239 found unsheltered this winter

Volunteers counted 239 people living on the streets in Palm Springs during the annual Point-in-Time Count in January 2023. Riverside County officials reported the results in early May, and they showed the homeless population in Palm Springs was second-largest in the county after the city of Riverside, which counted 605. Below are the numbers for… Continue reading 239 found unsheltered this winter

New overnight shelter

The City announced on Dec. 30, 2022 that it has partnered with Martha’s Village and Kitchen to provide overnight shelter at the Palm Springs Access Center. The facility, located at 225 El Cielo Road, will have 15 beds available nightly for those in need from Jan. 2 – Feb. 28, 2023. Hours of operation will… Continue reading New overnight shelter

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