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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.

October 12, 2016

 

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Bloomington’s Anti-Panhandling Signs Stolen

Bloomington installed the signs last week and since then 24 of the 28 have been stolen.

October 6, 2016

 

New signs posted on Kirkwood Avenue in Bloomington, Indiana.

Bloomington Community Rallies To Keep Homeless In Public Parks

A rally was held Wednesday in response to a petition at Indiana University aimed at blocking the homeless from People’s Park.

September 26, 2016

 

Bloomington Township Trustee, Lillian Hennegar is co-chair is the Heading Home Coalition which seeks to end homelessness in Bloomington.

Bloomington Officials Address Homelessness At Summit

According to a recent count, there are approximately 340 homeless individuals in Bloomington right now.

August 10, 2016

 

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Bloomington PD To Install Cameras, Increase Patrols Downtown

The Bloomington Police Department says it's seeing an increase in reports of panhandling and violence downtown.

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