Town Square

Post a New Topic

County: Tents, tarps, sleeping bags needed for homeless this winter

Original post made on Dec 3, 2018

Homeless services in the South Bay are in need of reinforcements and donations as stormy weather begins affecting the Bay Area.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, December 3, 2018, 10:53 AM

Comments (5)

2 people like this
Posted by lad
a resident of Rex Manor
on Dec 3, 2018 at 2:25 pm

interesting article to have juxtaposed to the article on housing prices.


5 people like this
Posted by Radical
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Dec 3, 2018 at 2:45 pm

For people on the streets during the winter, new warm socks can be like gold. Something to consider.


Like this comment
Posted by SandraD
a resident of another community
on Dec 4, 2018 at 1:18 pm

Wish someone with investing money in Santa Clara County that had parcels of land, put up a Travel Trailer and camping parks, with water, electric and porta potties, with the different cities help, they could provide a place for the homeless where it is safe, and they could pay a fee to stay there per night or week, on month. Also this community could have Social workers come in and help the people sign up for things, and maybe assign each site a Number and a mailbox for them to get mail from family. With the price of apartments this would be a great alternative, and people are renting and buying RV's and trailers too.


2 people like this
Posted by Reader
a resident of another community
on Dec 4, 2018 at 1:32 pm

Sounds like a great idea, Sandra. Go do it!
Oh, and don't be surprised when every homeless person in California shows up in Mountain View to take advantage of these free services.


2 people like this
Posted by and then
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Dec 4, 2018 at 1:38 pm

and then the crime issues moves in, and then the good people stay away and move back to the streets


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Don't be the last to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Palo Alto's Taverna to expand next door
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,116 views

A Power Play
By Sherry Listgarten | 13 comments | 1,975 views

Back Roads of California Wine Country
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,846 views

Premarital and Couples: How to Stop an Argument
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,135 views

 

Best of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 27th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of the Mountain View Voice.

VOTE HERE