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Over 50 Santa Monica Homeless Moved into Housing

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This year, Santa Monica began to inventory their resident homeless population to find the most vulnerable and high-risk in order to begin intensive services and help get them off the street. 131 were found and so far, 51 one of them are off the streets as of November. 18 of those are now in permanent housing (14%) and the other 33 (25%) are in temporary housing. Another homeless census is coming up in January and Santa Monica is looking for volunteers. For more details on volunteering, check here.

Volunteers Needed for 2009 Homeless Count

Tuesday, January 27, 2009
8 p.m. - 2 a.m.

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Volunteers needed for a biennial census of
homeless people in Santa Monica.

Volunteers are encouraged to attend one of the following trainings:

Thursday, January 15, 7- 8:30 p.m.
Virginia Avenue Park, Thelma Terry Center
2200 Virginia Ave.
Or
Saturday, January 24, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Santa Monica Main Library, Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium
601 Santa Monica Blvd.

Join the Santa Monica Police and Fire Departments and the
Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce - VOLUNTEER!
Bring your friends and colleagues!
Spread the word!
Get involved! Be part of the solution!

RSVP to City of Santa Monica, Human Services Division
dina.aubrey@smgov.net
Call (310) 458-8701 for more information