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El Dorado County has declared a shelter crisis as a new strategy to address homelessness on the West Slope.
Health and Human Services Agency staff last week presented to the Board of Supervisors a way to quickly provide beds for unsheltered residents and potential locations for short-term congregate and non-congregate shelters and a navigation center.
by LARA GULARTE, Diamond Springs – In a recent letter to the editor, “Housing first disaster,” I had much to disagree with. The words I found especially offensive — “Do you want to live next to a group of homeless people who have no accountability of not doing drugs or gaining meaningful employment?”
South Lake Tahoe has seen a drop in its homeless population over the past year with Project Homekey programs and the efforts of the Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless.