Ascencia Access Center and Emergency Housing
1851 Tyburn Street
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Glendale, CA 91204
Class of Housing/Services: permanent and supportive housing, veterans services, emergency housing.
Access Center Hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ascencia’s Access Center is closed the last Friday of every month for reporting and program administration.
Intake Interview Hours Monday through Thursday Starts at 7:00 a.m. Intake interviews are conducted on a first come, first serve basis. For your intake interview, please arrive as close to 7:00 a.m. as possible. In order to give each client our utmost attention, we conduct 2-4 intake interviews per day.
Street Outreach Hours Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you see someone who needs help in the greater Glendale area, please call the Access Center and we will send an outreach case manager to the location.
Emergency Housing Ascencia currently operates two emergency housing programs. Clients work with case managers in our Access Center in order to receive safe, supportive shelter for families and adults. Year-Round Forty emergency shelter beds are located onsite and are available to eligible families with children and adults for up to 60-90 days. To be considered eligible, clients must be actively working with a case manager from Ascencia’s Access Center, pass a drug test, commit to saving/working to increase income and commit to respecting other guests and staff. There are no age limits or other restrictions. This program is not a drop-in shelter. There is usually a wait of at least a few days for a bed to become available. Priority is given to Glendale residents. Winter Shelter During the 2015-16 winter season, from November 16 to March 31, Ascencia will operate 2 winter shelter programs. One is located in Glendale and provides 100-beds for single adults at 1219 Los Angeles Street. The other is located in Highland Park and provides 30 beds for single adults in the Northeast Los Angeles area. Homeless adults can walk in off the streets and receive a safe, clean bed, a hot shower and warm meals.
Permanent Supportive Housing Housing linked with continued services helps formerly homeless people keep their housing. Ascencia both operates its own supportive housing programs and refers clients to other providers. There is no time limit for this program, but clients frequently move out as their financial position improves. All program participants are expected to be responsible tenants.
Next Step Program This 8-unit program serves formerly chronically homeless adults who have completed an addiction recovery program. The program uses a 12-step approach to support recovery. Residents must commit to sobriety. Next Step clients have monthly meetings and regularly meet with their case manager to ensure they are doing well in the recovery. Most clients in this program have employment or are seeking employment.
Scattered Sites Program Ascencia provides formerly chronically homeless families and individuals with subsidized housing as well as supportive services through case management. Program participants and their case managers collaborate on developing a financial management plan, obtaining employment, and successfully maintaining their housing. Shelter Plus Care Program Ascencia provides case management support to formerly chronically homeless families and individuals. For some clients in this program, Ascencia uses a harm reduction approach, not requiring clients to be sober when entering the program.
U.S. Veterans Services Ascencia works with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, through the HUD-VASH program, to move U.S. Veterans and their families into permanent housing. Street Outreach We go directly to the homeless to provide help. Outreach operates 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you see someone who needs help in the greater Glendale area, please call Ascencia’s Access Center at (818) 246-7900 and we will send an outreach case manager to the location.
Helpful Definitions For Ascencia Access Center and Emergency Housing:
Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.
How To Volunteer at Ascencia Access Center and Emergency Housing:
Be a volunteer. Call Ascencia Access Center and Emergency Housing at (818) 246-7900 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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