FOOD, SHELTER, HOUSING, AND LEGAL RESOURCES
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY FOOD PANTRY
The SCV Food Pantry is a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating hunger throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. Our goal is to meet the current and future hunger needs of our neighbors and to ensure self-sufficiency through active partnerships with other organizations within our community. We serve families and individuals who are living in uncertainty, seeking assistance and looking for a better life. We serve the elderly, often on fixed incomes and faced with the choice of medicine or food, working families who earn paychecks that cannot support their basic needs, the injured, the disabled, the homeless, and the unemployed, and those living in uncertainty, looking for assistance and a better life. See the website for more information and hours of operation or (661) 255-5001 or email to [email protected] Located at 24133 Railroad Avenue, Newhall, CA 91321.
BRIDGE TO HOME
Bridge to Home helps individuals and families in the Santa Clarita Valley move from homelessness to housing. We provide help, hope, and change for people in Santa Clarita who are vulnerable to homelessness. Our shelter has space for 60 individuals and is open 365/24/7. Through our Feeding It Forward program, we offer dinner to anyone who comes to our shelter hungry Tuesday-Thursday, every week. At our year-round Client Services Center, staff and volunteers help people access and retain housing. By addressing the conditions and causes of homelessness, we are able to provide the bridge to home. For more information, call (661) 254-4663 Monday-Friday between 8:00am-4:30pm. For shelter location call (661) 388-3002.
CITY OF SANTA CLARITA HOUSING SERVICES
Links to resources for food, shelter, and housing.
FAMILY PROMISE OF SANTA CLARITA VALLEY
Family Promise is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that brings shelter, meals, and support services to homeless or about to be homeless families and homeless pregnant women. Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley accepts families regardless of race or religion: Two parents with child(ren); Single parents with child(ren)—mom or dad; Legal guardians with child(ren); and Pregnant women with or without children under the age of 18. There is no fee for services. Located at: 24820 Orchard Village Rd, Ste. A, #391, Santa Clarita, California 91355. Call (661) 251-2868, Email: [email protected]
SCV SENIOR SHARED LIVING
SCV Senior Shared Living is a housing referral service offered by the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. The program offers guidance and assistance to those who are willing to share a room in their home and to those who are seeking a room that is affordable. The program was previously open only to senior women age 55+. This has changed so that only one of the parties need be 55+ and the service is now open to both men and women. Call (661) 259-9444; Email: [email protected] SCV Senior Center, 27180 Golden Valley Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350.
LA FAMILY HOUSING
LA Family Housing helps people transition out of homelessness and poverty through a
continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. Through our outreach & engagement
process, LAFH connects participants with housing placement combined with supportive services
to help thousands of people transition out of homelessness and retain long-term housing
stability. If you are an individual or family: Email [email protected] or call 818.255.2766
(email preferred). For general information, call (818) 982-4091.
If you would prefer to walk in for services our hours are: • Family Solution Center: 7817 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood o 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (lunch from 12:00-1:00) • Individual Solution Center: 7843 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood o 9:00 am– 4:00 pm (lunch from 12:00-1:00) Please note that drop in does not guarantee services. We will do our best to meet the needs of everyone who walks in.
If you are a youth, aged 14-24: Visit the Village Family Services TAY Drop-in Center or call 818.755.8786. 6801 Coldwater Canyon, Ste. #1E, North Hollywood, CA 91605 Open Monday-Friday, 10 AM – 5 PM & Saturday 9 AM – 9 PM
PENNY LANE CENTERS NORTH HILLS
Provides affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support
services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to
help them be more self-sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Call
Housing services include:
• Transitional Housing Placement Program: Non-Minor Dependents. Housing for former foster
youth who are at risk of becoming or are currently homeless.
• Transitional Housing Program - Housing, for up to 3 years, along with supportive services
to young adults ages 18-24 who are currently homeless or at risk of being homeless.
• Permanent Supportive Housing Program - Supportive housing and services to assist homeless
persons in transitioning from homelessness.
• Housing supported Service Program - Supportive housing and services to assist homeless
persons in transitioning from homelessness.
To learn more about the array of other programs and services, including mental health, offered by Penny Lane Centers, go to: https://www.pennylane.org/pennylane/
THE VILLAGE FAMILY SERVICES
The Village Family Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides clinical and behavioral services working with individuals and families, including those who identify as LGBTQ+. Children and youth who receive care often have experienced trauma—abuse, neglect, homelessness—often accompanied by a host of health problems such as poor nutrition, chronic illness, substance use, and more. There are programs to address homelessness in youth and provide support to those who are LGBTQ+. Headquarters and drop-in center for homeless youth are in North Hollywood. Tel: (818) 755-8786 or toll-free at (888) 683-5084. Email: [email protected]
THE SALVATION ARMY
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. It provides services and hope to those in need without discrimination. Assistance with food, housing and clothing is provided at the San Fernando Valley Corp 14917 Victory Boulevard, Van Nuys, CA 91411 (818) 781-5739.
For a listing of programs and services offered in Burbank and Glendale, along with links to the offices’ websites, follow this link: https://westernusa.salvationarmy.org/usw_thq/location_search/
NEIGHBORHOOD LEGAL SERVICES OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Neighborhood Legal Services is a steadfast advocate for individuals, families and communities throughout Los Angeles County. Through a combination of individual representation, high impact litigation and public policy advocacy, NLSLA combats the immediate and long-lasting effects of poverty and expands access to health, opportunity, and justice in Los Angeles’ diverse neighborhoods. Free legal assistance is available to individuals and families. Legal services include Employment, Family Law, Government Benefits, Health Care, Housing, Immigration, and more. 13327 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, CA 91331. Call 1-800-433-6251.
PProvides free, comprehensive legal assistance and representation, volunteer and court-based self-help services, and legal education. Located in Los Angeles (323) 939-0506. For a full list of resources offered by Bet Tzedek, see the Resources page of the website.
LEGAL AID FOUNDATION OF LOS ANGELES
Provides free legal assistance. Located in central and southern Los Angeles. Web site has many resources for various legal problems one may encounter.