“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.
Marco Powell is a Curbside Chronicle vendor. Credit: Shannon Cornman It was an idea that Whitley O’Connor, executive director of The Curbside Chronicle and a self-proclaimed “social entrepreneur,” has seen benefit the destitute of many cities throughout the U.S. “It’s not a new idea, but we’ve put a new spin on it,” he said. O’Connor…
The mother of six and grandmother of three has not had an easy path getting to where she is now. She was a victim of domestic violence, which in turn led to homelessness. “I grew up in a domestic violence home,” she said. “Childhood memories I have include my dad stabbing my mom in the…