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COLLABORATIVE MEETING: Foster and Homeless Youth Liaison Meeting

Bonnie Berman ·
The Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program and Homeless Education Services program at Yolo County Office of Ed hosts a monthly collaborative for networking, professional development, training opportunities, program updates, current work serving youth, and a place to share community strengths and needs (please see attached meeting dates). This is great opportunity to meet others doing similar work in various settings as well as honor the voice of community members. Please remember during...
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Davis Respite Center is Open

Bonnie Berman ·
Davis Respite Center is a safe space for those living homeless in Davis. Open Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4pm, Davis Respite Center (530 L St. in Davis) offers showers, laundry, storage, food, drinks, a rest area, vet services, and case management services and linkages to other programs to homeless adults. For more information, please call (530)-758-0354. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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ARTICLE: Teachers notice rise in homelessness among kids

Bonnie Berman ·
Nationwide, homelessness among students is the highest it has ever been, according to a report released last month. But one big reason is that school officials are more aware and better prepared to identify homeless kids. https://calmatters.org/california-divide/2020/02/teachers-notice-rise-in-homelessness-among-kids/
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Call for Applications for COVID-19 Immediate Impact Grants

Bonnie Berman ·
Immediate Impact Grants Are Available to Help Your Organization Serve People Without Homes in the COVID-19 Pandemic Apply for Unrestricted Grants of $25,000-$50,000 by 5 p.m. CT on March 30 In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council is now accepting grant applications for unrestricted funding to 501(c)(3) organizations in hard-hit areas that are meeting the health needs of people without homes in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. These...
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Foster & Homeless Legislative Training on 10/21 in Sac

Bonnie Berman ·
Placer County Office of Education (COE) and Sacramento COE are hosting a Foster & Homeless Legislative Training on October 21, 2019 in Sacramento. Spaces are still available and the registration link is included in the attached flyer. Focus of Training: Learn about state and federal laws intended to improve educational opportunities, school stability, and academic/social outcomes for foster and homeless youth, from legal experts at the National Center for Youth Law. Target Audience: •...
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SURVEY on Housing needs

Bonnie Berman ·
The CA Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) wants your input on housing needs in our communities. Please complete the survey (also available in Spanish) and share with individuals you serve, as they are looking for input from a broad array of sources. See the email below for more information! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 19, 2019 Contact: Alicia Murillo Office: (916) 263-7400 Alicia.Murillo@hcd.ca.gov California's Department of Housing Asks Californians to Share Their...
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In Housing Crisis, Rural Californians Need Greater Legal Protections and Access to Legal Aid

Bonnie Berman ·
In a new policy brief from the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research, Zach Newman and Lisa R. Pruitt write that California's legal-aid system should be funded with sensitivity to rural needs in order to deliver adequate legal aid to all Californians, wherever they reside. Key Facts: Rural homelessness in California is rising, sometimes more quickly than its urban equivalent. High rural eviction rates are caused in part by inadequate access to legal assistance in rural communities. New laws...
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OUTREACH OPPORTUNITY: Yolo County Housing Spring Fling events

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Housing is preparing for their Spring Fling event in late March. Attached is the registration form. Please share it with your contacts/partners. We want to make sure that we have enough agencies to cover our resident's needs. If you have questions, please contact Ricardo Lopez at rlopez@ych.ca.gov or 530-669-2264.
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PROGRAMS CANCELED TEMPORARILY DUE TO CORONAVIRUS: For up to date information on Coronavirus in Yolo County visit www.yolocounty.org/coronavirus

Bonnie Berman ·
a) Yolo County Library programs and community meetings b) Music Groups and Play Groups by Help Me Grow c) YCCA Homeless Resource Fair a) Yolo County Library programs and community meetings Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all non-essential Yolo County Library programs and community meetings are cancelled through March 31, 2020. Keeping you safe is our priority. Standard hours of operation will continue at all Yolo County Library branch locations and at the Archives facility. You may also visit...
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Recruiting out of school youth to participate in Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Bonnie Berman ·
Things are getting busy again with the WIOA team! We have exited 30 individuals from the 2017-2018 program year and are beginning to enroll new participants for the 2018-2019 year. We are mainly looking for Out of School Youth at this time, as we have many more spots available than for those that are in school. The eligibility requirements are as followed. First, the individual must: 1) Be a Yolo County Resident (Residing in West Sac, Davis or Clarksburg) 2) Not Currently Enrolled in School...
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West Sacramento’s Fourth Annual Homeless Resource Fair on 4/18/20!

Bonnie Berman ·
Save the Date: 4/18/20 Location and Time: To Be Determined This event is a huge opportunity for us to uplift West Sacramento’s Homeless Population and for us all to work together as a community! Last year we had over 200 attendees! It takes all of our collaboration to make it successful. Although traditionally this has been an event put on by YCCA, we would like to move towards it being an event put on by all of us! Please let Elise Rietz (contact information below) know if you are...
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WIOA Youth Employment Program seeking applicants for Davis, West Sacramento, and Clarksburg

Bonnie Berman ·
WIOA is a federal employment program through the Economic Development Department (EDD) and YCCA is contracted by Yolo County HHSA to provide this program. YCCA is currently looking for qualified applicants in West Sacramento, Davis, or Clarksburg! We are happy to meet with anyone that may be interested as well as presenting to providers that may be working with individuals with the qualifying barriers. Attached is the WIOA flyer. Please contact Eric Blair at Eric.Blair@yolocounty.org or...
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Woodland’s Homeless Outreach Street Team update

Bonnie Berman ·
Woodland’s Homeless Outreach Street Team is continuing to clean up camps, make arrests and offer help, according to a quarterly report issued by the Police Department. Read more about this story in the Daily Democrat. https://www.dailydemocrat.com/2019/08/20/woodland-police-homeless-team-continues-cleaning-up-camps/
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YCOE, Foster and Homeless Education Collaborative (meets monthly)

Bonnie Berman ·
COLLABORATIVE MEETING: Yolo County Office of Education, Foster and Homeless Education Collaborative (meets monthly) The purpose of the collaborative is to increase collaboration and communication while providing relevant information to support homeless and foster youth in Yolo County. Our goal is to share community resources, provide updates, facilitate training, and create a space for professional development. The first 15 minutes are held for introductions and organizations/program...
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Triage hours for housing and homeless services - West Sac

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attached flyer for the West Sacramento Homeless Services Office Hours, held Thursdays from 8 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 4 PM at the Yolo County Health and Human Services Building A in West Sacramento. This was provided by Mark Sawyer, Homeless Outreach & Services Coordinator for the West Sacramento Police Department.
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Resource Fair for People Experiencing Homelessness

Bonnie Berman ·
CLIENT and OUTREACH OPPORTUNITY: Resource Fair for People Experiencing Homelessness on 4/27 in West Sacramento. Please let your clients know that there will be a Resource Fair for people experiencing homelessness, put on by Yolo County Children's Alliance Youth Promotores. DATE: Saturday, April 27th from 10:00am to 1:00pm LOCATION: 500 Jefferson Blvd #A, West Sacramento Items being distributed include hygiene bags, hot lunch, clothes, and dog food as well as other services. If you are...
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Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

Bonnie Berman ·
The Community Services Action Board is seeking input on how to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback will be used to set service priorities for the 2020-21 Community Services Block Grant funding cycle. Examples of currently funded services in Yolo County include emergency food and shelter, as well as homeless prevention and housing related services. The survey will close on March 29th. To participate in the survey, visit: ·...
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WEBINARS on unintentional injury prevention and homelessness

Bonnie Berman ·
Local unintentional injury prevention coalition and program staffing and volunteers 10:30am on Thursday, June 18 Explore how local unintentional injury coalitions and programs are staffed and how volunteers are recruited, managed, and retained – especially in these pandemic times. To register for the Local Coalition and Program Staffing and Volunteers Webinar click and register https://us02web.zoom.us/ webinar/register/WN_ lusdB6g2S8q6MGV3LGFL0Q or email rootge@gmail.com Tackling...
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