Solution-Driven Homeless Services for 17 Years and Counting
Solution-Driven Homeless Services for 17 Years and Counting
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Ascencia Lifting People Out of Homelessness
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Ascencia has provided housing and services to homeless individuals and families across Los Angeles County since 2006. Our mission is to lift people out of homelessness, one person, one family at a time. We provide a community where people in need can find services, resources, and safe, affordable housing to rebuild their lives.

Ascencia Outcomes

Here is a snapshot of the accomplishments Ascencia made during our 2023 program year.

Individuals Served

Emergency Shelter Clients

Families Permanently Housed


Housing Retention Rate

Clients Enrolled through Street Outreach

Hours of Mental Health Support

Participated in Financial Literacy Classes

Individual Meals served in our Access Center

Welcome To Ascencia

Ascencia has provided housing, services, and resources to over 14,000 homeless individuals and families since 2006.  Our Access Center located at 1851 Tyburn Street in Glendale, California is the heart of our organization. Our soul is the thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors that enable our work. 

We offer a variety of comprehensive services and programs, all with the end-goal of placing unhoused community members in permanent supportive housing, and keeping them housed. Everyday, our trained case managers save lives.

From the guest chefs who prepare and serve hot meals, to the generous corporations, organizations, and individuals who give to keep our doors open, we thank you. Your efforts help us break down the barriers that contribute to homelessness, and rebuild the lives of hundreds of individuals and families every year. Join us in lifting up our community.

What We Do

Ascencia provides a range of clinical services and housing programs to lift people out of homelessness. It all starts with outreach or referrals. From there, our skilled case managers work with clients to determine their needs and guide them to safe, permanent housing.

Street Outreach

Ascencia conducts street outreach to go to the heart of homelessness, passing out resources and supplies, and enrolling clients directly from the streets. We also partner with hospitals and organizations across the county that connect us with individuals and families who need services.

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Housing Programs

Our emergency shelter in Glendale has 45 beds to provide safe interim housing for our most vulnerable clients, including designated family rooms. We have relationships with affordable housing units across L.A. County to ensure the best supportive housing option for every client. We have successfully placed over 2,000 individuals and families into permanent housing since our work began.

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Support Services

We are proud to offer crucial support such as ongoing case management, occupational therapy, children’s art therapy, trauma therapy, telepsychiatry, financial literacy classes, and much more.

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Young client holding backpack

Ascencia works real miracles. You have transformed the darkest time in our life to a new beginning and a story of grace and compassion.

– The Vazquez Family, Ascencia Client

Get Involved

With over 75,000 individuals experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County, we need your help to assist our most vulnerable community members. We accept a wide variety of donations and have a lots of volunteer options to choose from! Every dollar donated, and every minute spent helping Ascencia, makes a difference.

Help us continue our mission of lifting people out of homelessness, one person, one family at a time. Thank you.

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Ascencia has been providing solution-driven homeless services for almost two decades. Learn more about our agency’s history, impact, and leadership.