After the death of four homeless men in Santa Clara County last week, Emergency shelters increased the number of available spaces—in some cases there are people sleeping on mats in halls and walkways.
As 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.
This after city officials cleared the space near Coyote Creek on Tuesday.
As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three locations in Santa Clara County.
A Santa Clara County program gives their homeless population a chance to have a temporary place to stay during winter weather months.
The Silicon Valley’s largest shelter will hold its annual Homeless Memorial Wednesday for the men and women who died on the streets there this year.
The cold weather pattern this week has made it especially difficult for the more than seven thousand homeless people in Santa Clara County.
A medical respite program in San Jose that gives homeless patients somewhere to go after being discharged from hospitals is celebrating its second anniversary.