City of Long Beach Seeks Partnerships with Community Organizations to Serve Residents Experiencing Homelessness
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Long Beach, CA ~ The City of Long Beach is calling on local organizations and companies to join their efforts in responding to the homelessness emergency. Mayor Rex Richardson stated, "To achieve effective, long-term change we need the support and collaboration from our community partners."

The City is looking for both funded and volunteer opportunities to provide direct services and upstream homelessness prevention strategies. To become a partner, organizations must fill out the Emergency Homelessness Response Community Partnerships Interest Form.

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Nine work groups have been identified by the City to take on various aspects of the homelessness emergency response, including the Community Partnerships Work Group. This work group aims to strengthen collaboration with local organizations that can serve Long Beach residents experiencing homelessness.

Equitable access to services and prevention is a priority of the City, and organizations that serve historically underserved populations are encouraged to become a partner in this important work. For more information on the City's efforts to reduce homelessness in Long Beach, people may visit or follow @lbhealthdept and @longbeachcity on social media with hashtag #EveryoneHomeLB.

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