Shelters, mostly run by churches in the county, are struggling to provide help.
Beginning Dec. 1, San Francisco will require proof of residency for families seeking space in one of the city’s long-term shelters.
A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.
Known for its beaches and sweeping ocean views, Pacifica rarely attracts attention for crime or other quality of life problems. But statistics compiled over the past few years expose a growing problem: homelessness.
The fire started on the third floor balcony at the InnVision Villa on 11th and E. San Antonio Streets—near San Jose State’s fraternity row at about 5:37 p.m. The flames quickly spread to the roof of the structure but all forty residents were evacuated safely.
City crews in San Jose started the process of clearing out a homeless encampment near Happy Hollow Zoo on Monday morning, a process that is expected to take most of the week.
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 new texting program will aim to help homeless teens find shelter in the greater San Francisco area.
Complaints about San Francisco’s homeless shelter system have prompted Mayor Ed Lee to look at ways to change the registration process, hoping to use technology to help the homeless find a bed for the night.