GARY | Construction of a 60-unit, two-story development to house the homeless is under way in Gary.
Volunteers huddled in teams, stuffing surveys and sharpened pencils into their backpacks. They grabbed a last cup of hot coffee, and headed out into the cold Tuesday night for Chicago's point-in-time homeless count.
I'm not too proud to beg! Actually, I realized I am, which is why I spent most of last Friday hungry. I got to have the unique experience of walking a mile in someone else’s shoes as a participant in a homelessness awareness sleepout.
VALPARAISO | More than 360 people are homeless in Porter County, and 148 of them are children.
PORTER COUNTY | Your gift to 17 local nonprofits is matched on Nov. 8 only.
BURNS HARBOR | It's taken Jenny Bettenhausen a while to find her calling in life.
SOUTH HAVEN | Two events are in the works to continue to support Gabriel's Horn Shelter.
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VALPARAISO | A new day center for homeless women could open by September thanks to efforts of local churches.
VALPARAISO | The homeless problem in Porter County is growing, but a coalition is working on a plan it hopes will end homelessness within 10 years.
GARY | Fifteen local veterans now will have a chance to find a home of their own thanks to a grant from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development's Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program.
VALPARAISO | Youths looking for a safe place to seek help soon will have dozens of locations in the city, including city buildings and buses.
Eight years after an ambitious 10-year plan to end homelessness in Chicago was introduced, the city's homeless population remains relatively unchanged.
VALPARAISO | Faced with an increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness and a system strained doing what it can to address the issue, service providers, shelter and housing providers, community members, faith-based organizations and funders have created a Plan to End Homelessne…
VALPARAISO | A plan to eliminate homelessness will be unveiled Monday at Ivy Tech, but the Valparaiso City Council received a preview at Monday's meeting of what's being done by a group of 30 churches and partners to address the problem.
The Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance is making free counseling and educational services available to residents needing assistance with housing issues through the end of the month.
I don't know anybody who has not heard there is an economic crisis in the United States — and the world. Yet we are constantly confronted by people who insist those suffering somehow brought their condition upon themselves.
VALPARAISO | Walking into Christy Waddell's apartment, it looks like many others in the city -- with family portraits hanging in the cozy living room and a small dinette set in the kitchen.
Randy Wlodarski carries his 1-year-old daughter Kamryn for three miles with the Eggers Middle School Wellness Committee on Saturday at Harrison Park in Hammond. The walk was to raise awareness about homelessness.
People walk three miles with the Eggers Middle School Wellness Committee on Saturday at Harrison Park to raise awareness about the homeless in Hammond.
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