<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192888919167017&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Monday,  May 20 , 2024

Linkedin Pinterest

Tagged Articles:
Council for the Homeless

Grants allow Council for the Homeless to move into new headquarters

May 15, 2024, 2:21pm Business

Council for the Homeless will soon serve the community from a new, central Vancouver headquarters. Read story

Vancouver council awards millions to add affordable housing and shelter beds

May 7, 2024, 3:15pm Clark County News

Millions of dollars for affordable housing, rental assistance and services for homeless people are coming to Vancouver this summer. Read story

Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, standing, speaks to the group at a roundtable discussion about homelessness hosted by a group of healthcare agencies on Friday at the Water Resource Education Center in Vancouver.

Groups target homelessness: Discussion hosted by healthcare agencies examines challenges, notes seniors increasingly affected

Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, standing, speaks to the group at a roundtable discussion about homelessness hosted by a group of healthcare agencies on Friday at the Water Resource Education Center in Vancouver.

April 12, 2024, 5:02pm Clark County News

PeaceHealth convened a roundtable of politicians, housing organizations and nonprofits Friday to discuss how Clark County is working to end homelessness. Read story

Council for the Homeless outreach team members Magellan Rankin, left, and Nina Rengechy take part in Point-in-Time Count near Interstate 205 on Jan. 25. A form on Council for the Homeless&rsquo; website lets members of the public to report someone who needs an outreach team.

Council for the Homeless’ outreach request form helps identify homeless people in need of services

Council for the Homeless outreach team members Magellan Rankin, left, and Nina Rengechy take part in Point-in-Time Count near Interstate 205 on Jan. 25. A form on Council for the Homeless&rsquo; website lets members of the public to report someone who needs an outreach team.

April 11, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

From an apartment window in Vancouver, someone noticed a woman, bloodied and broken-nosed, living on the street. Read story

An eviction notice hangs on the door of Rhonda Keith and Corey Elvetici&rsquo;s former apartment.

Evicted into the cold: Disabled Vancouver woman, son find selves on street, told no help available

An eviction notice hangs on the door of Rhonda Keith and Corey Elvetici&rsquo;s former apartment.

March 23, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

Corey Elvetici was homeless in Virginia when he heard his mother, who lived in Vancouver, lost her housing. Although he couldn’t give her money for an apartment, he moved to Vancouver five years ago so she wouldn’t experience homelessness alone. Read story

Council for the Homeless outreach team members Magellan Rankin, in maroon, and Nina Rengechy take part in the point in time count near Interstate 205 on Thursday morning, Jan. 25, 2024.

Vancouver nonprofit Council for for the Homeless awarded $2M grant from MacKenzie Scott’s foundation

Council for the Homeless outreach team members Magellan Rankin, in maroon, and Nina Rengechy take part in the point in time count near Interstate 205 on Thursday morning, Jan. 25, 2024.

March 20, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Council for the Homeless received a $2 million grant Tuesday toward its mission to end homelessness. Read story

Xavier Lopez of Miracle Man Movers transports a piece of furniture from a container to his truck while moving a customer to Vancouver in March 2023. Application and other fees can make moving costly for renters.

Fees, deposits barriers for renters in Clark County

Xavier Lopez of Miracle Man Movers transports a piece of furniture from a container to his truck while moving a customer to Vancouver in March 2023. Application and other fees can make moving costly for renters.

March 4, 2024, 6:05am Business

Sara Oberrecht has a quiet apartment in Battle Ground and a full-time job at Legacy Health working from home. But all that could be gone by Tuesday. Read story

Built as a visitor information center and rest stop in the early 1980s, this restroom building and parking area along Interstate 5 near Clark College has been closed since 1995.

Homeless Crisis: Rep. Paul Harris’ bill to use vacant state land for shelter doesn’t pass but prompts talks

Built as a visitor information center and rest stop in the early 1980s, this restroom building and parking area along Interstate 5 near Clark College has been closed since 1995.

February 20, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver has big plans to solve its homeless crisis — a 150-bed “bridge shelter,” a second Safe Park and a fifth Safe Stay. But those plans may be too big for Vancouver’s dwindling available public land. Read story

Josiah Rhodes of Vancouver, from left, comforts his four-legged friend, Molly, as she gets a free toenail trim from Christy Gifford of Humane Society for Southwest Washington during Project Homeless Connect Thursday morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vancouver. Rhodes&rsquo; aunt, Cheri Rhodes, watches nearby. The event is the largest resource fair for homeless people in Clark County.

Point-in-Time Count: Annual survey of homeless people, resource fair give advocates way to reach those in need

Josiah Rhodes of Vancouver, from left, comforts his four-legged friend, Molly, as she gets a free toenail trim from Christy Gifford of Humane Society for Southwest Washington during Project Homeless Connect Thursday morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vancouver. Rhodes&rsquo; aunt, Cheri Rhodes, watches nearby. The event is the largest resource fair for homeless people in Clark County.

January 25, 2024, 5:50pm Churches & Religion

The Point-in-Time Count, a federally required count of homeless people in each county across the United States, creates a database of thousands of rows of data. Read story

The persistent freezing weather has led to a busy time for warming shelters. The icy conditions also thinned the ranks of volunteers and staff at the shelters.

Clark County shelters, nonprofits stretched to limit by cold

The persistent freezing weather has led to a busy time for warming shelters. The icy conditions also thinned the ranks of volunteers and staff at the shelters.

January 20, 2024, 6:05am Churches & Religion

As many people across Clark County struggled to leave home during this week’s icy conditions, people experiencing homelessness desperately sought to get indoors. They overwhelmed warming shelters as freezing temperatures persisted. Read story