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.
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.
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.”
A homeless man was apparently methodically tracked and shot down on the doorstep of a city of Dallas homeless center Sunday night.
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.
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.
More than a dozen Texas communities will share nearly $10.5 million in federal grants to support programs for the homeless.
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.
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.
The Dallas City Council has voted to go ahead with its part of an ambitious housing plan for the chronically homeless.
In the last two years, the Salvation Army’s START program has helped 11 shelter residents enroll in classes at Tarrant County College.
Frigid North Texas temperatures are just one of the issues that concerns a community of homeless Fort Worth families who worry they’ll soon be forced out of their makeshift “tent city”.