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December 8, 2017

 

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Indiana Homelessness Rate Down By 6 Percent From 2016

A study by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development shows the number of people in Indiana experiencing homelessness has gone down.

August 18, 2017

 

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Shalom Center Receives Nearly Double The Amount Of Funding Needed

The non-profit hopes to extend its hours to 7 days a week by Oct. 1.

July 31, 2017

 

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Enough Funds Raised To Keep Shalom Center Open Weekends

Extending Shalom’s hours from five days to seven days a week was one of several recommendations the Safety, Civility and Justice task force put forward.

July 27, 2017

 

Members of the public and city officials discuss the new initiatives to deal with the city's homelessness and drug abuse problems.

Bloomington Mayor Announces New Public Safety Initiatives

The new measures include continuing police presence downtown and attempting to raise funds for the Shalom Community Center to keep its doors open on weekends.

June 15, 2017

 

Business owners and residents are pleased with the police action in the downtown area but critics say it fails to address real issues facing the homeless population.

Bloomington Public Safety Task Force Makes Final Recommendations

Among other recommendations, the task force asks the city to establish a long-term, stable source of funding for public safety initiatives.

May 26, 2017

 

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Pilot Program With City Of Bloomington Gives Homeless Jobs

The program will employ three to five people for an average of 20 hours a week.

January 3, 2017

 

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Indianapolis To Receive More Than $5 Million To Fight Homelessness

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett is poised to announce that the city will receive more than $5 million in federal money to help fight homelessness.

December 21, 2016

 

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HUD Awards Nearly $18 Million To Indiana Agencies Aiding Homeless

The money will help cover costs for organizations providing housing and social services to Indiana's homeless.

November 1, 2016

 

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Prism Youth Community Hosts Discussion About LGBTQ Homelessness

According to the Williams Institute, up to 40 percent of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ.

October 24, 2016

 

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Officials To Remodel Elkhart Apartments Into Transitional Housing

The city of Elkhart is using federal funding to turn a vacant apartment building into housing for local homeless residents.

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