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L.A. County: $72 Million in Renewed Funding for Social Services

From the LA Times:

Federal housing officials Wednesday announced nearly $72 million in renewed funding for 227 homeless programs in the city and county of Los Angeles. (An average of $317,180.62 per program)

The grants are part of $1.4 billion in nationwide funding to help organizations continue to provide stable housing and services such as job training, mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment in the coming year.

Venice Beach Homeless

California received the largest chunk of the funding renewals announced Wednesday: $227.6 million. Major beneficiaries in Los Angeles County, where more than 48,000 people are homeless on any given day, include A Community of Friends, the Hollywood Community Housing Corp., the county Department of Mental Health, the Salvation Army Southern California Division, the Skid Row Housing Trust, Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs and SRO Housing Corp.

New grants will be announced later this year

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