Santa Monica
Public Library
1,184,000
TOTAL VISITORS AT THE
5 BRANCHES OF THE
LIBRARY SYSTEM
993,700
WEBSITE VISITORS
Santa Monicans continue to read and use the library as a resource in the digital age.
80,000 +
People
participated in the City's arts, culture and library events at the Annenberg Community Beach House, Camera Obscura Art Lab, Miles Play House, our five local libraries and special programming in our parks, beaches and Woodlawn Cemetery.
Supporting Education
FY-2013-14
$ 15,787,020
FY-2014-15
$ 16,123,188
FY-2015-16
$ 16,579,316
The City supports education by funding Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District $15,787,020 in FY 2013-14 , $16,123,188 in FY 2014-15, and $16,579,316 in FY 2015-16.
24,616 +
Registrations
in high quality out of school time, youth recreational opportunities, including full and partial camps, sports leagues, swimming lessons, and enrichment classes. In fiscal year 15/16, registration rose 23% from the previous year.
353 RESIDENTS RECEIVED OVER 20,400 MEALS
4,513 SENIORS ARE MEMBERS OF DIAL-A-RIDE PROGRAM
288 SENIORS RECEIVED INTENSIVE CARE MANAGEMENT
92 SENIORS RECEIVED ON-GOING PEER COUNSELING
57 SENIORS RECEIVED ADULT DAY CARE
652 RESIDENTS
ARE MEMBERS OF CLUB 1527 OPERATED
BY WISE AND HEALTHY AGING
Santa Monica supports seniors in our community and aging in place. Supported the delivery of social services for seniors through the Human Services Grant Program.
38 %
The City kept its commitment to affordable housing. The City introduced new incentives for landlords to participate in the housing voucher program. The percentage of affordable residences among all new multifamily residences totals 38%.
32
formerly homeless people
moved into the newly
built Step Up on Colorado
Calfresh
Improved access to the Farmers Market for low income persons, transacting $8,437 through the Electronic Benefit Transfer technology (now CalFresh).
113

At-risk youth

59

Family members

Serving 113 at-risk youth, the Youth Resources Team provided assistance with housing, mental and behavioral health, substance abuse treatment, employment educational re-engagement and achievement for vulnerable youth aged 15-24 and family members.
Redeemed
$15,781
The Farmers Market provides access to all customers by accepting WIC benefit checks, as part of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and the Seniors FMNP.
Youth
Tech
Program
Assisted youth in advancing their careers in the technology field. 29 local high school students made up the 2016 class. 100% placement rate achieved for active alumni seeking internships.
240

Arts and Crafts classes

240 Arts and Crafts classes and community events and Camera Obscura Art Lab
389
Cultural events
FREE OR LOW-COST ACCESS TO
CONCERTS, EXHIBITIONS, CLASSES AND
PERFORMANCES.
5%
2014
16%
2015
1%
2016
The annual homeless count in 2014 showed a reduction of 5% from 2013, the count in 2015 showed an increase of 16% consistent with countywide increases, and 2016 showed a reduction of 1%.
74,435

POUNDS OF
FRESH PRODUCE

16

FOOD SERVICE
AGENCIES

Over 74,435 pounds of fresh produce was gleaned from the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market and distributed to 16 food service agencies
in the Greater LA area including Step Up On Second right here in
Santa Monica.
31,200
Hoopla
$
18,600
Valueline
9,300
Zinio
In FY 15/16, there were 9,300 transactions on Zinio, featuring online popular magazines in its first full year. Over 31,200 transactions on Hoopla, which provides streaming movies, music, and audiobooks; this is almost double the amount of transactions from last year. 18,600 sessions of ValueLine Investment Survey featuring financial information.
Summer
Reading
Program
2016 Summer Reading program broke records with a 7% increase in signups (4,929 signups), 406 programs (15% increase) and 15,624 program attendance (19% increase) during a 10 week period. Teen participation soared to 1,260 registrants (35% increase) and over 690,000 minutes read (19% increase).
155
INDIVIDUALS WERE REUNITED
WITH FAMILY/FRIENDS VIA
PROJECT HOMECOMING
1,869 since program inception in 2006. Through Project Homecoming, homeless individuals in Santa Monica are reunited with family and friends who are willing and able to offer permanent housing and ongoing support.
Questions answered about rent control
2013
13,276
2014
12,301
2015
13,211
Contacts with people seeking information about rent control.
Rent Control
2013
9,430 Units
occupied
2014
8,977 Units
occupied
2015
7,985 Units
occupied
Number of units occupied by long-term (pre 1999) tenants.