Turlock Homeless Timeline


A look at the recent history of the homeless in Turlock:

2002 — City dismantles an encampment near the Golden State Boulevard Overcrossing.

2003 — Cold-weather shelter opens at the Zion Worship Center

2005 — City-owned B Street emergency shelter opens

February 2006 — City proposes a $2.9 million permanent shelter

May-June 2006 — City stops shelter plan and commissions a study from the Center for Public Policy Studies at California State University, Stanislaus

August 2007 — CPPS report presented to the public

April 2008 — B Street shelter closed

May 2008 — City forms ad hoc committee to find a shelter site

August 2008 — South Walnut Road site denied

September 2008 — City Council votes to sell B Street site

October 2008 — Turlock Homeless Action Committee meets

Winter 2008 — We Care and the Turlock Gospel Mission open cold-weather shelters

Source: Turlock Homeless

Action Committee