Santa Clara County have received $5.8 million from the first installment from a nationwide opioid settlement, with the potential for up to $48 million over the next 18 years. How to spend it is discussed with BWC CEO Josh Selo.
Great need was faced down by great generosity at Bill Wilson Center’s (BWC) 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 19 and attended by more than 350 supporters.
San Jose and Santa Clara County have focused efforts on transitional aged youth, including a universal basic income program, because they are more at risk of becoming homeless. The Pavilion Inn will be San Jose’s second site for these youth. The first one, Sobrato House in downtown San Jose, opened in 2006.
San Jose State University students say the school is failing to provide emergency housing for those in need. The university agreed this week to extend its 12-bed emergency program, but is this enough?