The Homeless

via Wkyc: The weather is getting much colder and area shelters and getting ready to help out the homeless in Northeast Ohio. “Even though it hit us really quickly we’re constantly watching the news and this is part of what we do, so we’re always prepared,” says Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Men’s Shelter Director of Operations, […]

via News5: The air is getting colder and Winter is just about here, and some agencies are trying to find beds for the homeless The increasing need is coming at time when the shelter at the former St. Malachi School in Cleveland announced it is losing space for 60 beds due fire code concerns. CLICK […]

via News5: The City of Cleveland is providing four locations as warming centers while we have extreme cold temperatures. The following recreation centers will be open for 24 hours a day for the next two days as temperatures are expected to drop. Openings and hours will be updated daily thereafter. Zelma Watson George Recreation Center: 3155 Martin […]

  The all-volunteer group spent Tuesday night looking for homeless people who needed a helping hand. Al Raddatz, the nonprofit’s founder and CEO, drove his bus full of supplies and half a dozen volunteers to various spots, where homeless people may be struggling to keep warm. Their first stop was at the homeless shelter at […]

  In covering the extreme Arctic cold of the past few days, NewsChannel5 has highlighted the plight of those most vulnerable to the natural elements – the homeless. We’ve also shown the extraordinary efforts by other members of our community to help and protect those who lack the security of permanent housing. But realistically, the time constraints […]

  With temperatures hovering around the freezing mark, most of us bundle up and do our best to avoid being outside. But there are some like Curtis, who only wanted us to use his first name, who would be forced to live outside in the cold if it weren’t for organizations like the Salvation Army […]

It would seem that being homeless is hard enough. But advocates for the homeless say that a recent spate of anti-homeless ordinances in cities across the country are making it even harder to live on the streets. More than 50 cities across the country have adopted restrictions on actions such as public camping and food […]