Tag: homelessness

Upstart local nonprofit aims to eradicate homelessness

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Although a variety of programs exist nowadays to support those experiencing homelessness, what happens to a woman who isn’t financially insecure...

Your Views: Tom of North Washington Street

To the editor: Those of you who have spent time on North Washington Street over the past several years have seen Tom. Homeless, Tom has...

My View: What makes a community vibrant?

By Heather Peeler When we lift our voices, share our stories and speak out about what’s important to us, we can create change in our...

How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Our View: Off these mean streets

Homelessness is the point where numerous other issues intersect. Housing affordability, addiction, mental health problems and availability of social services and jobs are factors...