Homeless Housing Conference: It Worked

On Friday, Oct 12th, almost a hundred people came together for four hours at the Center for Spiritual Living on Stony Point Road to share and inspire each other about their ideas for new housing and supportive service program designs.  Sponsored by several organizations, the gathering focused on what participants have found works to support […]

Questions for the City Informational Meeting

Are you aware that if you impound the vehicles we are living in, we will lose them due to the impossibility of paying the very high impoundmentfees? How will exacerbating our homelessness in ANY way help either you,us, or the homeless crisis in Sonoma County? The CORE PRINCIPLE of Mental Health Peer/Recovery—the social justice movement that includes US, […]

California Emergency Solutions & Housing (CESH)

I just listened to the first webinar from the California Department of Housing and Community Development following the release last week of their Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $53 million in state funds for local Administrative Entities (AE) to use to improve their ability to serve homeless.   The allocation for Santa Rosa/Petaluma/Sonoma County is […]

Homeless Housing Funds Coming

California’s 2018-19 Budget contains several allocations which will soon be available to counties and cities which have declared homeless housing emergencies.  Sonoma County’s Continuum of Care Committee, staffed by the County Community Development Commission, will be the arena in which at least somewhere between $12.1 and $16.9 million worth of permanent supportive housing funds will […]

Welcome to Homeless Action!

Last Wednesday, we notified the Sonoma County Community Development Commission (CDC) that we no longer needed access to their Roseland Hardware Store.  The building, used to store the personal possessions of some of those who lived on the Joe Rodota Trail before their eviction by Sonoma County Regional Parks, had been cleared of almost all […]