Stories tagged: "homeless"

People gather in an empty lot near the Human Services Campus in downtown Phoenix.
Phoenix Is Turning Parking Spaces Into Full-Blown Shelters for City’s Unhoused

Some of Phoenix's most vulnerable are being tasked with an impossible decision: risk contracting COVID, or expose themselves to the harsh summer weather?

Hotels and Parking Lots: How Phoenix is Handling Homelessness During a Pandemic

Downtown’s latest living space isn’t high-end condos or luxury apartments - it’s an encampment space for Phoenicians experiencing homelessness.

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Hospitals Often Send Homeless Patients Back Onto Streets. This Project Aims to Stop That.

A new project aims to help Phoenix-area hospitals avoid "patient dumping" by providing somewhere for them to go when their treatment is over.

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Arizona One Of 11 States To See Decrease In Homeless Students

Arizona saw a small decrease in its number of homeless students over two school years, according to a recently released report.

No Help: Frustration Builds Among Phoenix’s Unsheltered Residents

Maricopa County conducted its annual survey of homeless residents this week in an attempt to find ways to better help those in need.