Housing and Disability Advocacy Program

The California Department of Social Services’ Housing and Disability Advocacy Program is a new county administered program that assists homeless and disabled individuals apply for disability benefit programs while also providing housing assistance.  The Housing and Disability Advocacy Program requires that counties provide outreach, case management, disability benefits advocacy and housing assistance.


The CDSS recently released an All County Welfare Directors Letter outlining the funding application process.  The CDSS has developed this Frequently Asked Questions document regarding the HDAP application process.


Contact housing@dss.ca.gov with questions or to request more information about the HDAP.