Task Force on Homelessness

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The Task Force on Homelessness was established by the City Council in 1999 to address the issue of homelessness in Simi Valley.  The Task Force provides policy recommendations to the City Council to assist in developing the community's response to homelessness.  The Task Force is comprised of representatives from the City Council, regional and local services providers, and government agencies providing services to individuals experiencing and at risk of homelessness.

The Task Force meets quarterly.  All Task Force meetings are open to the public. Information for upcoming meetings is available below.  Those interested in receiving meeting and other information related to the Task Force's efforts can sign up to receive email notifications.  For information provided at the meetings, please refer to the Resources and Referrals page.

Additionally, City staff represents the City through involvement with the Ventura County Continuum of Care to ensure that the City's efforts take into account regional efforts and federal policies to maximize effectiveness.  The Continuum of Care coordinates the regional Point In Time Count and prepared a brief summary of the findings to detail the state of homelessness in Ventura County.


For more information regarding the Task Force on Homelessness, please call (805) 583-6759. Interested organizations and individuals are encouraged to sign up for e-notify to receive email information, variances in meeting dates, and to stay informed regarding current and future updates.  

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Veterans Ride FREE on Veterans Day - November 11, 2016

  • Date: 11/11/2016 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM  
  • Location: Simi Valley & Ventura County, California 93065


Ventura County's transit providers want to thank local veterans for their service to our country. On November 11, 2016, vets ride free on the following fixed-route bus systems: Camarillo Area Transit, Gold Coast Transit, Moorpark City Transit, Ojai Trolley, City of Simi Valley Transit, Thousand Oaks Transit, VCTC Intercity Transit, and Valley Express.

Free rides are also available to veterans on Camarillo Area Transit, Moorpark City Transit, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks Transit and Valley Express dial-a-ride programs on November 11, 2016.

To ride the bus, simply show your valid ID to the bus driver. Accepted forms of ID include: US Military ID, CAC, VA Card, Veterans designation on CA Driver's License, DD214, and Retired Military ID.

More information is available at www.goventura.org or by calling (800) 438-1112.

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