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United Way Homeless Study Exposes Cost of Living on Streets in Los Angeles
Date:10/13/2009

t of Poverty Plan aims to provide affordable housing and healthcare to residents; help high school students graduate prepared for college and the workforce; and teach adults job skills and financial education. United Way continues to bring the public, private and non-profit sectors together to increase funding streams for permanent supportive housing and other necessary programs.

In order to mobilize people to take action and raise the funds and awareness to drive change, United Way will also host its annual walk to end homelessness, HomeWalk, on November 7, 2009. In the last two years, 8,000 people have walked, raising $1M and helping over 5,000 people off the streets. For more information please go to www.homewalkla.org.

The Homeless Cost Study was conducted by Dr. Michael Cousineau and Heather Lander, with the University of Southern California's Center for Community Health Studies at the Keck School of Medicine, in conjunction with Mollie Lowery, with Housing Works.

About United Way of Greater Los Angeles

United Way of Greater Los Angeles is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways out of poverty by focusing on meeting basic needs, improving educational achievement and increasing financial stability for the most vulnerable in our community. Through its research work, United Way identifies the issues and works in partnership with community leaders and supporters to solve them by funding targeted programs and advocating for change. For more information, visit www.unitedwayla.org.

(1) Larimer ME, Malone DK, Garner MD, Atkins DC, Burlingham B, Lonczak HS, Tanzer K, Ginzler J, Clifasefi SL, Hobson WG, Marlatt GA. Health care and public service use and costs before and after provision of housing for chronically homeless persons with severe alcohol problems. Journal of the American Medical Ass
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