Homelessness Committee

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Homelessness Committee2020-02-15T10:52:38-08:00

Co-Chairs: Linda Nutile & Tamra King
Members:
  James Allen, Carrie Scoville, Matt Garland. Meg McCarty-Marple and Maria Marsh

The Committee on Homelessness is tasked with reviewing local issues and concerns in relation to the City’s Comprehensive Homeless Strategy, which establishes up front that the City cannot achieve a reduction in homelessness unilaterally. Central to an effective system to reduce homelessness is on-going coordination with the County of Los Angeles, existing non-profit providers, and Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA).

NEXT MEETING:  Tuesday, February 25, 2020.  6:00pm.  

Homelessness Resources

News

Supervisor Hahn Selects Harbor Interfaith to Operate Shelter

 The remodeled County facility has 40 beds for homeless single individuals living on the streets, focused on those around the post office as well as their pets. The facility provides the community and individuals the safety they need while case managers work to find them housing.

By |March 4th, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Supervisor Hahn Selects Harbor Interfaith to Operate Shelter

Governor Newsom Announces Accelerated State Action on Homelessness

Los Angeles County to receive 30 travel trailers, as well as medical services tents, to assist individuals experiencing homelessness. LA County is the second local partner to receive these resources as part of the Governor’s executive order accelerating state action on homelessness

By |January 27th, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Governor Newsom Announces Accelerated State Action on Homelessness

San Pedro Shelter Update from Janice Hahn

Janice Hahn: "My plan for a 40-bed, 3-year temporary emergency shelter at the empty County Health building at 122 W. 8th St. San Pedro was approved by the Board of Supervisors at Tuesday's meeting.... On Thursday night I headed to the Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council to tell them more about this plan. It received unanimous support from the council members."

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on San Pedro Shelter Update from Janice Hahn

Plan for 3-Year Emergency Shelter in San Pedro Approved by Board of Supervisors

Central SP NC board member James Preston Allen joins LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn with faith and business groups to support the 8th street shelter project that was proposed by the CeSPNC HOMELESSNESS COMMITTEE at the recent meeting. This resolution was unanimously approved on Jan. 14th

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Plan for 3-Year Emergency Shelter in San Pedro Approved by Board of Supervisors

Janice Hahn’s Proposal for a Temporary Shelter in San Pedro

With the crisis on our streets, we need to get everyone into shelter as soon as we possibly can. That is why Janice Hahn has proposed a plan to use an empty County building at 8th and Beacon in downtown San Pedro as a temporary shelter for three years until they break ground on a long-term housing project at this site.

By |January 12th, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Janice Hahn’s Proposal for a Temporary Shelter in San Pedro

Supreme Court leaves cities with one option on homelessness: More housing

The U.S. Supreme Court decided against hearing an appeal of the landmark case City of Boise vs. Martin, letting stand a ruling that amounts to a broad curb on police powers in California and eight other states to stop people from sleeping on public property if no other shelter is available.

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Supreme Court leaves cities with one option on homelessness: More housing