Homelessness Committee

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Homelessness Committee2022-01-12T16:12:35-08:00

Chair: Pending

Members:  Emma Rault, Matthew Quiocho, Lou Caravella, Joe Zhou

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).

IMPORTANT UPDATE:  

  • For information on the Bridge Home at 407 N. Beacon Street or the County Shelter at 122 W 8th Street, please call Harbor Interfaith Services at 310-831-0603.
  • For information on the Navigation Center at 2165 John S. Gibson Blvd, please call  the Volunteers of America at 213-334-1633.
  • There are Case Workers available to assist those experiencing homelessness at both Harbor Interfaith and the Navigation Center facilities. 
  • 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count: San Pedro Presentation 8-18-20

COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDAS & DOCUMENTS: 

Homelessness Resources

HOMELESSNESS RELATED NEWS:

Temporary homeless shelters in San Pedro, Wilmington, set to open July 6

When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti rolled out his Bridge Home program, the temporary shelters were supposed to go up quickly throughout the city. But it all got bogged down in bureaucracy and higher-than-expected costs.

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Temporary homeless shelters in San Pedro, Wilmington, set to open July 6

Homelessness In Los Angeles County Rises Sharply

LA's annual homeless count, released Friday, shows that 66,433 people now live on the streets, in shelters and in vehicles within the county. That's up 12.7% from 2019. Within LA city limits, the number of people experiencing homelessness is 41,290, a 14.2% increase over last year.

By |June 13th, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Homelessness In Los Angeles County Rises Sharply

Project Roomkey Has Placed 9,400 Homeless People Into Temporary Hotel Rooms. Now What?

In April, when Governor Newsom announced Project Roomkey — aimed at moving 15,000 homeless Californians into rented hotel rooms — it was lauded as a "win-win." Homeless people would get to come indoors, and hotels would get to recoup lost income from the collapse of the tourism industry.

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Home, Homeless Page|Comments Off on Project Roomkey Has Placed 9,400 Homeless People Into Temporary Hotel Rooms. Now What?

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

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