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The WIN app– Technology, Empowerment, Connections & Hope

April 26, 2018
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Listen to Dr McCain’s speech about the WIN app- WIN is a free, easy to use mobile app developed by OCLA  that empowers homeless and nearly homeless youth and adults (and those who wish to help them) to find free helpful services.  – WIN is THE trusted app,  that connects ...

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Job Fair December 7th

December 2, 2017
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CITY OF LOS ANGELES HOMELESS SERVICES JOB FAIR Apply for work to help house our homeless neighbors. RSVP: EndHomelessnessJobFair.EventBrite.com Read More

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OCLA Founder is a Rotary STAR Humanitarian of the Year

December 1, 2017
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On 1.04.17, Our Children LA Founder and President, Dr. Denise McCain-Tharnstrom,  was honored to accept the Rotarian STAR Humanitarian of the Year Award for Knowledge Sharing. Dr. McCain received this award for her visionary leadership and development of the WIN mobile application, which uses mobile technology to connect homeless and...

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HomeWalk 2017

October 16, 2017
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Join your neighbors and friends on Sat November 18th at 8am to walk to raise awareness and to fundraise to end homelessness in L.A. Sign up here

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WINTER SHELTERS OPEN DECEMBER 1ST

November 29, 2016
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Are You an Adult (18 or older)  in Need of Shelter?  From December 1-March 1st, LA County is offering evening Winter Shelter for Single Individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. You can get free transportation to and from the shelters – just go to any of the free pick up locations...

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Application Open for the 2017 Transatlantic Practice Exchange

November 22, 2016
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Homeless service providers in the US can now apply to participate in the 2017 Transatlantic Practice Exchange! The Exchange is an exciting opportunity for mid-level homeless service providers. Participants spend up to two weeks studying and learning about a specific topic within homelessness services in the UK. Read more about...

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Old Phone Collection!

November 6, 2016
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Our Children LA and Human I-T are collecting old phones/chargers in November! Phones will be safely recycled/sold and the money used to purchase new smart phones. We will install the WIN app and give the new phones to area homeless youth at drop-in centers and shelters around the county. Read...

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Thanksgiving Banquet for Homeless/Resource Insecure Individuals in Van Nuys

November 20, 2015
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Wednesday, November 25th, Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission will host the Great Thanksgiving Community Banquet at the HELP Center in Van Nuys. Tyrone Street will be blocked off at the corner of Victory in order to set up 1,000 seats banquet style. Onsite will also be a huge resource...

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SFSCVHC will NOT meet on 11/25/15

November 16, 2015
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With the holidays fast approaching, the San Fernando & Santa Clarita Valley Homeless Coalition (SFSCVHC) will not be meeting on 11/25/15.    There is still time to join the SPA 2 Homeless Coalition CES Team and/or support the walkers and runners who will be representing us on the 21st!  J Please visit...

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Thanksgiving Dinner Served in San Fernando Valley

November 13, 2015
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Tuesday, November 24th, Thanksgiving Dinner served from 6-7:30 at The Church On The Way 14800 Sherman Way Van Nuys, CA 91405 Corner of Kester and Sherman Way. Free Bus Transportation provided departing from the below locations at 5:00pm. First Baptist Church of North Hollywood 11210 Otsego St., North Hollywood, CA...

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