The FamilySource System is comprised of a network of 16 one-stop community centers, known as FamilySource Centers (FSC). The FSCs are located in high need areas of the City and provide a myriad of braided social, educational, work and family support services designed to assist low-income families to become more self-sufficient by increasing family income and academic achievement for youth and adults.
Who FamilySource Centers Serve?
Low-income city residents with primary focus on families with children in middle and/or high school.
Free Services Include:
- Multi-Benefit Screening
- Information and Referral
- Case Management
- Financial Education and Coaching
- Credit Building
- Income Tax Preparation
- Incentivized Savings Programs
- Adult Education
- Computer Literacy
- ESL Classes
- Pre-Employment and Employment Support
- Immigration Services
- Parenting Classes
- College Corner
- Leadership Training
- Art & Cultural Activities
- Civic Engagement
- Child Support Referral
What you need to bring to access services:
- Proof you live in the City of Los Angeles
- Proof of Income
- Please be sure to contact the center in your neighborhood to learn more about the services, programs, and events it provides as they may differ slightly by center.
*Indicates participating FSCs for the Homelessness Prevention Program, helping families avoid homelessness through eviction prevention, legal or relocation support.
Solid Ground Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP) FAQ:
The Solid Ground HPP helps prevent new cases of homelessness by stabilizing housing and working with households to build a more financially secure future. The program can help you reduce debt, build or establish credit, save and build a monthly budget that can work for you and your family.
- Emergency rental assistance
- Utility assistance
- General housing assistance
- Financial Coaching
- Legal services
- Mediation and/or landlord dispute resolution services
- Referrals to public assistance benefits and other community resources
- Referral and linkage to other services (e.g., social service programs, pre-employment and employment support, mental health counseling)
To receive HPP services, you must:
- Live within the City of Los Angeles.
- Be at or below 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI),
- Be at imminent risk of homelessness (delinquent on rent) or the risk of homelessness (facing a financial hardship that could result in homelessness, but not imminently at risk of becoming homeless, i.e., not delinquent on rent, but show a financial hardship that can
lead you to become delinquent on rent).
Yes, but financial assistance is limited.
No, HPP will not affect you or your family from receiving or continued use of public benefits such as Cal-Fresh, Cal-Works, SSI, SSDI, or other local, state, or federal supported programs.
Eight locations currently offer HPP services. See which agency is nearest your area. For more detailed information, call your local agencies directly:
All Peoples Community Center (Southeast):
Phone: (213) 747-6357
Barrio Action Youth & Family Center (El Sereno/Lincoln Heights):
Phone: (323) 221-0779
Central City Neighborhood Partners (Westlake/Pico-Union):
Phone: (213) 482-8618
El Centro de Ayuda (Boyle Heights):
Phone: (323) 526-9301
El Nido Family Center (Southwest):
Phone: (323) 998-0093
New Economics for Women (Van Nuys):
Phone: (818) 786-4098
P.F Bresee Foundation (Wilshire):
Phone: (213) 387-2822
Volunteers of America Los Angeles (Hollywood):
Phone: (323) 364-8663