Homeless Project Aims To Teach Young Texans About EmpathyStudents at one Fort Worth private middle school got a real world lesson on homelessness. The group from All Saints Episcopal School spent the night sleeping outside with nothing more than a blanket and a cardboard box to provide shelter.
Dallas County & City Leaders Propose Partnership To Fight HomelessnessA proposed partnership between the City of Dallas and Dallas County looks to provide more oversight for spending on homelessness.
Dallas Committee Considers Different Ways To Deal With PanhandlersAmong other things, during a meeting today the Public Safety Committee in Dallas will again try to address the problem of panhandling.
Federal Government Estimating Number Of Homeless PeopleThe federal government is estimating the number of homeless people nationwide. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce state-by-state figures Thursday.
Report: Cities Passing More Laws Making Homelessness A CrimeCities in North Texas and across the country are enacting more bans on living in vehicles, camping in public and panhandling, despite federal efforts to discourage such laws amid a shortage of affordable housing.
Homelessness Ends With A Home - Hickory Crossing OpensHomelessness ends with a home. That's what you have here- new homes for people who've spent months and years living under bridges.
Public Feedback Wanted At Dallas Homelessness MeetingsThe new Dallas Commission on Homelessness wants feedback from the public and is hosting two public meetings this week to let residents speak up.
Residents Looking For New "Homes" After Tent City ClosureThreats of arrest apparently were enough to clear out an area in Dallas known as Tent City. The people living in the homeless camp under an Interstate-45 overpass packed their bags and moved out before today's deadline.
Dallas Street Choir Looking For One Million Video "Likes"The Dallas Street Choir has launched its first music video -- "Homeless, Not Voiceless: The Climb -- and is looking to get a million views or "likes."
Homeless Census Shows Numbers Up In Dallas & Collin CountyThe latest count of homeless people living in Dallas and Collin Counties shows there's been an almost 30-percent increase since last year. The latest unofficial census focused on what are called unsheltered homeless.
Long A Niche, Street Medicine For Homeless Heads MainstreamThey're house calls without the house. North Texas healthcare workers are among those practicing "street medicine," a tiny health care niche that advocates predict will become more mainstream as hospitals and health care systems seek to cut costs.
Volunteers Brave The Cold To Take Dallas County Homeless CountVolunteers for the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) were out all of Thursday night, talking to people who are living on the streets. The volunteers worked in teams to take an unofficial census of the homeless population in Dallas and Collin Counties.