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A gift to St. Louis' homeless

A gift to St. Louis' homeless

Shelter's future is largely up to Rev. Rice.

January 06, 2015 12:00 am Related
Editorial: Compromise is key between homeless center and its neighbors

Editorial: Compromise is key between homeless center and its neighbors

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 …

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Veterans 'landing' planned for old Cass Bank building near downtown

Veterans 'landing' planned for old Cass Bank building near downtown

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. 

November 11, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Homeless shelter vote delayed after request from St. Louis mayor's office

Homeless shelter vote delayed after request from St. Louis mayor's office

Downtown property owners have sought to shutter New Life Evangelistic Center

October 21, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Highly publicized St. Louis program to get homeless veterans into housing hits snags

Highly publicized St. Louis program to get homeless veterans into housing hits snags

City and Gateway 180 don't seem to agree on who pays the rent and utilities. 

October 01, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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St. Louis Section 8 voucher waiting list to open for first time since 2007

St. Louis Section 8 voucher waiting list to open for first time since 2007

Administrators hope to avoid a crowd with new online applications. 

July 03, 2014 11:30 pm Related Loading…
Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

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…

July 02, 2014 7:28 pmLoading…
Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

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, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

July 02, 2014 5:21 pmLoading…
Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

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, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

June 27, 2014 4:38 pmLoading…
Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

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 …

June 27, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…
Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

Drop-in center offers teens relief from the streets

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…

June 27, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…
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