The Homeless Services Division was established within the Department of Social Services on August 9, 2022, following the approval of the San Luis Obispo Countywide Plan to Address Homelessness by the Board of Supervisors. Full staffing and operational capacity is expected during the summer of 2023.
San Luis Obispo Countywide Plan to Address Homelessness
On August 9, 2022, the County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to curb homelessness by 50% in 5 years. The plan represents months of collaboration and input from those affected by homelessness in San Luis Obispo County, including the public, various agencies, non-profits, and other community stakeholders.
For Those Facing Housing Insecurity
If you or someone you know are currently without housing or at risk of becoming homeless, please see the Get Help page.
Projects and Initiatives
To learn more about the new and upcoming efforts to address homelessness in San Luis Obispo County:
Urban County of San Luis Obispo Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2022-2023
Members of the public are invited to review the draft report and provide comments concerning the performance of the Urban County of San Luis Obispo in meeting the housing, community and economic development needs as outlined by the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, before the final draft is submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The CAPER is an annual report required by HUD. During Program Year 2022-2023, the Urban County of San Luis Obispo utilized its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Community Development Block Grant Cares Act (CDBG-CV), Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Emergency Solutions Grant Cares Act (ESG-CV) entitlement grants to fund activities which were pertinent to the strategic plan objectives outlined in the Consolidated Plan.
Persons wishing to review, submit comments or questions regarding the CAPER should email [email protected]. The last day to submit comments or questions regarding the 2022-2023 CAPER is September 26, 2023.
Urban County of San Luis Obispo 2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)