Homeless advocates on Friday called on city leaders to purchase the L.A. Grand Hotel, which has served as emergency shelter during the COVID-19 pandemic, to convert into permanent housing. The hotel, on Figueroa and 3rd streets in downtown Los Angeles, is the largest of the city’s shelter sites under Project Roomkey, a federally funded program more
September 2022 News Listing
Hundreds of people are expected at a community walk to show support for mental health Saturday, Oct. 8 at Seal Point Park in San Mateo. The event will also raise funds for awareness for services for both individuals and families living with mental illness. The walk will have a presenting sponsor — The Michael and more
San Mateo Police Department launches Project Guardian program New registry helps residents with special needs.
The San Mateo Police Department has launched a new voluntary vulnerable person registry for San Mateo residents, giving officers updated information about people with special needs during an emergency call. The Project Guardian program allows caregivers and loved ones to complete a form detailing personal information, medical history and a photograph distributed to first responders more
Governor Newsom Signs CARE Court Into Law, Providing a New Path Forward for Californians Struggling with Serious Mental Illness.
Passed in the Legislature with overwhelming support, CARE Court is a first-in-the-nation framework to empower individuals suffering from untreated schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders CARE Court is bolstered by the state’s $15.3 billion in funding to tackle homelessness and $11.6 billion annually in mental health services SAN JOSE – Alongside state and local leaders and Californians impacted by more