Tag Archives: Dolores Heights

Let’s Support “Safe Sleeping Sites”

Since January DHIC has been working with other D8 community groups to end street camping in our neighborhoods. This is an urgent request to support an alternative to street sleeping: Safe Sleeping Sites. Supervisors Mandelman (D8) and Preston (D5) are … Continue reading

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Please Give Public Comment at April 28 BOS Meeting

Please give public comment during the Board of Supervisors’ meeting (2pm Tuesday, April 28). The meeting is remote. Comments on this resolution will be heard at the start of the meeting. Here are instructions on how to watch, listen and … Continue reading

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Media Coverage of Safe Sleeping Sites

San Francisco Chronicle: Will San Francisco Embrace “Safe” Tent Encampment Sites? Mission Local: School Board President Urges SFUSD to Host Tent Camp San Francisco Public Press: Supervisor Pushes for Socially Distanced Homeless Tent Camps

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A Better Place for Tents

Around the City during this health emergency, clusters of homeless people are sleeping outside in tents. This is not safe, healthy, or compassionate. The Centers for Disease Control advise that tents need to be properly socially distanced and that people … Continue reading

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E-mail Elected Officials to Support “Safe Sleeping Sites”

Please email our Elected Officials Email message  (or write your own): To San Francisco Supervisors and Mayor Breed:  I support Safe Sleeping Sites as an alternative to sleeping on the streets.  I urge you to vote yes on the “Safe … Continue reading

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Important COVID-19 Information & Links

DHIC wants to share important COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information that will help us stay healthy and support each other.  On March 6, the city of San Francisco declared a local health emergency. Every day since then has brought a new challenges and … Continue reading

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Links to Key Websites

San Francisco Department of Public Health Assistance & Guidance for Employers & Employees

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Planning and Land Use (PLU) Committee – Update on SB 50 and Beyond

On January 30, thanks to opposition from a broad coalition of equity groups, cities and communities from across the state, SB 50 was stopped in the Senate once again. But our affordability crisis must still be addressed. We need solutions … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: 311 Complaints No Longer Drive Homelessness Response

In a major reversal, on February 27, Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) officials changed the policy from responding to 311 cases to a “zone model.” Instead of responding to each 311 complaint, the city will return to the zone model … Continue reading

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Homelessness in our Community: Attend our Public Forum in April

Over the past two years we’ve seen a growing number of unsheltered people sleeping on our sidewalks, stairways, in the park, and in other public spaces. DHIC along with other District 8 (D8) community groups has been working with Supervisor … Continue reading

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