$13.5 Million ARCH Shelter Funding Approved For Next 5 Years

$13.5 Million ARCH Shelter Funding Approved For Next 5 Years

February 05, 2019

Facing a five percent increase in the homeless population of Austin each year, the city council agreed to move homelessness to priority number one, as viewed in last week’s meeting.

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The Greatest Health Dangers Facing the Homeless and How You Can Help

The Greatest Health Dangers Facing the Homeless and How You Can Help

January 24, 2019

Living on the streets comes with many health complications, most of which people with stable housing never think twice about. If you know you have a place to call home with heat and running water many of these ailments wouldn’t cross your mind.

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New East Austin Apartment Complex to House Homeless

New East Austin Apartment Complex to House Homeless

January 07, 2019

Integral Care, the Local Mental Health Authority for Travis County, has partnered with the City of Austin to create Terrace at Oaks Springs, a 4-story, 40,000 sq. ft. apartment complex. This is a 50 resident complex to house homeless citizens, half of which will be veterans.

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Second Phase of Homeless Tiny-Home Village Breaks Ground

Second Phase of Homeless Tiny-Home Village Breaks Ground

November 15, 2018

Mobile Loaves and Fishes, a faith-based non-profit organization in the city of Austin focusing on ending homelessness, has officially broken ground on the second small-home village, which will be designed to serve residents of Austin who are currently homeless. The little village is called the Community First! Village.

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Great Ways To Display Art

Great Ways To Display Art

October 18, 2018

When it comes to displaying art in your home, there are all sorts of methods you can adopt in order to achieve your desired look. 

Here are three great ways in which you can display art.

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More Funding And New Position Coming For Austin's Homeless Outreach Street Team

More Funding And New Position Coming For Austin's Homeless Outreach Street Team

October 08, 2018

There is great news for Homeless Outreach Street Team in the city of Austin, as the Austin City Council has officially approved additional funding for the group, which is slated to go into effect at the beginning of September.

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Following Federal Appeals Court Ruling, Austin To Re-Evaluate Homeless Ticketing

Following Federal Appeals Court Ruling, Austin To Re-Evaluate Homeless Ticketing

September 20, 2018

Following a ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - which ruled that it was unconstitutional to prosecute individuals simply for sleeping on the streets, saying it amounted to cruel and unusual punishment - city officials have announced that they will be re-evaluating their homelessness ordinance.

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Sharing a Meal With the Homeless

Sharing a Meal With the Homeless

August 20, 2018

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Austin Businesses Asked to Help End Homelessness

Austin Businesses Asked to Help End Homelessness

August 08, 2018

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Common causes of homelessness

Common causes of homelessness

July 25, 2018

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How mental illness can lead to homelessness

How mental illness can lead to homelessness

July 09, 2018

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Why Art Therapy is Good for the Brain

Why Art Therapy is Good for the Brain

June 21, 2018

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