The Point in Time – or PIT count – is a census of all unsheltered men and women in the city on one night in January.
“To live in conditions like this, it makes it even more difficult,” said Salvation Army Captain Curtis Flora.
Project Home is working to re-open the hub this season. She says they’re looking for a new space on the concourse — but they’ll open a mobile unit even if they are unable to create another storefront.
The Bristol Borough Community Action Group is feeding more than 220 families a week; that’s a 46 percent increase from the beginning of the year.
A Center City non-profit is acting as a home base for thousands of men and women who don’t have a permanent home.
Education Department spokesman David Saenz stressed the state used a new reporting method that accounted for some of the increase, but said some could be attributed to Superstorm Sandy.
Two executives at a Philadelphia organization serving the homeless are accused of stealing $350,000 and using the money for personal expenses
A group committed to helping members of the homeless community transition to housing is hosting a unique fundraiser, and if you want to participate, make sure to bring your running shoes!
If you’re growing fruits and vegetables, at some point, you’ll probably have more than you can eat. Share your harvest with food pantries through Philabundance.
A man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of a homeless veteran near a train station outside Philadelphia last summer.
A homeless man has been ordered to stand trial on attempted homicide and other charges for allegedly stabbing another homeless man in a dispute over a $5 bill.
Mayor Dana Redd welcomed Jon Bon Jovi to the ribbon cutting at Joseph’s House, a 75-bed shelter that opened in January at 555 Atlantic Avenue with the help of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation.
Homeless men who are hospitalized in Philadelphia now have a safe place to recover once they are discharged.
Volunteers from New York, Philadelphia and the suburbs delivered something for the “soles” of the homeless on Thursday.
Homeless encampments at the Jersey Shore are reeling from a fire death at one and a threat to shut down a separate one.