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File #: 2022-0250   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 4/13/2022 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 5/19/2022 Final action: 5/19/2022
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE Update on Metro's Homeless Outreach Efforts.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: 7th Street/Metro Center Station, City of Los Angeles, Civic Center, Cleaning, Hawthorne, Homeless Outreach, Informational Report, Law enforcement, Lennox, Long Beach Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Maintenance, Maintenance facilities, Maintenance practices, Metro Rail A Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Rail E Line, Mitigation, Off peak periods, Operation LA Metro Homeless Outreach, Outreach, Partnerships, Quarantine, Safety, Safety and security, Security, Station 604, Strategic planning, Transit Homeless Action Plan, Transit System
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Metro Outreach Data January - March 2022, 2. Attachment B - Metro Outreach Client Success Stories, 3. Attachment C - Homeless Outreach Images Jan-Mar 2022
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
MAY 19, 2022


Subject
SUBJECT: QUARTERLY UPDATE ON METRO'S HOMELESS OUTREACH EFFORTS

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE Update on Metro's Homeless Outreach Efforts.

Issue
ISSUE
Metro continues to fund and deploy C3 (community, city, and county) street-based teams to conduct homeless outreach services throughout Metro's transit system to connect riders with supportive resources and housing. PATH's multi-disciplinary outreach teams, in partnership with the County's Department of Health Services, Los Angeles City Attorney's Office (LA DOOR), and the Dream Center conduct outreach on the system daily.

Staff provides quarterly updates to this Committee on its continued outreach efforts to assess the impacts of Metro's outreach initiative on addressing homelessness on the Metro system. This quarterly report outlines the outreach efforts throughout January, February, and March 2022.

Background
BACKGROUND
Metro has made notable progress in addressing homelessness on the Metro system by expanding its resources and partnering with community-based organizations and outreach through partnerships administered by the Department of Health Services. Metro's street-based outreach teams, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), are deployed daily on the Metro system to meet individuals and connect them to services and housing.

Since 2017, PATH has served over 21,000 individuals experiencing homelessness on the Metro system. PATH has successfully connected 2,791 individuals with interim housing, including crisis and bridge housing. Most significantly - since 2017, Metro's homeless outreach program has resulted in over 600 people being permanently housed.

Discussion
DISCUSSION
The following quarterly report provides an overview of the homeless response activities during January, February and March 2022.
People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) O...

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