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Beleaflets

Share Beleaflets with un-housed citizens in your community to help them find the bridge out of homelessness. The great power of Beleaflets is you, that you are taking the time to show you care by empowering citizens experiencing homelessness with the information they need to make change.

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Beleaflets

Share Beleaflets with un-housed citizens in your community to help them find the bridge out of homelessness. The great power of Beleaflets is you, that you are taking the time to show you care by empowering citizens experiencing homelessness with the information they need to make change.

WHAT ARE BELEAFLETS?

“Beleaflets” are cheat sheets to regionalized homeless services in Los Angeles County, each lists primarily adult services and resources for people experiencing homelessness in specific Service Planning Areas (SPAs, see map). Beleaflets empower the un-housed to empower themselves through general services, health care, employment programs and housing options. We encourage you to visit un-housed citizens in your area, to hear their stories and share the steps needed to find the bridge out of homelessness.

3 STEPS TO CHANGE

LA citizens become independent activists with Beleaflets by sharing the exact steps Lionel Powell the Treeman takes in A DocumenTree to find the bridge out of homelessness:

1. Attend to general needs like food, shelter and hygiene at the closest general services center, plus enroll for housing options.

2. Attend to physical and mental health at the nearest health clinic, a critical step to crossing the bridge out of homelessness.

3. Rejoin the workforce through Chrysalis and use that income to become rapidly rehoused through Share! Collaborative Housing while staying housed thanks to their peer advocacy and Recovery Program.

Lionel’s dream is to lead the way so other citizens experiencing homelessness
can benefit from his story.

HOW TO PRINT AND SHARE BELEAFLETS

1. LOOK AT THE MAP

Scroll down to the map then find the city in white type that is closest to the person in need, it will be within one of 8 Service Planning Areas (SPAs).

2. CLICK THE PDF LINKS BELOW MAP

Open your Beleaflet by clicking the PDF link below the map with the city and Service Planning Area you’ve chosen. Listed on the back of your Beleaflets will be the 3 steps to change: general services/housing enrollment center, health care clinic and Chrysalis job preparedness center, all with corresponding location, phone number, hours and web address. On the front of the Beleaflet is the Share Collaborative Housing and Recovery website.

3. PRINT

Make sure to print your Beleaflets as double sided and you can even cut them into the shape of a leaf! Print them at home or send your PDF to an online printing service like Staples, Fedex/Kinkos, or UPS for local pickup or delivery. Here are some quick links for online printing:

UPS Printing store logo UPSstoreprint.com

FedEx Kinko's online printing store FEDEX.com/en-us/printing/online-printing.html

Staples copy and print online services Staples.com/services/printing/

4. DISTRIBUTE & SPREAD HOPE

Share Beleaflets with un-housed people in your service area and watch faces light up with hope. The real power of the Beleaflets is YOU taking the time to show you care, humanizing and speaking with our outdoor neighbors. Empowering citizens to empower themselves, together we can help those in need find the Bridge Out of Homelessness.

5. BELEAFLETS IN SOCIAL MEDIA

Post a selfie of your Beleaflets experience on social media encouraging others to print and share Beleaflets, tag your photo @adocumentree #Beleaflets #Hope. If the person you are engaging with consents to sharing their story and image online, post a picture of them with a Beleaflet so others can learn from their experiences.

THE MAP

 

THE PDF LINKS

 

HOW BELEAFLETS STARTED

“The Beleaflets started when I discovered that so many people who are living on the streets are suffering and have no idea of the services available to them to help themselves. One day I encountered a young pregnant woman who was experiencing homelessness and it was clear she needed help from someone with experience well beyond my own. After some creative Googling I found a variety of homeless programs for women including those who were pregnant. She had no idea about any of the programs, I wrote everything down for her and instantly her face lit up with hope. Soon after, Treeman and I created the Beleaflets, a way to help those in need find the bridge out of homelessness. ”

– Michael Angelo, Director of A DocumenTree

OUR GOAL

Our goal is to offer Beleaflets to family and youth as well as adults in LA County. Eventually we’d like to make them available nationally so anywhere in the US you can help someone find the services they need by simply entering your zip code into our website. Beleaflets are a public service and until we expand the project you can supplement your Beleaflets with the absolute closest medical clinic by visiting the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County and entering your zip code: https://ccalac.org/find-a-clinic/

Need Help or Want to Help?

To apply for aid or to volunteer at any of the organizations featured in the film, click any image.

A documentary by Michael Angelo

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