91,300 Each Additional Person Add $7,700 *Before taxes based on current income sourcesEffective June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012 A household's income includes money from all household members, from whatever source derived (taxable or non-taxable), including but not limited to the following:Wages or Salaries Interest and/or Dividends from: Savings AccountsStocks or Bonds Retirement Accounts Unemployment BenefitsRental or Royalty Income School grants, scholarships or other aid used for living expenses Profit from Self-EmploymentDisability Payments Workers CompensationSocial Security, SSI, SSP, SSDIPensions Insurance Settlements Legal Settlements TANF (AFDC) Food Stamps Child Support Spousal Support PHONE NUMBER:800-743-5000

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Eligibility:
Low-Income households, income maximums to qualify for the program: Determine how many people live in your home more than 50 percent of the time. Combine all household members' incomes from all eligible sources to get your total household gross annual income. See above or the PG and E website for qualification income limits.


Los Angeles Rental Assistance

Address:

Los Angeles,

Website:
https://losangelesrentalassistance.org

Services:
Provides information about rental assistance and referrals to agencies that provide rental assistance in the Los Angeles area and surrounding communities.

Area Served:
Los Angeles and surrounding communities


Housing Authority of City of Long Beach

Address:
521 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90802

Map & Directions

(9 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(562) 570-6985

Website:
http://www.longbeach.gov/haclb/

Services:
Provides Low-cost Housing And Section 8 Subsidized Rental Housing For Eligible Families, Senior Citizens (age 62 Or Over), And Disabled Persons.


Norwalk Housing Authority

Address:
12700 Norwalk Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(562) 929-5588

Website:
http://www.ci.norwalk.ca.us/

Services:
Provides Low-cost Housing And Section 8 Subsidized Rental Housing For Eligible Families, Senior Citizens (age 62 Or Over), And Disabled Persons.


Pico Rivera Housing

Address:
6615 Passons Blvd
Pico Rivera, CA 90660

Map & Directions

(11 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(562) 801-4347

Website:
http://www.ci.pico-rivera.ca.us/

Services:
Provides Low-cost Housing And Section 8 Subsidized Rental Housing For Eligible Families, Senior Citizens (age 62 Or Over), And Disabled Persons.


Always reward your long hours of labor and toil in the very best way, surrounded by your family. Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics, and your own progress will hasten when you constantly strive to present your best side to your children. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success.

-- Og Mandino

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