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Homeless Housing Initiatives in 2017

December 6, 2016 On 12/6/2016, SSG Executive Director Herbert Hatanaka and HOPICS Division representatives attended the LA County Board of Supervisors meeting to show support for Measure H. The Measure will be on the March 7th ballot and if it passes, it is expected to generate approximately $355 million annually through a ¼-cent County sales tax to exclusively fund proven ways to reduce and prevent homelessness and help an estimated 45,000 families and individuals move from homelessness to permanent housing in the measure’s first five years. This measure is part of the Los Angeles County’s 47-point plan for addressing LA’s growing homeless crisis. SSG is a proud provider of mental health care, housing services, case management, job counseling and substance abuse treatment for homeless or at-risk individuals and families.

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Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System (HOPICS)

Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System (HOPICS)

Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System (HOPICS) offers an integrated approach to addressing mental health issues, substance abuse treatment, reentry needs and homeless and housing assistance. HOPICS is currently the lead agency for the SPA 6 homeless Coordinated Entry System, as well as the Gateway into CES Access Center. Services are provided to individuals and families in South Los Angeles and surrounding areas.

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OUR PROGRAMS

APAIT• Asian Pacific Counseling & Treatment Centers • Alliance • Asian & Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance • Asian Pacific Recovery • Benefits Assistance Clients’ Urban Project • Children’s Dental and Outreach Project • Compton Referral Service Project • Faith In Communities • Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System • Occupational Therapy Training Program – Los Angeles • Occupational Therapy Training Program – San Francisco • Pacific Asian Alcohol and Drug Program • PALS for Health • Parents Neighborhood Youth Program • Project 180 • Research & Evaluation Team • SSG SILVER (Sustaining Independent Lives with Vital Empowering Resources) • Sustainable Urban Revitalization • Tongan Community Service Center • Weber Community Center • Integrated Behavioral Health Team