March 29 Homeless Corona Updates

Breaking from LA City Council A complete ban on all evictions failed by one vote (Screenshot 1 & 2). Bob Blumenfield, Joe Buscaino, John Lee, Mitch O’Farrell, and Monica Rodriguez voted against. Curren Price and Paul Kerokian recused themselves. Temporary ban on evictions is upheld but renters need to prove the eviction was coronavirus relatedContinue reading “March 29 Homeless Corona Updates”

March 27th – Updates to services re COVID-19

Hello, Things are changing fast in the world and we are doing our best to keep up. Please let me know if there are any Homeless Related services or questions you want to be researched and answered. HANG IN THERE! Here are updates for you, March 27th. 211 Always a good first call, and theirContinue reading “March 27th – Updates to services re COVID-19”

Be nice to the DMV

The Department of motor vehicles in California is currently only going by appointments. This means there are no walk-ins. Unfortunately this also means that people are losing their freaking minds at the security guards and employees or stationed outside. Be nice to them. COVID-19 Is a scary beast and by keeping us out they areContinue reading “Be nice to the DMV”

First Friday of Safer at Home

And of course I’m not at home. I needed to see somebody in the hospital and this is what I saw today. It’s pretty much a ghost town. But the doctors and nurses and podiatrists and case managers and social workers and security guards were here are all in good spirits and working hard. andContinue reading “First Friday of Safer at Home”

Free Rides to Medical Appointments

If you have LA Care Medi-Cal – you qualify for Lyft rides to and from their appts at the doctor or therapist. Call 844-905-7272. This is the LA Care Transportation line. This applies to any type of medical appointment, physical, mental health, and SUD    

COVID 19 and the Homeless Population

What is COVID-19 COVID–19 is a Novel Coronavirus ( a new coronavirus). • CO: Corona • VI: Virus • D: Disease • 19: The year it emerged There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirusContinue reading “COVID 19 and the Homeless Population”

What are you going to do to save me?

Oh, I was fixin’ to chew fire today. I was bemused, annoyed, and inconvenienced today when a young woman demanded to know what I was going to do for her next. She had been in a motel for 2 weeks, been driven to her doctor appointment, and taken shopping at the grocery store. This, however,Continue reading “What are you going to do to save me?”

Waiting at the Canoga Park police department. Worth it.

I’m at the LAPD Canoga Park police station to file a trespassing and harassment and battery report with a freaked out client. We’ve waited an hour. I I’m going to say that that was totally worth the wait. We met my officer Hernandez he was very helpful. He explained restraining orders and trespass notices. HeContinue reading “Waiting at the Canoga Park police department. Worth it.”

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