In 2010, Upward Bound House opened Family Shelter, an 18-unit emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness, in Culver City. Before then, it was a run-down motel. UBH was one of the pioneers of this housing model, and now local governments across Los Angeles County are seeing the value in converting motels into shelters for their most vulnerable citizens.
The City of Santa Monica invests more than $2.8 million annually in local service providers who address homelessness directly in our community by providing a variety of services for the homeless. Here’s a look at three of them.
The 2017 “hopes and dreams” of children in Santa Monica will be on display for the first time this year with the release of a special greeting card project on Saturday….
Now that the city of Los Angeles has set aside more than a billion dollars to fund housing for the homeless, let’s get it built faster. Under last year’s Proposition HHH, $1.2 billion will be raised to build 10,000 units of housing over the next decade — mostly permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless people….
Los Angeles County’s homeless population has soared 23% over last year despite increasing success in placing people in housing, according to the latest annual count released Wednesday….
Measure H, a quarter-cent Los Angeles County sales tax to fund anti-homelessness programs, maintained the two-thirds majority needed for approval in a final ballot tally released Monday….