LA County to Launch the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Youth Homeless Count

2020-01-07T13:53:04-08:00January 7th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

On any given night, over 4,021 young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 experience homelessness in Los Angeles County, which is a 22 percent increase from 2018.  Among these individuals, 29 percent reported involvement with the child welfare system and 62 percent reported involvement with the juvenile or criminal justice systems. To ensure [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Empowering Older Adults and Caregivers in East LA

2020-01-08T08:45:30-08:00January 7th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), along with other pertinent Departments, to develop a 90-day report back with recommendations on increasing enrollment among older adults and caregivers in East Los [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County to Develop a Maternal Mental Health Program in El Monte

2019-12-17T12:53:36-08:00December 17th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to launch a new maternal mental health program in the City of El Monte: “Over the years, we have seen stressors impact a woman’s pregnancy, which then leads to poor outcomes for the new mother and [...]

Los Angeles County to Take Legal Action to Protect CalFresh Recipients

2019-12-10T14:25:26-08:00December 10th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion opposing the federal Administration’s final rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by directing the County to take legal action against this reduction in public benefits: “On Dec. 4, the U.S. Department of Agriculture [...]

LA County to Protect Vulnerable Residents from Flu Outbreak

2019-11-05T11:29:07-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, services|

During the 2018-19 flu season, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 125 influenza-related deaths. Last month, DPH reported the County’s first flu-related fatality this season. Sadly, individuals with underlying medical conditions and senior citizens are less likely to be vaccinated and more prone to complications and hospitalizations once they contract the [...]

LA County to Expand Voting Access for Residents Experiencing Homelessness

2019-09-17T10:57:33-07:00September 17th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release, services|

Individuals experiencing homelessness encounter obstacles that limit their ability to register to vote, despite the fact that policy decisions are designed to directly impact those who are economically disadvantaged. People without stable housing may lack a permanent address and may require access to affordable transportation in order to register and/or vote. To address this inequity, [...]

Supervisor Solis Discusses the Importance of the 2019 San Gabriel Valley Business Expo on ‘Radio K 1230AM’

2019-06-07T20:12:02-07:00June 7th, 2019|Audio/Video, Community, In the news, services|

On June 5, Radio K 1230AM reporter Blake Lee interviewed Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to learn more about her commitment to support small businesses in the San Gabriel Valley. Lee interviewed the Supervisor at the 2019 San Gabriel Valley Business Expo. This was the second business expo hosted by Supervisor Solis' office. At the expo, [...]

LA County to Update General Relief Eligibility Requirements

2019-02-19T17:34:26-08:00February 19th, 2019|Community, Health, Press Release, services|

In 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Homeless Initiative’s comprehensive strategies aimed at connecting people experiencing homelessness to critical housing and employment resources. Many of the Initiative’s recommendations focused on General Relief, a County-funded program that provides financial assistance to indigent adults who are ineligible for Federal or State programs. As [...]

Los Angeles County to Study Feasibility of Re-adapting LAC+USC General Hospital for Low-Income Housing

2018-11-14T01:05:34-08:00November 14th, 2018|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release, services|

Study is part of Supervisor Solis’ “Healthy Village” initiative LOS ANGELES, CA – When it opened its doors in 1933, the Los Angeles County General Hospital symbolized hope and healing for millions of County residents. As the birthplace of emergency medicine, the General Hospital trained generations of physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education before it [...]