Tag: Homelessness

Drug Overdoses Behind Rising Deaths Among L.A. County Homeless
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Drug Overdoses Behind Rising Deaths Among L.A. County Homeless

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Thursday that deaths amongst people experiencing homelessness increased to a record 1,267 in 2019 and drug overdose was the leading cause with the greatest increase. In 2018, there were 1,114 deaths among people experiencing homelessness. This is a second annual report on mortality among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County…

Pasadena Community Foundation Announces Two New Grants for Permanent Supportive Housing
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Pasadena Community Foundation Announces Two New Grants for Permanent Supportive Housing

Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) will make grants totaling more than $500,000 to address the crisis of homelessness in Pasadena and its surrounding communities. The San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity and Salvation Army will receive grants to build new permanent supportive housing in Pasadena for people experiencing homelessness. PCF worked closely with the City of…

Pasadena Receives $5M to Combat Homelessness
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Pasadena Receives $5M to Combat Homelessness

By Terry Miller In the city manager’s weekly report, William Huang, director of housing, the Department has apparently received a notice of three separate awards to help combat the ever- increasing homelessness situation on the streets of Pasadena. The alarming growth of homeless people has created a dire need for immediate help, especially in the…

Pasadena Approves $1.3M in Homeless Relief After Clash With County
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Pasadena Approves $1.3M in Homeless Relief After Clash With County

By John Orona Pasadena approved over $1.3 million in coordinated homelessness services contracts over the next two years using its entire share of Measure H funding for that period, despite contributing about $7 million per year to the county coffers through the measure. Measure H is a county-wide quarter-cent tax approved by voters in 2017…

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