Board Member, Philip N. Feder, Testifies at Public Hearing

Los Angeles Board of Supervisors recently approved an effort to enhance the County’s ability to address the homelessness crisis by establishing an accountability framework to ensure shelter or housing for everyone ready and willing to receive these services.

Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking

A Community of Friends thanks everyone, including Los Angeles County Supervisor, Second District Mark Ridley-Thomas for their participation during the Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking Ceremony. Firestone Phoenix is a 44-unit #supportivehousing development, which includes 36 supportive housing apartments for formerly #homeless households. Twenty (20) of the supportive housing units will be for veterans who are homeless, chronically homeless, or homeless with … Continue reading Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking

EY Connect Day 2019

EY Connect Day is an annual event in which the organization Ernst & Young encourages people, including their own staff, to volunteer with a focus on activities that promote entrepreneurial business skills and environmental sustainability. This year, ACOF’s Silver Star project was chosen as the recipient of EY Connect Day. Silver Star is ACOF’s first … Continue reading EY Connect Day 2019

ACOF Partners with Baby2Baby

Every month Baby2Baby donates much-needed items to our family buildings. Baby2Baby provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child needs.

City Council Homeless and Poverty Committee Meeting

Chief Operating Officer, Rachel Feldstein, attended the City Council Homeless and Poverty Committee meeting September 4th. In attendance were councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Monica Rodriguez, Mike Bonin and David Ryu. The committee requested comments from stakeholders on how the city should prioritize and distribute the Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAPP) funding. #homelessness #endhomelessness

Project Update: Casa del Sol

We are happy to announce that the framing of the fourth (and final) floor of Casa del Sol has been completed! Framing of the roof will be completed this month. Casa del Sol, a City of Los Angeles Proposition HHH-funded project, is a $21.8 million permanent supportive housing complex with 44 apartments and approximately 3,500 … Continue reading Project Update: Casa del Sol

President & CEO, Dora Leong Gallo Discusses the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles

President and CEO, Dora Leong Gallo, joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Members of the House Financial Services Committee and California Delegation to discuss the state of homelessness in Los Angeles. The hearing examined the #homelessness crisis in Los Angeles metropolitan area, actions taken thus far, and additional actions that can be taken at the local, … Continue reading President & CEO, Dora Leong Gallo Discusses the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles

Engage LA at the Getty House Foundation

Thank you to Mayor Eric Garcetti, First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland, and the Getty House Foundation Board of Directors for hosting ACOF during their Engage LA: Innovations in Supportive Housing event. We are proud to take part in increasing the supply of supportive housing through Proposition HHH and Measure H.