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Winter shelters provide shelter, warmth, food and comfort to homeless individuals during the cold and wet weather season.

The 2014-2015 Winter Shelter Program (WSP) operates between December 1, 2014 and March 15, 2015. A total of 1,521 beds are available across the City and County of Los Angeles at 21 different shelter locations.

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News and Announcements

Important Notice for All State of California
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Applicants

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LAHSA Elects New Commission Chairperson

Commissioner Kerry Morrison Commissioner Kerry Morrison LAHSA has elected Commissioner Kerry Morrison as the new Chair of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Commission. Commissioner Mike Neely was elected Vice Chair of LAHSA Commission. Congrats to both. For more background on both visit and subscribe to our blog: http://lahsacommunications.org.

A letter from Ann Oliva, Ann Marie Oliva Director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs to Grant Recipients, CoC Leaders and Stakeholders (more)

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CA Housing and Community Development Announces $8.3 Million in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG)

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HUD VASH Program Vouchers Available

The Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration has HUD VASH Program Vouchers available. For more information, please visit the Veteran Resources Page.

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20TH Anniversary of LAHSA
“Wow, there is so much love in this room and I’m sorry some of you are standing,” said Chair Kerry Morrison, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Board of Commissioners, who paid tribute to LAHSA’s two decades of serving the homeless and retired Executive Director, Michael Arnold. The program MC was Commissioner Vice Chair Mike Neely and Executive Director Peter Lynn also spoke. “I am incredibly honored to be with this outstanding organization,” he said. Lynn led a moment of silence for Dec. 21st, the Homeless Memorial Day, “ recognizing all of our neighbors, who have passed on the streets.” Seated in the front row (L-R) Writer Gale Holland, Los Angeles Times, Exec. Dir., Peter Lynn and Retired Exec. Dir. Michael Arnold.