Redwood City and Millbrae will expand existing programs that steer individuals and families experiencing homelessness into shelters and services. Half Moon Bay will provide a safe parking area, with hygiene facilities and outreach services for people living in vehicles.
“We challenged our community to develop innovative ideas that will help end homelessness and promised to assist with funding those ideas,” said Don Horsley, president of the Board of Supervisors. “These cities are on the front lines of our countywide efforts to tackle homelessness and also treat everyone without shelter with dignity and respect.”
Collectively, the three cities aim to engage a share of the 1,092 unsheltered residents of San Mateo County with service providers and help them transition to interim or permanent housing. The County’s three grants will be supplemented with local funds, and each city will report progress and performance metrics. Read more…
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