CPoH hosted a community forum to question city and county officials about what we can do to advance our mission. You can view the recording on our YouTube channel or read a story about it in The Palm Springs Post.

Our beliefs and mission

We believe all people enduring a period in their lives when they are unhoused or totally without shelter deserve a helping hand. Those people who are most visible on the streets are nearly all suffering with substance abuse, mental health issues, or both. They deserve prompt, humane, coordinated interventions by civic agencies, law enforcement, the judiciary and other professionals to help put them on a path toward personal transformation. 

Our mission is to advocate for services and solutions that address the needs of people experiencing homelessness, while improving the civic environment for the common good of the entire Palm Springs community.

Latest News: The City of Palm Springs held three community meetings regarding a new Homeless Navigation Center it plans to open in early 2023 at 3589 McCarthy Road in the northern part of the city. Officials could not answer all of the questions raised at these meetings but promised to do so soon on this city webpage.

California’s governor proposed a plan March 3 to force homeless people with severe mental health and addiction disorders into treatment.

Jonathan Primer’s Primetime Musings introduces CPoH.