Access Center Services
(818) 246-7900 Monday through Friday
The Access Center, Glendale’s central intake for homeless programs, serves 1200 homeless men, women and children per year. On-site supportive services and case management include staff specializing in mental health, employment services, housing placement, substance abuse recovery, and veteran services. Our Street Outreach team uses agency vans to connect to homeless people on the streets.
The Emergency Housing program provides 60-90 days of safe, supportive shelter for families and individuals. The program has 40 beds, two of which are in a private room for people with special needs. The program services families of all sizes and does not discriminate based on age. 70% of people exiting this program move to permanent or transitional housing.
Provides families with children with stable housing and case management services for up to two years in order for them to develop the skills, resources and support needed, including employment, mental health care, substance abuse, etc., to remain in permanent housing. For more information, click here.
Part of the national economic recovery program, Rapid Re-housing serves five families made homeless during the economic downturn. Program participants receive a time-limited subsidy and services while they work to obtain new employment. To apply for this program, client must enter the Access Center.
Next Step Program
Provides permanent supportive housing for persons in recovery from substance abuse. On-going case management services are provided to help clients maintain their recover, increase their available income, and ultimately live in long term housing independently.