During the last month our attention was drawn to the devastation of wildfires and the thousands of people who found themselves newly homeless. Closer to home, hazardous air conditions forced many of us to stay indoors, but for our unsheltered neighbors that was impossible. The arrival of rain only begins a new season of cold and damp. Winter – and the holiday season in particular – is an especially hard time for our unhoused neighbors who are without the most basic comforts of home that many of us take for granted. [Read More…] about Not Everyone Can Go Home for the Holidays
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Tell them you are homeless and looking for help
If you are a homeless veterans call: 1-855-862-1804
As of November 1st, 2017 the coordinated entry system has become a county-wide system providing services for people who are homeless across Alameda County.
A current employee and former client was featured in the East Bay Times as part of Share the Spirit 2018, facilitated by the Contra Costa Crisis Center.
Read the full story here: Share the Spirit: ‘I’ve lived the life’: Former homeless vets help others through Berkeley Food and Housing Project
According to the 2017 Point-in-Time count more than 5,500 people are experiencing homelessness in Alameda County. 69% of those are living outdoors or in places not meant for human habitation. Read how the Hub outreach team serves this vulnerable population in Berkeley, Emeryville, and Albany.