Keyword: homelessness
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Sheridan forum shares struggles, solutions of homelessness

The event was sponsored by a network of nonprofits, including Change the Trend and the South Metro Community Foundation, which put on similar forums in Englewood and Littleton last year.  more

Littleton council eyes string of priorities over next year

Littleton’s city council is staring down a full plate of priorities for the remainder of 2022 and into 2023, hoping to tackle a slew of initiatives on financial sustainability, arts and … more

How Littleton's Bemis Library became a resource for the unhoused

Littleton's library has become a refuge and a resource for those experiencing homelessness, though it has faced some unease from the community for doing so.  more

Arapahoe County OKs $300,000 for regional homeless navigation center

A proposal to create of a navigation center to help connect those who are homeless in Arapahoe County with resources is coming closer to reality after the county approved $300,000 to help establish … more

3 metro cities are proposing a ‘navigation center’ to address homelessness. But what does that mean?

With homelessness on the rise throughout the Denver metro area, a task force made up of the cities of Littleton, Englewood and Sheridan, along with local and regional nonprofits, are forging ahead on … more

Elizabeth police chief responds to talk about homelessness

Following a recent flurry of comments about homelessness on an Elizabeth-area Facebook page — sparked by a resident’s post complaining about a person who appeared to be homeless — town Police Chief Melvin Berghahn engaged in a Q&A with the Elbert County News regarding issues around homelessness. more

Cherry Creek students building ‘tiny homes’ for homeless

For the second time, students at Cherry Creek’s career and technical education campus are building what are known as “tiny homes” as part of an effort to help people out of unsheltered … more

'We used to never have anything like this': In Douglas County, signs of homelessness are on the rise

County leaders differ on what's behind the problem and what to do about it. more

Helping people transition out of homelessness

As of mid-November, about 35 people who were experiencing homelessness and living with a disability had moved into their new living quarters. St. Francis-Warren Residences, 1630 E. 14th Ave., opened … more

Escaping the streets can be a struggle

Darin Barton likes Golden so that is where he chooses to live — even though he’s homeless. Single men “literally have nowhere to go, except to Denver,” Barton said. “And I don’t want to … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … more
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