Canoga Park Bridge Housing Proposal

Canoga Park Bridge Housing Proposal


The West San Fernando Valley has seen a dramatic increase in households experiencing homelessness over the last five years, but little help is available in the area. People who want help have to travel many miles to have access to bridge housing or other resources. 7621 Canoga Avenue is a property that served for decades as a Department of Mental Health Center. In March, the Department of Mental Health consolidated their staff in another location and vacated the property at 7621 Canoga Avenue. On June 26, 2018, the Board of Supervisors voted to option the property and explore the feasibility of utilizing the site for bridge housing.

Read: June 26, 2018 Board Motion on 7621 Canoga Ave.


We invite Canoga Park stakeholders to learn more about this proposal and provide constructive feedback by attending community presentations and open houses on the proposal. More dates, including a July Open House, coming soon!



  1. Isabel Ely Sdvl

    This only will increase the homeless people in the area

  2. Ruby Ramirez

    Can you please link to more info since you are asking for comments? A basic explanation of what bridge housing is might help stakeholders make informed comments.

    • Mary Paterson

      Click on the picture. There you will find their article. The requester is the office of Supervisor Kuehl.

    • Ruby Ramirez

      I did, neither the council nor the supervisors sites contain much info.

    • Aaron DeVandry

      It is recommended to read the article before commenting on it. That would have answered your questions already. Thanks.

  3. Sara Case

    Dept of mental Health has been working on this issue all across LA.

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