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Gilroy Together: Our Homelessness System and Housing Plan

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Gilroy Library

350 W 6th Street

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Gilroy, CA 95020

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Together we can prevent and end homelessness in Gilroy

In celebration of Affordable Housing Week, please join Destination: Home, Gilroy Compassion Center, St. Joseph's Family Center, Gilroy Library and community leaders to unify our efforts and learn about our current homelessness system of care and the proven success of supportive housing to end homelessness

Food and drink provided. Registration required. Capacity limited.

This community meeting is open to the public. Please invite your councilmember and tell your friends!

An Affordable Housing Week Event

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We are making progress!

To end and prevent homelessness throughout our community, we urgently need to build more lowest income affordable housing and supportive housing. Since Santa Clara County residents voted for the Affordable Housing Bond (Measure A) in November 2016, the County of Santa Clara has funded 19 new housing developments in six cities (including one dedicated to seniors coming soon to GIlroy). Thanks to this funding and more from our cities, the Santa Clara County Housing Authority and the private sector, these developments will bring more than 1,400 new apartment homes for those in our community who need them most.

Community meeting topics

  • Homelessness data
  • Housing First and supportive housing
  • 2016 Measure A
  • How to build Housing Ready Communities
  • Camping, Cleanups and the Creeks Team
  • Outreach and case management
  • Shelters and safe parking
  • Partnership with the County of Santa Clara

Prerequisites and Materials: All are invited! No previous involvement, experience or knowledge is required.


Housing Ready Communities

This community meeting is organized collaboratively in support of the Housing Ready Communities initiative to bring together neighbors, community groups, nonprofits, government and housing developers to take action and support approval of new supportive housing and extremely low income affordable housing throughout Santa Clara County.

For more information about the Housing Ready Communities initiative, including an events calendar of learning and action opportunities, an interactive housing map, tools and other resources, visit housingready.org

Housing Ready Communities is a Destination: Home initiative implemented in partnership with the County of Santa Clara Office of Supportive Housing, the City of San Jose Housing Department, the Santa Clara County Housing Authority, Silicon Valley at Home, community organizations and neighbors throughout the county. Housing Ready Communities is generously supported by Symantec.

Image Credit: Gilroy, California (from the archives of the City of Gilroy)

Note: Gateway Senior Apartments, a Danco Communities affordable and supportive housing development is coming soon to Gilroy!

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Gilroy, CA 95020

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