Mon., February 18, 2013 6:00am
The state has been given federal funding to offer rental assistance for disabled people who are in danger of becoming homeless.
Mon., January 14, 2013 2:03pm
Atlanta is seeking volunteers as part of an effort to create the first name-by-name registry of homeless people in the city. The survey is aimed at placing hundreds of homeless residents in permanent housing by December.
Wed., November 21, 2012 12:06pm
The annual VSA Arts of Georgia Holiday Arts Sale is underway. The sale features work from Georgia homeless and disabled artists. Tucked away in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, VSA has trained and showcased Georgia’s disadvantaged since 1974.
Fri., November 2, 2012 9:30am
Savannah's mayor and some city council members are calling for a more aggressive approach to curb what they say are increasing reports of misconduct among the homeless downtown.
Wed., July 18, 2012 10:00am
Two Atlanta-based groups will receive more than $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to fight homelessness in veterans. The grants are part of a more than $100 million national effort to keep veterans from becoming homeless and to help homeless veterans.
Mon., April 23, 2012 8:48am
Savannah's city manager has frozen funding to the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless and said she is unwilling to release the funds until its ongoing leadership problems are resolved.
Mon., July 18, 2011 12:01am
A public-private collaboration wants to find Southeast Georgia's 100 most seriously mentally ill patients. The goal is to identify the area's most at-risk population for homelessness, jail or hospitalization -- and give them extra resources to stay out of trouble. Once indentified, patients will work with peer navigators to lower recidivism.
Tue., December 14, 2010 3:48pm
Georgia is in the process of reforming its mental health system after a federal lawsuit challenged poor conditions in state psychiatric hospitals. But students from the Medical College of Georgia are hoping to bring about changes at the street level by helping homeless people deal with mental illness before ending up in a state hospital.
Fri., December 10, 2010 4:47pm
Temperatures in South Georgia are expected to reach new lows in the coming week. For local fire departments and shelters this means finding ways to keep the homeless warm and safe.
Tue., February 23, 2010 5:39pm
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