Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Supervisor Hilda Solis, Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo, California Assemblyman Miguel Santiago and other community leaders joined hundreds of residents at a unique celebratory “block party” announcing the grand opening of a new 62-bed recuperative care homeless facility in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles. Developed by National Health […]
Some 544,000 people in the United States have no shelter every night, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Homeless families make up over one-third of this total. Beyond exposing them to weather, crime and unsanitary conditions, homelessness can also damage people’s self-esteem, making them feel helpless or hopeless. Being homeless is […]
Get to know Wade Trimmer, National Health Foundation’s new executive director of housing and homeless services. As someone trained in architecture, how did you wind up in the nonprofit world? My interest in architecture led me to securing an apprenticeship at a firm in San Diego. From there, I moved to Los Angeles to continue […]
National Health Foundation has been awarded an $829,920 grant from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the lead agency in the U.S. Housing and Urban Development-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, to help its efforts to provide more emergency shelter – also known as […]
Solomon Banks shares his joy of hearing a sound he hasn’t heard for more than three years: The jangle of keys in his pocket. “It has been so long since I have had a place to call my own,” he said. After a recent hospital stay, Banks was discharged to National Health Foundation Recuperative Care. […]
Setting a new standard for those experiencing homelessness who need a safe place to heal once discharged from a hospital, National Health Foundation—joined by local housing and health officials—officially broke ground today on a new recuperative care renovation project in the Pico-Union neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles.
National Health Foundation’s Recuperative Care facility in Ventura County hit the ground running. Since the July 10, 2017 grand opening of this new we facility, we have been able to provide respite care services to more than 50 individuals. Of course, we could not have served the community without the help of the many local, […]
A car accident a few years ago left Mark with a traumatic brain injury. The young man has since battled with substance abuse, lingering health issues and homelessness. When our partner hospital felt he would recover more effectively in recuperative care than on the streets, he was discharged to National Health Foundation’s (NHF) Pathway Recuperative […]