City Meetings & Workshops
The City welcomes the community's participation in discussions about issues related to homelessness. At public meetings and workshops. impacts on the community, the measures being taken to address homelessness, current and future challenges, and potential new measures by the City and other entities are presented, and public comment is invited. Links are provided to view archived meeting videos and agendas/reports.
Malibu is included in The Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count coordinated by the Los Angeles Homelessness Services Authority (LAHSA).
HOMELESS COUNT RESULTS
The results of the 2020 Homeless Count were released in June 2020, and Malibu showed a 55% increase in the number of homeless residents since the 2019 count.
Homeless Count results for Malibu:
- 2021 - 157*
- 2020 - 239 (full report)
- 2019 - 154 (full report)
- 2018 - 155 (full report)
- 2017 - 180 (full report)
- 2016 - 161 (full report)
* Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, LAHSA did not conduct a countywide homeless count in 2021. The City of Malibu, with the assistance of the Sheriff's Department, outreach workers, and local resident volunteers, conducted a count on January 20, 2021.
To volunteer for a Homeless Count, visit TheyCountWillYou.org.
Homeless Connect Day
Homeless Connect Day events, organized by the County of Los Angeles in cooperation with the City of Malibu, are held at the former Malibu Courthouse (23525 Civic Center Way) to provide services and resources to those in need via volunteer and non-profit organizations.
Free one-stop services include information on obtaining food stamps, Medi-Cal, affordable housing resources, medical and legal assistance, complimentary lunch, and more.
The events are generally held in Malibu twice each year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no Connect Days were held in 2020.
- June 2019 Connect Day Statistics
- May 2018 Connect Day Statistics