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June 3, 2021
Collaboration Makes Community Based Organizations more Efficient and Effective.

Laura Gil-Trejo is the Director of the Cal State Fullerton Social Science Research Center. As part of her analysis of the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force, she found that the collaboration and connections that the Task Force provides to the various Community Based Organizations throughout the region helped make those non-profit groups more effective and efficient when providing programs and services to the disadvantaged communities in the area.

May 12, 2021
The Future of Law Enforcement - an OC Forum Program

The Orange County Forum held its April meeting online with the theme of the Future of Law Enforcement. The entire third segment of the program was focused on the success of the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force.

April 1, 2021
Boys and Girls Club of Brea-Placentia-Yorba Linda

The Boys and Girls Club of Brea-Placentia and Yorba Linda has an innovative and critically important program that helps disadvantaged youth stay on top of their schoolwork by providing supervision, support and computer resources necessary to ensure they have the opportunity to succeed.

April 1, 2021
Boys and Girls Club of Buena Park

The North Orange County Public Task Force is proud to support groups like the Boys and Girls Club of Buena Park, which provide a safe place where kids can be kids.

April 1, 2021
Continuum of Care

The Continuum of Care program is designed to:

  1. Promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness through Regional Coordination and collaboration.

  2. Advocate for funding and resources to end homelessness and provide funding for proven efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly rehouse people experiencing homelessness, while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families and communities by homelessness.

  3. Promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families.

  4. Promote implementation of best practices and evidence-based approaches to homeless programming and services.

April 1, 2021
Collaborating with Pathways of Hope

Pathways of Hope leads a community effort to provide access to food, shelter and housing to those experiencing hunger and homelessness in North Orange County. The North OC Public Safety Task Force is proud to partner with Pathways of Hope to provide support and resources to help the most vulnerable in our community.

 
November 24, 2020
Senator-Elect Josh Newman Prioritizes Public Safety

Senator-Elect Josh Newman talks about the importance of the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force when it comes to developing a holistic approach to services for people experiencing homelessness, reintegration for those formerly incarcerated and programs to keep disadvantaged youth on the right path.

November 20, 2020
Permanent Supportive Housing for Families

Clinical Social Worker Angelica Sievers worked with families at the Rockwood Apartments in Anaheim providing counseling services to families who were experiencing homelessness but now have found permanent supportive housing at Rockwood.

November 19, 2020
Cops 4 Kids

What started out as the Police Athletic League (PAL) has become "Cops 4 Kids." Sgt. Bob Conklin serves as Supervisor of the program, which serves at risk youth that have few, if any, adult mentors in their lives. The Cops 4 Kids program focuses on setting high standards and expectations for these young men and women both in academics and in their community. The success of the program goes beyond the youth who are in it, but it touches their friends, families and neighbors.

November 19, 2020
What is the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force?

Buena Park Police Chief Corey Sianez serves as the Chairman of the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force. As he explains, this innovative partnership between public safety officers, cities and community based organizations is focused on re-entry of prisoners back into society, youth violence and homelessness. Using a state-of-the-art technology app called "Outreach Grid," the NOC Task Force has made great strides in providing solutions to people experiencing homelessness. And the organization's partnership and fund assistance of various community based organizations has shown a marked drop in youth violence and recidivism of formerly incarcerated individuals.

 

In short, the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force is a success story and has the metrics to show that it is making a real difference in our communities.

November 13, 2020
Bigs with Badges

Big Brothers Big Sisters' "Bigs with Badges" program gives law enforcement officers an opportunity to mentor disadvantaged youth.

November 13, 2020
Teri Hill - Brea Homeless Liaison Officer

Officer Teri Hill is often the first contact for many people experiencing homelessness in Brea. Thanks to the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force and its collaborative process, Teri is able to provide the resources, programs and strategies necessary to assist those in need.

November 12, 2020
What is Outreach Grid?

From first contact to housing, Outreach Grid helps to understand, manage and collaborate on homeless information by using one unified platform. Co-Founder and CEO Tiffany Pang explains how outreach grid works and the efficiencies and benefits it provides to those in need as well as those public safety officers and community-based organizations who interact with people experiencing homelessness.