What are the benefits of a Hygiene Hub?
H4A provides a place where people can restore their bodies and refresh clothing and bedding.
H4A offers low-barrier work opportunities that recognize the difficulties of full time work while being serial displaced. The hub provides a place safe harbor for unsheltered residents free of conflict and harm.
Training a broad contingent of ambassadors in de-escalation, disrupting oppressive harm, and wound and foot care will build a cadre of skilled folks on the streets who can calm and comfort anytime people, thus reducing conflict, 911 calls, & trauma for the whole community.
H4A ambassadors will offer bags and trash pick up and drop off for unsheltered residents in their near vicinity, reducing waste on the streets and the costs to the city and county associated with it.
Finally, H4A opens opportunities for the unhoused community to constructively engage with housed residents, businesses, and officials in how we might reduce harm and improve equity for our most targeted