Dartmouth’s Christ Church collaborates with province on 20-bed shelter

Dec 5 opening targeted for overnight facility This hall at Christ Church in Dartmouth is the site of a proposed 20-bed shelter due to open in December. by William Boateng November 25, 2022, 1:56 pm ASTLast Updated: November 25, 2022, 1:56 pm A new 20-bed men’s shelter in downtown Dartmouth is expected to open in … Read more

N.L. Housing proposes 30-bed shelter with apartments, supportive housing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

A Labrador community in desperate need of housing solutions for a growing transient population got its first look this week at a proposed multimillion-dollar facility that advocates hope will begin construction in the spring. Last Friday, the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation announced it would be holding information sessions this week about the proposed facility, … Read more

Number of people without a shelter bed surprises N.B. government minister

A day after a man with no fixed address was found dead outside Moncton City Hall, New Brunswick’s Liberal house speaker questioned government on its support of people who are homeless in the province. “This is a government that is out of touch with reality and with New Brunswickers’ needs,” said Liberal house speaker Rob … Read more

West Edmonton eyed for 209-bed, $7.5M winter shelter by council

Breadcrumb Trail links Local News “I have videos of terrifying fires that are happening (in encampments). This isn’t working for any Edmontonian, it’s impacting all of us.” A homeless encampment is seen in central Edmonton, Nov. 20, 2022. Another 209 shelter spaces could soon open up in west Edmonton if city council finalizes the funding … Read more

St. Benedict’s Shelter holds annual ‘Bed Sponsorship Campaign’

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) – In the season of giving, there’s a way to help people experiencing homelessness. Saint Benedict’s Shelter is holding its 10th Annual Bed Sponsorship Campaign. Each year from November to the end of January sponsors can give $500 to support someone at the shelter. The campaign funds around 60 percent of Saint … Read more

Comox Valley directors approve funds to create 33-bed shelter

The Comox Valley Regional District Board has approved a $75,000 allocation from the Homelessness Supports Service to the Comox Valley Transition Society to renovate the building at 685 Cliffe Ave. to enable the creation of a 33-bed emergency shelter. The building houses the Connect Warming Centre. Alana Mullaly, the CVRD’s general manager of planning and … Read more

City of Richmond to open 60-bed cold weather shelter

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Richmond City leaders are moving forward with plans to open cold weather shelters before winter arrives. During Monday night’s special meeting, City Council passed an ordinance to open a 60-bed inclement weather shelter on Chamberlayne Parkway. The facility will be operated by Commonwealth Catholic Charities. The city is also planning to … Read more

City of Richmond to open 60-bed cold weather shelter

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Richmond City leaders are moving forward with plans to open cold weather shelters before winter arrives. During Monday night’s special meeting, City Council passed an ordinance to open a 60-bed inclement weather shelter on Chamberlayne Parkway. The facility will be operated by Commonwealth Catholic Charities. The city is also planning to … Read more

Cuyahoga County men’s homeless shelter getting 100-bed expansion

CLEVELAND, Ohio—More than a year after Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish forced homeless men out of an Independence hotel and onto the streets, his promise to increase bedspace at the county’s men’s shelter is coming to fruition. County council, last month, approved a nearly $4 million contract to expand the men’s shelter at 2100 Lakeside … Read more