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Help at a Hollywood Hotel 600 541 CVillacorte

Help at a Hollywood Hotel

The Mark Twain is the first interim housing site for “Hollywood 2.0,” the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s pilot project to provide comprehensive, community-based care and services to people experiencing mental illness and homelessness in the Hollywood community.…

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Homeless Initiative Executive Director Cheri Todoroff walks through a homeless encampment.
One on One with Homeless Initiative Director Cheri Todoroff 600 541 CVillacorte

One on One with Homeless Initiative Director Cheri Todoroff

The first episode of Los Angeles County’s new show One on One delves into the issue of homelessness and talks with Cheri Todoroff, director of the Homeless Initiative. From encampment resolutions to new housing, she breaks down what’s driving the…

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House of Refuge for Struggling Youth 600 541 CVillacorte

House of Refuge for Struggling Youth

Charlie Lebeau is one of thousands of vulnerable youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. He’s found refuge in Dunamis House in Boyle Heights, one of Los Angeles County’s Homekey motel conversions. Dunamis is a partnership between…

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It Takes a Village 600 541 CVillacorte

It Takes a Village

California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom toured the newly opened Restorative Care Village on the campus of LAC+USC Medical Center. The Restorative Care Village provides access to a full continuum of clinical care and supportive services on one campus—including recuperative…

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Pathway Home Resolves East Gardena RV Encampment 600 541 CVillacorte

Pathway Home Resolves East Gardena RV Encampment

Los Angeles County’s new Pathway Home program to resolve encampments, including recreational vehicles (RVs), successfully placed  58 people into interim housing  – including  families with children – and removed 30 dilapidated RVs being used as makeshift dwellings on the streets…

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Lives Saved Amid Tropical Storm Hilary 600 541 CVillacorte

Lives Saved Amid Tropical Storm Hilary

As Tropical Storm Hilary approached Los Angeles County, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) worked in close collaboration with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office and the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative to help people experiencing unsheltered homelessness in areas…

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Yolanda and Her Kids Have a Home 600 541 CVillacorte

Yolanda and Her Kids Have a Home

Every parent can relate – we all want a better future for our children. Yolanda was scared that being homeless would mean her children would be taken away, but LAHSA wanted a better future for her children too, and its…

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Stacie Finds a Home 600 541 CVillacorte

Stacie Finds a Home

https://youtu.be/RFV8MZEtWPY Stacie has found a home after 23 years of homelessness and LAHSA couldn’t be happier to be a part of her journey. Share this story if you felt inspired

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2023 Homeless Count Prompts Vows to Take Urgent Action 600 541 CVillacorte

2023 Homeless Count Prompts Vows to Take Urgent Action

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority reported the 2023 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count results showed a 9% rise in homelessness on any given night in Los Angeles County to an estimated 75,518 people and a 10% rise in the…

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More Housing and Services in Skid Row 600 541 CVillacorte

More Housing and Services in Skid Row

More than half of the homeless population in Skid Row – about 2,500 people – will move into housing and receive services over the next three years, thanks to a $60 million state grant to Los Angeles County’s Department of…

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