A 501c3 Non-profit Charity
The West Coast Care Foundation, Inc.
One homeless person will cost a community more than $30,000 a year in services and supports. Everyone in Santa
Monica pays at least some of the emotional, social and governmental cost. However, if you are the person suffering
through this extreme form of poverty, personal cost and loss can be incalculable and irreversible.
WCC’s model centers on implementing a plan that will break the cycle of homelessness forever. Through daily
outreach, trust is developed, issues are discussed, and then, a plan to transition off the street starts to develop. This
year WCC made 15,057 daily contacts with the homeless. WCC received 1,632 inbound phone calls (24/7) from the
homeless needing counseling assistance. WCC interviewed and assisted 2,346 individual people who were homeless.
Even with the increased number of homeless coming into Santa Monica this year, the daily homeless counts are
down more than 75% from the inception of the program. WCC will continue to develop the outreach program to help
reduce homelessness in Santa Monica.
"They helped me get through the most difficult time of my life!" Rich - Housed in Los Angeles.
"Can't thank WCC enough. My wife and I are back together." Frank - Reunited with his family in Chicago.
"WCC never gave up on me. Everyday they encouraged me. I'm no longer homeless." Cheryl - Living with
her sister and working in Boston.
We need your help to continue this great work in Santa Monica! Your gifts are tax-deductible. Please send your best
gift today! Thank You in advance for your generosity, compassion and care for the homeless!
You can donate by mail. Make checks payable to West Coast Care.
West Coast Care
1223 Wilshire Blvd. #865
Santa Monica, CA 90403
You can donate online.
Click on the West Coast Care logo.
For more information contact:
Change and Hope
Since 2006, more than 10,000
people who were homeless in
Santa Monica have been helped
to transition off the streets, parks
and beaches by reuniting them
with their families and friends;
finding jobs; entering shelter and
housing; and placement into drug
and alcohol treatment programs.
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