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Providers of homeless services, community volunteers, police and the Harford County Government will come together Thursday, Jan. 24, in a coordinated effort to conduct a one-day count of homeless people living in Harford County. Like many communities,...
Bonnie Lane stands in front of Baltimore's City Hall, arms crossed, lips pursed, on a mission. Her stance is memorialized in a photo and article on the pages of Word on the Street, the fledgling newspaper she helped launch nearly a year ago. The...
A few months ago, things were looking bleak for Brooklyn Homes resident Christina Stocks. The 27-year-old single mother of two took a pay cut at work and fell behind in her rent payments. She was facing eviction — and a Christmas on the streets....
Tags: Rentals, United Way , Social Issues, Religious Festivals, Holidays
Baltimore will enter its third consecutive day below freezing Thursday, prompting health officials to warn vulnerable residents of deadly conditions, even as the region prepares for treacherous travel with light snow expected to fall early Thursday and...
Citing a severe and chronic backlog, advocacy groups have filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the state of failing low-income and disabled Marylanders by regularly taking nearly a year to approve medical assistance applications. The lawsuit, filed last...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Homeless people scrambled to find shelter, schools shut down and plumbers wrestled with frozen pipes Tuesday as the upper Midwest endured a third straight day of bitter cold temperatures. Waves of frigid Arctic air began...
ReutersBOSTON (Reuters) - Overdoses of drugs, particularly prescription pain-killers and heroin, have overtaken AIDS to become the leading cause of death of homeless adults, according to a study of homeless residents of Boston released on Monday. The finding...
A year ago, if you'd asked David Moore to generalize about homeless people, he'd have said most were probably addicted to drugs or alcohol, lacking in ambition and unworthy of the general public's trust. Then he became homeless himself. "I'll be honest...
Several weeks ago, state Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) proposed a sweeping set of protections for the homeless that have sparked almost as much controversy as the homeless themselves. The Homeless Person's Bill of Rights and Fairness Act, as...
Tags: Tom Ammiano, Mental Health, Social Issues, Tom Ammiano
Sherri Ingram-Hudgins steps into the homeless resource center on U.S. 1 in Jessup on the cold, rainy afternoon after Christmas, just about two years to the day since she began her effort to help people living on the margins. The place has been open more...
Tags: Elections, Lobbying, Voting, Politics, Hospitals and Clinics
The Hartford CourantCarol Walter had developed a national profile in the drive to end homelessness — not by promoting larger shelters and bigger programs, but by returning people as quickly as possible to a home of their own. "She was a relentless and fearless leader...
David Busch, the creator of an improvised public toilet — consisting of a bucket, soapy water and a tent for privacy — was arrested in April on charges of public nuisance and leaving property on the sidewalk. A homeless man and self-styled...
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