As homelessness in OKC increases, local organizations struggle to find suitable housing.
The 2017 Point-in-Time study showed that 118 families in Oklahoma City have no permanent place of residence.
“It’s not so much that the economy is in a tailspin and more people are becoming homeless,” Straughan said. “Its that we are not able to get folks who are homeless housed as quickly.”
Donald Trump as the GOP candidate appealed to voters with fear, hate and ignorance, and violence was accepted by many.
The organization will use the funds from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help homeless and imminently homeless veterans and their families.
MHAOK’s BetterBox Project raises community awareness about homelessness and offers housing assistance.
The 33,860-square-foot building has a large, colorful, comfortable lobby for those waiting to see caseworkers.
“I can’t imagine what it would be like to be homeless, especially during this time of the year,” she said.
City must address poverty, homelessness, mental health and addiction holistically, not punitively.
A homeless mission heals hearts and homelessness with the state’s largest free drug and alcohol recovery program. The program recently celebrated the story of three graduates.