All Housing Services begin with an in-take interview at our Housing Office in Stanton, CA. To begin, visit us during walk in hours Monday to Friday, 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.
7855 Katella Avenue Stanton, CA 90680
Walk In Hours: Monday Friday, 10:00 A.M. 1:00 P.M. (Closed last Thursday of every month) During walk in hours you can meet with a case manager to discuss resources and create a housing plan. This meeting does not guarantee that you will receive housing services from us, but we will work with you to find stability for yourself and your family. We are unable to provide motel vouchers. Emergency Housing Program In order to qualify for our emergency housing program you must: Have a minor child in your custody Be literally homeless (meaning on the street or in a car) Entrance into this program is based on vulnerability, there is a waiting list and it is not first come, first serve. Our Emergency Housing Program is for 28 days, during that time we will work with you to connect you to a longer term housing program with Illumination Foundation or a partner agency.
Donations Needed: Some of the most desired items are:
- new socks
- clothing and shoes of all sizes (gently used is okay)
- we tend to have a need for larger sizes in clothing and shoes for both men and women
- sunscreen, chapstick
- body wipes
- hats, visors
- bottled water
Other drives throughout the year:
Hygiene Items – Donations accepted year-round
Hygiene items are distributed to our clients in our recuperative care program upon arrival to our site. In addition, we distribute hygiene kits to our street homeless community in our outreach efforts throughout the Santa Ana River Trail and Santa Ana Civic Center.
Halloween Costume Drive – Donations requested by 3rd week of Octobe
New or gently used costumes for children of all ages are requested for distribution at our spooky Halloween event and at all of our surrounding sites where we serve children.
Thanksgiving Meal Kit Drive – Donations requested by 2nd week of November
Meal kits are requested with Thanksgiving friendly, non-perishable items for all of our families in our housing program. In addition, gift cards to local grocery stores are requested so our families can purchase perishable items at their local food store.
Toy Drive – Donations requested by 1st week of December
New toys are requested for our annual Holiday Carnival! Each year we distribute over 1,000 toys to children in our community who may not otherwise receive a present for the holiday season. The distribution is hosted in a toy tent where the parents are able to select the toy for their child and have the opportunity to gift the item to their child in their own way.
*more details are available for each of these donation requests Volunteers Needed: Our program empowers vulnerable families with the skills to identify and overcome their diverse problems and improve their lives.
You can volunteer as an individual, group, company, or even a family! Visit our website to see the many ways you can get involved and be a part of the solution.
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM -1:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Shelters near Illumination Foundation Stanton Multi-Service Center
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