Lake Elsinore’s homeless task force paves the way for Riverside County

Jeremiah Tatola, Writer The Lake Elsinore Homeless Task Force, founded in June 2017, seeks to address the increasing homeless population within the city, providing aid and housing to those in need throughout bordering communities. “A Hand Up, Not a Hand out” is the tagline associated with the organization. Nicole Dailey, Lake Elsinore’s assistant city manager and head of the Homeless Task Force, explained the mantra as “Responsible Compassion.” “We’ve taken a very proactive and aggressive approach to homelessness in our community. Part of that is we truly do want to help individuals, but we are going to enforce the law,” Daily said. Through a plethora of community relationships, the Homeless Task Force launched the Community Outreach Coalition involving law
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