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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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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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Judge lets homeless ex-inmates fight for mental health services

Posted by on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

L.A. Times, May 17, 2016 By Gale Holland A federal judge said Tuesday that a group of homeless people can continue to fight Los Angeles County in court over jail release […]

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Governor Brown Agrees, Housing & Services for Homeless Living with Mental Illness is a Top Priority

Posted by on Friday, May 13, 2016

The Steinberg Institute released the following statement on Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revise budget proposal: “Homelessness need not be hopelessness, especially for those living with a mental illness in California,” said […]

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Op-Ed: Treat mentally ill offenders, don’t just jail them

Posted by on Sunday, April 17, 2016

Originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle here. A failure to treat severe mental illness is not just a mark against our state’s humanity; it is an issue of pressing […]

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Governor Brown Signs AB 847 by Assemblymember Mullin – Mental Health Funding Bill

Posted by on Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sacramento – Governor Jerry Brown has signed AB 847 by Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, which has the potential to provide additional funding in the range of $1 billion to […]

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