The Department of Human Services, City of San Antonio, and Haven for Hope are reaching out to help the most vulnerable community members as San Antonio braces for near-record high temperatures this weekend. The Department of Human Services (DHS) will open four facilities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29 and Sunday July 30 as cooling stations. The sites, covering four quadrants of the city, are:
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 28 2017 - 5:55pm
Written by Ryan Loyd on Apr 10 2017 - 12:47pm
The link between people who are experiencing homelessness and their animals inspired the student-led art exhibition and fundraiser, Paws for the Cause.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 13 2017 - 4:11pm
How do people in an evolving urban neighborhood such as Dignowity Park help homeless individuals and grapple with the root causes? That was the question posed to DreamWeek San Antonio panelists Jan. 11 at San Antonio Central Library. Participants said there are plenty of ways for a neighborhood to use its assets, collaborate and address homelessness.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 11 2017 - 3:38pm
Updated: Replay the webcast of a conversation about Homelessness in San Antonio, hosted by Dignowity Hill Neighborhood Association, on Jan. 11, 2017 at Central Library. Scroll down to read an article about the event by Edmond Ortiz.
Written by B Kay Richter on Aug 21 2016 - 10:25pm
On your typical day in San Antonio, about 2,800 people are homeless, according to the San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMMinistries), an interfaith ministry dedicated to helping the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.
Written by Katie Nickas on Jun 11 2016 - 3:32pm
A San Antonio proposal to cut $1.3 million from programs including domestic violence and correspondingly expand workforce development is “criminally shortsighted,” said District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 3 2015 - 3:30pm
In a first of its kind summit, San Antonio political leaders, law enforcement and human services staff met with dozens of Good Samaritan groups and Haven for Hope at the San Antonio Central Library July 28 to clarify the city’s policies on feeding the homeless and to solicit input and suggestions for improvements.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 16 2015 - 9:53am
On Wednesday, June 17, NOWCastSA webcast the San Antonio City Council B Session from the campus of Haven for Hope. The meeting included a briefing on Haven for Hope Campus Development, current programming, and related homeless initiatives. The City of San Antonio underwrote the webcast, which you can replay any time right here:
Written by SACDC on Mar 10 2015 - 10:32am
San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic and Methodist Healthcare Ministries’(MHM) Wesley Nurses have teamed up to provide case management support to patients receiving dental treatment at SACDC.
Written by Providencestaff on Jan 16 2014 - 9:46am
Providence National Honor Society "Jeans for Teens" Drive WHEN: Monday, Jan. 13 through Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 (The school is closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 for MLK Jr. Day)