Fresno County Board of Supervisors provides funding and direction to County Departments to address illegal dumping and homeless encampment issues.
Behavioral Health visits encampment sites, ensures Fresno Madera Continuum of Care is engaged to provide outreach support to encampment dwellers.
County Counsel provides an advisory role to legal concerns and questions regarding the County’s general homeless encampment abatement policies and specific department concerns.
Public Health is involved during noticing period/hazardous material screening, hazardous material and hazardous waste screening during cleanup, and sharps and pharmaceutical screening and disposal.
Public Works and Planning receives initial complaints and notifies owner of violation, administers citations to non-responsive owners and records liens, if necessary; provides information to other agencies (ownership, maps, photos, etc.); and follow up with property owners to prevent reoccurrence of violations. Assists the Sheriff with the cleanup by providing equipment, personnel and necessary coordination.
Social Services provides an advisory role as a funder and Regional Representative to the Fresno Madera Continuum of Care and information on available services for those who are homeless.
Fresno County Library provides informational resources to all members of the community.