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IMACA working to prevent homelessness

July 5, 2013

IMACA’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

 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 of Community Services and Development grant, offers emergency shelter vouchers, rental deposit assistance and related services to assist Inyo and Mono counties’ 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 “heat wave. And because of the (The Inyo Register’s June 29 News at a Glance item), people were here first thing Monday morning.”
(Read more in the Thursday, July 66, 2013 edition of The Inyo Register.)

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