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Strategic Initiatives

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The City of West Hollywood’s Strategic Initiatives Division advances programs, policies and coordinated strategies to support the City’s most vulnerable community members: people experiencing homelessness and older adult residents. The Division ensures services are in place to support these populations, develops local programs and policy, and engages with regional partners. 

How to Help the West Hollywood community safely in response to COVID-19:

Donate hygiene kits and supplies
Donate meals and pantry supplies to help people follow the County’s Safer at Home ordinance
Support nonprofits serving the West Hollywood community
Wellness checks
Donate blood

The Strategic Initiatives Division focuses on:

 The Homeless Initiative guides the work of the City’s non-profit partners who connect people experiencing homelessness with basic resources, temporary shelter, behavioral health services and long-term supportive housing. The Division also represents the City as stakeholder in regional strategies addressing homelessness through the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority, United Way Home For Good and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. 

The Aging in Place Strategic Plan organizes the work of non-profit and community partners to support West Hollywood’s older adult residents to thrive by ensuring housing, health and resource needs are met. The Division coordinates classes and programming to promote wellness at every age. The Aging Strategic Plan is also a platform for institutional change that ensures older adults are embraced across City systems, services and programs.

As part of the City’s Human Services and Rent Stabilization Department, the Strategic Initiatives Division collaborates closely with the department’s other two divisions – Social Services and Rent Stabilization & Housing. The Division provides staff support for the City Council Subcommittee on Homelessness, the City’s Lesbian & Gay Advisory Board, the City’s Women’s Advisory Board and reports on projects to the Human Services Commission.

Contact the Strategic Initiatives Division

Corri Planck, Manager
Phone: (323) 848-6302

Homeless Concern Line: (323) 848-6590