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July 31, 2015

 

Columbus Township Trustee Ben Jackson says it is hard to determine whether the homeless population is increasing in the area.

New Homeless Shelter Approved In Columbus

Right now there is an eight-room emergency housing facility in Columbus, and during the winter agencies often have to place homeless people in hotel rooms.

June 24, 2015

 

Bloomington City Hall

City Commission Recommends Protections for Vets, Homeless

Bloomington's Human Rights Commission has drafted changes to the city Human Rights Ordinance; It's up to the Common Council to finalize the additions.

June 11, 2015

 

Kirkwood Avenue

What’s Next In The Kirkwood Avenue Debate?

The discussion of illegal activities on Kirkwood Avenue has been framed around the issue of homelessness—an ongoing, often controversial topic in Bloomington.

June 9, 2015

 

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Public Meeting To Address Concerns Of Crime On Kirkwood Ave

A public forum is being held Wednesday for Bloomington residents to voice opinions on loitering and other activity on Kirkwood Avenue.

May 8, 2015

 

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Shalom Center Creates Artwork To Sway Negative Perceptions

Bloomington’s Shalom Community Center along with other community members are attempting to change negative perceptions of the homeless in a creative way.

October 28, 2014

 

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Number Of Homeless Children In Indianapolis Grows

The number of homeless children grew about 17 percent last year.

June 19, 2014

 

Directors say the new Horizon Health building is one of only a few facilities of its kind in the country.

Free Health Center For Homeless Opens In Indianapolis

A new facility in Indianapolis opened today combining mental health and primary care services for some three-thousand homeless in Indiana.

May 21, 2014

 

Families By Choice founder Muriel Ryan says visitors in the area have the wrong idea about homeless campers at Hawthorn Park.

Terre Haute Homeless Coalition Fights Park Policy

A homeless coalition in Vigo County wants parks officials to repeal a policy they enacted in April.

March 31, 2014

 

A group called the Safe Sleeping Coalition is seeking to extend the Interfaith Winter Shelter to prevent more residents from sleeping on the streets.

Activists Worry More Homeless Will Be On Bloomington Streets

Bloomington's Interfaith Winter Shelter plans to close Tuesday, worrying activists that more than 60 people might be sleeping on the streets.

October 16, 2013

 

  Many homeless people in Terre Haute would prefer to camp in Hawthorn park than sleep in the shelters available.

Homeless Find Housing Elsewhere As Vigo County Park Closes

Park officials say many of the homeless people had already left because of tighter restrictions implemented earlier this year.

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