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Saving Lives in the Homeless Community 600 541 CVillacorte

Saving Lives in the Homeless Community

The Department of Health Services is on the ground in homeless encampments distributing Naloxone to save lives from overdose.    

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Fairview Heights Apartments in Inglewood 600 541 CVillacorte

Fairview Heights Apartments in Inglewood

Fairview Heights Apartments in Inglewood, located across the street from the future Crenshaw/LAX Light Rail, celebrated its grand opening. Built by Linc Housing and National CORE in partnership with Los Angeles County, Metro, and the City of Inglewood, this 101-unit…

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Major donation for Bridge to Home 600 541 CVillacorte

Major donation for Bridge to Home

  L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, along with the city of Santa Clarita announced that the two municipalities would be donating a total of $4 million to Bridge to Home, which operates Santa Clarita’s homeless shelter.

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LAHSA’s New Strategy to Reduce Unsheltered Homelessness in 3 Years 600 541 CVillacorte

LAHSA’s New Strategy to Reduce Unsheltered Homelessness in 3 Years

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) announced a new strategy to reduce unsheltered homelessness in Los Angeles County over the next three years. To achieve that goal, LAHSA is working with its partners to accelerate people’s movement from shelter…

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PATH Villas in South Gate 600 541 CVillacorte

PATH Villas in South Gate

PATH Villas in South Gate is now open. The 60-unit affordable apartment community has studio and one-bedroom apartments for veterans as well as men and women with fragile health who are emerging from homelessness. The apartments are pet-friendly, and residents…

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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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$532.6M Homeless Initiative Spending Plan for FY 2022-23 600 450 CVillacorte

$532.6M Homeless Initiative 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 fiscal year, which begins July 1. read more
Exploring Ways to Support Faith Communities’ Homeless Services 600 450 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’ 600 450 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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