Housing for Health

Housing for Health

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Housing for Health division provides housing and services to people with complex medical and behavioral health conditions. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of the most vulnerable Los Angeles County residents experiencing homelessness and housing instability by delivering an integrated system of care connecting housing, medical and behavioral health services, and income supports.

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Goals

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Created in 2012, Housing for Health’s goals are to create housing opportunities, to reduce inappropriate use of expensive healthcare resources, and to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations. We are mission-driven and embrace a whatever it takes approach to service delivery. We lead with evidenced-based solutions and encourage innovation. We are responsive and…

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History

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Housing for Health (HFH) was established in 2012 as a division within the Los County Department of Health Services to provide supportive housing to DHS patients with complex medical and behavioral health issues who were experiencing homelessness. HFH’s goals were to improve patients’ health, reduce costs to the public health system, and demonstrate DHS’s commitment…

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Partners

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Housing for Health partners with a diverse set of local, state, and federal entities including nonprofit organizations, county and state departments, elected officials, cities across Los Angeles County, philanthropy, health plans and other health partners, and people with lived experience.

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