The City’s stated mission is to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness in Long Beach by increasing housing opportunities, enhancing current initiatives and addressing and improving overall public safety for the entire community. The City has an active Interdepartmental Team that works together to develop solutions, create procedures and protocols for street teams and address issues related to community members experiencing homelessness. Connecting people to the right service is critical to ensure positive outcomes for the entire community.
What should I do if someone is asking for help?
What should I do if someone appears to need medical or mental health support?
What do I do if someone is on my property?
What should I do if someone is blocking the entrance to my business or causing a disruption?
If I see an encampment, should I contact someone about it?
What should I do if I witness a crime by or against someone who appears to be experiencing homelessness?
Answers to the following questions can be found here: