IMACAâ€™s new Homeless Prevention Program is administered by Housing Program Specialist Kathy Keesler (center), here with her colleagues. Photo courtesy Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action
Â During the season of celebrating independence, Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action is now providing a range of services to help community members facing homelessness move toward greater independence through its new Homeless Prevention Program.
The program, funded by a recently-awarded $100,000 California Department ofÂ Community Services and Development grant, offers emergency shelter vouchers, rental deposit assistance and related services to assist Inyo and Mono countiesâ€™ growing homeless population. Housing Program Specialist Kathie Keesler said, the program was up and running on July 1, two weeks ahead of schedule, in response to the recent â€śheat wave. And because of the (The Inyo Registerâ€™s June 29 News at a Glance item), people were here first thing Monday morning.â€ť
(Read more in the Thursday, July 66, 2013 edition of The Inyo Register.)