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Eileen Cross, Main media contact and Water Department (831) 420-5213
Joyce Blaschke, Santa Cruz Police Department (831) 420-5844
Janice Bisgaard, Public Works Department (831) 420-5166

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COUNTY AND CITY ANNOUNCE ACTION PLAN FOR HOMELESSNESS

Post Date:02/08/2019

Working collaboratively, City and County staff have developed a proposal to increase immediate and year-round shelter capacity, including for vulnerable populations such as single women and families; to explore secure areas for safe overnight parking for RV's and/or cars; to increase existing services such as showers, health care, storage, and warming facilities; and to mitigate unsanctioned outdoor encampments posing a risk to public health and safety.

You can read the full press release here.

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