Housing

Veterans Home Aid


US Department of Veterans Affairs - Help for homeless veterans:
VA is committed to ending Veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. No one who has served our country should ever go without a safe, stable place to call home.
http://www.va.gov/homeless/

Cal Fresh

Cal Fresh: The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.
http://www.calfresh.ca.gov/


California LifeLine Program

California LifeLine Program: Offers basic home phone service at a discount (Note: May only participate in one LifeLine program.)
https://www.californialifeline.com/en


California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP): Get help with utility bills and weatherization.
http://www.lbcap.org/


Edison CARE/FERA Programs

Edison CARE/FERA Programs: Offers the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) and Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) programs to provide income-qualified customers with bill relief.
https://www.sce.com/


FoodPantries.org

FoodPantries.org: An online directory of food pantries, soup kitchens and non-profit organizations that provide food.
http://www.foodpantries.org/


OC Housing Authority

Orange County Housing Authority (OCHA): a division within Orange County Community Services that administers federally funded programs to provide monthly rental assistance to qualified tenants in privately owned rental housing.
http://ochousing.org


OC Rescue Mission Veteran Initiative

Orange County Rescue Mission Veteran Initiative: Regardless of discharge status, the OC Rescue Mission can provide counseling, medical, dental care, housing, and other veteran-specific services
http://www.rescuemission.org Contact: Rob Jewel, USAF Veteran at (714) 716-2612


Path: Making It Home

Path - Making It Home: Offers temporary and permanent housing; linkages to healthcare, job centers; and other supportive services.
http://www.epath.org/


VA Home Loans

VA Home Loans: Find out about home loan guaranty benefits and other housing-related programs to help buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for personal occupancy.
http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/


VA Loans

The Book of VA Loans: Guide to maximizing your home loan benefits. 
Book of VA Loans


Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing

Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH): provides permanent housing subsidies and case management services to homeless veterans with mental and addictive disorders through a collaboration of the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veteran Affairs.
http://ochousing.org/special/vash


Veterans First OC

Veterans First OC: a 501c(3) agency in Orange County that works to provide services exclusively to OC's homeless and at-risk veterans. Veterans First OC provides a multitude of services including housing, meals, case management, life skills, mental health counseling, benefit counseling, transportation, as well as job training and employment placement assistance.
http://www.veteransfirstoc.org