Union Station Homeless Services
Founded in 1973 Union Station Homeless Services is the San Gabriel Valley’s largest social service agency assisting homeless and very low-income adults and families.
"Our core services include outreach, bridge housing, permanent housing, and employment. In addition, we offer basic needs such as meals and showers, care coordination, benefits enrollment, and referrals to medical and mental health services."
Unhoused Black Lives Matter
Racial Disparities in Homelessness
The homeless crisis in Los Angeles and nationwide is a symptom of a vast network of causes including a lack of affordable housing, poverty, healthcare inequality, incarceration, segregation, and systemic racism. These factors all disproportionately impact the Black community, resulting in Black people representing 34% of unhoused people in Los Angeles despite making up only 8% of the population. We can no longer passively support racial justice we must take action and demand policies that will definitively establish racial equity in Los Angeles and beyond.
How you can help!
While the City of La Canada does not have a large population of unhoused people there is still a lot we can do to help! Below are some programs offered by Union Station Homeless Services, click the button below to read more!
Sign up for a volunteer orientation with Union Station Homeless Services! HERE
Organize your family and friends and donate hygiene kits! Learn more HERE
Get a group together and volunteer to donate and pack lunches HERE