Success Stories

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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Kimberlee Finds Hope Again 600 541 CVillacorte

Kimberlee Finds Hope Again

Kimberlee, a stay-at-home mom who faced homelessness after her divorce, found shelter at Bridge to Home and assistance with enrolling in the LA:RISE workforce development program. Kimberlee was anxious about reentering the workforce, but she eventually found employment at Goodwill…

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A Smooth Transition Back into Society 600 541 CVillacorte

A Smooth Transition Back into Society

Mitchel, 53, was facing homelessness after being incarcerated for 32 years. He was on parole and residing in a halfway home. The LA:RISE program connected him to Social Enterprise CEO’s Transitional Subsidized Employment program. He met with his case manager…

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Working Towards Careers for a Cause 600 541 CVillacorte

Working Towards Careers for a Cause

Irene, 40, was living in a tent on Skid Row when she enrolled in an Alternative Staffing Organizations (ASO) program where job placement specialists helped her obtain assembly and fulfillment work for Goodwill. Her boyfriend physically abused her one day,…

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Daniel Holds Onto His Dream 600 541 CVillacorte

Daniel Holds Onto His Dream

Daniel, 50, was homeless in the San Gabriel Valley for ten years because of substance abuse. He enrolled in a relapse prevention program at JWCH/Wesley, a Measure H-funded service provider, and received an Emergency Housing Voucher from LACDA. He was…

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Inspiring Others with His Journey 600 541 CVillacorte

Inspiring Others with His Journey

Felix del Prado is paying it forward at a new residential detox facility primarily catering to Spanish-speaking adults, many of them experiencing homelessness. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health – Substance Use Prevention and Control (SAPC) partnered with…

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Helping Someone Through a Disability 600 541 CVillacorte

Helping Someone Through a Disability

Mr. T, 49, lost his job at the beginning of the pandemic and could not find alternate work because of his disabilities. He had been living with his mother but when he could no longer help pay rent or bills,…

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