homelessness

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…

Safe SROs are vital to SF’s low-income housing option

San Francisco’s single-room occupancy hotels house thousands of residents and provide a…

Homelessness and the way forward

Last month’s media blitz about San Francisco’s homeless problem presents a great…

A psychiatrist’s prescription for addressing homelessness

In the psychiatric unit of the newly named Zuckerberg San Francisco General…

Amplifying the voices of homeless people

Recently, I was at City Hall to cover a media briefing for…

Ending homelessness with … housing

The first step of any plan to end homelessness needs to be…