Keyword: homeless
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Getting help, getting counted

Tammy Bergman and Joseph Talmich have ties to Northglenn and the surrounding community — Bergman’s mother lives in area and so did Talmich’s grandmother, until she died a few years ago. They … more

”The (point-in-time survey) is always a humbling and heartbreaking experience”

Robert sat with a blanket and a few jackets on outside an Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar on a 32-degree night, in Lakewood on Jan. 27. Across the street from him sat his bike, locked to a pole … more

Homeless advocates gearing up for 2020 count

Colorado homeless advocates learned a lot from 2019’s homeless census, despite a snap snowstorm. “So, the numbers of Adams County homeless continued to rise last year, despite the storm,” said … more

A right step to support faith based temporary housing

As we have witnessed, homelessness reached the Denver suburbs a few years ago and has grown to a level that it was noticeable. Now, local governments have started to take small steps to tackle the … more

Severe weather shelters open in Jefferson County

Starting this month, Jefferson County's Severe Weather Shelter Network opened its doors with plans to continue hosting the homeless throughout the winter. Formed in 2013, the network is a nonprofit … more

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … more

Despite obstacles, ‘I have a lot of reasons to be happy'

Every day, Daliliah Wilson spends four hours simply getting to and from school. Without a car or driver’s license, Wilson, 18, must take two buses and the light rail from her Wheat Ridge home to … more

Annual homeless count tallies an elusive population

On a balmy January night this year, 5,116 people were counted as being homeless in the Denver metro area. In Jefferson County, 394 homeless individuals were counted. The annual Point in Time (PIT) survey is conducted on a January night across … more
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