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Mayor Gloria marks expansion of 'Safe Parking' program to 24 hours

The addition of daytime hours at Mission Valley lot is the latest effort to address homelessness.
Credit: CBS 8

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Mayor Todd Gloria marked the expansion of one of the city’s "Safe Parking" lots to 24 hours a day Tuesday as part of his continued efforts to address homelessness and break down barriers standing in the way of unsheltered San Diegans accessing services. 

Jewish Family Service of San Diego operates three "Safe Parking" lots under contract with the City of San Diego.

RELATED: Homeless encampment in unincorporated El Cajon getting cleared out

The City Council approved the Mayor’s proposal to expand hours at the Mission Valley lot in June. 

The expanded hours began on Sept. 6.

We’ve expanded access to the Safe Parking lot in #MissionValley to 24 hours, opening the program to more people....

Posted by Mayor Todd Gloria on Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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