October 23

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 10/23/2018

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Highlights of the October 23, 2018 Board Meeting:

  1. Workshop on Homelessness

1. Workshop on Homelessness

Preview

At 9 a.m., the Board of Supervisors will conduct an informational workshop to engage the community about progress on homelessness in Marin County. The workshop goal is the explore the current landscape of Marin's homeless population, services being provided, and why the County is focusing on a Housing First approach. No end time for the workshop is determined, but it is expected to go several hours and include time for public comment.

Review

The Board conducted the informational workshop. Staff emphasized the effectiveness of the Whole Person Care approach and the Housing First initiative, and both the public and Board asked questions and provided feedback.

Need more info? See the staff presentation and staff report about homelessness.

Contact: Dr. Grant Colfax, Director, Department of Health and Human Services

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