Housing Navigation Program
Since 2019, Orange County United Way’s WelcomeHomeOC program has helped over 854 OC individuals experiencing homelessness find a place to call home. The program connects individuals and families holding housing vouchers with local apartment owners. It covers moving expenses, security deposits, basic furnishings and wrap-around services to assist newly housed residents stay in their homes as well as resources for the property owners.
Nationally recognized for its success and innovation, WelcomeHomeOC is the ﬁrst housing navigation program tailored to Orange County property owners as well as qualified families, Veterans, foster youth, and seniors in need of permanent housing.
If you are a local property owner looking to get involved, learn about the WelcomeHomeOC Property Network.
If you are looking for housing or financial assistance, visit our Get Help page or call 2-1-1.
WelcomeHomeOC by the Numbers*
*as of April 25, 2023