An unknown number of adults and children including infants die while homeless throughout California each year  Future state legislation and homelessness strategies should include more actions that focus on mortality prevention that help fulfill recommendations described in this report Several organizations in many California counties and cities each year produce “the other homeless count,” a…

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The Joint Component Project was Advanced by HUD As a “Promising Model” in 2017 Transitional Housing Projects Funded by HUD’s Annual CoC Program Competition Decreased by 60% During the Past Five Years While Annual CoC Program Funded Joint Transitional Housing and Permanent Housing-Rapid Rehousing Projects Increased as Detailed for Each CoC in Table 1 15…

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Remaining CoCs Will Publicly Report Their Count Results Later This Month or by the End of July In 2022, the 28 CoCs counted 74,788 persons as homeless In 2020, the 28 CoCs counted 71,868 persons as homeless In 2019, the 28 CoCs counted 70,619 persons as homeless NOTE: In 2021, the majority of California’s CoCs…

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Each Mode of Death was Categorized as an Accident, Homicide, Natural Cause, or Suicide HER (Homeless Engagement Response) Street Outreach and Street Medicine Teams Need to Be Initiated, Increasingly Integrated, and Intentionally Directed Five women will likely die this week while living homeless on the streets of Los Angeles County and brought to the County…

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As the number of females counted as homeless surges in California so must our (HER) homeless emergency response  HER Teams must be skilled at integrating a trauma-informed approach into their street outreach and engagement activities; HER Teams understand that the lasting effects of trauma and the fear of being re-traumatized may cause too many females…

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