The mission of the South L.A. Homeless TAY and Foster Care Collaborative is to prevent and end youth homelessness in the South Los Angeles region.

September 2014 Community Plan Goals

The summary of our Strategic Goals and Objectives. South LA TAY Homeless No More Community Plan Summary Sept 2014

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Sept 25th – “Homeless No More” Community Plan Presentation

On September 25, 2014 we unveiled our “Homeless No More” Community Plan.   The presentation today highlighted the community-driven strategic goals and objectives of the plan.  Attached is our presentation.  Homeless No More Presentation Sept 25

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Homeless No More Community Plan Unveiled

Above is a video released by the Office of L.A. County Board of Supervisor, Mark Ridley-Thomas, who spoke at the September 25, 2014 Homeless No More Community Plan Launch.  Click here to link to the Supervisor’s website for the full article. Get involved. Read more about the plan unveiled on September 25, 2014 and get involved.  Click […]

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August 2014 Workgroup Session

August 2014 Workgroup Session Notes Thank you to those who attended our workgroup sessions in August.   Attached are the notes from the workgroup sessions, including notes from the Empowerment Congress Mental Health Focus Group. Education Workgroup August 2014 Notes Faith Based Workgroup August 2014 Notes Foster Care and Child Welfare Workgroup August 2014 Notes […]

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Policy Action: Support The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA)

Send your letter of support to your local U.S. Congressional Representative now!  Senator Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Collins (R-ME) introduced the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act, S. 2646, to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA) (42 U.S.C. 5701 et seq.), which expires September 30, 2014. The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA), […]

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Policy Alert: Los Angeles County New Child Welfare Czar

The  Los Angeels County Board of Supervisors recently made a decision that will impact child welfare in L.A. County.    “On Monday, July 28, debate about the qualities and powers of a leader for Los Angeles County’s new Office of Child Protection dominated discussions for the “transition team” charged with leading the county’s child welfare reform efforts. […]

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July Workgroup Session Notes

July 2014 Workgroup Sessions Thank you to those who attended our workgroup sessions in July.   Attached are the notes from the workgroup sessions. Education Workgroup July 2014 Notes Faith-Based Workgroup July 2014 Notes Foster Care and Child Welfare Workgroup July 2014 Notes Housing Workgroup July 2014 Notes Data and Rssearch Workgroup Notes July 2014 […]

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2014 Community Planning Meetings

The South Los Angeles Homeless Transition Age Youth (TAY) and Foster Care Collaborative (Collaborative) is building strategic partnerships to prevent and end youth homelessness in South Los Angeles. The overall goal of the community planning process is to develop a comprehensive plan that will help guide the investment of future resources, inform on best-practice service […]

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2014 Workgroup Descriptions

Workgroup Descriptions: Each workgroup is comprised of community partners, who are individuals and organizations committed to the creation and successful implementation of the community’s strategic plan to prevent and end youth homelessness in South Los Angeles. Each group has a specific role within the plan and as such, has responsibilities towards fulfilling the goals and […]

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Covered California -Former Foster Care Qualify for Health Care

Children Now has launched Coveredtil26, a statewide outreach campaign to ensure all former foster youth living in California know they are eligible for free Medi-Cal coverage until age 26. Previously, former foster youth in CA lost their Medi-Cal coverage when they turned 21. Now, as a result of the Affordable Care Act, young adults who […]

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