Steinberg Institute

Press Release: Steinberg Institute Celebrates Two Years of Landmark Accomplishment by Announcing $1.5M Investment from Sutter Health Valley Area to Increase Services

Posted by on Friday, January 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 13, 2017                                       FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt […]

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Press Release: Steinberg Institute Executive Director, Maggie Merritt Appointed to State’s “No Place Like Home” Advisory Committee

Posted by on Friday, January 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, January 13, 2017 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167 Continued leadership and engagement to ensure landmark legislation for permanent supportive housing funds meet the needs of […]

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Landmark “No Place Like Home” Signed by Governor Brown

Posted by on Thursday, November 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 1, 2016    CONTACT: Maggie Merritt, (916) 553-4167, Maggie@steinberginstitute.org $2 Billion earmarked for permanent supportive housing for the homeless living with mental illness SACRAMENTO, CA – Today California […]

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No Place Like Home In the News: Strategies for accessing $2 billion revealed at forum

Posted by on Thursday, November 3, 2016

State Senator Mike McGuire hosted a forum to explain how to access promised funds. By Sarah Reith – October 31, 2016 UKIAH — California State Senator Mike McGuire hosted an […]

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Governor Brown Signs Bill to Eliminate Twenty Year Gap in Mental Health Care for Foster Youth

Posted by on Monday, September 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2016 CONTACT: Maggie Merritt (916) 553-4167, Maggie@steinberginstitute.org Governor Brown Signs Bill to Eliminate Twenty Year Gap in Mental Health Care for Foster Youth Advocates, Counties, and State […]

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Press Release: Twenty Year Gap in Mental Health Care for Foster Youth Closed by Legislature

Posted by on Monday, August 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2016 CONTACT: Maggie Merritt (916) 553-4167, Maggie@steinberginstitute.org Twenty Year Gap in Mental Health Care for Foster Youth Closed by Legislature Advocates, Counties, and State Departments Come Together on […]

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Call to Action: No Place Like Home

Posted by on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Steinberg Institute is the sponsor of the “No Place Like Home” permanent supportive housing bond which seeks to provide housing and services for people who live with a serious […]

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Press Release: Landmark “No Place Like Home” Housing Budget Proposal Approved by California Legislature

Posted by on Thursday, June 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 15, 2016 CONTACT: Maggie Merritt, (916) 761-3448, maggie@steinberginstitute.org Critical funding earmarked for permanent supportive housing for the homeless SACRAMENTO, CA – June, 15th, 2016. Today California Legislators passed […]

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California bill, AB 2262, seeks more tools to help mentally ill criminals

Posted by on Monday, May 23, 2016

BY THE SACBEE EDITORIAL BOARD Nearly 30 percent of the California’s 128,000 prison inmates are diagnosed with some form of mental illness, and many are seriously ill. County jails house […]

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L.A.Times Editorial: How do we pay for homeless housing? Here’s one idea: tap state mental health funds

Posted by on Sunday, May 22, 2016

By The Times Editorial Board There are nearly 47,000 homeless people living on the streets or in shelters in Los Angeles County. Their problems are all complex, but none are as challenging as those of […]

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