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2019

Powered by the People of L.A. County: At 73, Coming in from the Streets to a Place of their Own 600 541 admin

Powered by the People of L.A. County: At 73, Coming in from the Streets to a Place of their Own

With homelessness among seniors on the rise, L.A. County is leading a coalition to help bring vulnerable older adults into safe, secure housing. Meet Margarita, who lost her home and battled illness but now, at the age of 73, has…

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Whittier Narrows Holiday Luncheon

The spirit of the season was on full display at the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area, where volunteers hosted a holiday luncheon with a range of services for residents of the San Gabriel Valley experiencing homelessness.

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County develops action plan for homelessness prevention

Los Angeles County has developed a homelessness prevention action plan based on predictive modeling research that can identify residents at high risk of becoming homeless. The new predictive model, developed by the California Policy Lab and the University of Chicago…

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Powered by the People of L.A. County: Street Medicine with a Dose of Compassion 600 541 admin

Powered by the People of L.A. County: Street Medicine with a Dose of Compassion

An unprecedented mobilization to combat and prevent homelessness has led to a major expansion of outreach workers out on the street. Meet one of them—a physician’s assistant who is bringing healing to the homeless while protecting the health of the…

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Singin’ the Good Life in All Shades of Blues 600 541 admin

Singin’ the Good Life in All Shades of Blues

After a job loss sent Calvert spiraling into homelessness and 13 years on the streets, he now has renewed hope with permanent supportive housing and a special relationship with a service provider — forged from singing the Blues with the…

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Powered by the People of L.A. County: Help for Four-Legged Friends 600 541 admin

Powered by the People of L.A. County: Help for Four-Legged Friends

What happens when a pet parent experiences homelessness? See how the Department of Animal Care and Control steps in to give furry family members a temporary loving home while their parents find their family a forever home.

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Dancing the Cares Away

A dance residency at a senior housing complex uses movement and storytelling to help residents overcome mental and physical challenges and build community. For formerly homeless resident Allen Taylor, the workshop enhances the sense of belonging he no longer takes…

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Single Mother Gains Employment and a New Life

Marcella and her 3-year-old daughter were living with her mother in Las Vegas. When her mom passed away in 2016, the single mother and her baby girl became homeless. Circumstances forced her to move to Los Angeles. For a few…

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Quarterly Report 15

Los Angeles County is in Year Three of a 10-year effort to combat and prevent homelessness funded by Measure H, thanks to the affirmation and support of voters across LA County. We knew when we got started that this complex…

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Homeless Dogs Have an Artful Moment

A recent exhibit at the Skid Row Museum, “Dogs in the House,” showcased the work of artists and organizations advocating for homeless pet owners. The multimedia works included video and audio stories of Skid Row residents talking about their pets.…

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