homelessness

Report: ‘Revolving door’ system for homeless focuses too much on short-term assistance

Advocates argue for longer-term emphasis on housing, treatment and stability

 

Latest safe sleeping village to open in Mission by end of August

Site at 1515 South Van Ness Ave. used to house a navigation center

 

Competing Hayes Valley petitions reveal fractured response to tent encampments

Some business owners say they signed a ‘tent-free zone’ petition unwittingly

 

Supervisors fear Tenderloin lawsuit settlement sets bad precedent

UC Hastings case pushed city to move more homeless residents into hotels or shelters

‘Explosive catastrophe’: 70 test positive for COVID-19 at SF homeless shelter

San Francisco — and Northern California’s — largest homeless shelter is now experiencing an “outbreak” of COVID-19, MayorLondon Breed said today.

Navigation shelter resident tests positive for coronavirus

Homeless advocates repeatedly warned about an outbreak in congregate settings

Police stop offering one-night shelter stays to homeless after realizing ‘it doesn’t work’

One-night shelter stays that San Francisco police offer the homeless have been…

Homelessness grows on SF’s sleepy west side

Ah, The Avenues. San Francisco’s sleepy suburbs, where you can’t walk two…

SF supes say short stays in costly Navigation Centers not helping the homeless

A 60-day cap on stays in Navigation Center beds is traumatizing for…

‘From Shadows’ a story ballet about homelessness

San Francisco choreographer Marika Brussel has a clear goal with her world-premiere…

Bike, homeless groups oppose bill cracking down on SF’s bicycle ‘chop shops’

San Francisco is seemingly out of reach of achieving its goal of…

HandUp gift card program for the homeless expands across SF

A unique way to help San Francisco's homeless population got an extra…

Woman who gave birth in park calls it ‘miraculous’ surprise

A homeless woman who gave birth in Golden Gate Park overnight said…

Top stories of the week, 12/9

Had a busy week? Here are our top local news stories from the past…

Project Homeless Connect to go mobile with help from Google

Google has donated $100,000 to Project Homeless Connect, to help fund a…

Workers call on Catholic Charities to fix understaffing issues

Catholic Charities has come under fire this week from employees who claim…

Fundraiser established for local homeless youth and their pets

The Homeless Youth Alliance (HYA) has launched a fundraising campaign to support…

Top stories from the weekend, 11/28

Still catching up after the holiday weekend? Here are our top local…

GLIDE, St. Anthony’s to serve free Thanksgiving dinners to thousands

Two Tenderloin-based food kitchens are gearing up for the Thanksgiving holiday, with…

UCSF study examines link between childhood adversities, homelessness

Negative childhood experiences like abuse or neglect are largely associated with the…