Posts Tagged ‘homeless shelters’
Crain: “We found out a lot of things that were broken ... and figured out how to fix them.”

Rebooting the Fight

A local coalition has clear goals for ending chronic homelessness — and money to go with it.
ERIC GRIFFEY
Cindy Crain is determined to learn the name of every homeless veteran in Fort Worth within the next 100 days. And the executive director of the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC) wants representatives from 34 veterans’ ...


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Grease Those Wheels

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City leaders are a bit schizophrenic when it comes to the cluster of homeless shelters on East Lancaster Avenue. They created the centralized complex and herded the city’s homeless people there primarily to reduce the amount ...



Tanwar: In the past, intoxicated customers at his family’s store “definitely was a problem.”

Half Full, Half Empty

A 2007 ordinance didn’t end alcohol problems around homeless shelters, but many believe it has helped.
Story and photo by JAIME ADAME
In the first year after the Fort Worth City Council banned public drinking near homeless shelters and treatment centers, police issued more than 500 citations under the new ordinance. Last year, citations had fallen to about ha...