"Nobody Needs to be Homeless"

I'm in need of resources and want to know where to get them

Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness

I want to volunteer to participate in local community service

Community Members

Our organization wants to make a difference in Whittier

Business Owners / Non-Profits

About Whittier Consortium on Homelessness

Our History

In 2015, a group of Whittier community members took notice and concern with the spike in community neighbors without a place to call home.  Understanding that the number of people experiencing homelessness had risen dramatically across the Los Angeles area (and indeed the state), text & social media messages

WHAT WE DO

The Whittier Consortium on Homelessness is a collaborative network aimed at getting things done. The Consortium is comprised of small groups of activated community members taking the lead as collaborator in key areas representing our Community.

Overview

Our Key Values

The Whittier Consortium on Homelessness is driven by a set of principles that push for better

Action

Our goal for connection and community is action, for the betterment of our community.

Collaboration

Ideas, resources & actions are made more powerful and solutions come when we collaborate for the better good.

Effectiveness

Seek ideas & ways that work, and be willing to adjust when ways that once worked are no longer effective.

Solutions

While deliberaiton and research are important keys, solutions bring relief and service

Open, Respectful Inquiry

Our needs transcend opinions and bents; collective problems require collective understanding and deliberation.