Category Archive: homeless

  1. Los Angeles Homeless Count

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    This year’s 2015 Greater Los Angeles County Homeless Count kicked off with the participation of 6,000 volunteers.  The three day effort, hosted by the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority (LAHSA), gave volunteers the option of participating in one of the 87 deployment sites located in Service Planning Areas. (more…)

  2. Housing the Homeless and Saving Money

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    In 2007, Community Solutions, working closely with County officials, launched a pilot program called Project 50. The goal of the project was to identify and house the most vulnerable homeless individuals in the county and provide them with housing and services. The goal was twofold: (1) get chronically homeless folks off the streets and into supportive housing, and (2) save taxpayer dollars. Thus far, the program has proved to be just as successful as its creators had hoped. (more…)