MALIBU—On Wednesday, October 28, Malibu Homeless Connect Day will take place. This is when the city, county, state, federal, and non-profit agencies offer free services to anyone experiencing homelessness. The event has been confirmed via a Malibu City press release that credits Los Angeles County supervisor Sheila Kuehl for making the official announcement.

Malibu Homeless Connect Day will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the former Malibu Courthouse on 23525 Civic Center Way, right next to the Malibu Library.

Some of the services that will be provided include: veterans benefits, emergency shelter, social services, flu vaccine clinic, free haircuts, health screenings, affordable housing, Medi-Cal enrollment, and public benefits.

There will be a variety of agencies involved during the event with community-based organizations such as Chrysalis, New Directions for Veterans, the Ocean Park Community Center, Safe Place for Youth, Venice Family Clinic, and Westside Coalition.

Other participants will include:
-The offices of Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Assembly Member Richard Bloom
-The federal Social Security Administration and Veterans Administration
-The California Department of Motor Vehicles
-The County Sheriff’s Department and Departments of Public Social Services and Mental Health Services
-The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
-Home For Good, an initiative of United Way-Greater LA and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

Those who attend the event will receive a free boxed lunch and a service kit. Volunteer opportunities are currently available. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Christine O’Rourke at or (310) 396-6468 ext. 326.