The SCCDC doesn't own property, and the shelter has had to move every few years, which causes delays and increases costs.
The SCCDC said the shelter, which operated until April 16 last year, served 178 people.
doesn't own property and relies on local government to secure a location.
is asking volunteers interested in helping at the homeless shelter to meet at 9 a.
Of those, 19 managed to obtain permanent housing, the SCCDC
The homeless people are there whether there is a shelter or not,'' said Andy Pattantyus, an SCCDC
We'll just have to wait and see what happens,'' Andy Pattantyus, an SCCDC
board member, said Thursday.
remains partnered with Lutheran Social Services, a nonprofit offering case management and rehabilitation services for the homeless.
We weren't very far along, but the way we understood it is that property was being made available to us for purchase,'' said Andy Pattantyus, an SCCDC
Several attempts by the city and the SCCDC
over the years to relocate the shelter had failed.
I think the odds about 50-50 we would open by Friday,'' SCCDC
President Tim Davis said.
It's especially relevant in Santa Clarita because of its relative isolation in the canyons north of the San Fernando Valley, said Andy Pattantyus, an SCCDC