Family homelessness overlooked by community

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Family homelessness overlooked by community

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County hosted a panel of speakers from organizations that aim to end homelessness in Cincinnati on Saturday. Speakers included Kevin Finn, president of Strategies to End Homelessness; Jessy Lyons, [...]

Who is Homeless in Cincinnati?

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Who is Homeless in Cincinnati?

Our goal is to prevent as many people as possible in Cincinnati and Hamilton County from becoming homeless. We aim to provide high-quality assistance to those who are homeless, and provide solutions to homelessness through [...]

COLUMN: Here’s something new we could try to help our homeless neighbors

January 16th, 2018|Comments Off on COLUMN: Here’s something new we could try to help our homeless neighbors

As complicated a problem as homelessness is, Susan Schiller has a pretty simple idea about how to solve it. “If our moms had jobs, they wouldn’t be homeless,” said Schiller, the executive director of Bethany [...]

Murals with a Message

January 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Murals with a Message

“Faces of Homelessness” | 1225 Vine St., Over-the Rhine: This four-story mural on the side of the Recovery Hotel for homeless addicts marks ArtWorks’ second collaboration with Brooklyn-based stencil artists ICY + SOT.

After Ken Martin’s death, should Greater Cincinnati be doing more to help our homeless people?

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on After Ken Martin’s death, should Greater Cincinnati be doing more to help our homeless people?

CINCINNATI -- Those who knew Ken Martin describe him as a gentleman with a ready smile who managed to stay positive, even during his toughest times. For his friends, that warmth and kindness made Martin’s lonely [...]

Byron McCauley: On cold night homeless man died, 100 beds were available

December 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Byron McCauley: On cold night homeless man died, 100 beds were available

Hamilton County and the city of Cincinnati were already committed to tackling the complicated issue of homelessness, but things shifted into high gear around the time a 48-year-old homeless woman named Joann Burton was run [...]

Plenty of beds available in homeless shelters, agency head says

December 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Plenty of beds available in homeless shelters, agency head says

There was no shortage of beds in shelters in the frigid pre-dawn hours when Ken Martin died this week, said the head of local agencies working on behalf of the city's homeless. The problem is getting [...]

Advocates blame cold, lack of city facility for homeless man’s death

December 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Advocates blame cold, lack of city facility for homeless man’s death

Slightly before 6 a.m. the morning after Christmas Day, police responded to a report of an unconscious, homeless man at the Government Square bus stop. Kenneth Martin, 55, was dead when Cincinnati Police and fire arrived. [...]

Tour the new $19M Sheakley Center for Youth that aims to help end youth homelessness

December 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Tour the new $19M Sheakley Center for Youth that aims to help end youth homelessness

The newest beacon of hope for the region’s homeless youth soon will open its doors. Lighthouse Youth & Family Services will begin operations at its new Sheakley Center for Youth in January.

Winter homeless shelter fundraising to stay open

December 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Winter homeless shelter fundraising to stay open

As temperatures drop, the winter shelter at Shelterhouse may be the path to survival for many people who are homeless.