Overall in 2019, the region’s homelessness decreased by 7%, or nearly 690 people, when compared to 2018. It follows a 6% reduction recorded in 2018.
If Lee Madison wants to show you his art, he has to take out his phone. This weekend will be the first time he doesn’t have to.
D.C. counted its homeless population last winter at about 7,000 people, and so far, only about 1,700 of them have checked into area shelters this winter.
On Nov. 20, Bezos’ Day 1 Families Fund announced it is donating a total of $10 million in grant money to three local nonprofits, including District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH), Community of Hope and Northern Virginia Family Service.
City leaders have been busy making plans to help vulnerable residents, including the homeless, the elderly, and the disabled.
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.
Landlords are partnering with the District, which is offering to pay the first year of rent for homeless families trying to find permanent housing.
If you are feeling grateful this Thanksgiving holiday and would like a chance to give back, here’s one way you can help feed the hungry or bring warmth to people experiencing homelessness.
D.C.’s Department of Human Services will activate its Hypothermia Alert Sunday night at 7 p.m. DHS urges people to call the shelter hotline if they see someone in need of shelter.
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.
“With Troop 6000, these girls now have a place to realize these dreams, find stability, make lifelong friends, and discover the strength they have inside to be whoever they want to be,” a city leader said.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon for the SMYAL transitional housing center in Northeast that will serve homeless youths who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.
The District of Columbia has the highest homeless rate of 32 large cities, more than twice the national average, a recent study finds.
A Loudoun County nonprofit provides support and love to teens and young adults who don’t have a permanent address to call home, a growing group both locally and nationally.
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