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Vehicle Dwelling in LA: How to Apply for the Safe Parking LA Program or Look Up Where Vehicle Dwelling is Permitted

Mayor Garcetti has been giving regular updates on LA's progress resolving homelessness (view all current and future updates here: www.LAmayor.org/Homelessness). His homelessness progress report on December 4th gave updates on several topics, including Section 8 vouchers for families of LAUSD students facing homelessness; storage for the belongings of Skid Row residents; the opening of winter [...]

By |2019-12-06T16:33:05-08:00December 6th, 2019|Blog, Homeless Services, Homelessness, How-To|Comments Off on Vehicle Dwelling in LA: How to Apply for the Safe Parking LA Program or Look Up Where Vehicle Dwelling is Permitted

Practical Tips for Finding Help or Making a Difference for Homeless Neighbors

Resolving homelessness in LA is something that everyone can be part of. But how can you make a difference in a way that creates the greatest impact? Here are some suggestions on how to get help for homeless neighbors, and on how to get the most mileage out of your donations and volunteer efforts.    [...]

By |2019-12-06T16:37:04-08:00December 6th, 2019|Blog, Homeless Services, Homelessness, Mayor / Mayor's Office|Comments Off on Practical Tips for Finding Help or Making a Difference for Homeless Neighbors

Bird and Lime Offer Heavily Discounted Rider Rates on Scooters, E-Bikes to Homeless or Low Income Angelenos

Low income and homeless Angelenos can now get heavily discounted ridership rates by enrolling in programs offered by electric vehicle-sharing companies Bird and Lime.    Anyone who is currently enrolled in or eligible for a state or federal assistance program is able to participate in Bird’s “Bird Access” program, in order to use the company’s [...]

By |2019-11-01T16:21:52-07:00November 1st, 2019|Blog, Homeless Services, Homelessness|Comments Off on Bird and Lime Offer Heavily Discounted Rider Rates on Scooters, E-Bikes to Homeless or Low Income Angelenos

Video, Photos & Resources From Our First Homelessness Resource Fair

Big thanks to everyone who attended our first Homelessness Resource Fair last Saturday! We are so inspired by your energy and your commitment to helping our homeless neighbors get back on their feet, and we appreciate you spending your weekend with us. Thank you also to our presenting sponsors who helped make this happen: LA [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:23-07:00April 26th, 2019|Blog, Homelessness|Comments Off on Video, Photos & Resources From Our First Homelessness Resource Fair

2020 LA City Budget Proposal Released By Mayor’s Office

Mayor Garcetti announced his 2020 Budget Proposal for the City of LA this past Thursday, which prioritizes investments in improving infrastructure and alleviating homelessness.   LINKS TO 2020 BUDGET DOCUMENTS + WEBSITE Here are links to the Mayor's budget proposal and summary documents, as well as an interactive Open Budget dashboard where you can view [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:24-07:00April 19th, 2019|Blog, Budget, City Hall, Homeless Services, Homelessness, Infrastructure, Mayor / Mayor's Office|Comments Off on 2020 LA City Budget Proposal Released By Mayor’s Office

Homelessness Resource Fair April 20: Learn How You Can Help Solve Homelessness in LA

Homelessness in LA is a complex issue. So many people want to help solve homelessness in their communities, and don’t know where to start. Our Homelessness Resource Fair is a starting point where Angelenos can learn how they can start making a difference right away. You'll be able to connect to other local advocates for [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:41-07:00February 15th, 2019|Blog, Homelessness|Comments Off on Homelessness Resource Fair April 20: Learn How You Can Help Solve Homelessness in LA

Share Your Neighborhood Council Story

What hot-topic issues has your Neighborhood Council had an impact on in your community? Share your story with us for a chance to be featured in story pitches to local news outlets interested in covering the 2019 Neighborhood Council elections. Fill out this form to submit your story for consideration: http://bit.ly/NCStoriesSubmission

LA Homeless Services Authority is Hiring

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is actively recruiting to fill several vacancies within the agency.  Interested and qualified individuals should apply with a cover letter of interest, current resume and at least three (3) professional references at www.lahsa.org/jobs. Click the name of each job below, to open a printable PDF job description. All positions listed [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:42-07:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, Employment, Homeless Services, Homelessness, Jobs|Comments Off on LA Homeless Services Authority is Hiring

Volunteer for the Homeless Count

Every year, we conduct a census of the homeless population through the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The Count helps us better understand homelessness in our region and direct resources where they’re needed most. We need at least 8,000 volunteers to canvas more than 80 cities and 200 communities across LA County. You can now register [...]

By |2018-12-14T14:35:25-08:00December 14th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Volunteer for the Homeless Count

A Bridge Home: FAQ for LA’s Temporary Homeless Housing Initiative

Mayor Garcetti's temporary homeless housing initiative - called A Bridge Home - has begun rolling out across LA, with the first site already open in the historic city center district near El Pueblo. Many Neighborhood Councils have been fielding questions and concerns from their stakeholders about the impact this program will have on their community. The [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:50-07:00November 1st, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Housing|Comments Off on A Bridge Home: FAQ for LA’s Temporary Homeless Housing Initiative