NASW-USC Unit Shares Helpful Resources for the Holidays

RESOURCES FOR PROVIDERS: » Recognizing Holiday Triggers of Trauma Strategies for service providers and community-based organizations to be trauma-informed during the holidays. » Holiday Self-Care for Behavioral Health Professionals Tips for how behavioral health professionals can maintain their own self-care during the holidays. » Travel with Serious Mental Illness …

2019-2020 LAHSA Winter Shelter Program

Winter Shelter Update NEW SITES ADDED! Our Winter Shelter Program Guide has been updated to include the following changes: Steinmetz Park, Hacienda Heights ·     The site now has the option of walking up along with being transported to the site. ·     Starting Monday January 6, the VOALA …

Faith Resources

Educational Videos: Los Angeles Religious Leaders-The Moral Imperative To Engage On Homelessness, Challenges and Solutions for Faith Leaders, Current Service Philosophy (Housing First)-Dr. Henwood, Two Stories- Personal Experience, Los Angeles City Policies and Projects, USC High-Level Inter-Relgious Roundtable Joint Statement Signatures

Artists Provide Inspiring Display for USC Homelessness Summit

By Brenda Wiewel, Director, USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness Attendees at the USC Homelessness Summit were treated to an amazing display of artwork created by people who have experienced homelessness in their lives. The exhibition, titled “Community Creativity: Homelessness and Empowerment Through Art,” was sponsored by …

Urban Voices Choir Performs at Homelessness Summit

By Brenda Wiewel, Director, USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness Thought-provoking discussion was complemented by inspiring music at the USC Homelessness Summit. While the summit was packed with informative panels and motivating speakers, guests were also lucky enough to see a performance by the Urban Voices Choir. The …

An Art Colony Thrives On Skid Row

(Huffington Post, April 14, 2018) Most Los Angles residents think of Skid Row as a dark and disturbing place. This dynamic arts community wants to change that. LOS ANGELES ― David Allen smiles widely as he holds up a small blue photo album stuffed with drawings. …