Coalition to End Homelessness

New data reveals number of homeless up; unsheltered down

by (shardaisy)

Submitted 06-25-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

New research for 2015 has revealed that the overall number of homeless people is up 15% in Kent County. In contrast, the number of homeless people without shelter is down 21%.   Jesica Vail, program manager for the Coalition, believes the...

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Continued safety issues cited as reason for bridge abutment fencing

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NEWS

Over the last few months, several community-led cleanup efforts have attempted to keep the Wealthy Street overpass abutment clean. Underneath the overpass, the sheltered spot is a favorite for the city’s homeless, choosing the abutment as a...

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Catalyst Radio: Community Rebuilders

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (10:38) In this week is Community Rebuilders, part of the Coalition to End Homelessness, as the beneficiary of Monday's Hat Trick Concert. Executive...

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In studio: Coalition to end homelessness

by (WYCE)

Submitted 09-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

Janay Brower of the Coalition to End Homelessness is our guest this week. She shares the findings of a recent study on the state of housing and transportation in Grand Rapids. Arcade Fire's "Windowstill" from Neon Bible is this week's featured song...

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