LA Family Housing

Amount: 
$25,000
Year: 
2014
Field of Interest: 
Addressing Homelessness in Los Angeles
Program Name: 
Outreach Staff Member
Grant Type: 
General Community
Organization Description: 

Founded in 1983, L.A. Family Housing’s (LAFH) mission is to help families transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. The agency has created a 5-tiered supportive housing system that provides community outreach, emergency shelter, transitional housing, affordable permanent housing, and permanent supportive housing. It currently owns and operates 3 shelters with 665 beds and 20 permanent affordable rental properties. LAFH serves more than 3,000 children, parents, and single adults each year.

Grant Purpose: 

To support an Outreach Staff Member who assists in the assessment of hundreds of chronically homeless individuals and placement of individuals in permanent supportive housing.