Tag: Homeless

County opens nation’s second LGBTQ shelter
LGBTQ, Santa Clara County, Video

County opens nation’s second LGBTQ shelter

Yeager: About 30% of homeless people identify as LGBTQ Santa Clara County has opened the nation’s second homeless shelter that focuses on serving the needs of the LGBTQ population. The New Haven Inn located in central San Jose, just south of downtown, has housing and services for up to 20 adults. The first LGBTQ-focused homeless…

Calworks, Santa Clara County, Video

CalWORKs clients, partners honored

Off of welfare, into the light County of Santa Clara hails success stories Five Santa Clara County CalWORKs clients recently stood before family, friends and admirers to soak in congratulations. Each had overcome huge obstacles in 2018, regaining their sense of self-worth and moving toward financial independence. In what all of the County Supervisors described…

Finally, affordable housing for homeless in downtown San Jose
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Finally, affordable housing for homeless in downtown San Jose

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOYw5xW4d_o&t=30s County, partners break affordable housing barriers It practically takes a fistful of permits to open a lemonade stand in Santa Clara County today, let alone build affordable housing for the homeless. Most people probably want to help. But they almost invariably resist affordable housing complexes in their own neighborhood. Undaunted, the County of Santa…

Santa Clara County, Public Health

Cold Weather Shelters Extend Their Availability by Two Months

For the first time, Santa Clara County’s two main dedicated cold weather shelters will be open for a full six months — up from four months in the past.

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