Illumination Foundation: Housing + Multiple Services for Homeless

Illumination Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), provides targeted, interdisciplinary services for the most vulnerable homeless adults and children in order to disrupt the cycle of homelessness. More than 55,000 people are homeless in Southern California each year – 32,000 children are part of that number.

“Every person deserves compassion, dignity, and the safety of a place to call home.”

Paul Cho, Co-Founder & CFO, Illumination Foundation

Our “Street2Home initiative uses innovative programs, integrated care, and unique partnerships, to help homeless clients find lasting stability.

At Illumination Foundation, we assess every individual person to identify needs and provide immediate relief when necessary, followed by the care that combines housing, case management, medical care, mental health, and workforce services to decrease community dependency. We offer a low-entry threshold for the most vulnerable members of our community, with a focus on keeping families together and helping those with significant and/or >chronic health conditions.

We work daily to help homeless individuals in the following five areas:

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IF's Response to COVID-19. Click Here for Hotline #

March 18, 2020

Dear Friends, In an effort to continue to provide support to the most vulnerable homeless in our community during the COVID-19 health crisis, Illumination Foundation has set up a telephone hotline. Our multi-service center in Stanton will remain open as a resource to those in need on an appointment only basis beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

If you need assistance, please call our hotline number at (714) 507-2459 from 9am to 5pm to speak with one of our staff members. Please know that we have put these procedures in place to keep our staff safe and healthy while continuing to deliver the highest quality of care to our homeless clients.

With Gratitude,

Paul Leon


Please note that our Children's Resource Center, while closed to walk-in traffic, has a staff available to direct you to resources or to answer questions.

Please call (714) 912-2570 for more information and resources.

Thank you,
Illumination Foundation