On Friday, November 9, 2018, the City of Glendale will join over a dozen local private and public service providers to take part in Glendale Connect Day. These organizations will come together to provide information and resources to homeless individuals looking to obtain services and housing.
Glendale Connect Day will take place at Central Park located at 201 E. Colorado St., in Glendale, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. On this day, cities across the country will hold one-day service events designed to connect homeless individuals and families who are not currently accessing services with local service providers. Homeless attendees will learn how to utilize available resources to address the problems contributing to their homelessness. Services will include haircuts, snacks, dental screenings, medical screenings, employment referrals, and more. Services will be available at no cost.
Glendale Connect day is part of National Project Homeless Connect, a nonprofit organization that strengthens and utilizes collaborations with city agencies, businesses, organizations, and the community to provide comprehensive services through Community Day of Service events and in house continued care for those who are at risk of becoming homeless, are currently experiencing homelessness, or are transitioning from homelessness to housing.
Among the agencies to be represented are Ascencia Glendale, The Salvation Army, Los Angeles County Department of Social Services, Social Security Administration, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Catholic Charities, YWCA of Glendale, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Glendale Police Department, and City of Glendale.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ivet Samvelyan at (818) 548-3720 or Ascencia at (818) 246-7900. If you cannot attend, visit Ascencia or call for more information.