Jeff Kositsky

A man sleeps near a homeless encampment on Barneveld Avenue in San Francisco near where the city plans to open a new Navigation Center. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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…

 

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HandUp gift card program for the homeless expands across SF

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

 

A new study released Wednesday by UC San Francisco says those who experience trauma during childhood are more likely to struggle with issues like depression and even homelessness as adults. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

UCSF study examines link between childhood adversities, homelessness

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

 

San Francisco Public Works crews clean up the homeless encampment under U.S. Highway 101 at Potrero and Cesar Chavez streets Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s sales tax proposal furthers debate over homelessness

A proposed sales tax increase slated for San Francisco’s November ballot has…

San Francisco Public Works crews clean up the homeless encampment under U.S. Highway 101 at Potrero and Cesar Chavez streets Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee selects director for new department on homelessness

Mayor Ed Lee has selected Jeff Kositsky, executive director of the nonprofit…

Housing SF homeless students may cause them to leave the school district

Efforts to house San Francisco’s homeless families with students in the public…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes

Non-profit starts visiting school sites to house homeless students

After the number of homeless students in San Francisco's public schools has…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes
Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes

Thousands of SF public-school students are homeless

Most students spend a lot of time worrying about grades, athletics, social…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes