Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County
NHS’ mission is to serve as a catalyst for local residents, businesses and government representatives to work together to build stronger neighborhoods, improve the quality of life for low to moderate income families and revitalize communities into neighborhoods of choice.
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- LIVE ·2020 Grants Challenge
Utilizing a place-based, collective-impact approach to comprehensive community development, SCI provides a wide array of services and resources that help mitigate social, economic, health and environmental stressors that have historically caused barriers for LMI community members to fully thrive in their communities. As the cornerstone of SCI, the NHS Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) serves as a “one-stop-shop” for community empowerment.
- LIVE ·2018 Grants Challenge
Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County works to strengthen communities through economic empowerment, sustainable community development, and by helping underserved communities thrive.
- LIVE ·2016 Grants Challenge
Built on the site of a blighted grocery store in Compton, the 28,000 sq ft Center will serve as a hub for nonprofits and feature small business incubators, a health clinic, and community gardens.
- LIVE ·2015 Grants Challenge
Utilizing the model of "What Makes Community?" as our focus, NHS is working with the City of Compton, Pacific Coast Regional, and Metro CDC to create the first of several Centers for Sustainable Communities in South LA. The CSC will help low-to-middle income families in Compton deal with the impacts of divestiture by serving as a hub to provide access to housing, transit, employment, healthy living, and community food resources that make communities stronger and more resilient.
- CREATE ·2014 Grants Challenge
Turning an abandoned, blighted grocery store in Compton into the Center for Sustainable Communities.