The HSGP Aims To Improve The Quality Of Life Of Santa Monica’s Youth And Families, People With Disabilities, Seniors, Low-Income Households, And People Experiencing Homelessness.
By Zach Armstrong
The Santa Monica City Council will allocate approximately $10 million to 21 programs run by 18 agencies to address community needs and gaps in service systems, while also offering funding stability to local social service agencies.
The funding is part of the four-year fiscal year 2023-27 Human Services Grants Program funding cycle. The HSGP aims to improve the quality of life of Santa Monica’s youth and families, people with disabilities, seniors, low-income households, and people experiencing homelessness.
The council staff recommendation allocates funding across participants to these service areas as follows: 26% to homelessness, 2% to disabilities, 18% to seniors, 17% to the underserved population not specified and 37% youth and families.
The following shows the agencies receiving the funding (Far Left) for these services, the programs they run under the funding (Middle) and how much they will receive (Far Right). The FY 2023-27 HSGP funding cycle will begin July 1.
|Chrysalis||SM Employment Center||$ 282,783|
|CLARE MATRIX||Help Empower Linkage Program||$ 340,240|
|Connections for Children||SM Early Education||$ 1,492,043|
|Disability Community Resource Ctr.||Independent Living||$ 205,285|
|Family Service of Santa Monica||Integrated Mental Health||$ 671,472|
|Growing Place||Marine Park Child Dev. Center||$ 212,500|
|*Haven Neighborhood Services||Beyond the Bank||$ 115,600|
|Hospitality Training Academy||SM Jobs Initiative||$ 109,907|
|JVS SoCal||SM Youth Employment||$ 170,190|
|Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles||Community Legal Services||$ 696,873|
|Meals on Wheels West||Delivering More than a Meal||$ 61,850|
|Santa Monica College||Pico Partnership||$ 226,971|
|*Social & Emotional Wellness Initiative||Youth Mental Health & Wellness||$ 147,042|
|St. Joseph Center||Older Adults Health and Wellness||$842,060|
|St. Joseph Center||Youth Resource Team||$ 768,631|
|The People Concern||24/7 Samoshel Interim Housing||$ 2,082,488|
|The People Concern||Housing Retention||$ 200,000|
|Venice Family Clinic||Comprehensive Care||$ 255,000|
|Westside Food Bank||Emergency Food Distribution||$ 175,000|
|WISE & Healthy Aging||Care Management / Adult Day Programs||$ 560,671|
|WISE & Healthy Aging||Club WISE and WISE Diner||$ 528,988|