Fairfax is the second richest county in the nation — yet at Second Story, there’s a desperate need for bed space for homeless teens.
Buchmann and Buster made news in 2014 when at age 54 Buchmann found himself homeless with no way to care for Buster, who was then 9-years-old.
The 25th Project officially started in 2010. That year, Thanksgiving was on Nov. 25. Of course, Christmas Day is always on Dec. 25 — hence the name.
D.C. officials are looking ahead to designing neighborhood shelters and to continuing a downward trend of homelessness by securing permanent housing for families.
Four mouths before D.C. plans to close the doors of its largest shelter, D.C. General, a new shelter and job training center is opening on Benning Road in Northeast.
The number of people living on the streets, under bridges, in parks and in shelters in the D.C. region ebbed last year. But the number of homeless veterans saw a slight uptick.
The city plans to build the 50-unit shelter on publicly-owned property next to a D.C. police station on Idaho Avenue, just off Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest. But a group comprised of residents and an organization called Neighbors for Responsive Government opposes it.
Over half a million people rode Metro on March 24, the day D.C. hosted March For Our Lives. Now Miriam’s Kitchen, a D.C. charity seeking to end chronic homelessness in D.C., is asking visitors who attended the march to mail in their used Metro cards so they can be redistributed to the homeless.
Many women who experience homelessness in the nation’s capital, also experience violence. But one local center is helping women heal and rebuild their lives.
A hospital that turned into D.C.’s largest homeless shelter will be closed and replaced with short-term housing spread throughout the city.
A new study shows there are now 11,128 homeless people living in the area, a decrease of 1,087 when compared to last year.
A homeless woman was arrested Friday after setting another homeless person’s belongings on fire and threatening to kill them, officials said.
One man, with the help of volunteers, is sharing a Thanksgiving Day meal with hundreds of homeless.
It’s often winter’s cold nights that spark concern over the health and well-being of the homeless. But the long days of summer are just as dangerous.
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