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Recuperative centers give homeless patients a safe place to heal

Recovering from a serious illness is tough for anyone. It’s even tougher for the homeless. Now 12 Los Angeles County Recuperative Care Centers are providing homeless patients with safe and healing places to recover instead of returning to the streets.…

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Building a better life for the homeless in 2018

A new supportive housing facility called The Campus at LA Family Housing is set to open its doors early next year in North Hollywood. It will soon be home to 50 people transitioning out of homelessness, including the Montoya brothers,…

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Home is where the support is

The Fiesta Apartments in North Hollywood welcomed its first tenants: 49 formerly homeless people who are now settling into homes of their own in the supportive housing facility. As part of The Campus at LA Family Housing, the Fiesta provides…

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Inspiration and dedication on display at 2nd Homeless Initiative conference

Leaders of Los Angeles County’s mobilization against homelessness gathered recently for the second annual Homeless Initiative Conference. Innovation, challenges and some inspiring life stories were at the heart of the event.

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Homeless Count sheds light on a crisis

Thousands of volunteers hit the streets as the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count got underway. The largest census of its kind will help determine the extent of the homelessness crisis and where resources are needed most.

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When a little spare change adds up to big change

One of the key themes at the 2nd annual Homeless Initiative Conference was innovation–new approaches to help solve a long-running problem. Among the ideas: a new jobs portal and an unusual way to put your spare change to work.

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Once Homeless, Now He Drives Change for Others

Terrence Pierre, one of more than 1,000 new employees being hired by nonprofit organizations with Measure H funds to expand homeless services, is a man on a mission. As a member of LAHSA’s Homeless Engagement Team, he works the streets…

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Vet Reunites with Family

Edward, a veteran, lost his job and became homeless. He received shelter at the Union Rescue Mission (URM) in Skid Row. URM staff referredEdward to the People Concern’s Rapid Rehousing (RRH) Program. Hewas enrolled in the RRH program and found…

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