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Broward County's contingent of homeless will soon be tracked as they wander through the system of support services, from hospital to jail to shelter, after the county authorized money to fund a computer database. The County Commission on Tuesday...
About one in five homeless Central Floridians once wore our country's colors. Vets such as Loretta White. She's among the 62,000 or so vets who pray the Obama administration's bid to end homelessness by 2015 is a more unequivocal win than the Iraq and...
Turn back time to the era when mirrored balls and platform shoes were all the rage at Broward Partnership for the Homeless' 14th annual Salute to Leadership, "The Disco Ball." The event, which takes place at GPG Studios, 2780 NW 55th Court in Fort...
It's the question Kathryn Hoffman hates to ask, especially of the elderly people who come into her office looking for help. Do you have a burial plot? How much is it worth? But that question is one of many Hoffman must ask as a food stamp outreach...
BOCA RATON — With several soup kitchens and food-focused charities, south Palm Beach County's homeless people seem to find enough to eat. But keeping clean has been a challenge. So, a small offer from a church has proven a godsend for some...
A quarrel at the Los Angeles City Council over strategies for helping homeless residents on Friday sparked a campaign debate over Councilman Eric Garcetti's frequent absences from meetings as he runs for mayor. The council's 10 a.m. meeting came to a...
Tags: Elections, Eric Garcetti, Jan Perry, Primaries, Wendy Greuel
Brittany Jackson, a junior at C. Milton Wright High School, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award on April 14. An awards banquet was held at Martin's East to celebrate her success. Brittany's Gold Award project, entitled "Confidence for Kids," involved...
Tags: Family, Social Issues
The Orange County Rescue Mission Chili Van Mobile Ministry has been in operation for almost five years, helping the homeless communities in Dana Point and Santa Ana. But Michael Murphy, a volunteer with the Tustin-based organization had a hard time...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe latest count of homeless people in Wichita shows a slight drop between 2012 and 2013. The 2013 Sedgwick County "Point-In-Time" County found there are an estimated 538 people who meet the HUD definition of being homeless. (see below for HUD definition)...
Tags: Social Issues
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelThe Central Florida Commission on Homelessness announced this week the hiring of Andrae Bailey as their new CEO. Andrae Bailey is a great choice. I know him to be a collaborative leader who moves beyond institutional loyalties to reach higher goals....
L.A. NOWCiting an immediate public health threat, the city of Los Angeles will ask the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn a lower court ruling preventing the random seizure and destruction of belongings that homeless people leave temporarily unattended on...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefWhile they may be hard to find in Lynchburg, homeless people do exist in the city. "You really don't see our homeless out and about in the community, but I can assure you that they are there," said Tracey Dixon. Dixon is Executive Director of The...
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