Local organizations gathered the crowd to raise awareness of the growing number of people sleeping on the streets. DULUTH, Minn.- A different type of rally Monday filled the lawns outside Duluth City Hall with tents symbolizing the homeless population, which advocates hope speak louder than words or signs. “I want
Millions of dollars from the federal CARES Act has helped Vermonters hurt by the pandemic with mortgage relief, renter subsidies and other assistance. But in Rutland alone, the number of households seeking services for homelessness has tripled this year to more than 150. Audio for this story will be posted.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Pathways to Employment Program is in its second year as panhandlers and the homeless population are able to find work in downtown. Recycle Force, an electrical waste recycling company continues to help people get off the streets and into positions where they can earn money. News
It could be said that California and one of its most famous attractions, Disneyland, were both known as a “Magic Kingdom.” Now, due to the rampant mismanagement of our state at every level, none more visibly prominent than our homeless crisis, it feels like a “tragic kingdom” for many. Even
People Serving People serves about 260 people per day at their Minneapolis facility, most of them children. MINNEAPOLIS — At a time when the homelessness crisis is more apparent than ever in our greater community, the region’s largest shelter for families and children says they’ve dramatically changed how they do
Supportive housing reduces homelessness, improves public safety and saves taxpayer money. It’s the kind of successful program that brings together the public and private sector, nonprofits and faith-based groups — even Democrats and Republicans. So, why is it suddenly under attack by the state of Texas? “This doesn’t make any
CHICO — After seven months of uncertainty handling years of increasing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, Chico staff and the City Council reached steps toward agreement Tuesday night. City Manager Mark Orme presented a revised approach for the city’s Homeless Opportunities Plan, what he called the Quality of Life plan,
Carson was joined by U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-Texas). AUSTIN, Texas — On Wednesday, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson held a roundtable event in Austin focused on the federal response to homelessness. Carson was joined by U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-Texas) and Dr. Robert Marbut, the executive
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Shelters and housing advocates in the Twin Cities are preparing for the drop in temperatures coming this week. Steve Horsfield, executive director of Simpson Housing Services, says he’s feeling pressure. “We know the cold weather’s coming,” Horsfield said. “This is Minnesota. It’s not a mystery.” RELATED: Mpls.