The mission of the Regional Homeless Alliance’s Responsible Compassion program is to further improve quality of life by developing residents’, businesses’ and visitors’ awareness, understanding, and participation in a comprehensive strategy to solve homelessness in southwest Riverside County.
- Development of a multi-agency partnership to increase collaboration of service providers to assist the homeless in becoming self-sufficient.
- Ongoing personal contact between the Homeless Outreach Team officers and homeless individuals to increase trust and make referrals to service providers.
- Work closely with local outreach organizations to coordinate housing, employment and medical and mental health services.
- Enforcement of law violations (i.e. trespassing, illegal lodging, public intoxication, aggressive panhandling, etc.)
The community is urged to practice Responsible Compassion with those in need in and around the community.
We want to provide the right help in the right ways that will encourage people to tackle their barriers and end their homelessness.
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Helen Keller |
In 2016, Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Lake Elsinore and Wildomar (the five regional cities of Southwest Riverside County) partnered with the Community Mission of Hope to form the Regional Homeless Alliance. It is the intention of the Regional Homeless Alliance, to solve homelessness with in Southwest Riverside County. The partnership of other organizations will be a key component to achieving this goal!