Homelessness

Experienced Leadership Matters

Established a interdepartmental and interagency collaboration with non-profits, community and faith-based organizations to provide support and services for Alameda’s homeless.

Funded a program to provide outreach and support to homeless individuals and families.

Funded one-time payments to unhoused or people in threat of becoming homeless.

Provided funding for seasonal warming shelters and a day center to connect clients to housing, health, mental health, substance abuse, and social services and supports.

Supported efforts to expand temporary and permanent housing options offered by non-profits including a proposal to redevelop vacant federal buildings as a wellness center for seniors and unhoused individuals.

Funded a pilot project to provide restaurant-prepared meals to homeless individuals; this also supports restaurants impacted by the pandemic

Provides mobile hygiene services including showers and laundry.

Supported establishment of a homeless hotline to connect unhoused residents with services.

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