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Our specialized programs for adults provide relief and support services to men and women in need. We implement best-practice program models that successfully meet the needs of people who are struggling with homelessness, alcoholism and drug addiction, and those who are returning to the community from the corrections system.

VOALA Recovery Services include Southern California Drug and Alcohol Programs (SCADP), which offers Court-Ordered, Outpatient, Residential and Transitional Sober Living programs throughout Greater Los Angeles. www.scadpinc.org

HOMELESSNESS - Emergency Shelter + Supportive Services

Center For Life

South Los Angeles

Center For Life is the largest homeless shelter for women in South Los Angeles providing... learn more

Center For Life

Location(s): South Los Angeles

Center For Life is the largest homeless shelter for women in South Los Angeles providing a diverse array of services, including comprehensive case management, referrals and access to affordable housing assistance, transitional housing programs, and permanent housing placements, Department of Health services and USC-HIV Study/Prevention.

Compton Service Center

Compton

As a natural expansion of our programming in Compton, we bring services to the city and... learn more

Compton Service Center

Location(s): Compton

As a natural expansion of our programming in Compton, we bring services to the city and its residents through the Compton Career Link. Our services, referred to as Compton Service Center, will house four individual programs designed to aggressively target and address some of the distinct challenges of Compton’s most vulnerable individuals including Veterans, families, and people coming out of the criminal justice system.

First 5 L.A.

El Monte, Pomona, West Covina

First 5 LA is a rapid re-housing and prevention program that provides rental assistance... learn more

First 5 L.A.

Location(s): El Monte, Pomona, West Covina

First 5 LA is a rapid re-housing and prevention program that provides rental assistance to homeless families with a child five years or younger. Rapid re-housing and prevention program.

ESG-EL Monte Center

El Monte

ESG-El Monte center is a rapid re-housing and prevention program that provides rental... learn more

ESG-EL Monte Center

Location(s): El Monte

ESG-El Monte center is a rapid re-housing and prevention program that provides rental assistance to homeless families and single individuals. Prevention program for families and Rapid re-housing program individuals.

El Monte Street Outreach

El Monte

The Street Outreach team will serve at least 150 participants annually. The team will... learn more

El Monte Street Outreach

Location(s): El Monte

The Street Outreach team will serve at least 150 participants annually. The team will identify and provide supportive services to chronically homeless individuals in SPA three (3) including severely mentally ill, chronic substance abuser, veterans and persons with HIV/AIDS.

El Monte Access Center

El Monte

The El Monte Access & Outreach Center offers homeless services to individuals and... learn more

El Monte Access Center

Location(s): El Monte

The El Monte Access & Outreach Center offers homeless services to individuals and families who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Family Solutions Center and First Five Los Angeles programs are also operated out of this facility and are incorporated in the above list of services offered. Street outreach/engagement, intake/assessment, case management, transportation assistance, employment assistance, follow up, information & referral, homeless prevention, housing placement, rapid re-housing.

West Covina Community Center

West Covina

The ultimate goal is to promote individual self-sufficiency, positive self- esteem,... learn more

West Covina Community Center

Location(s): West Covina

The ultimate goal is to promote individual self-sufficiency, positive self- esteem, dignity, and personal growth that will help people to achieve and maintain stables sources of income, housing, and social relationships. Case Management/case plan development. Referrals to: housing, employment, immigration services, food/clothing provider, social security benefits. Intake and assessment of client specific needs. Comprehensive assessment of clients needs by case manager. Specialized veteran services.

San Julian Access Center

Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

The San Julian Access Center is a resource facility that operates 24-hours a day, seven... learn more

San Julian Access Center

Location(s): Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

The San Julian Access Center is a resource facility that operates 24-hours a day, seven days a week in the Downtown Skid Row area. Upon intake and assessment, participants are provided case management to ensure they receive appropriate resource linkages that will end their homelessness. These linkages include, but are not limited to: housing, drug and alcohol treatment, mainstream benefits, Veteran’s Administration, health and mental health resources, HIV/AIDS services, and domestic violence services.

Currently the Access Center has partnered with local service providers and community stakeholders to end chronic homelessness, through the Downtown Pathway Home Coordinated Entry System. Our goal at the Access Center is to assist clients in rediscovering their full potential while achieving self-sufficiency through housing, health care and employment. The San Julian Access Center offers the following services: Comprehensive case management , Veteran Service Center, Employment Referrals, and On-Site Medical Services. The center also offers an array of on-site services including: 32 respite beds, showers, public restrooms, referral service flyers, and laundry facilities.

HOMELESSNESS - Permanent Housing + Supportive Services

Blue Butterfly Village

San Pedro

Blue Butterfly Village is VOALA’s innovative community located in a beautiful... learn more

Blue Butterfly Village

Location(s): San Pedro

Blue Butterfly Village is VOALA’s innovative community located in a beautiful idyllic setting in San Pedro that provides housing and supportive services.

All 73 units of affordable housing are subsidized for homeless families. Veteran families receive a preference for 61 of the units. 12 units are reserved for families eligible under the MHSA program. Many of the residents are female veterans and veteran families with children who are suffering some degree of psychological distress and/or service-related injury that prevents them from achieving economic self-sufficiency and threatens the break up of their family.

Each 2-bedroom unit is fully furnished and utilities are included.  Amenities include a garage, in unit washer/dryer, children’s play area, office/meeting spaces, community rooms, and community walking path.

Ballington Plaza

Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

Provides 270 subsidized housing units for veterans, graduates of substance abuse... learn more

Ballington Plaza

Location(s): Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

Provides 270 subsidized housing units for veterans, graduates of substance abuse programs, people with disabilities, and the working poor. This facility provides multiple support services to its residents and has a beautifully landscaped courtyard and comfortable community areas making Ballington Plaza an oasis in the heart of Skid Row.

North Hollywood Apartments

North Hollywood

Providing safe, peaceful, and affordable housing opportunities to individuals and... learn more

North Hollywood Apartments

Location(s): North Hollywood

Providing safe, peaceful, and affordable housing opportunities to individuals and families while promoting financial growth and welfare to the purchase of a home. Offering affordable housing to families and individuals in need.

HOMELESSNESS - Transitional Housing + Supportive Services

Transitional Living Center

Pomona

TLC includes intensive weekly case management, life skills education and a savings plan.... learn more

Transitional Living Center

Location(s): Pomona

TLC includes intensive weekly case management, life skills education and a savings plan. Clients must be looking for work or working (or volunteering) or in school/doing homework from 8am-4pm.

Pomona Cold Winter Shelter

Pomona

Provides stable housing to as many clients as possible within the Cold Winter Shelter... learn more

Pomona Cold Winter Shelter

Location(s): Pomona

Provides stable housing to as many clients as possible within the Cold Winter Shelter serving period. Meals, Showers, Beds, Case Management.

Family Emergency Center

Los Angeles

90-day  emergency program for homeless families. The goal of the program is to serve... learn more

Family Emergency Center

Location(s): Los Angeles

90-day  emergency program for homeless families. The goal of the program is to serve families who are committed to rebuilding their lives, and enable them to move from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Serves eight to ten families (between 24 to 30 individuals at any given time, depending on family structure). Participants must understand that the program is a stepping-stone to Permanent Housing and Employment, in order for the person to become independent. The candidate will reside without paying for rent, utilities or meals. Residents receive weekly case management, employment search assistance in our in house computer lab, referrals to temporary rent subsidies programs, teach structure and life skills, in-house mental health and counseling, and assistance/ referral with any other needed services or support.

Transition House (T-House)

Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

Our 20,000 sq. ft. landmark facility downtown provides safe emergency housing and support... learn more

Transition House (T-House)

Location(s): Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

Our 20,000 sq. ft. landmark facility downtown provides safe emergency housing and support services.   Each client receives 3 meals a day and an Individual Service Plan to ensure a successful transition to longer term or permanent housing. Emergency shelter beds, Case Management, Benefits referrals and education, and Life Skills Classes, including Anger Management, Budgeting, etc.

Pathways to Home

South Los Angeles

Pathways is the largest homeless shelter in Los Angeles, providing a diverse group of... learn more

Pathways to Home

Location(s): South Los Angeles

Pathways is the largest homeless shelter in Los Angeles, providing a diverse group of services. Comprehensive Case Management Services, Affordable Housing Assistance, Transitional Housing Programs, Permanent Housing Placements, JWCH Mobile Clinic, Department of Health Services, USC-HIV Study/Prevention.

RE-ENTRY Services

Just in Reach

Los Angeles, Compton

This jail in-reach program connects chronically homeless, dual diagnosed, frequently... learn more

Just in Reach

Location(s): Los Angeles, Compton

This jail in-reach program connects chronically homeless, dual diagnosed, frequently incarcerated individuals with a permanent housing solution. Embraces a “Housing First” approach, which prioritizes quick access to permanent housing without requiring “housing readiness”. Multi agency and inter-disciplinary provides wrap-around support. Connecting the most vulnerable to housing. Housing placement, employment services, mental health services, benefit services, case management, drug and alcohol treatment.

Second Chance

Los Angeles, Compton

Provides mentoring both pre and post release, case management, and transitional support... learn more

Second Chance

Location(s): Los Angeles, Compton

Provides mentoring both pre and post release, case management, and transitional support services.

Training to Work 2

Burbank

Provides employment services in partnership with federal Bureau of Prison Residential... learn more

Training to Work 2

Location(s): Burbank

Provides employment services in partnership with federal Bureau of Prison Residential Reentry Centers.

RECOVERY - Court-Ordered

Parenting Program

Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Services for individuals who are... learn more

Parenting Program

Location(s): Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Services for individuals who are required by the court to receive mandated treatment for parenting, including group and individual counseling, case management and referral services.

Anger Management Program

Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Services for individuals who are required... learn more

Anger Management Program

Location(s): Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Services for individuals who are required by the court to receive mandated treatment, including group and individual counseling, case management and referral services.

Batterer’s Treatment Program

Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Year-long treatment for individuals who are... learn more

Batterer’s Treatment Program

Location(s): Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Year-long treatment for individuals who are required by the court to receive mandated treatment, including group and individual counseling, case management and referral services.

Drug Court Program

Paramount

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Daily individualized evidence-based... learn more

Drug Court Program

Location(s): Paramount

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Daily individualized evidence-based treatment designed to address the substance use of severely high-risk-need assessed participant to help them overcome long-term addiction and criminogenic thinking. Program Manager is an equal part of the drug-court process along with the judge and court officers – they determine the treatment and length of each participant assigned to drug court.

Drug and Alcohol Counseling Services

Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Outpatient treatment and counseling, case... learn more

Drug and Alcohol Counseling Services

Location(s): Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Outpatient treatment and counseling, case management, education and group counseling. PC1000 is a Diversion Program for first time offenders and PC1210 is an Alternative Sentencing program. All services are provided in both English and Spanish. Provides clients with an experience of being clean and sober through education on substance use per court-ordered requirements. We facilitate group sessions, providing them with Evidence-based tools to maintain sobriety and increase productivity.

DUI Program

Downey, Cerritos

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program SCADP DUI department operates multiple... learn more

DUI Program

Location(s): Downey, Cerritos

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

SCADP DUI department operates multiple other offender programs including Wet Reckless and 1st Offender. The DUI program meets all established County and State program guidelines and requirements, and provides assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, treatment planning, case management & referrals, and mental health therapy as needed. Services are provided in both English and Spanish.

RECOVERY - Outpatient

STEP II

Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

90-day outpatient substance use treatment program that provides case management and... learn more

STEP II

Location(s): Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

90-day outpatient substance use treatment program that provides case management and wraparound services for homeless individuals including veterans. The program provides substance use treatment with individual and one-on-one counseling, mental health referrals, and aftercare with the ultimate goal of getting the individual into stable permanent housing.

Outpatient Services

Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program SCADP Outpatient Services is part of the... learn more

Outpatient Services

Location(s): Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

SCADP Outpatient Services is part of the agency’s extensive services for men and women and provides Substance Use Disorder treatment for those who do not require residential treatment. Provides assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, treatment planning, case management & referrals, and mental health therapy referrals. Bilingual services available, including monolingual Spanish.

Living With Hope

Downey, Skid Row, Westlake LA District

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Substance Use and Mental Health services... learn more

Living With Hope

Location(s): Downey, Skid Row, Westlake LA District

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Substance Use and Mental Health services for those at risk or living with HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis.  Provides group and individual counseling, case management and aftercare services, on-site testing and referrals for therapy, medical treatment and medication.

Awakenings Outpatient

Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Part of SCADP Deaf and Hard of Hearing... learn more

Awakenings Outpatient

Location(s): Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Part of SCADP Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division, this program was the first in California to offer Substance Use Disorder treatment in American Sign Language delivered by and for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing persons. The program includes outpatient counseling services and a drinking driver component.

RECOVERY - Residential

Central City Recovery

Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

6 month co-ed program offering substance abuse disorder/co-occurring mental health issues... learn more

Central City Recovery

Location(s): Downtown Los Angeles (Skid Row)

6 month co-ed program offering substance abuse disorder/co-occurring mental health issues treatment for those who are at risk for HIV or HIV positive, LGBT, and ex-offenders with wrap-around services including assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, treatment planning, case management & referrals, and mental health therapy as needed. We assist at risk and/or HIV positive clients in achieving and maintaining sobriety thru evidence-based services; linkage with medical care and services for optimal health, case management, discharge planning and aftercare are strongly encouraged for continued support.

SHAWL

San Pedro

SHAWL (Support for Harbor Area Women's Lives) is a residential recovery program comprised... learn more

SHAWL

Location(s): San Pedro

SHAWL (Support for Harbor Area Women’s Lives) is a residential recovery program comprised of three facilities that provide temporary housing and supportive services for women.

SHAWL Women’s House is a six-month residential recovery program for 13 homeless, addicted women who are survivors of Domestic Violence. SHAWL provides comprehensive services and treatment in a warm and supportive atmosphere for women who are attempting to end their addiction, live a life free from violence and become self-sufficient. SHAWL provides the structure and support in a nurturing residential setting. The program provides the residents with opportunities, information and confidence to remain drug and alcohol free. SHAWL gives the women an opportunity to improve their life and educational skills, time to explore destructive behavior patterns and learn new decision making skills in order to work toward stability as well as independence in their lives.

Haviland House is a transitional housing facility that aids women as they are transitioning from the primary 6-month program.  Provides 11 women a safe and comfortable drug, alcohol and violence-free atmosphere where they can remain an additional 18 months to two years while they are in school and employed and can continue their case management plans to maintain ongoing sobriety and freedom from homelessness and domestic violence.

The Cottages are transitional housing facilities that aid women as they are transitioning from the primary 6-month program. The program allows a woman to live in a drug-free, violence free home with her children while working toward her self-sufficiency goals. The Cottages can hold up to 4 women and 4 children in two, two-bedroom duplexes. Residents can remain at The Cottages for 18 months to two years while they are employed, going to school or both. Residents can continue their case management plans to maintain their recovery.

Visit the SHAWL website: www.shawlwomenshouse.org

Positive Steps

Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Program provides residential Substance... learn more

Positive Steps

Location(s): Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Program provides residential Substance Use Disorder treatment to homeless men and men with a long history of criminality. Assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, treatment planning, case management and referrals, and mental health therapy as needed. Through evidence-based SUD treatment and mental health counseling, promote pro-social lifestyles, and sobriety while decreasing the likelihood of rearrests in the ex-offender population. Clients are linked to medical resources and affordable housing opportunities while receiving SUD treatment and mental health counseling.

La Casita

Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Residential treatment facility provides... learn more

La Casita

Location(s): Downey

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Residential treatment facility provides Substance Use Disorder treatment for mothers with their children, as well as pregnant and postpartum in a residential setting. The program combines substance use treatment, counseling services, life skills, onsite employment development, healthy meal planning with a dietician and parenting education, while also providing counseling services to the children residing within the program. Program services are extended to all members of the family.

Heritage House – North and South

Anaheim, Costa Mesa

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Program provides Substance Use Disorder... learn more

Heritage House – North and South

Location(s): Anaheim, Costa Mesa

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Program provides Substance Use Disorder services for Women and their Children including life skills, mental health treatment and parenting education in Orange County.  The program operates in a residential treatment setting providing stability for families and is one of two residential facilities in the county that allows pregnant mothers and their children to reside together while receiving treatment.

Foley House

Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program A women's residential treatment program... learn more

Foley House

Location(s): Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

A women’s residential treatment program that allows women to bring young children into treatment. The program provides Substance Use Disorder treatment services, life skills, and parenting education in a quiet, residential area. Foley House also provides Assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, treatment planning, case management and referrals, and mental health therapy as needed.

Awakenings SUD Treatment

Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Residential treatment facility for people... learn more

Awakenings SUD Treatment

Location(s): Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Residential treatment facility for people who are deaf and hard of hearing. Program offers Substance Use Disorder treatment in American Sign Language delivered by and for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons, and includes Assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, treatment planning, case management and referrals, and mental health therapy as needed. Assist this unique population in achieving and maintaining sobriety; helping them in developing a support network and healthy lifestyle; making certain that relevant referrals and resources are readily available.

Angel Step Too

Bellflower

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program This is a 6-month program designed to... learn more

Angel Step Too

Location(s): Bellflower

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

This is a 6-month program designed to address co-occurring issues of substance abuse and domestic violence. This program is a second step for DV victims who are in an emergency shelter. The program provides comprehensive DV trauma counseling, Substance Use Disorder treatment, life skills, and job skills assistance for women and their children in a safe and comfortable home-like environment.

Angel Step Inn – DV Shelter

Confidential

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program Emergency shelter for victims of domestic... learn more

Angel Step Inn – DV Shelter

Location(s): Confidential

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. The program is a 45-day transitional shelter that provides a place of escape and safety for victims fleeing domestic violence who are also dealing with substance use disorders. Stabilize and protect clients and their children. Educate clients and their children about domestic violence. Provide viable resources and referrals for additional services and safe housing. 45 days emergency domestic violence shelter. Although no substance use treatment is offered on this site, referrals for outpatient or residential treatment are available. Transitional housing referrals are made when client exits the facility.

RECOVERY - Transitional Sober Living

Awakenings Village Apartments

Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program These apartments are located next to the... learn more

Awakenings Village Apartments

Location(s): Whittier

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program

These apartments are located next to the Awakenings residential treatment program. Awakenings Village Apartments is a transitional/permanent housing program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in a sober and supportive environment. Residents participate in the Awakenings Outpatient Treatment program as a second step, after a residential treatment program. This follow up program is an essential step for gaining the skills and tools needed to remain alcohol and drug free after residential treatment.