Legislature approves court-ordered treatment plan for homeless Californians

Good news for those of us who have been advocating for the passage of the CARE court legislation. The California Legislature gave it final approval on Wednesday (Aug. 31) allowing Gov. Newsom to sign his proposal into law.  With this legislation, our government recognizes its obligation to help people who are severely disabled from mental illness and/or addiction… Continue reading Legislature approves court-ordered treatment plan for homeless Californians

Community forum planned to get our questions answered

Are you concerned about unhoused individuals in Palm Springs? Is your residence and/or business being affected by issues associated with the homeless population? If so, please join us on Friday, May 6 at noon for a one-hour informational session featuring Greg Rodriguez, the Riverside County homelessness liaison, and Sgt. Frank Guarino of the Palm Springs… Continue reading Community forum planned to get our questions answered

Our focus for 2022

Support Navigation Center project to ensure it becomes a reality Provide volunteers to directly engage in activities that improve the environment for the entire community including organizing donations and conducting neighborhood cleanup outings Advocate for programs such as “CORP” or “HOME,” which can improve the lives of unsheltered people and the quality of life for residents… Continue reading Our focus for 2022

Petition to reclaim Baristo Park

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

Call for a shelter plan

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