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Enumerating L.A.’s Humanitarian Crisis 600 541 admin

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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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

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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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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Giving New Meaning to Service Desk

A new source of help for those experiencing homelessness.

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Beautiful Vistas for the Homeward-Bound

Athens Vistas Apartments, a new supportive housing development for seniors, recently opened its doors in unincorporated Athens Westmont. A vacant lot in South LA was transformed into affordable apartments for seniors who were homeless or have limited means.

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