EIN 95-6143865

The People Concern (OPCC)

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Ocean Park Community Center OPCC is a social services agency providing housing programs and supportive services for low-income and homeless youth, adults and families, battered women and their children and people living with mental illness.
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Ocean Park Community Center
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Program areas at OPCC

Interim housing: our interim housing and wellness program is designed to shelter, support, and provide a sense of community to temporarily housed participants who are transitioning from homelessness into permanent housing. The 9 interim housing facilities (totaling 562 beds) provide beds, 3 meals per day plus snacks, case management services, and periodic medical services to chronically homeless individuals and those who often experience The effects associated with substance abuse as well as mental health challenges. Housing services: operating under a housing first model, our staff work with program participants to move them indoors as quickly as possible. We work with numerous housing development companies to provide The services tenants need to help them stay in their homes. In fiscal year 22-23, The total number of individuals that moved into housing was 1,691. We continue to provide ongoing services to 2,667 individuals that remain in housing. Permanent housing: The People Concern's permanent supportive housing program provides regular, ongoing, individualized support to help our clients find long-term stability, improve their well-being, and remain housed. In The 2022-23 fiscal year we had a housing retention rate of 92%, meaning 92% of The People we support in housing will never experience homelessness again.
Mental health: The agency integrates mental health care within all of our services and programs and operates a standalone mental health center in downtown los angeles. As a los angeles county full service partnership programs (fsp) provider, we offer those with severe mental illnesses a highly integrated, recovery-oriented, "whatever it takes" approach to wellness that ideally ends with permanent housing. During 2022-2023, over 1,000 clients were served by mental health professionals, with 35,440 mental health services provided and 4,222 medication services provided.
Outreach: The People Concern operates 23 outreach teams across los angeles county. The agency is The outreach lead in spa 4 (downtown la, skid row, hollywood) and runs access centers in both santa monica and skid row. Each brings integrated, multidisciplinary services to People in need where they are. In 2022-2023, 72,251 outreach services were provided and 5,618 clients were served.
Domestic violence: sojourn has been providing vital, life-saving services for survivors of domestic violence since 1977. Having sojourn as part of The People Concern allows us to continue addressing The intersectionality of domestic violence and homelessness. During fy2022-23, 2,963 hotline calls were received, 3,250 People were trained via community outreach and education, support groups were provided to 387 People, 254 individuals received legal services, 60 shelter clients were served, and 50 individuals received domestic violence training.wellness & access center: The annenberg access center in santa monica provides a full range of essential services on-site including meals, clothing, mail and phone service, case management, mental health counseling, benefits assistance, and walk-in care at The center's medical suite. Last fiscal year, 61,464 lunches were distributed, 1,675 bags of groceries were distributed, and 15,227 showers were provided. The ron beasley wellness center is The only facility on skid row that offers walk-in group therapy and focuses solely on behavioral health. Visitors at The wellness center can meet with The People Concern staff to explore whether they are eligible for case management services, which would offer them The opportunity to participate in all The services provided by The agency, including interim and permanent housing. K9 connection: our k9 connection program offers care to The pets of People experiencing homelessness. During The 2022-2023 fiscal year, 1,451 pets were served at pets pantries, 183 pets received medical services and 399 pet care supply kits were distributed. Humans also are treated to food, hygiene kits, and medical attention from ucla's health team. Money management: our money management program helps People access their supplemental security insurance (ssi) funds and other benefits. By doing so, our agency provides basic financial services for those who generally cannot open accounts at retail banks, who qualify as very low income, and who have low financial literacy. Studio 526: studio 526 is The People Concern's community arts and cultural program located in The skid row neighborhood. Public showers, toilets, and laundry: The People Concern offers showers, toilets, and laundry at The annenberg access center in santa monica and at our public showers, toilets and laundry site in skid row for People experiencing homelessness and it is not exclusive to our clients. These two sites are open to The public and provided over 105,368 showers in The 2022-23 fiscal year.

Grants made by OPCC

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The Center in HollywoodClient Assistance$1,135,343
Los Angeles LGBT CenterClient Assistance$966,043
Homeless Health Care Los Angeles (HHCLA)Client Assistance$911,329
...and 7 more grants made

Who funds The People Concern (OPCC)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
United Way of Greater Los AngelesCrisis Solutions$844,300
Lamp CommunityTransfer of Cash and Outstanding Net Assets To the Successor Organization After They Merged in January 2019.$575,057
The Chicago Community TrustGeneral Operating Support$500,500
...and 125 more grants received totalling $7,843,229

Personnel at OPCC

John MacEriChief Executive Officer$246,167
Katherine PetersChief Operating Officer / Chief Strategy and Integration Officer$157,180
Patricia LopezChief Administrative Officer$149,075
Jolisa Jones-CoreyChief Human Resources Officer$144,228
Tulynn SmylieChief Program Officer , Services$141,574
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for OPCC

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$82,083,369
Program services$13,742
Investment income and dividends$113,861
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,312,271
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-23,038
Net income from fundraising events$-333,937
Net income from gaming activities$2,285
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$165,683
Total revenues$83,334,236

Form 990s for OPCC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-05-15990View PDF
2022-062023-10-16990View PDF
2021-062022-07-18990View PDF
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062021-10-27990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 17, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $333,334 from The Richard F Dwyer-Eleanor W Dwyer Fund for Excellence
April 19, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 49 new grant, including a grant for $400,000 from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
December 1, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
November 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsHospicesHuman service organizationsHousing and shelter organizationsCharities
Human servicesHomelessness
LobbyingFundraising eventsReceives government fundingGala fundraisersTax deductible donationsAccepts online donations
General information
2116 Arlington Ave 100
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(310) 264-6646
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P74: Hospice
NAICS code, primary
62422: Community Housing Services
Parent/child status
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