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No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

Housing solutions for those who are homeless in Shasta County could be greatly helped in winter 2018, by No Place Like Home, IF Shasta County’s application is selected. On July 1, 2016, Governor Brown signed landmark legislation enacting the No Place Like Home program to dedicate $2 billion in bond…

Redding Area Homelessness Coalition Project

Redding Area Homelessness Coalition Project

The Redding Area Homelessness Coalition Project will discuss the next steps for turning the tide on homelessness in our community on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Red Lion Hotel’s Cascade Room, 1830 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA. This meeting is an opportunity to address key issues, including: What is the status of homelessness…

Family

Family

In order to humanize all people who live in Redding CA without the typical nightly shelter of a house or apartment, Nigel Skeet has photographed some of them and is displaying posters of his work (which will be for sale), one night only, on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 6…

The Place To Be

The Place To Be

The pain of homelessness in Redding CA will be eased for some during the day this summer due to actions are being taken today to create a Day Resource Center, known as “The Place Te Be.” April 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Veterans Resource Center, 153 Hartnell, #11,…

Dignity Begins With a Shower

United Nations World Health Organization defines access to sanitation and water as “a basic human right.” Yet most homeless find it difficult to find public showers and bathroom facilities in Redding, CA. To my knowledge, there are only 2 showers available to homeless people in Redding, CA – one at Living Hope Compassion Ministries (Tuesdays […]

Project Homeless Connect 2013 – Redding, CA

Today, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Project Homeless Connect is being held at the Redding Convention Center, 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding, CA from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Project Homeless Connect is organized by the Redding/Shasta County Continuum of Care. It is “a one-stop shop for delivering services to people experiencing or…

Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

Homelessness has many faces, many of them veterans. North Valley veterans will be helped this weekend at Stand Down. Over 320 veterans and family members attended the 2011 Stand Down.  Thanks to over 50 sponsors who provided essential goods, services and funding, along with over 200 volunteers who gave of their…

The Faces of Homelessness – A Former Homeless Man Returns Thanks to Giver

The Faces of Homelessness – A Former Homeless Man Returns Thanks to Giver

It used to be that so called “respectable” people avoided homeless people, believing that they were responsible for their own plight and should not be given a handout. This detached attitude may be somewhat understandable, if someone has never put themself into a position to actually hear the story of…