Why Choose a Freeway Underpass

Homelessness is many things – but to you and I – it is a visual blight. Tents and boxes and grocery carts and clothes and trash cover the sidewalks lining the street under the freeway overpass. It is loud and car sounds echo – gas fumes linger and can’t escape which creates terrible air qualityContinue reading “Why Choose a Freeway Underpass”

Support my effort to end homelessness

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Thank you

Even the best of us who are happy healthy and will adjusted are feeling stressed out right now. Imagine if you are receiving professional assistance with a substance use disorder, and mental health issue, and oh yeah you’re homeless. And now the entire world has been turned off. And the two shelters that I runContinue reading “Thank you”

Covid lock down, week 1

I have bleached the shelter houses three times this week. I have told the homeless residents that they do not need to leave the shelter to look for work or housing. I do however expect them to use the internet to continue to look and make contacts. I have given everybody an extra 2-week extensionContinue reading “Covid lock down, week 1”

A Home for Someone Homeless

I’m at Roger Jessup Park to look at the Community Garden when I spot it. I’m not really sure what this mailbox is receiving mail for, but because it’s right next to the porta potties and where this person’s card is, it looks like this is their home. It is almost domestic. It looks likeContinue reading “A Home for Someone Homeless”

This what a Sober Shelter looks like… Brace yourself

A sober living house or shelter house looks like: a house where pople sleep, eat, and sometimes watch TV. You know, like your home but for folks who don’t have one.

Donating After Disaster

Grab on to that urge to give. Dont let it slip away. Please leave a comment with a place that you know of where people can donate money, food, items, clothing, or their time. These places can be at local disaster sites like Texas and Tennessee during Hurricane Harvey or local nonprofits. The reason you’reContinue reading “Donating After Disaster”

Winter Shelter and Transportaiton Guide

Click on this link to open the 4 page PDF file with information and instructions about the Winter Shelters in Los Angeles 14-15_WSPShelter-Locations-and-Transportation-Guide_20141121.pdf

Don’t leave your neighbors alone in a hot car

A child left in a hot car can die; but some kids call a car home. How do we help them? #hotcar

Not Abused Enough?

Reasons to support @Urm,@abales and @Path. I am on my coffee break and typing as fast as I can on my phone from the parking lot. Kamikaze Friday has begun. The picture tells the tale. A woman came in for help and 211 and all of my other handy numbers failed. I can’t find herContinue reading “Not Abused Enough?”

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