Homelessness Resources

To view the City of Rosemead Homeless Count, click HERE.

San Gabriel Valley Landlord Incentives Program

The City of Rosemead participates in the San Gabriel Valley Landlord Incentives Program (SGVLIP) which provides benefits and support to landlords who lease their units to tenants receiving rental assistance to leave homelessness. In addition to financial benefits, landlords receive a point of contact who can mediate any issues or provide the funds to fix them. This program is managed by Union Station Homeless Services in partnership with the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments and various cities throughout the San Gabriel Valley. For more information visit Landlord Incentives.

Food Distribution Programs

The City of Rosemead currently sponsors three food distribution programs. One is specific to senior (elderly) residents and the other two are for Rosemead residents affected by COVID-19.

    • City of Rosemead Senior Nutrition Program

Lunch is available for those 60 years and older, Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Garvey Community Center, 9108 Garvey Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770. Rosemead resident pay $1.25 per meal; non-residents pay $3.25 per meal.

    • Asian Youth Center (AYC) Emergency Food Program
      • AYC's Food Distribution is by appointment only; to schedule an appointment, please call (626) 537-0954
      • Appointments are made between Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
      • Food pick-ups are at:
        Asian Youth Center
        100 W. Clary Ave,
        San Gabriel, CA 91776
    • Rosemead Churches Food Distribution Program
      • Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles, Mission Community United Methodist Church, and Open Bible Church are co-hosting regular drive-through food distribution events.

Please contact Evergreen Baptist Church at [email protected] for more information and location details. 

Following are additional resources for persons experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

Homeless Outreach Portal

If you see a homeless neighbor who needs help, visit www.LA-HOP.org to request support and an outreach team will be dispatched. Outreach capacity is limited and requests for those with more serious medical and/or mental health needs may be prioritized.


 Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America operates the San Gabriel Valley Central Coordinated Entry System (CES) Access Center which includes the City of Rosemead. The Access Center can help persons gain initial access to (or continue contact with) housing and supportive services. LAHSA oversees the CES, which is the main system across Los Angeles County for persons experiencing homelessness to access housing resources.

Access Center Hours
Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
4501 Santa Anita Avenue
El Monte, CA 91737
(626) 442-4357

 2-1-1 LA

211 LA maintains a database of approximately 50,000 health and social services available to Los Angeles County residents for free or low cost. These services include housing, transportation, employment, legal assistance, mental health, food and more. Referral services are offered 24-hours a day by phone or online.

By phone: dial 2-1-1

 Union Station Homeless Services

Union Station Homeless Services offers shelter, food, case management, referrals, substance abuse recovery, mental health services, health screening, dual-diagnosis group, employment and legal assistance for the homeless, mentally ill, and adults and families.

825 E Orange Grove Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104
Phone: (626) 240-4550

 Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

Provides services for families, youth and transition age youth.

100 W. Walnut St., Suite 375
Pasadena, CA 91124
Phone: (626) 395-7100
Service Hotline: 844-222-2377 (844-2Access)
Email: [email protected] 

 Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley (families)

Family Promise helps families challenged with homelessness achieve sustainable independence through a community-based approach. Family Promise operates a temporary shelter program for families through a network of congregations in the San Gabriel Valley and provides one-on-one case management and supportive services.

1005 E Las Tunas Dr. #525
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Phone: (626) 569-0991

 Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)

LAHSA administers federal, state, and local funding to almost 100 service providers and coordinates the annual Point in Time Count. LAHSA’s Homeless Engagement Team (HET) provides direct outreach to individuals experiencing homelessness. HET members travel throughout Los Angeles County and build personal relationships with their clients. HET members provide linkages to resources available for the homeless such as referrals to shelter and transportation. HET members work closely with City and County departments and represent LAHSA at community meetings and events, educating the public about services available in the City and or County of Los Angeles for people experiencing homelessness.


 WINGS DV Program

WINGS is a program operated by the YWCA of the San Gabriel Valley which offers support for women and families experiencing domestic violence.

943 N. Grand Avenue
Covina, CA 91724
24 Hour Help Line: (626) 967-0658
[email protected]

 Stay Housed L.A. County – Promoting Tenants’ Rights

Stay Housed L.A. County is a partnership between the County of Los Angeles and local community and legal services providers that can provide resources you need to know your rights and the legal assistance to back them up.

Phone: (888) 694-0040

 San Gabriel Valley Consortium on Homelessness

The San Gabriel Valley Consortium on Homelessness provides a map with the location of various resources around the San Gabriel Valley, among other information and resources.


 Southern California Housing Rights Center (HRC)

The HRC provides free fair housing services and is available to answer questions about landlord-tenant laws or housing discrimination.

Phone: (800) 477-5977

 United Way Everyone In LA

Homelessness information website hosted by United Way.



The City of Rosemead has compiled the above list as an informational resource for the community. While every effort was made to ensure accuracy, the City shall not be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Updated September 2021