Tent Encampments Brace For Early Snow, Sub-Freezing Temps: How You Can HelpThe Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board says they have been working closely for many weeks with unsheltered people in park encampments, community groups and local service agencies.
As Temperatures Drop, Advocates Work To Get COVID-Weary People Experiencing Homelessness Into SheltersShelters and housing advocates in the Twin Cities are preparing for the drop in temperatures coming this week.
Mpls. City Council Approves Indoor Tiny House Community For HomelessThe Minneapolis City Council has approved $2 million in CARES Act money for a facility that utilizes tiny homes to serve those who are experiencing homelessness.
Ramsey County Commissioners Discuss Turning Bethesda Hospital Into Shelter For Growing Homeless PopulationThe Ramsey County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote on a lease agreement for Bethesda Hospital after M Health Fairview announced Monday that it would be closing the St. Paul hospital.
Homeless Advocates Blame Minneapolis' Continued Lack Of Affordable Housing For 'Wall of Forgotten Natives' ResurgenceA stretch of land in Minneapolis that once housed hundreds of people experiencing homelessness has again turned into an encampment.
MACV Creates Outreach Team To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness During PandemicThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans continues to work to get veterans out of situations that could expose them -- but they have had to make changes in order to safely help those in need.
'This Year Has Been Really Tough': People Serving People In Need Of Volunteers, DonationsWith so much change this year, the need as never been greater for many organizations. It's also never been more challenging, because of limitations on the ability to join together.
George Floyd's Family To Launch Nonprofit FoundationGeorge Floyd's family announced on Thursday they will formally launch nonprofit foundation at a homelessness event in Minneapolis.
Neighbors Force Hennepin Co. To Halt Plans For Emergency Women's Homeless ShelterThe building has been sitting empty since 2005, and since that time many in the community have been asking for it to be turned into a much-needed youth center.
'We Need Help': Minneapolis Park And Rec. Board Superintendent Discusses Growing Homelessness ProblemWith limited shelter space, Minneapolis' nationally renowned parks have become a refuge for those with nowhere to turn. There are now 347 tents in 29 parks.
State Patrol Clears Out Franklin-Hiawatha Homeless Encampment In MinneapolisMinnesota State Patrol troopers cleared out people who re-entered the Franklin-Hiawatha Encampment Wednesday in south Minneapolis.
Indoor Tiny House Community For Homeless Planned In MinneapolisSeveral plans are underway to find housing or build new shelters for people experiencing homelessness in Minneapolis, and there’s one unique idea that’s taking a tiny, yet big approach.
MPRB Shuts Down 3 Unauthorized Minneapolis Park EncampmentsResidents of unauthorized homeless encampments in three Minneapolis parks have been told this week to leave immediately, according to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
Minneapolis Mayor Frey Addresses Plans For City's Homelessness IssuesLast week, WCCO showed you what life is like for people living on the streets in the downtown area.
Park Board Approves Two Temporary Permits For Homeless EncampmentsThe Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board approved two temporary permits for new homeless encampments in city parks.