MULTI-DISCIPLINARY OUTREACH TEAM (MDOT) FOCUSES ON LOCAL HOMELESS ISSUES AND RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IMPACTS
Joint Press Conference, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 24, 2019
WHO: The Monterey Police Department and City of Monterey, Monterey County District Attorney’s Office, Monterey County Adult Protective Services, Montage Health/Community Health Innovations, Monterey County Behavioral Health, and the local YWCA.
WHAT: Partnering agencies will hold a joint press conference to introduce a new Multi-Disciplinary Outreach Team (MDOT). MDOT evolved from both the Homeless Exchange and a City Liaison group, led by the Monterey Police Department.
WHERE: The steps of Colton Hall Lawn at Monterey City Hall, 580 Pacific Street, Monterey, California, 93940
WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019
WHY: To introduce this new collaborative resource that provides broad expertise to address prevalent issues affecting the community, including homelessness, quality of life complaints, domestic violence, substance abuse, and associated chronic health life-style issues. These collaborations have developed strong connections that have resulted in team problem solving efforts that include input and ideas to creative and long-lasting solutions.
Individual interview opportunities as well as success story handouts will be available after the press conference.