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The Making of Matt’s New Career 600 541 CVillacorte

The Making of Matt’s New Career

Matt, 50 was living at the Midnight Mission in Skid Row, battling alcoholism, when he was referred to Chrysalis for job readiness services. Chrysalis referred him to the LA:RISE program at the Southeast Los Angeles AJCC (America’s Job Center of…

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A Fresh Start 600 541 CVillacorte

A Fresh Start

Ricardo lost his apartment while incarcerated.  He told the psychiatrist treating his depression in jail that he would be homeless upon his release. The psychiatrist urged him to enroll with First to Serve, Inc., which helped place him in transitional…

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LA County Prepares to Intensify and Refocus its Fight Against Homelessness as Board of Supervisors Approves $532.6M Spending Plan for FY 2022-23 600 541 CVillacorte

LA County Prepares to Intensify and Refocus its Fight Against Homelessness as Board of Supervisors Approves $532.6M Spending Plan for FY 2022-23

As Los Angeles County prepares to intensify and refocus its efforts to fight homelessness, the Board of Supervisors approved a $532.6-million spending plan that significantly expands permanent and interim housing solutions and increases funding for local cities in the coming…

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Exploring Ways to Support Faith Communities’ Homeless Services 600 541 CVillacorte

Exploring Ways to Support Faith Communities’ Homeless Services

Faith-Based Organizations have a time-honored tradition of service to people in need, providing compassion, charitable donations, safe haven, and more, in the practice of their beliefs. Since its inception, the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative has been seeking to work…

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A new skid row facility where homeless women can try ‘to get whole and heal’ 600 541 CVillacorte

A new skid row facility where homeless women can try ‘to get whole and heal’

Before she ended up in the hospital, “I felt like I was invincible,” said Jillian, 58, who suffered liver failure. “But I was not.” Alcohol had derailed her life. She had trouble holding down a job and had strained ties…

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Los Angeles County’s Latest Homekey Grant Awards 600 541 CVillacorte

Los Angeles County’s Latest Homekey Grant Awards

Governor Gavin Newsom announced the latest in a series of awards to local governments for Homekey, California’s nation-leading program confronting the homelessness crisis by rapidly creating housing by purchasing hotels, motels, and other buildings. With these projects, the program has…

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Homeless women find their ‘ray of sunshine’ in facility offering care, healing 600 541 CVillacorte

Homeless women find their ‘ray of sunshine’ in facility offering care, healing

The Oasis is a first of its kind “recuperative care” center, exclusively for homeless women on Skid Row. It’s a 40-bed facility designed to help women heal from the trauma of the streets while waiting for placement in permanent housing.…

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A Call to Create More Homeless Courts 600 541 CVillacorte

A Call to Create More Homeless Courts

A California lawmaker is calling for the creation of a homeless courts pilot program modeled after one in Los Angeles County. More details in in this article on CalMatters and LAist.  

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Metro Breaks Ground Affordable Housing in East Hollywood 600 541 CVillacorte

Metro Breaks Ground Affordable Housing in East Hollywood

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and its partner, Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) celebrated the groundbreaking for the Santa Monica Vermont Apartments in East Hollywood. The project’s 187-units will be affordable for low income households, with half…

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Corazón del Valle Apartments Groundbreaking 600 541 CVillacorte

Corazón del Valle Apartments Groundbreaking

Corazon del Valle, an affordable housing project in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, broke ground in April. Once completed, it will bring 180-units to Panorama City for families with limited means and those experiencing homelessness. Corazon del Valle…

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