Success Stories

A Home for Richard 600 541 CVillacorte

A Home for Richard

Richard, 63, grew up in El Monte in a family that struggled with addiction. He’d been homeless 10 years, the unofficial “mayor” of an encampment under a freeway overpass, when he secured interim housing at a Project Roomkey hotel through…

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Battle Buddies to the Rescue 600 541 CVillacorte

Battle Buddies to the Rescue

U.S. Army veteran Jamarro is homeless no more, thanks to the Veteran Peer Access Network (VPAN), a community-driven support network serving veterans and their families in the U.S. Staffed by veterans and military family members, dubbed “battle buddies,” VPAN provides…

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Rapid Rehousing for Patricia 600 541 CVillacorte

Rapid Rehousing for Patricia

Patricia, 67, became homeless around 2020 due to family issues. She was able to find shelter at a Project Roomkey site.  When that program was about to end, she was connected to the nonprofit service provider Harbor Interfaith Services and…

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A Sense of Peace for Marcia 600 541 CVillacorte

A Sense of Peace for Marcia

Marcia, 66, has a history of mental illness and chronic homelessness. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services’ Countywide Benefits Entitlement System (CBEST) team first tried to help her secure Social Security benefits for her in 2018, while she…

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Jose Gets a Fresh Start 600 541 CVillacorte

Jose Gets a Fresh Start

Jose, 30, was on parole and residing in a halfway home at risk of homelessness when he was referred to the LA:RISE program. As he had some experience in construction work, his goal was to have permanent employment with the…

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All Things are Possible 600 541 CVillacorte

All Things are Possible

Rae Lynn, 31, a single mother to a 14-year old son, experienced homelessness for two years after experiencing a physical injury and losing her job. She reached out to family for assistance but was not able to get any help.…

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Malibu Connect Day 600 541 CVillacorte

Malibu Connect Day

The City of Malibu hosted and conducted a “Connect Day” at the Malibu City Library. With over 25 local service providers present, people experiencing homelessness were able to take advantage of many Measure H-funded resources. From healthcare to haircuts, over…

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Never Give Up Hope 600 541 CVillacorte

Never Give Up Hope

Theresa, 68, was first connected to Safe Parking and later received help from a case manager with The People Concern, a Measure H-funded service provider, which completed housing referrals and an Emergency Housing Voucher Interest Assessment. This led to temporary…

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Not Too Late for Charles 600 541 CVillacorte

Not Too Late for Charles

Charles, 63, was chronically homeless for four years in Inglewood because of financial instability, mental health issues, and alcohol abuse. The LAHSA outreach team temporarily housed Charles through Project Roomkey, but he struggled with the rules and again became homeless.…

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Victor Gets the Help He Needs 600 541 CVillacorte

Victor Gets the Help He Needs

Victor, 53, lived in Skid Row after his family could not care for him. He has diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, bilateral amputation, and hypertension. The National Health Foundation referred him to the JWCH Recuperative Care program, which enabled him to…

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