Enhanced Emergency Housing Program (EEHP)
Emergency housing is provided at the Russ and Panama Hotels, along with a full range of case management services. Other services include money management, food services, referrals to transitional and permanent housing, notices of community events, etc. EEHP also operates a Winter-Shelter Program that provides temporary shelter and services for homeless people.
Golden West-Transitional Program for People with Disabilities
The Golden West Program serves persons with chronic and severe mental illnesses as well as other co-occurring disorders. It provides transitional housing in a sober environment along with a full range of case management services. The program also provides clinical guidance, socialization activities, money management, training for independent living, and educational self-help groups.
Marshal House-Transitional Program for Recovering Substance Abusers
The Marshal House Program serves persons in recovery from substance abuse. Participants are usually required to have a minimum of 90 days of verifiable sobriety upon entrance. The Program provides transitional housing, case management services, food services, support groups, 12-step meetings, money management, job education, and job referrals.
Veterans Transitional Program (VTP)
This program operates 36 units of transitional, sober-living housing for homeless veterans. Most participants are referred by the Veterans Administration and are required to have a minimum of 60 days of sobriety upon entrance. To maintain enrollment in the program, participants must agree to a sober life-style and follow the goals defined in their Individual Action Plans developed in conjunction with an on-site Case Manager.
Project Hotel Alert (PHA)
PHA is a specialized program for seniors which provides a full range of case management services and socialization activities. It operates two congregate meal sites for seniors and provides home-delivered meals. PHA also operates a handicapped-accessible van, which provides transportation for seniors as well as disabled persons. Other services include enrichment field trips, social events, shopping trips, art workshops, medical screenings, informational workshops, and more.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
This is a component of the PHA program and provides specialized supportive-services for adults who are deemed "extremely high-risk" because of disability, abuse issues, and/or dependency. Emergency housing can also be provided for clients who are referred by Los Angeles County APS.
Shelter Plus Care
The Shelter Plus Care Program provides rental assistance for hard-to-serve homeless persons with disabilities. Shelter Plus Care (S+C) is a program designed to provide housing and supportive services on a long-term basis for homeless persons with disabilities, primarily those with serious mental illness, chronic problems with alcohol and/or drugs, and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or related diseases. The program allows for a variety of housing choices, and a range of supportive services funded by other sources.
Section 8 Mod Rehab Program
The Section 8 Program provides housing assistance to extremely low and very low-income individuals, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities by providing rent subsidies in the form of housing assistance payments (HAPs). There are two different types of rental subsidies - tenant-based and project-based programs. Both programs have similar income-based admission requirements set by HUD. Households with a tenant-based subsidy are issued a Housing Choice Voucher that allows them to move from one place to another. Those in the project-based programs live in a building in which the units are subsidized.
HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS)
This program provides emergency, transitional, and permanent housing along with a full range of case management services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. As a part of its after-care component, the program also makes available case management services, supportive services, and referrals for its residents.
Avenues to Work
Avenues to Work is an educational, economic development and employment program that prepares homeless individuals to re-enter the workforce. The program includes a 4-Week Pre-employment Training Course that incorporates basic academic skills training, meals, job training workshops, and more.
Private companies gain trained and motivated employees while also receiving tax benefits. Participants receive in-class instruction along with practical work experience, emphasizing the development or maintenance of skills to be used in employment situations.