People experiencing homelessness are one of the populations most impacted by COVID-19 in California because they lack protection from the environment, adequate access to hygiene and sanitation facilities, or connection to services and health care.
Partnering to Meet Food Security Needs for Supportive Housing Clients and Unsheltered Residents During COVID-19
LA County Department of Health Services has a new partner in a critical time: World Central Kitchen, a global relief organization founded by chef and humanitarian José Andrés. Over the last several years, the LA County Department of Health Services (DHS), through its...
Philanthropy has both a unique opportunity and a critical responsibility to protect the most vulnerable communities during a pandemic. During this vital time, philanthropy can leverage its flexibility to provide funds to organizations for immediate relief and urgent needs.
In 2017, as part of a broader set of programs aimed at reducing chronic homelessness, the City of San Francisco, the San Francisco Housing Authority, and the grantmaking nonprofit group Tipping Point launched a new initiative called Moving On.
Navy veteran Carl Moisoff takes pride in his neat, one-bedroom apartment at the newly opened Veterans Village in Colma.
The reality of California’s homeless crisis is that there is little social safety net to catch the very poorest residents before they fall to the streets.
Homeless advocates this month kicked off a citywide campaign to encourage residents to get involved in solving the epidemic of homelessness in San Francisco.
The Los Angeles City Council member representing Venice introduced legislation Wednesday to expand two programs that have quickly housed thousands of people experiencing homelessness.
When the Los Angeles City Council voted in July to reinstate a ban on sleeping overnight in vehicles parked on residential streets, it imposed yet another obstacle for homeless Angelenos forced to live in their cars – the number of whom exceed 10,000 by some estimates and more than 15,000 by others.
Building housing for homeless people is slow and costly, and is getting slower and costlier every year. But six developers responding to a challenge from Mayor Eric Garcetti are getting a chance to show how they would do it faster and cheaper.
The city of San Francisco has taken one of the most significant steps ever toward tightening up relations between the galaxy of nonprofit and government agencies that deal with homelessness.
The movement to better address the social and environmental factors that affect health has insurance companies and other payers looking beyond the hospital or clinic and stepping into the community to give patients help where it’s needed.
On any given day, Conrado Solano has a network of help that keeps him at home and out of a nursing facility.
This report aims to bridge a knowledge gap between the
affordable housing and healthcare fields that limits their
ability to implement health and housing projects and