The Countywide Housing, Employment and Education Resource Development (CHEERD) Division provides a range of housing services and resources for homeless consumers that includes housing subsidies through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and Shelter Plus Care Program; financial assistance for rental assistance, household goods and eviction prevention through the Countywide Housing Assistance Program; and temporary shelter through the Specialized Shelter Bed Program. In addition, the CHEERD Division provides capital development funding and operating subsidies for the creation of new permanent supportive housing throughout Los Angeles County.

Federal Housing Subsidies




Countywide Housing Assistance Program 

CHEERD Housing Resources for Families


Interim Housing Program

Directory of Tax Credit Rental Units

MHSA Housing and Special Needs Housing Programs

No Place Like Home

9th Annual Housing Institute June 14th & 15th, 2016 - Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

2016 Housing Institute-PowerPoint Presentations


Related Housing Links

"California Behavioral Health Director's Association Housing Policy Issues "

"Service Directory - Service Area 5"

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Countywide Housing, Employment & Education Resource Development

Mental Health Program/Services

Find the LA County Department of Mental Health services, programs and facilities serving your area.

Service Planning Area Map
Service Planning
Areas Map

Related Information

DMH Service Locator

Partners in Suicide Prevention Program (PSP)

Crisis Line
County Crisis Line

Didi Hirsch

Trevor Project (LGBTQ)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
For Military Families, Press 1 for Crisis Line

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline