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Raising Hopes on Hope Street

A 100-bed temporary housing complex has opened on the site of a former parking lot in South L.A. The City of L.A. provided the modular tent structure on land owned by the County. The site will house families for up…

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Project Roomkey Moves an Encampment

Under the supervision of LA Family Housing, 46 high-risk people who had been living at a freeway underpass were placed in the safe environment of a local hotel.

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Home is Where the Community Is

A second community has sprung  up in South L.A. to temporarily house families experiencing homelessness. The trailer-homes were delivered by the State in partnership with the County and City of Los Angeles to help those on the journey home.

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A Mission-Driven Clinic Opens in Skid Row 600 541 admin

A Mission-Driven Clinic Opens in Skid Row

Officials celebrated the opening of a new health clinic at the Union Rescue Mission operated by the Department of Health Services. The clinic provides primary and urgent care services and expects to serve 4,000 patients annually.

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Safe Landings for the Journey Home

Governor Gavin Newsom joined local officials to tour the Safe Landing community in South L.A. The State of California donated 10 trailers to temporarily house local families experiencing homelessness until permanent housing is secured.

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A Safe Landing for Unhoused Families

The first of 10 trailers sent by Governor Gavin Newsom arrived in L.A. County to help alleviate California’s homeless crisis. The trailers will temporarily house 10 homeless families with children who are currently living on the streets.

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Enumerating L.A.’s Humanitarian Crisis

The 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count is underway, with hundreds of volunteers canvassing 4,000 square miles over 3 nights to record the scope of the homeless crisis in real-time.

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Annual Independent Evaluation of the Homeless Initiative Shows Los Angeles County is Making an Impact

Los Angeles County is housing more people than ever before as it confronts a large and growing homelessness crisis, a new independent performance evaluation shows. The annual performance evaluation assessed outcomes in fiscal year 2018-19, known as Year Three, of…

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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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