Bevan Dufty

5-Year, $2M Fundraising Effort Boosts Tenderloin Center For SF’s Homeless YouthSan Francisco's non-profit Larkin Street Youth services, dedicated to helping homeless youth, has opened a new, consolidated service hub in the Tenderloin.
Approaching San Francisco’s Homeless Problem With Neighborhood-Based SolutionsBevan Dufty, San Francisco's Director of Housing Opportunity Partnerships and Engagement, is emphasizing how the community needs to pull together to combat the city's homelessness problem.
Pilot Program In SF Mission Fast Tracks Homeless To Rehab, Housing OpportunitiesA first-of-its kind center in San Francisco's Mission District has the goal of connecting homeless to drug treatment, rehab or unique housing opportunities in just 10 days as part of an 18-month pilot program.
Project Homeless Connect Sets Up ‘One-Stop Shop’; Offers Medical Care At Bill Graham Civic San Francisco’s Project Homeless Connect, now in its 10th year – offered "one-stop-shop" services for the homeless at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
San Francisco Lawmakers Begin Series Of Hearings On Homelessness San Francisco lawmakers have begun a series of hearings on homelessness in the city, which focuses on cost-effective strategies to house the homeless.
Homeless Invited To Shelter In SF Church, Asked Not To Sleep On HymnalsNon-profit charities in San Francisco are being asked to make extra room for the homeless to sleep while cold temperatures soon to be accompanied by rain prevail.
Bay Area Homeless Shelters Ready For Cold SnapAs a cold snap that reached the Bay Area this week was bringing freezing temperatures, homeless cold-weather shelters were making beds and meals available to those living on the streets.
San Francisco’s Efforts To House Homeless Veterans Making Headway According to San Francisco's director of housing opportunity, 110 chronically homeless veterans have been found a place to stay through the program in the past 100 days.
Homeless Families Visit SF City Hall To Voice ConcernsSan Francisco City Hall was the scene of a protest Thursday by homeless families who want Mayor Ed Lee to do more to help get people off the streets and into housing.
Plan Would Roll Out Soul Food In San Francisco's TenderloinSoul food could be rolling, literally and figuratively, through the streets of San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood within a matter of weeks, if the man charged with tackling the city's homeless problem has his way.
PETA Balks At SF Plan To Pay Panhandlers To Care For Shelter PuppiesBeginning in August, the city is set to offer panhandlers up to $75 a week to stop begging and foster problem puppies from city animal shelters until the pups are ready for adoption.
San Francisco Offers Puppy Dogged Solution For Panhandling ProblemSan Francisco hopes a cold nose and a warm heart will help end the problem of panhandling.