Efforts to reduce homelessness in Elsinore, Wildomar net success

Riverside County deputies, coordinating with personnel from a nonprofit agency, have moved dozens of homeless individuals off the streets in Lake Elsinore and Wildomar and placed them in shelters, with relatives or in other positive living situations, a sheriff’s sergeant said. During the 2019 calendar year, the sheriff’s Problem-Oriented Policing Team had roughly 2,300 contacts with transients and others camped out or living in unsheltered environments around Lake Elsinore and Wildomar, according to Sgt. Glenn Warrington. With assistance from the Social Workers Action Group, deputies provided resources and extended various forms of aid to the individuals engaged, he said. Warrington said that in Wildomar, 21 people were able to leave the streets for safer confines in 2019. Ad
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