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Santa Ana Civic Center Sept. 2016

Santa Ana Civic Center Sept. 2016

September 12, 2016 The current media coverage on the issue of the statewide homeless population that has grown exponentially in the past few decades, speaks to the value of the forward thinking initiatives propelled by SSG’s robust portfolio of divisions providing homeless supportive services throughout Los Angeles. Divisions such as HOPICS will often focus their services on very low-income individuals and families in South Los Angeles, Compton and surrounding areas, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable homeless individuals and families. On September 6th, the Los Angeles Times reported that Santa Ana’s City Council voted to declare a public health and safety crisis due to the growing homeless encampments that border their downtown Civic Center.

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Integrated Behavioral Health Team (IBHT)

Integrated Behavioral Health Team

Our featured program, Integrated Behavioral Health Team (IBHT) was established in January 2013 to lead the expansion of behavioral health services integrated with primary care, as well as to serve as a central access point to referral and screening for all the behavioral health divisions of SSG. Currently, the SSG IBHT works with local clinics to deliver behavioral health services in close collaboration with the primary care providers, including proposed partner Central City Community Health Center. IBHT also accepts referrals for behavioral health services from local community-based housing and human service organizations.

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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