Posts tagged as: homelessness

A “Safe Spot” For Homeless Youth

Safe Spot

September 7, 2011 A New Kind Of Center For Homeless Youth In Houston David Pitman, kuhf news The newest resource center in the Montrose area is helping struggling teenagers and young adults create better lives for themselves.  The “Safe Spot” opened just five months ago.  In that time, it has helped dozens of youngsters find […]

Former Model Helping Homeless Vets

Water For Homeless

August 12, 2011 via 11 KHOU Eyewitness News HOUSTON — A former model is using the images of local veterans to help fight poverty and homelessness. Elena Davis’ face has graced the cover and pages of some of the world’s top fashion magazines but now she’s behind the lens and the woman behind I Am Waters. […]

Homelessness Everyones Problem

homelessness everyones problem

August 7, 2011 How Homeless Problem is Your Problem Too KRISTIN KANE, HOUSTON – Homeless organizations are being forced to lay off many of their employees after their state grant money wasn’t renewed. They fear the homeless population in Houston will increase as a result. You’ll remember I brought you the story of Tim […]

Homeless Man Full of Hope

Homeless Man Full of Hope

June 17, 2011 Homeless Man Full of Hope Bill Stamps, kuhf news If you ran into Quinton Smith during one of the Star of Hope Chapel services, you’d probably think he was a minister. At 33-years old, Smith is younger than most of the other homeless men and doesn’t have the rough scars that come […]

Street Papers and Relationships


March 3, 2011 Street Papers and Relationships Debra Bendis, Christian Century I’m a big fan of street newspapers, and in particular of StreetWise in Chicago, one of 100 such newspapers in over 38 countries. From the vendor’s point of view: A homeless person can acquire pride and success–and a few dollars. Being a vendor empowers someone who […]

The Truth About Panhandling

Panhandling Via Mobile Loaves & Fishes Why panhandling?  Is it really profitable?  Or is there something going on in our society that compels people to humiliate themselves for spare change?  These are all provocative questions that researchers have attempted to answer in a variety of ways. Although the homeless population in any city or country […]

CO Adds Homeless to Hate-crime Law


January 8, 2011 Lynn Bartels, Denver Post Staff Writer The homeless and the people who care for them successfully implored lawmakers today to add homelessness as a category to Colorado’s hate-crime laws. “Hunting season for the homeless is a year-round event,” said Vernon Lewis, a 38-year-old man who is homeless. The bill sponsor, Sen. Lucia […]

Houston Stops ‘Feed-A-Friend’ Program


January 14, 2011 Houston Stops ‘Feed a Friend’ Program that Provided Meals to Homeless Mark Whittington, Yahoo! News HOUSTON — Bobby and Amanda Herring thought they were doing a good deed by setting up an organization called “Feed a Friend” that provided a meal to between 60 and a 120 people every evening for the […]

Search Homeless Services


SEARCH Homeless Services helps thousands of men, women and children each year move from the streets, into jobs and safe, stable housing. SEARCH meets clients where they are and gets them back on their feet through services that engage, stabilize, educate, employ and house. SEARCH’s programs work because: 1) we are able to obtain the […]

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