The city has other plans for the homeless that include new shelters. Action is supposed to happen in April.
For decades city officials denied that there weren’t enough beds in St. Louis to serve the homeless. But now the city’s new Human Services Director admits that’s the case. The city is trying to do something about it.
Shelter's future is largely up to Rev. Rice.
City Hall has given the Rev. Larry Rice and his New Life Evangelistic Center until May 12 to come up with a plan to provide shelter for the homeless that meets the city’s standards for care. The offer — which might be called an ultimatum — has been delayed for years. It is a compromise that …
Blankets and winter clothing apparently weren't enough against the cold.
But need is far greater than the $8.5 million Garfield Commons project can satisfy.
Average temperatures are 20 degrees below normal for this time of year.
By the time the estimated $5 million project is done, the building at 1450 North 13th Street is supposed to be a gleaming new resource and event center, complete with a restaurant, coffee bar, ice cream parlor, business incubator and mentoring facilities. Still no funding, though.
Downtown property owners have sought to shutter New Life Evangelistic Center
City and Gateway 180 don't seem to agree on who pays the rent and utilities.
He's included in a effort to get 50 homeless veterans into their own apartments in one day.
Administrators hope to avoid a crowd with new online applications.
Seven of the nine St. Louis County ZIP codes with the highest concentrations of youth poverty are in North County.
Volunteer Deborah LeMoine watches the cooking skills of McKenzie 'Mac' West, 19, as they prepare dinner for teens at the drop-in center of Epworth Children and Family Services in Normandy on Friday, June 27, 2014. West learned to cook at culinary school. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-di…
Jayvion Williams, 18, reluctantly congratulates staff member Tara Ervin after she beat him in a game of air hockey at the drop-in center of Epworth Children and Family Services in Normandy on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Photo by Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tray Hubbard (left), 20, and McKenzie 'Mac' West, 19, eat a dinner of sloppy joes after helping cook for teens at the drop-in center of Epworth Children and Family Services in Normandy on Friday, June 27, 2014. Photo by Robert Cohen, email@example.com
Jayvion Williams, 18, plays air hockey with staff member Tara Ervin at the drop-in center of Epworth Children and Family Services in Normandy on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The Sumner High graduate, who has temporary shelter at a teen home, works a job at Rally's and hopes to enter Forest Park …
Tray Hubbard, 20, tries on a True Religion cap, a prize from the "swag locker" of Epworth Children and Family Services in Normandy after showing off his dance moves during a talent show at the drop-in center for homeless children on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Living in and out of foster care f…
Antoinette Triplett has worked in St. Louis since 2001.
We must quickly develop a communitywide response to issues created by chronic homelessness.