The mission of the City of Wildomar's Responsible Compassion Program is to further improve quality of life by developing residents', businesses' and visitors' awareness, understanding, and participation in a comprehensive, regional strategy to solve homelessness in Wildomar.
Components of the Program
Development of a multi-agency partnership to increase collaboration of service providers to assist the homeless in becoming self-sufficient. Ongoing personal contact between the Homeless Outreach Team officers and homeless individuals to increase trust and make referrals to service providers work closely with local outreach organizations to coordinate housing, employment and medical and mental health services. Enforcement of law violations (i.e. trespassing, illegal lodging, public intoxication, aggressive panhandling, etc.)
Three-Link Approach to Responsible Compassion
The City of Wildomar is part of a regional strategy that respects the inherent worth and dignity of every person. The "Responsible Compassion" program is an effective approach to countering the causes and consequences of homelessness within our community.
- Reconnect and Restore - Help many of our clients with bus tickets to reconnect with family members
- Employment Services - Several clients and volunteers have had employment assistance and found jobs
- Recovery Programs - Many clients have entered recovery programs and have had success dealing with addiction
These resources are partially paid by Measure AA.
Please call 911 if any situation is life-threatening
- Police non-emergency
951-776-1099, Use this number to report homeless activity on public/private property.
- Fire non-emergency
951-678-1661, Use this number to report visible smoke or fire activity from a homeless encampment.
- City's Code Enforcement
951-677-7751, Use this number to report homeless activity on public property.