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.


Volunteers of America (VOA)

Homeless Access and Outreach Centers

Provides general needs assistance to homeless individuals and families, direct emergency assistance and community referral. Some assistance is dependent on fund availability. As of July 1, 2014, VOA also manages entry into the Coordinated Entry System for this area. This is the gateway for homeless individuals to receive help.

Pomona office:                   2040 N. Garey Ave Pomona, CA

                           Phone: (909) 593-4796

                   Hours: 8:30 – 5 pm M-Th; 7:00-3:30 pm Friday

El Monte Office:                  4501 Santa Anita Ave, El Monte, CA 91731

                            Phone: (626) 442-4357

                        Hours: 8:00-5:00 pm Monday-Friday






Duarte office:                     1755 E. Huntington Drive, Suite 103


                                        Duarte, CA 91010


                                        Phone: (626) 256-9195


Provides resources to families experiencing or at-risk of becoming homeless. Provides assessments and interventions; connection to crisis housing and supportive services; financial assistance for rapid re-housing


Eligibility: Income limits; a family consisting of one or more minor children in custody of adults; homeless or at-risk of homelessness.




in the St. Martin de Porres Center


St. John Vianney Church, Hacienda Hts 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.




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.






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


                                                (909) 629-1331


                                                Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9:00am-2:00 pm


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




For more information, click here.


Keep Your Home California PDF Print E-mail

Keep Your Home California was established under the U.S. Treasury Department's Hardest Hit Fund. As part of this federal fund, California was allocated nearly $2 billion to help eligible homeowners avoid preventable foreclosures. So far, the program has provided assistance to more than 25,000 California households, each facing a serious financial hardship.

888-954-KEEP (5337)

Flyer/Income Limits:  pdfView PDF

Help for the Disabled PDF Print E-mail

Services Center for Independent Living has offices in Claremont and West Covina. Find out more at Telephone 1(800)491-6722     Phone for deaf/hard of hearing VP 1(626)593-1532. E mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Help for Veterans PDF Print E-mail

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, go to the “Program Highlights” box then just click on “Veterans and U.S. Military Resources” located under “Community Services to access information on

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

For more information, visit or contact

Bureau of Program & Policy/CalWORKs Section, DPSS, County of Los Angeles  12820 Crossroads Parkway South, City of Industry, CA 91746

Renters Resources & Section 8 PDF Print E-mail



 download from web (on California Department of Consumer Affairs web page)

Organizations which assist with legal questions

Inland Valleys Justice Center

Provides free mediation services

21781 Ventura Blvd., Suite 633

to residents of Los Angeles County

Woodland Hills, CA 91364


(818) 346-5280 or (877) 832-9325

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Southern California Housing Rights Center

Conducts housing discrimination

in Pasadena

complaint investigations and provides


free landlord/tenant counseling


Website has Frequently Asked Questions

regarding landlord/tenant issues

Neighborhood Legal Services

For Los Angeles County residents


Offers free legal representation and advice.

Local Self-Help Offices (see more on their website)

Pomona Courthouse:


400 Civic Center Plaza, 7th Floor, Pomona

300 E Walnut St. 34d Floor Room 300, Pasadena

Hours: M-Th 8:30-12 and 1:30-4:30   Fri 8:30-12

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

For Covina residents, helps with


domestic violence or immigration questions and

deportation issues. The self-help legal access centers in Inglewood, Long Beach, Santa Monica and Torrance are available to all. See their website for more information.


This booklet (download from web) contains general information for tenants who lost or are about to lose their homes due to loss of income. Includes:

  • Rights and Responsibilities of Tenants
  • Notice of eviction for nonpayment of rent
  • How to answer an eviction notice
  • Notice of rent increases
  • What to do if tenants fall behind in rent
  • Process Eviction (Unlawful Detainers)
  • How to get free legal help
  • Things to do if tenants are evicted
  • What tenants can do to end homelessness
  • Help with food, shelter, money.

Rental Assistance - Section 8

The Section 8 program for the Covina area is run through the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles . For more information, you may contact them at (626) 262-4510 or

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