For example, did you know that:
- The vast majority of Orange County’s homeless are U.S. Citizens and long-term OC residents. In fact, most have lived here more than 10 years.
- The primary cause of being homeless is not alcohol and/or drugs, mental health or release from jail or prison. In fact, the top three contributing factors are ones many of us – or even our neighbors – can relate to:
- Job loss
- Loss of home due to evictions or foreclosures
- Family issues such as divorce, death of a family member or domestie violence