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Teams try bringing homeless in from cold

BY JAY PRICE - jprice@newsobserver.com   DURHAM -- Late in a long day of hunting half-lost men and women in alley corners, under bridges and in odd wedges of forest at highway interchanges, the team in the minivan rolled up ...
Author: Jay Price
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Religious Groups Tackle Poverty and Homelessness

BY DAWN BAUMGARTNER VAUGHAN   DURHAM – Faith and community leaders gathered for a collective call to action Friday to address homelessness and poverty during a day-long conference at Union Baptist Church.   The first Faith Institute on Homelessness and ...
Author: Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan
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Asheville Homelessness on WWNC 570 Radio

Amy Sawyer, Homeless Initiative Coordinator at the City of Asheville, and Robin Merrell, member of the Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Inititative Advisory Committee, discuss family homelessness with Tank Spencer of radio station WWNC 570.   Listen to the conversation on the WWNC ...
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North Carolina Voices: Mental Health Disorder

During the week of April 25, 2011, WUNC examines a persistent problem for mentally ill people in North Carolina – housing. Mental health reformers have repeated their intention to move people out of large institutions toward treatment options closer to ...
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Man's success story shows how SOAR program works

By Larry Sackett StarNews Correspondent Published: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 2:21 p.m.   One year ago Howard Long, 50, was homeless, had no income, and was living outdoors. He had been to the emergency room at least twice and ...
Author: Larry Sackett
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A plan to make homelessness history

Opinionator: Exclusive Online Commentary from the New York Times by David Bornstein   This is a story about a plan to end chronic homelessness in the United States. It’s not an indeterminate “war on homelessness,” but a methodical approach to ...
Author: David Bornstein
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Greensboro IRC on WUNC's The State of Things

At the Interactive Resource Center, a nonprofit day facility designed to assist Greensboro’s homeless population, clients can seek housing counseling, job skills training and get a warm shower or a meal. But the IRC also boasts a sculpture garden, a ...
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Homelessness grows in Twin Cities

The Rocky Mount Telegram Geoffrey Cooper November 4, 2010   Officials throughout the Twin Counties have stepped forward to embrace the growing homeless population in the area.   Both Nash and Edgecombe counties Board of Commissioners unanimously approved proclamations at ...
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Agencies combating homelessness daily

New Bern Sun Journal Sue Book October 22, 2010   TRENT WOODS — The problem of homelessness may seem a long way from small-town, rural North Carolina. But, in a point-in-time statewide count on Jan. 26, 2010, New Bern Police ...
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Asheville overflow shelter is open, but not for long

Temporary shelter for 50 women at the Center of Hope still needs $22,000 to remain open to Nov. 30.   Asheville Citizen-Times Mark Price September 27, 2010   The Center of Hope's new overflow shelter on East Fifth Street has ...
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