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October 28, 2022 Update

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Community Meeting Assists Flood-Impacted Mountain Residents

Dozens of county residents gathered in Yucaipa last week to learn from county, state and federal experts how to protect themselves and their homes from future floods and debris flows and what resources are available to help them recover from past events.

Representatives from the U.S. Forest Service and National Weather Service warned residents downstream of the El Dorado and Apple fire burn scars to be prepared to protect themselves whenever rain appears in the forecast. Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Dawn Rowe, whose Third Supervisorial District includes the threatened communities, organized the Oct. 13 community meeting and assembled the agency experts to ensure residents have the resources they need.

Present were San Bernardino County District Attorney Jason Anderson, Congressman Jay Obernolte, the Sheriff’s Department, the County Fire District, County Public Works, County Land Use Services, County Public Health, Cal Fire, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and other agencies.


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A logo that says Earthquake Brace and a plus sign then Bolt. Earthquakes, large or small, can occur at any time. In a damaging earthquake, will your house remain on its foundation? Are you prepared? The California Residential Mitigation Program has created a way for you, the homeowner, to help protect your property and your loved ones.

Through the Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program, you may register for a grant of up to $3,000 to seismically retrofit your home. This program aims to help homeowners lessen the potential for damage to their houses during an earthquake by “bracing” the crawl space, when necessary, and “bolting” the house to its foundation. Income-eligible homeowners also may apply for supplemental grants that could provide up to 100 percent of the retrofit costs. Homeowners can apply for grants online during the registration period, which extends from October 18 through November 29, 2022.

Thanks to additional funding from FEMA that is administered by Cal OES, EBB grants will be available to homeowners in 521 ZIP Codes this year.

A graphic that says 17 thousand plus retrofit minimizing earthquake damage one house at a time. To date, more than 17,500 Californians have retrofitted their homes with grant funding from EBB. Learn more, find out if you qualify, and register at EarthquakeBraceBolt.com.

Resources are available at EBBTools.com for you to share the program with your neighbors, constituents, colleagues, or others,

Please confirm if zip codes in your jurisdiction are eligible here: https://www.earthquakebracebolt.com/Contractors-Design-Professionals/What-You-Need-to-Know/EBB-Program-ZIP-Codes.


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Profiles in Hope Series Highlights Milestones Made by At-Risk County Residents

The Profiles of Hope series will bring you stories of San Bernardino County residents who have experienced or been at-risk of homelessness.

With the collaborative care, services, and support of San Bernardino County and its community partners, these resilient individuals have found a place to call home.

Profiles of Hope will highlight milestones and provide the roadmap to self-sufficiency and how San Bernardino County provides its residents with the tools they need to overcome their greatest challenges.

Join us each month as we bring you their stories of courage, resiliency, and hope within the largest geographic county in the nation.


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Record Number Attend Children’s Network Conference

Children’s Network celebrated its first in-person conference since the pandemic on Sept. 14. The sold-out conference had a record number of more than 400 in attendance. The one-day conference is one of the Inland Empire’s premier training events for professionals in the fields of social work, mental health, juvenile justice, child development, child welfare, and nursing.

Two dynamic speakers who used life experiences to address the needs of youth in the foster care system and those with disabilities shared their stories. Workshops focused on providing better care and support to the children and families in San Bernardino County.

The first keynote speaker, Regina Louise, lived in many foster homes, group homes and facilities. Louise is an accomplished author of the memoir, Somebody’s Someone, and has educated over 3.5 million people across the nation about the present state of youth in foster care. She is a child welfare executive coach and a trainer of cultural humility and trauma-informed care practices.

The second speaker, Gabriel Uribe, is the director of community health at the Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and professor of social work policy at La Sierra University. Uribe is a social service professional committed to the delivery of accessible health care for low-income and underrepresented communities. He is president of the Inland Empire Disabilities Collaborative (IEDC) that resources to disability service professionals.


County Hosted Halloween Events

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Just in time for some Spooktacular, safe Halloween free or low-cost events for the entire family. Visit Ayala Park, the Alpine Zoo, Calico Ghost Town or our Child Support Services Trunk-or-Treat Resource Fair.

Calico Ghost Haunt

Weekend I: Oct. 21-23 | Weekend II: Oct. 28-30

A set flit pumpkins on a wood deck with some foggy woods with Pumpkin Mayhem and Ghost Haunt.

Every year, Calico Ghost Town brings out the scare, fun and excitement of Halloween. This annual event includes, trick-or-treating, costume contests, pumpkin carving, kids’ carnival tent, live entertainment stage shows, haunted attractions and more.

Come join us for this family and pet-friendly event the last two weekends of October and you may experience some Pumpkin Mayhem madness.

Calico Ghost Town is located at 36600 Ghost Town Road in Yermo. Admission prices are $15 for Adults, $10 for youth (ages 4-11) and 3 years and younger are free. For event schedule and/or more event information, visit parks.sbcounty.gov/calico-ghost-haunt.

Event Dates & Times:

Weekend I

  • Friday, Oct. 21: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (scare hours, 5-9 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Oct. 22: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (scare hours, 6-10 p.m.)
  • Sunday, Oct. 22: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Weekend II

  • Friday, Oct. 28: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (scare hours, 5-9 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Oct. 29: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (scare hours, 6-10 p.m.)
  • Sunday, Oct. 30: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lake Gregory Company’s PJs In The Park

Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

A graphic with popcorn on the top and the word Lake Gregory presents PJ's in the Park Oct. 29. What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by watching an outdoor movie under the stars in the mountains by a lake, spooky right?

Dress in your pajamas or comfortable clothes and join us at Lake Gregory in Crestline for the Hotel Transylvania presentation starting at 7 p.m.

The film will be shown outside in the Meadow at San Moritz Lodge, so please dress appropriately as night temperatures tend to be a bit chilly.

This event is free and will be hosted by the Lake Gregory Company, a Regional Parks grantee. Bring your friends and family, along with a blanket and/or snacks. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available for purchase.

The Meadow is located at San Moritz Lodge, 24640 San Moritz Dr., Crestline, CA 92325

For more information, call 909.338.2233, email info@lakegregory.com, or visit www.lakegregory.com/events

 

Crestline Merchant Trick or Treating

Saturday, Oct. 29, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

A graphic of children dressed in Halloween costumes and the words Oct. 29 Trick or Treating. Before joining us for the movie in the park, Hotel Transylvania, Crestline merchants are inviting families to trick or treat through the main shopping districts from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Many stores will be participating and this is a safe and family friendly way to stock up on some goodies to eat before the movie starts at 7pm.

This event is free and open to all. For city parking, there is parking around the city that is free, but very limited. Parking lots are available but require a fee. 

 

 

Big Bear Alpine Zoo – Boo at the Zoo Event

Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The Big Bear Alpine Zoo Boo Halloween event at the Zoo returns on Saturday, October 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offers a safe and fun way to trick-or-treat in a costume.

Spend the day with our animals and find the perfect background to take a selfie or family photo in their costume. There will be plenty of candy on hand, so bring your Halloween bags and your best costume. Please do not bring costumes that make noise and could scare the animals.

The Boo at the Zoo event is included in the price of admission to the zoo.

General Admission Prices
• Adult (Ages 13-59): $15
• Older Adult (over 60 years old): $10
• Youth (Ages 3-12): $10
• Children under 2 years: Free
• Military Discount: Current or Retired Military (with ID) $10. This discount is for military personnel only.
• Group Discounts: For groups of 10 or more, a discount of $1 per person will apply. Groups of 10 must ALL be together to receive the discount, available only at the ticket counter.

For more information about the zoo, visit bigbearzoo.org.


Trick or Treat! Ayala Park Hosts Spooktacular Halloween Event

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Join Bloomington Recreation and Parks for a safe, family-friendly event at Ayala Park on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with music, games food vendors and a spooky haunted house* — enter if you dare to be scared.

San Bernardino County Special Districts will be partnering with County Fire, Sheriffs and Colton Unified Joint School District to meet and greet the public and pass out candy.

There will be a spooky DJ and dance performance and plenty of trunk-or-treating opportunities for the little ghosts and goblins to fill their bags as they walk pass volunteer vehicle trunks filled with treats.

This event is free and open to Bloomington and neighboring communities in the Inland Empire.

*Admission to the haunted house is a separate activity and is $5 for children and $8 for adults. The haunted house is open 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Ayala Park is located at 17909 Marygold Ave., Bloomington.

For more information, visit specialdistricts.sbcounty.gov/parks-and-recreation/bloomington-rec-park or call 909.677.0066.


Child Support to Host Trunk or Treat Resource Fair

Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A graphic flier with the word Trunk or Treat in a lit circle with spooky tree limbs on the edges and brown color on bottom. San Bernardino County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) will be hosting a Trunk or Treat Resource Fair for parents and children on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Loma Linda and Victorville office locations. This is a fun and interactive event to engage and inform parents of the wide variety of resources DCSS offers in supporting their children.

In addition, several community partners will be providing information and access to job skills, health, childcare, nutrition, and more services.

Fair events include children’s activities, candy and costumes.

The Victorville and Loma Linda locations are:

• Victorville Office: 15400 Civic Dr., Victorville
• Loma Linda Office: 10417 Mountain View Ave., Loma Linda

For more information, visit DCSS at childsupport.sbcounty.gov.


Pet of the Week

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EJ (ID#a712558) is a playful and loving 5-year-old male, tan and white pit bull mix.  He has been at the Devore Animal Shelter since August 4. You can adopt EJ as a part of Subaru Loves Pets adoption campaign.

During the month of October, Subaru and its dealers will be partnering with hundreds of local animal shelters and donating up to $3,100 to our County shelters for pets adopted during the campaign.

For more information about animals in need of loving homes in San Bernardino County’s Big Bear and Devore shelters, please visit San Bernardino County Animal Care at animalcare.sbcounty.gov to see photographs of the animals awaiting adoption or call (800) 472-5609.

To donate to assist animals at the shelter, visit www.arffund.org


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Jobs of the Week and Other Hiring Events

San Bernardino County has jobs that will open on Saturday, Oct. 22.

We encourage you to apply and share these job openings with those who may be interested in them. Recruitments listed are subject to final department approval.  Check sbcounty.gov/jobs for the most up-to-date recruitments.


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For all monkeypox-related information, including case statistics, FAQs, guidelines, and resources, visit the County’s monkeypox webpage at wp.sbcounty.gov/dph/monkeypox. Individuals who are interested in the vaccine may complete the Monkeypox Vaccine Interest Form.


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For all COVID-19 related information, including case statistics, FAQs, guidelines, and resources, visit the County’s COVID-19 webpage at http://sbcovid19.com/. Residents of San Bernardino County may also call the COVID-19 helpline at (909) 387-3911 for general information and resources about the virus. The phone line is NOT for medical calls and is available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have questions about social services, please call 211.


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County leaders celebrate grand opening of new Behavioral Health building

Today, top local, state, and national leaders gathered in San Bernardino to celebrate the grand opening of a new 11,375-square-foot facility serving the Juvenile Justice Program (JJP) within San Bernardino County’s Department of Behavioral Health. The facility will serve an estimated 400 to 900 families per year, advancing the JJP’s mission to provide a comprehensive and effective continuum of adolescent behavioral health care for justice-involved youth, in or out of custody, who have mental illness.

“The Juvenile Justice Program reduces recidivism, promotes wellness and recovery, and enhances the quality of life in our county,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Curt Hagman. “Also, this project was developed in a Qualified Opportunity Zone, which benefits both the public and private sectors and creates vital community benefit. The value of bringing new investment to underserved communities underscores the importance of this program.”

Vice Chair Dawn Rowe

“This new space will serve as a key resource for many deserving individuals and families in the region. It will be instrumental in giving youth and their families hope for a better future by promoting wellness and resiliency,” said Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Dawn Rowe. The facility is located within Vice Chair Rowe’s Third Supervisorial District.

The new office space will be located proximate to the San Bernardino Children’s Assessment Center, Juvenile Court, Probation Office, and several schools. This new location will help facilitate collaboration as JJP staff members conduct community outreach and serve justice involved youth and their families.

“The critical need for outpatient behavioral health services has never been greater, especially when we are addressing restorative justice for youth living in this community. This is a great day for our youth, for equity and for our San Bernardino County at large,” said Dr. Veronica Kelley, Director for the Department of Behavioral Health.

Notably, the facility is located in a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) census tract – one of 57 Opportunity Zone tracts in the County – a designation created in 2017 via bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ). Under the initiative, investors who make long-term investments in QOZ communities are eligible for a series of tax benefits. The neighborhood is amongst the most distressed in the nation, scoring a 92.2 out of 100 on the Economic Innovation Group’s Distressed Communities Index. Further, its youngest residents are disconnected from vital services and are not well-positioned to reach their full potential. The Child Opportunity Index finds that neighborhood conditions scored very low for the census tract, suppressing the potential for local children and young adults to achieve upward mobility.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott

“Already millions of Americans have seen and benefited from the incredible potential of Opportunity Zones across the nation,” said Senator Tim Scott, who attended and spoke at the event. “I am amazed by the great work being done here at the San Bernardino Medical Center and look forward to hearing the success stories that come from their efforts.”

The project was highlighted as a national best practice in a May 2020 report by the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council, which included several case studies of Opportunity Zone investments across the country.

“Today is another sign of the growing promise of San Bernardino,” said San Bernardino Mayor John Valdivia. “First and foremost, this new facility will help us better meet the needs of youth and families in our community. More broadly, the 500+ jobs created by the project and millions in new private investment generated are proof positive that San Bernardino is open for business and poised for growth. I commend my colleagues at the County for reaching this milestone, and thank Senator Scott, RevOZ Capital, and Sudweeks Development for their commitment to our community.”

Opportunity Zone capital proved essential to the building’s viability and construction. In 2018, San Bernardino County selected California-based developer Sudweeks Development and Investment Co. (SDIC) to finance and build a new government office building. The county pre-leased the building for 15 years. However, SDIC found that potential equity partners were not willing to invest in such a highly-distressed community, even though the long-term commitment from the county (an S&P rated AA+ tenant) reduced the risk of the project. Fortunately, RevOZ Capital, a nationally-recognized Opportunity Zone fund, partnered with SDIC and the County.  RevOZ and its affiliates made a 10-year investment to support construction of the San Bernardino Medical Center

“This project embodies so much of what RevOZ aspires to achieve,” said Lisa Merage, RevOZ Capital Managing Partner and Chair of the RevOZ Social Impact Council. “We believe deeply both in the potential of emerging communities like San Bernardino, and in the potential of Opportunity Zone investments to create real economic, financial, and community benefits. We thank all of our partners for their support on this project, and are excited to explore further opportunities in the community to create economic and social impact.”

“Public–Private Partnerships have been the cornerstone of our business for the past several years,” said Brandon Sudweeks, Managing Member of SDIC. “Our team truly enjoys bringing together public, private, and community interests to address deep, unmet needs. I’m grateful to the County for their collaboration, and particularly thankful to Senator Scott and RevOZ for seeing the potential of Opportunity Zone financing to bring this project to fruition. Completing such a timely and important project – especially in light of the challenges posed by Covid over the past year – is a credit to our team and a tremendous source of pride.”

County staff anticipate completing final preparatory activities in the coming days and open the facility to patients later this month. For more information on the DBH Juvenile Justice Program, please visit www.sbcounty.gov/dbh.

The Juvenile Justice Program (JJP) is a collaboration of the San Bernardino County Probation Department and the Department of Behavioral Health. It is a team entrusted by the public to provide quality mental health services to juveniles in the justice system and to their families in an effort to reduce recidivism and enhance the quality of their lives. Juvenile Justice Program services are only available to minors involved in the San Bernardino County juvenile justice system who are referred to the program through the Probation Department and Juvenile Court system.

Governor Newsom’s ‘Statewide Expert’ on homelessness visits San Bernardino County

Darrell Steinberg and Department of Behavioral Health Director Veronica Kelley

Darrell Steinberg, Sacramento’s mayor, co-chair of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Homeless and Supportive Housing Advisory Task Force, and co-author of the seminal Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), visited San Bernardino County this week to hear from residents and experience first-hand how San Bernardino County Behavioral Health’s (DBH) MHSA-funded programs and services have lifted people out of homelessness, poverty and addiction.

Steinberg’s visit was part of his plan to tour different counties around the state to observe best practices and strategies relating to homelessness and behavioral health prevention, diversion, and intervention. Steinberg will use the information, coupled with input received from local governments and constituents, to inform the state’s work on homelessness and its mental health system.  Just hours prior to Steinberg’s visit to the county, the Department of Health Care Services announced a new framework for Medi-Cal reform through CalAIM (CA Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal), a program seeking to leverage Medicaid to help address the challenges facing California’s most vulnerable residents, such as homelessness and behavioral health care access.

While here, Steinberg toured an MHSA-funded recreational vehicle transformed into a mobile health clinic providing physical and behavioral health care, often to those experiencing homelessness, and visited a Transitional Age Youth Center to speak with formerly homeless youth who, through support from MHSA-funded programs, accessed behavioral health treatment and supportive housing and are now thriving. His tour also included a visit to a crisis residential and stabilization treatment center, a supportive housing project, and a roundtable discussion with County leaders and community partners.

“As the author of the Mental Health Services Act, it was incredibly rewarding to see how successfully San Bernardino County is deploying these critical resources,” said Steinberg.  Addressing unsheltered homelessness must be a top priority for local governments across our state, and San Bernardino programs are a model for other jurisdictions to utilize MHSA to address the crisis.”

“San Bernardino County was honored to welcome Mayor Steinberg to our community,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Curt Hagman. “We work hard as a county to improve the quality of life of our residents and were pleased to have the opportunity to showcase these efforts and engage in discussion about the success stories as a result of MHSA funding.”

“I was proud to demonstrate to Mayor Steinberg the great programs and projects our county is implementing thanks to the MHSA funding we receive,” said Fifth District Supervisor Josie Gonzales, who chairs the San Bernardino County Interagency Council on Homelessness. “I am hopeful that the Task Force will continue working with local jurisdictions to ensure they have the flexibility to continue to delivery vital services specific to needs of our chronically homeless population.”

“MHSA disrupted the status quo surrounding behavioral health care in our state and allowed behavioral health providers like DBH to expand our service delivery model to include preventive and supportive services to address homelessness in persons living with a debilitating mental illness, which has significantly changed the trajectory of this disease,” said DBH Director Veronica Kelley. “DBH is thankful for leaders like Mayor Steinberg who are passionate about the needs of some of the most vulnerable people in our community and willing to speak on and work towards creating a world where everyone is able to achieve optimum wellness.”

Since its inception in 2005, MHSA funding has allowed DBH to house over 600 people and expand preventative services to over 150,000 additional people annually.

Steinberg is the founder of Steinberg Institute and is the original co-author of Proposition 63 (also known as the MHSA), a voter-approved proposition intended to reduce the long-term adverse impact on individuals, families and state and local budgets resulting from untreated serious mental illness. Governor Newsom announced Steinberg’s role as co-chair of the Homeless and Supportive Housing Advisory Task Force on May 21, 2019 and named him a ‘statewide expert’ on homelessness July 16, 2019.

In July, Dr. Thomas lnsel, the internationally-renowned neuroscientist and psychiatrist appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to be his special advisor on mental health also visited San Bernardino County.

County receives $17 million for homeless outreach program

The County Department of Behavioral Health has been approved to implement its Innovative Remote Onsite Assistance Delivery (InnROADs) program with a budget of $17 million over five years.

On Feb. 28, the department successfully presented the InnROADs project to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission . The InnROADs project is funded through the Innovation Component of the Mental Health Services Act, also known as Prop. 63.

“We are pleased to bring such an innovative project to San Bernardino County that addresses persons who are homeless, have a serious mental illness/addiction and are living in our rural and remote areas,” said County Behavioral Health Director Veronica Kelley.

The five-year, time-limited learning project, is a multi-agency, multidisciplinary approach to engaging individuals experiencing homelessness and mental illness in rural areas of San Bernardino County. The project is a collaborative effort among four county departments – Behavioral Health, Aging and Adult Services, Public Health and the Sheriff’s Department.

The goal of the InnROADs project is to build trust, help support and care for communities and eventually link them into the appropriate system of care.

“These funds will enable a multidisciplinary team made up of our essential partners, to go into our rural and frontier areas via five off-road mobile teams, to treat in place and assist moving our homeless population into permanent supportive housing with a focus on treating their mental illness and/or addiction,” Kelley said.

Possible treatment could include counseling, medication and basic physical health screenings. Through this project services will “go to” the individuals in need, no matter where they are located within San Bernardino County.

“We have taken the lead from our stakeholders and are very excited to bring this project to life for our community,” said Office of Innovation Program Manager Karen Cervantes.  “This is a great opportunity to learn and improve the way we provide care.”

County Behavioral Health, through the Mental Health Services Act, is supporting the Countywide Vision by providing behavioral health services and ensuring residents have the resources they need to promote wellness, recovery and resilience in the community. Information on the Countywide Vision and on County Behavioral Health can be found here.

A celebration of life & resiliency for Las Vegas tragedy survivors

The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services will host two forums next week for victims of last year’s Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy.

The forums will include a group discussion facilitated by licensed clinical therapists, one-on-one counseling, educational resources, help in navigating one’s own health care services, and assistance with applying for the State of Nevada and California Victim Compensation programs. Services will be provided by the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services, the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health and The Counseling Team International.

All Services are provided free of charge. No insurance is needed.

The forums will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Victorville and on Thursday, Oct. 11 in Ontario. Click here for locations and more details.

For more information, please call the Bureau of Victim Services at (909) 382-3846.

 

Project Connect event offers services to the homeless

Homeless and low-income individuals and families can access a variety of supportive services and information during the Project Connect outreach event on Wednesday, Oct. 3, hosted by the San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership and collaborative partners.

The event will provide free medical screenings, legal services, employment services, housing support services, child care information and services, senior services and more.  Additional information regarding other county services and resources will be available.

“The homeless and those at-risk of becoming homeless often lack transportation and access to mainstream services,” said County Office of Homeless Services Chief Tom Hernandez.  “This is what makes the Project Connect event, and other events that bring together providers and those seeking services to one location, so vital to these individuals and the community.”

Project Connect will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Beginnings, Downtown Campus (formerly St. Paul’s United Methodist Church), located at 785 N. Arrowhead Ave. in San Bernardino.

Project Connect outreach events are held periodically throughout San Bernardino County to provide a centralized service delivery location where non-profit medical and social services providers can collaborate to best serve those in need.

For additional information on this or subsequent Project Connect outreach events, contact Deanna Luttrell at (909) 386-8225 or 7-1-1 for TTY users.

The San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership works to develop countywide public and private partnerships and to coordinate services and resources to end homelessness in San Bernardino County. SBCHP is helping to achieve the Countywide Vision by working to create a sustainable system of community health, public safety, and housing. Information on the Countywide Vision, the San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership and the Community Development and Housing Agency can be found at www.sbcounty.gov.

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