In light of the developing situation related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), 5Cities Homeless Coalition has cancelled its public office hours, while still remaining open to telephone calls for assistance from those who are in need of services.
“This is a time of crises both for those we serve and for our employees,” according to 5CHC Executive Director Janna Nichols. “5CHC can be the only thing that stands between families and the homelessness that threatens their health and safety.”
5Cities Homeless Coalition has received two grants from The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County (CFSLOCO) for the 2019 program year. Through the Opportunity to Thrive Initiative at $10,000, and Klaproad Basic Needs Initiative for $25,000, funds will be used toward assistance for immediate needs leading to self-sufficiency, stability in the home, and economic improvement.The intent of these grants is to provide support to individuals and families in transition and striving to achieve self-sufficiency and stability.
Eight volunteers were honored by the SLO County Board of Supervisors for giving more than 100 hours of service to 5CHC during the past year, including Mike Byrd (left), Mandi Flitsch, Jeff Metcalfe and Jerri Young. Supervisor Adam Hill (second from left) and Supervisor Lynn Compton presented the certificates of recognition during a luncheon on April 6 sponsored by the Board of Supervisors, Pismo Beach Golf Course, Kiwanis Club of Greater Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande Community Hospital.
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