CITY OF TORRANCE HOMELESS MEETING

CITY OF TORRANCE HOMELESS MEETING

Location

Toyota Meeting Hall, West Annex
3330 Civic Center Dr,
Torrance California 90503
California US
City of Torrance Logo
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:30pm

To accept and file proposed homelessness report, approve city homeless plan, and approve homeless task force, the Torrance City Council and the Social Services Commission will be conducting a joint meeting that is open to the public. There will be a time set apart for oral communication with the public. Attend with an open mind and share your questions and possible solutions to the homeless situation in Los Angeles that has spread to the South Bay and the City of Torrance.

AGENDA JOINT MEETING (Not Televised)

I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL/MOTIONS FOR EXCUSED ABSENCE

  • CITY COUNCIL: __ Chen, __ Goodrich, __ Griffiths, __ Herring, __ Mattucci, __ Rizzo, __ Mayor Furey
  • COMMISSION:__ Bickford, __ Chiota, __ Gow, __ Jones, __ Leys, __Ragins, __ Chair Scotto

III. FLAG SALUTE

IV. MOTION TO ACCEPT AND FILE REPORT ON POSTING OF AGENDA

V. ACCEPT AND FILE PROPOSED HOMELESSNESS REPORT, APPROVE CITY HOMELESS PLAN, AND APPROVE HOMELESS TASK FORCE Recommendation of the Social Services Commission that the City Council: A. Accept and file proposed homelessness report by the Social Services Commission; and B. Approve staff’s recommendation that the Social Services Commission prioritize the creation of a City homeless plan, and return to Council for its adoption and for quarterly updates on progress; and C. Approve staff’s recommendation to direct the City Manager to explore creating a Homeless Task Force comprised of City staff and partnering agencies

VI. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS/ANNOUNCEMENTS

VII. ADJOURNMENT

RESOURCES FOR THE HOMELESS

Organization Contact Information

Harbor Interfaith Services

Service Provider Area 8 Regional Coordinator, deploys outreach teams to connect individuals to resources, housing, jobs

(424) 276-3602

Family Promise of South Bay

Through a connection of faith-based organizations in the South Bay, focuses on housing homeless families while connecting them to the resources they need to get out of a crisis.

(310) 782-8196

 LA-Hop.org

Los Angeles Homeless Outread Portal to request homeless outreach services

 

211 LA County Information and Referral Service

Los Angeles County's Social Services self-help hotline

 211

1736 Family Crisis Center & Veterans Outreach

Provides resources, services, homeless families, homeless and at-risk veterans, victims of domestic violence, runaway and homeless youth, victims of human trafficking, unemployed adults and youth and other low-income members of the community in need of assistance.