Kellie Jones, seated next to her tent, couldn’t react as swiftly, but apparently had nothing to do with the men's dispute. Homeless advocates say the violence underscores the need for sanctioned camps and safe parking, at least until permanent housing solutions are found.
After Shante Saulsberry saw a woman named Janice every day, while she was heading to work, she had an idea to build a shelter for women. Now, that dream is becoming a reality.
Two Valley charities, Furnishing Dignity and Ronald McDonald House Charities Central and Northern Arizona, are partnering to help provide furnished apartments to those in need. More information at https://www.furnishingdignity.org.
Those who are homeless in Maricopa County will be receiving additional help from organizations now that they've been infused with millions of dollars to provide additional resources.
Former Major League Baseball Players are helping to renovate the Chrysalis Transitional Housing Facility in Scottsdale. The renovation project includes the transformation of the community kitchen, family living space, computer and media area, outdoor recreational area, landscaping, lighting, painting, furniture, computers and electronics.
A tearful plea to the public from a Seattle native regarding tipping your delivery drivers went viral and lead to an enormous outpouring of support.
A Maine veteran is giving back to other veterans who are struggling with homelessness amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Texas Bungalows Hotel and Suites will soon be transformed into supportive housing for Austin's homeless.
The City of Scottsdale is teaming up with the Phoenix Rescue Mission to give the Valley's homeless a chance to get back into the workforce.
All communities have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the homeless are no exception. So Trae Tha Truth's Relief Gang teamed up with Rise Church to help Houston's homeless.
Two New York men started a charity to give away thousands of free backpacks to the homeless, filled with hygiene and health items.
The clients at Circle the City have specific health needs and the chef there is doing what he can to meet them as he prepares a Thanksgiving dinner.
Nearly 270,000 kindergarten through 12th students in California experienced homelessness during the 2018-2019 school year, according to a report released Monday by UCLA.
FOX 10's Anita Roman checks out a new operation in the Valley that is helping the homeless with showers and laundry. More information: https://cloudcoveredstreets.org/about/
A day after Philadelphia told homeless encampment members to disband two tent communities, both encampments are still standing and residents have prepared for whatever may come next.
Some homeless people in Fort Lauderdale who have been living in motels for three months as a part of citywide efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus are reportedly refusing to leave if the state cannot come up with the funding to extend the program that’s kept them off the streets.
Friday is expected to be the hottest day of the year and the City of Phoenix is opening up a cooling center to provide some relief.
The national nonprofit Community Solutions, which supports local efforts to ease homelessness, said this week that the Arizona diagnostic testing firm had donated the tests and the healthcare provider Circle the City is administering them. Other local nonprofit groups are helping transport people for testing and trying to help them find permanent housing.
People going through homelessness are some of the most vulnerable to COVID-19, with recent studies finding they are twice as likely to end up in the hospital, but there are efforts underway to help the homeless population in Downtown Phoenix.
A statewide ban on foreclosures and evictions is about to expire in Florida. The governor issued the order in early April as many were left unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic. State lawmakers say the order is set to expire on Sunday.