Staggering statistics were released last week showing a major spike in homelessness across Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) recently conducted the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count and found a nearly 25 percent jump in people living on the streets…
San Diego Tried HarderGloria secures $10 million state funding for homeless youth
An extra $10 million for homeless youth services has been included in the state budget following requests for increased funding in the field from Assemblyman Todd Gloria, D-San Diego.He said there’s been some areas of improvement on homelessness — the number of homeless veterans in San Diego County has dropped according to the latest annual count, for example.
“But we are not seeing similar downward pressure on homeless youth numbers,” Gloria said Thursday. “In fact, those numbers are going up.”