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Sikh community feeds homeless at Living Hope Church in Vancouver

September 20, 2020, 6:00am Churches & Religion

After the COVID-19 pandemic began, the local Sikh community began to ask how they could help in a tangible way. Pawneet Sethi made some calls and connected with Pastor Brian… Read story

Homeless essential workers face greater risk of COVID-19

August 30, 2020, 6:00am Business

At the beginning of the pandemic, Tiffany Cordaway’s biggest struggle was finding a place to shower. She worked two jobs in northern California, disinfecting medical equipment during the day and… Read story

Pastor Brian Norris, in black shirt and cap, leads a prayer before serving a meal at Living Hope Church, where a temporary homeless encampment was set up in early May. It provides shelter, showers, snacks and restrooms to people without homes during the pandemic.

Vancouver’s homeless find themselves ‘kind of stuck’ during pandemic

Pastor Brian Norris, in black shirt and cap, leads a prayer before serving a meal at Living Hope Church, where a temporary homeless encampment was set up in early May. It provides shelter, showers, snacks and restrooms to people without homes during the pandemic.

August 8, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Bella Lynch feels more worn down these days without the emotional and mental support of her family, especially her grandmother. She misses being able to visit with her and help with her flower beds. Read story

Friends of Clark County's virtual discussion focused on land use and affordable housing in Clark County.

Friends of Clark County to put more emphasis on affordable housing

Friends of Clark County's virtual discussion focused on land use and affordable housing in Clark County.

July 30, 2020, 6:52pm Clark County News

A local environmental group that has fought urban sprawl for decades appears ready to focus more of its attention on affordable housing. Read story

Caution tape surrounds one side of the Motel 6 at 221 Northeast Chkalov Dr. in April. The site is now being used as a homeless shelter and quarantine site.

Webinar looks at coronavirus, homelessness in Clark County

Caution tape surrounds one side of the Motel 6 at 221 Northeast Chkalov Dr. in April. The site is now being used as a homeless shelter and quarantine site.

July 19, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

A Tuesday webinar examined homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. Clark County Public Health Officer Dr. Alan Melnick said that as cases rise, certain populations — including those who are homeless — are at higher risk of contracting the virus. Read story

Patrick Quinlan, from left, and Linda Karschney of Living Hope Church chat with Mandi Holper as she settles in for the evening with her dog, Baby, at a temporary homeless encampment outside the church on May 5.

Vancouver-sanctioned homeless camp granted extension

Patrick Quinlan, from left, and Linda Karschney of Living Hope Church chat with Mandi Holper as she settles in for the evening with her dog, Baby, at a temporary homeless encampment outside the church on May 5.

July 5, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver’s first sanctioned homeless camp, a temporary tent encampment at Living Hope Church, will remain open through the end of July. Read story

The Safe Parking Zone program has been moved from the Vancouver Mall to Evergreen Transit Center. The free program is designed for people living out of their vehicles who need a place to shelter-in-place during COVID-19.

Vancouver Safe Parking Zone program moves to C-Tran’s Evergreen Transit Center

The Safe Parking Zone program has been moved from the Vancouver Mall to Evergreen Transit Center. The free program is designed for people living out of their vehicles who need a place to shelter-in-place during COVID-19.

June 16, 2020, 6:13pm Clark County News

The Forman family’s refurbished yellow school bus is hard to miss. Read story

Tyler Taplin, left, and Chad Calhoun make their beds inside the Winter Hospitality Overflow Shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church in December. Nearly 11,000 safe sleeps occurred at St. Paul or St. Andrew Lutheran Church last winter.

In Clark County, coronavirus pandemic shows that ‘housing is health care’

Tyler Taplin, left, and Chad Calhoun make their beds inside the Winter Hospitality Overflow Shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church in December. Nearly 11,000 safe sleeps occurred at St. Paul or St. Andrew Lutheran Church last winter.

May 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

In a way, it’s still winter — at least when it comes to the seasonal shelter system. Some wintertime shelter facilities in Clark County remain open due to COVID-19. The Winter Hospitality Overflow shelter serving families at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Orchards is open but at reduced capacity to promote social distancing. Also, the nonprofit Outsiders Inn took over operating the men’s homeless shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church… Read story

Linda Karschney volunteers Tuesday evening at the temporary homeless encampment outside Living Hope Church. Karschney is among several helpers from the congregation providing shelter, showers, snacks and restrooms to people without homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Living Hope giving shelter at Vancouver’s first sanctioned homeless camp

Linda Karschney volunteers Tuesday evening at the temporary homeless encampment outside Living Hope Church. Karschney is among several helpers from the congregation providing shelter, showers, snacks and restrooms to people without homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 7, 2020, 6:00am Churches & Religion

A new temporary camp next to Living Hope Church intended to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus is also Vancouver’s first sanctioned homeless camp. Read story

Clients at the Vancouver Navigation Center practice social distancing as they wait in line to take part in the limited services available Tuesday. For two hours, participants were able to pick up their mail, get water and use the toilets.

Safe-park program at Vancouver Mall shuts down

Clients at the Vancouver Navigation Center practice social distancing as they wait in line to take part in the limited services available Tuesday. For two hours, participants were able to pick up their mail, get water and use the toilets.

May 5, 2020, 5:50pm Clark County News

An encampment at the Vancouver Mall parking lot designed for people living out of their vehicles is shutting down, effective today. Read story