NAPTIP commissions 27-bed shelter for trafficking victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition in Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has commissioned a 27-bed shelter home for the rehabilitation of victims of human trafficking in the state. The shelter, built by the UK government through the Modern Slavery for Nigeria Programme, UK Home Office, is to assist Nigeria in the rehabilitation of repatriated and … Read more

Stockton to ask SJC for $8.1 million for 125-bed low barrier shelter

Stockton is one step closer to having a low-barrier shelter for the homeless. At the June 14 Stockton City Council meeting, council unanimously greenlighted City Manager Harry Black to pursue funding from San Joaquin County for a proposed 125-bed, Salvation Army-operated low-barrier shelter at 1188 S. Airport Way. A low-barrier shelter places fewer restrictions on … Read more

New 200-bed shelter in Phoenix opens with aim to help the city’s homeless during the summer months

New shelter in Phoenix opens with aim to help the city’s homeless The 200-bed shelter, which had a soft opening on May 13, is a collaborative effort between St. Vincent de Paul, Community Bridges, and the governments of Phoenix and Maricopa County. FOX 10’s Anita Roman reports. PHOENIX – As temperatures rise, so does the … Read more

‘We’re excited about the lives we’re going to save’: Renovations underway for 100-bed men’s shelter in Waterloo

Jessica Bondy, House of Friendship’s director of housing services, inside the former Comfort Inn at 190 Weber St. N. that’s currently being renovated as a men’s shelter. “It doesn’t look like much right now.” That’s how Jessica Bondy prefaced most stops during a tour of the former Comfort Inn in Waterloo that’s currently undergoing renovations … Read more

Premier of Tasmania – Work to start soon on new 50-bed Hobart men’s shelter

5 May 2022 Guy Barnett, Minister for State Development, Construction and Housing The Tasmanian Liberal Government is taking serious action on homelessness and more access will soon be available for safe, secure and modern purpose built accommodation with an expansion of a shelter in Central Hobart. The Government … Read more

MLA calls for investigation into death of P.E.I. man denied shelter bed

Liberal MLA Gord McNeilly is calling for an investigation into the death of a man who died after being denied a bed in a Charlottetown homeless shelter. Donnie Handrahan died Nov. 3, 2021. The province says that night Handrahan was denied a bed at Deacon House, a government-run shelter, because the shelter was full. As … Read more

County officials plead for state aid as 100-bed shelter closes in St. Paul

With federal money running out, Ramsey County is closing the 100-bed temporary homeless shelter at the former Bethesda Hospital site in St. Paul on Monday. The 61 remaining male residents will move into a mix of permanent housing, hotels and other temporary shelters established during the COVID pandemic, but those could also close in June … Read more

Bed, shower, food without preconditions available nightly at Roanoke Rescue Mission | Local News

The Roanoke Rescue Mission now allows homeless people to have drop-in visits every night of the week — and not just during cold weather. The Roanoke region’s largest homeless shelter dropped a rule that required the temperature to be below 42 degrees for the center to open to visitors seeking only basic accommodations and not … Read more

Permit for 35-bed Downtown Lewiston Homeless Shelter Approved With Conditions | Idaho

LEWISTON – An application for a conditional use permit to establish a homeless shelter at 1332 G Street moved forward following a public hearing at Wednesday’s Lewiston Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. In their application, LC Valley Adult Resource Center, Inc. said the low-barrier homeless shelter will accommodate up to 35 nightly guests, who will … Read more

Public Hearing Planned on Permit for 35-bed Downtown Lewiston Homeless Shelter | Idaho

LEWISTON – An application for a conditional use permit is being considered by the Lewiston Planning and Zoning Commission that seeks to create a homeless shelter at 1332 G Street. Prior to opening a new location in Nez Perce Plaza, Inland Cellular operated a retail location at the site, and Inland Telephone is listed as … Read more