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Arlington Life Shelter

Bitter Cold Has North Texas Shelter Exceeding Capacity

As temperatures fall, demand at the Arlington Life Shelter rises. The shelter is quickly running out of resources to meet demand. As it stands, the shelter is exceeding its capacity of 85 people.

CBS 11–02/10/2014

Homeless people line up outside the Union Gospel Mission in Fort Worth. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Protests Don’t Prevent Expansion Of City Homeless Shelter

Despite protests, the Fort Worth City Council is allowing a homeless shelter to expand. Some residents and business owners are frustrated, saying they feel as if they’re baring the brunt of housing the city’s homeless population.

CBSDFW.COM–12/17/2013

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City Scrambles To Find Enough Shelter For The Homeless

Dealing with the cold and ice can be difficult when you live in a house or apartment. The situation has even more chance of turning deadly for the thousands of North Texans who are homeless.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2013

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North Texas Graduates Who Have Truly “Overcome”

Call it a “graduation to life.” On Friday 35 residents of a Dallas homeless shelter celebrated a launch to self-sufficiency. The New Life Recovery Program is helping people change their lives…one choice at a time.

CBSDFW.COM–08/30/2013

Students from All Saints Episcopal School in Fort Worth experience a night of homelessness. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Local Students Experience A Night Of Homelessness

It was a night spent bundled up in blankets, cramped together on cardboard, and sleeping outside in the cold. That’s what more than one hundred 7th and 8th grade students from All Saints Episcopal School did for a project called “Project Empathy.”

CBS 11–02/22/2013

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Shooting Outside Dallas Homeless Shelter Caught On Video

A homeless man was apparently methodically tracked and shot down on the doorstep of a city of Dallas homeless center Sunday night.

01/08/2013

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Local Non-Profit Encouraging ‘Christmas in July’ Giving

A North Texas homeless shelter wants to get the word out that charitable giving is needed after the holidays. Non-profits workers say there’s always an uptick in charitable giving during November and December, then contributions fall almost flat after December 31.

07/25/2012

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Some 2,500 Homeless Vets Reportedly Live In North Texas

According to statistics, about one out of five homeless Americans are military veterans. NewsRadio 1080 KRLD spoke with one veteran who now lives at a shelter in downtown Dallas.

KRLD–05/28/2012

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Texas Gets Nearly $10.5M In HUD Homeless Grants

More than a dozen Texas communities will share nearly $10.5 million in federal grants to support programs for the homeless.

03/14/2012

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Collin Co. Homeless Count Finds Varied & Growing Population

A search in Collin County has led to a disturbing find. Social workers took to the streets Thursday night and discovered the area’s homeless population is not only varied, growing.

01/27/2012

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Dallas Student Using Culinary Arts To Propel From Homelessness

A growing number of children in North Texas have a neighborhood school, but no home in the neighborhood… or anywhere else for that matter. The kids carry the label of being homeless.

12/08/2011

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Dallas Approves Facility For Chronically Homeless

The Dallas City Council has voted to go ahead with its part of an ambitious housing plan for the chronically homeless.

10/27/2011

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