Safe Sleeping

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Dreams for Change helped establish the first City of San Diego’s Safe Sleeping Program, which offers safe, legal camping space as an alternative to traditional congregate shelters for people experiencing homelessness.

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Dreams for change safe sleeping location.

Safe Sleeping Program Highlights

Dreams for Change played a crucial role in the establishment of the City of San Diego’s Safe Sleeping Program. This innovative initiative provides people experiencing homelessness with a safe and legal camping space, serving as a viable alternative to traditional congregate shelters. By offering this option, Dreams for Change addresses the pressing need for secure accommodations, contributing to the efforts of combating homelessness in the community.



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Case Management

Each individual or household receives support to identify immediate and long-term needs in order to connect with appropriate resources.

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Housing Navigation

Each participant will have access to housing information and resources to develop a housing plan. This may include the gathering of documentation and completing forms required for housing.

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Workforce Training

Each participant will have access to resources to find jobs and training programs.

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Each location has access to bathrooms, handwashing stations, showers and laundry facilties.

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