No two stories of people experiencing homelessness are the same.
Each person has a unique life experience that defines what type of support they need. With these needs in mind, we connect participants to the right type of housing for them, and surround them with services that are proven to foster long-term housing stability.
Watch some of our participant stories below!
PARTICIPANT SUCCESS STORIES
By the age of 16, Eric was using drugs. After getting arrested for possession of narcotics, he was offered jail time or a treatment center. He chose the latter, and his life changed forever. After getting clean, he applied for a job at LA Family Housing. 18 years later, Eric is an outreach supervisor and has successfully housed thousands of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles. People like Rocky.
Tina's family lost their home after learning that it was an illegal construction. With her father unable to work due to cancer, they were unable to afford the soaring rent prices in Los Angeles, and ended up sleeping in their van. Then they found LA Family Housing. With assistance from our Housing Navigation team, Tina and her family now have a safe place to call home.
“Here I am, high-functioning, educated, and employed...but homeless." Priscilla and Ryan were moving from hotel to hotel, occasionally sleeping in their car until they found LA Family Housing. Now they have a place to call home.
Linda is a survivor, and her story shows what a roof, a community, and on-site medical and mental health treatment can do for those who have grown up in chronic homelessness.
Gina has always been a strong woman, even after losing her eyesight at 23, later separating from her husband, and eventually becoming homeless. She and her family have overcome some great challenges and LA Family Housing is so glad to be part of her story!
LA Family Housing resident shares his story of being homeless as a single dad.