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.

E-Notification

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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Last Call! Today is the Deadline to Submit a Community Projects Grant Application

  • Date: 04/05/2017  

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS TODAY, APRIL 5, 2017.

**PLEASE NOTE ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL **

The City of Simi Valley's Community Projects Grant (CPG) is an annual grant of up to $150,000 that is awarded by the City Council to local 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations for community projects.  The grant is made available through an agreement between the City and Waste Management to fund community projects and programs that benefit Simi Valley.  

Local 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations serving Simi Valley are encouraged to apply for grant awards of up to $150,000 to support new or ongoing programs and/or capital projects. Funding eligibility is limited to direct costs associated with the program or project. Organizations may submit funding applications through April 5, 2017. Submitted applications will be made available for review at several public meetings in April and May.

To submit an application, please click here.  ***Please note that due to technical issues, IRS Tax Status, Simi Valley Business Tax Certificate, and Scope of Work documents need to be emailed to CommunityServices@simivalley.org upon application submission.  Any applicants that do not submit these required documents prior to the April 5, 2017 deadline will not be eligible for funding consideration. 

An applicant workshop was held on March 22, 2017 to review the application criteria and process. For the information provided at the workshop, please click here. To view the past funding cycle's applications, click here.

For questions or more information about the Community Projects Grant , please contact the Community Services Department at (805) 583-6864.

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