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Supes award $404,601 for street outreach to unsheltered residents

Supes award $404,601 for street outreach to unsheltered residents

On August 24, 2021, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors awarded a $404,601 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program for Coronavirus grant through the Department of Health & Human Services to Cooperation Humboldt’s street outreach project.

McKinleyville seeking homelessness solutions

Anne Pierson, the owner of the McKinleyville Shopping Center, said that the criminal problem became so bad that she was forced to hire security for the shopping center three years ago and has spent $165,000. She has also spent thousands of dollars cleaning up trash left behind in camps. In recent years, volunteers have had to carefully  scour the lawn for discarded needles before holding the annual Easter Egg hunt.

Steve Madrone: Remember the most vulnerable

There is help out there. Talk with your landlords and make payment arrangements. Most landlords want to work with their tenants. Rent will still be owed but time to pay can be given. There are orders to avoid most evictions during these times. Utilities are also supposed to be left on. There will still be debt but as payments arrive it will get better. 

Arcata gets $400K for homeless housing and health

City of Arcata press release CITY OF ARCATA AWARDED $400K IN COUNTY HOMELESS EMERGENCY AID PROGRAM FUNDING Arcata, CA, April 19, 2018 – The City of Arcata is excited to announce that the County of Humboldt has recently awarded the City with $400,000 in Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) funding. The funding awarded will be

Unsheltered Point-in-Time 2019 count numbers finalized – 1,473 experiencing homelessness

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Unsheltered Point-in-Time count numbers finalized More than 1,470 unsheltered people were counted in Humboldt County during this year’s Point-in-Time (PIT) count, according to results from the Jan. 23 count of people experiencing homelessness. This year’s count showed the largest number of unsheltered people in Eureka, followed by