Homeless

Children Sleeping Overnight In Dept. Of Child Safety Office Buildings

The Arizona Department of Child Safety has confirmed that children were sleeping overnight in the Department of Child Safety office buildings when shelters and foster families are not available.

10/28/2014

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Henderson Police Probe Slaying Of Homeless Man

Henderson police say they’re investigating the apparent beating death of a man whose body was found in a makeshift homeless encampment.

10/25/2014

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Henderson Police Investigating Death

(Henderson, NV)–Henderson police detectives are investigating the slaying of a transient man found dead in a homeless encampment Thursday night. Two men returned to the encampment in a desert area near Lake Mead Parkway and Warm Springs […]

CBS Las Vegas–10/24/2014

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$230K Grant Will Help Homeless Veterans In Vegas

A southern Nevada program that helps homeless veterans get back on their feet is getting a boost from the U.S. Department of Labor.

06/28/2014

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Ex-Homeless Student Wins $30K Scholarship

A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.

04/16/2014

A homeless veteran receives services during a Veterans Stand Down event. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Event Helping Military Veterans

Hot meals, showers, medical and dental care are just some of the services homeless and at-risk vets can get today and tomorrow as part of the 11th annual Veteran’s Stand Down.

03/19/2014

(photo courtesy: City of Las Vegas)

Business Backs City’s Homeless “Donation Station”

Las Vegas officials are launching an effort to get corporate sponsors to put up $1,000 a year to underwrite the cost of maintaining curbside “Donation Station” collection spots to raise money to benefit the homeless.

01/29/2014

File photo of Las Vegas' homeless. (photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Southern Nevada Homeless To Get $6.6m In Aid

The federal government has pledged $6.6 million this year to help the homeless in Southern Nevada.

08/06/2013

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City Recruits Faith-Based Orgs for Homeless Services

With budgets thin, and the number of homeless pushing well above 9,000, the city of Las Vegas is recruiting help from the valley’s faith-based organizations.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–05/22/2013

File photo of Las Vegas' homeless. (photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Nevada Gets $7.4M In Grants To Fight Homelessness

Democratic Sen. Harry Reid has announced $7.4 million in federal grants to fight homelessness in Nevada.

04/01/2013

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