HOUSINGMV

11349 Victoria Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90066
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Our missionTo provide leadership and resources to address the destructive consequences of homelessness in Mar Vista so that the community is protected, remains safe and our homeless people receive compassionate, effective services with access to permanent supportive housing.

HOUSINGMV

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Community Outreach

Recruit new members. Educate task force members and the community at large on the homelessness crisis, issues, solutions, etc. Provide data that shows accountability and transparency in the ongoing operation of HOUSINGMV.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Digital Media/Public Relations

Maintain the website with current information including bi-monthly task force meeting minutes. Oversee social media posts on various platforms tied to the website. Create press releases, articles, and media productions to inform the community on the progress of housing Mar Vista's homeless and increasing community safety.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Virtual, Indoor
  • None, Skilled
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Feet on the Street

Assist with locating and engaging our unhoused persons and connecting them to appropriate services and housing. Provide/distribute hygiene kits, clothing, supplies, and resource brochures. Provide support to the Mar Vista residents and businesses in their encounters with the homeless. Participate in projects to clean up homeless encampments.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Physical, Outdoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays, Weekends

Funding and Donations

Write grants and request funding from various sources. Engage our community in fundraising efforts. Generate funding for 3-years of provider services, outreach teams, street cleaning programs, and initial move-in expenses.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Office work, Event support, Indoor
  • Skilled
  • Weekdays, Weekends

Community Relations

Attend community events and connect with organization. Develop relationships with city and county agencies (mental health, fire department, law enforcement). Work with L.A. city council offices and city attorneys to ensure mission alignment.
  • Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Skilled
  • Weekdays, Weekends
How you helpIf you care about our mission, have time to help, and would like to join this exciting community work, please consider volunteering with us!
About usHOUSINGMV: Mar Vista Task Force on Homelessness was formed in 2021 as an independent group of community volunteers committed to compassionately addressing the serious issues associated with homelessness in Mar Vista, a neighborhood community on the Westside of Los Angeles, California. HOUSINGMV’s goal is to provide better living conditions to the unhoused while keeping our community safe and healthy. Lives improve when we take action.
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