2018 Press Releases

December 13, 2018

Health Care: Orange County Seeks to Improve Care with $6.1 Million in New Community Grants, Mental Health Forum


December 6, 2018

CalOptima Gives $11.4 Million for First County-Operated Mental Health Facility


November 27, 2018

Court Stops Needle Giveaway in Orange County


November 20, 2018

Orange County Expands Program to Provide Meals to Homeless, Elderly and Disabled Residents


November 15, 2018

Orange County Launches New Landlord Incentive Program, Funds $250,000 for United to End Homelessness Rental Pilot Effort


November 1, 2018

Homelessness: Orange County Approves $25 Million for Permanent Supportive Housing, Greenlights 3 New Supportive Housing Projects


October 17, 2018

Ending Rehab Riviera: Orange County First County to Regulate Sober-Living Homes


October 12, 2018

Orange County Speeds up Delivery of Non-English Ballots


September 6, 2018

Orange County Medi-Cal Health Plan Approves $9.7 Million for Children’s Mental Health


August 30, 2018

Public Safety: Orange County Installs Secure Fencing at 24 Sites along Flood Control Channels to Prevent Homeless Encampments


August 20, 2018

Nationwide Foundation Donates $65,000 to OC Homeless Shelter


August 4, 2018

Needle Giveaway Postponed After Orange County Files Lawsuit


August 3, 2018

Orange County to File Lawsuit to Stop Drug Needle Giveaway


August 2, 2018

Homelessness: Orange County Health Plan Approves $10 Million for Homeless Recuperative Beds


June 27, 2018

Accountability: Orange County Restores Oversight Office, Orders Independent Review of Homeless Response


June 25, 2018

Chairman Andrew Do’s Plan to Restore Independent Oversight & Accountability


June 5, 2018

Orange County Vows to Fight Plan for Expanded Needle Exchange


May 22, 2018

Homelessness: Orange County Adds 4 Dozen Homeless Beds with Housing Grants


May 8, 2018

Homelessness: Orange County Approves $1.6 Million to Prevent Return of Riverbed & Civic Center Encampments


April 27, 2018

Mental Health: Orange County allocates $5.6 million to increase services for children and at-risk youth


April 24, 2018

Mental Health: Orange County bolsters mental health support services to address 56% surge in non-crisis mental health calls


April 11, 2018

Homelessness: Orange County Adds $3 Million for Recuperative Care; Installs New Restrooms, Showers at Santa Ana Homeless Shelter


March 15, 2018

Orange County to Audit $219 Million in Mental Health Spending


March 1, 2018

Homelessness: Orange County extends availability of 400 emergency shelter beds


February 28, 2018

Homeless Response: In 24 months, Orange County will open $26 Million Mental Health Facility


February 26, 2018

700 Homeless Individuals Along Santa Ana Riverbed are Motel-Sheltered


January 26, 2018

Chairman's Weekly Update on Addressing Homelessness


January 9, 2018

Supervisor Andrew Do Elected Chairman of the Board