A recap of our work in 2021: Homelessness services – Successfully advocated for moving The Well in the Desert from Calle Encilia location and bringing in professional management for new Access Center. Baristo Park crisis – Launched petition with over 200 signatures to temporarily close the park under emergency order to protect the health and… Continue reading 2021 Year in Review
We have one thing to add to the well-deserved honor that The Palm Springs Post provided in naming Mary Miller its 2021 Person of the Year. Mary has been an active member of CPoH as part of our informal leadership group. Mary works on our Community Outreach committee, which raised funds and prepared over 300… Continue reading Volunteer recognized by local news outlet
The City Council voted Nov. 4 to pursue the purchase of a north Palm Springs property for use as a campus for homelessness services.
We have been actively working to develop proactive solutions that assist both the unsheltered and the broader community. Today we would like to enlist your support in our petition to reclaim Baristo Park and return it to being a safe, enjoyable place for children and the community. Please add your name to the petition and forward… Continue reading Petition to reclaim Baristo Park
Please join us Saturday, Oct 23 at 8 a.m. for a community trash pickup. We CAN make a difference and bring awareness to visitors and residents on just how important Palm Springs is to us. CPoH and Palm Springs Clean Up (Ariana Cuttone) are joining together for a monthly City Cleanup and Homeless Outreach. We… Continue reading Volunteers clean up
After a homeless services center opened at the former Boxing Club on Sept. 30, the Palm Springs Post reported, “A look at initial data and interviews with members of the homeless community show the facility may be less appealing to them than what it was designed to replace.” The Post reported that Linda Barrack, president… Continue reading New facility seen as only a start
We have asked our members to contact their City Council member calling for a 24-hour shelter continuity plan. For consistency, David Murphy has crafted the following talking points to use in our communications: It is important that Palm Springs and Riverside county extend the seasonal 24-hour shelter/cooling center located at Untied Methodist beyond Sept 30th… Continue reading Call for a shelter plan