Advocate

We believe that together is how we end homelessness in people’s lives. Join us and turn your passion into action by attending trainings, canvassing, and advocating on behalf of our homeless neighbors. Here are some actionable items to help you be a part of the solution.


Take our quiz to find out what kind of advocate you are!


Check out our Advocacy Opportunities!

We have a wide variety of opportunities to match any personality! Browse through our selection below and fill out a Personal Action Track (PAcT) to make a commitment to change, today, in one week, and in the future!

 
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Share the Dateline video with a friend

Spread the word of the work we are doing in Los Angeles by sharing the Dateline video using this link: nbcnews.to/2rjMPxY

Sign up for our email list

Stay current on the latest updates and opportunities around ending homelessness in Los Angeles.

Read the Guide to Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) by Yes In My LA

This guide provides an excellent explanation of PSH, answering many FAQs, to help you advocate for this known solution to homelessness.

 

Share an LAFH participant success story

Check out our reading list

Through the recommendations of our staff and trends in the industry, we’ve put together a list of books that can provide you some conversation material for your next dinner party. Through education, dialogue, and compassion, we can start to shift the narrative on who our homeless neighbors are and work together toward solutions that we know work.

 
 
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Follow Everyone In

Everyone In is a campaign focused on getting our community involved in the solution to ending homelessness through canvassing, phone calls, and more.

Email elected officials

Tell your elected official that we need more supportive and affordable housing. Abundant Housing LA sends updates on legislation that can help bring more housing online.

Follow the mayor’s ongoing homeless initiatives

Keep up to date on what the city is doing to bring our homeless neighbors in doors. You can sign up to receive updates by email.

Attend a neighborhood council meeting

Show your support for affordable, supportive, and bridge housing in your neighborhood by attending a neighborhood council meeting. Don’t know which neighborhood council you belong to? Empower LA has you covered.

 
 
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Attend an Open House

Learn more about LAFH and how you can be a part of the solution by taking a tour of our Campus and talking with LAFH staff. Open Houses occur once a month. View dates and sign up through the button below.

Volunteer with LA Family Housing

Make a difference in the lives of our most vulnerable neighbors by volunteering in our PSH and Bridge Housing

Donate to LA Family Housing

We can't do our work without support from people like you.

Join the la Family Housing Team

Join our team and make a difference each and every day. We have a wide variety of career opportunities available, from outreach and engagement, to community engagement, to finance. See which position speaks to you!

 
 
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Outreach to Landlords

Help us find available units by talking with Landlords and homeowners with available rooms about the benefits of working with LA Family Housing. We’ve created a handy Housing Advocate Tool to help you start the conversation.

Throw a dinner party

Host a dinner party with your friends and family and invite LAFH to come speak. By challenging our perception and talking about the solutions to homelessness, we can start to make real change on the ground.

Host a holiday kit drive

Give the gift of tradition, and empower individuals and families experiencing homelessness to host a Thanksgiving feast. Donate Thanksgiving sides and a $20 gift card to buy a turkey, and place the items in a reusable bag.