Homeless

The canopy being used by the Homeless Youth Alliance as the organization looks for a new home in San Francisco. (Homeless Youth Alliance via Facebook)

San Francisco’s Homeless Youth Alliance Launches Campaign To Find A New Home

The organization was evicted from its building on Haight Street last Christmas and has been looking for a permanent new home ever since.

12/25/2014

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

San Jose Officials Target Other Homeless Sites After Clearing Out ‘The Jungle’

New smaller sites have cropped up and San Jose officials are already trying to clear them out and get the homeless into permanent affordable housing.

12/24/2014

(Alameda Family Services/DreamCatcher)

OUR HOMELESS SCHOOLKIDS: 20,000 Bay Area Children Have No Home To Go To After Class, A Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story Series

The only shelter they can call their own is their desk. They live in their family’s car, or in shelters, or camped out in cold, wet tents, as they try to study, write reports, and pull themselves up. This is their multi-part story, in a Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story series.

12/22/2014

(MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless Kids

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?

12/19/2014

Workers build a canopy over the escalator entrance to the 19th St. Station in Oakland. (BART)

Work On Canopy To Keep Elements, Human Waste Out Of BART Escalator Begins At 19th St. Oakland Station

Workers for Bay Area Rapid Transit have begun building an enclosed canopy over the street-level escalator entrance to 19th Street station in Oakland.

12/18/2014

Brittney Nance helps her daughter Izabella, 7, with homework as Henry Nance, 5, and Lillie Nance, 2, play on the bed in their motel room at the Old Town Inn March 5, 2009 in West Sacramento, California. Brittney and her family were evicted from the house they were renting after her husband, Steve Nance, lost his job. The couple and their three children are living in a budget motel while they save enough money for deposit on a new rental home, but are finding it difficult as they pay nearly $1200 a month for the motel room. All five live in a small studio sized room with most of their belongings. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?

Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.

12/17/2014

(CBS)

10-Year-Old Homeless San Francisco Schoolgirl Struggles To Keep Her Secret

Being a kid at school is hard enough without having to worry about where you and your family will sleep that night. So imagine juggling homework and peer pressure while living in a shelter, on the street, or in someone’s spare room—but that’s the reality for many children across the state.

12/16/2014

Bessie Carmichael School in San Francisco's SoMa. (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time High

Despite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.

12/15/2014

(Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Donates $2 Million To Help Shelter Bay Area Homeless Families, Youth

KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.

12/12/2014

The homeless get a hot meal and shelter at St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

St. Anthony’s In San Francisco Opens Doors To Homeless During Storm, Providing Nearly 3,000 Meals

Thousands of meals were served on Thursday, thanks in large part to generators, at St. Anthony’s in San Francisco.

12/11/2014

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