Special Coverage: Homeless

This was $150,000 of good news

Hear the cheers Wednesday? It was the good people who operate Catholic Charities’ family homeless shelter in Santa Rosa, reacting to news from Marcy Smothers.

Catholic Charities’ funding cut

Catholic Charities, the county’s leading provider of homeless services, is scrambling to come up with about $400,000 to offset the unexpected loss of federal grants that largely underwrite the nonprofit agency’s shelter and services for homeless families.

Close to Home: Low-risk way for landlords to help

How we settled on renting to four homeless people.

Sonoma County plans registry to identify at-risk homeless

County officials are about to embark on the first-ever detailed homeless registry.

Rohnert Park selling homeless housing

Rohnert Park has OK'd the sale of city-owned houses once used to help the homeless after residents complained they weren't appropriate for their neighborhood.

Easter Brunch For Homeless In Santa Rosa

PD Editorial: Shining a light on programs that work

Once homeless, Mike Johnson is 'one of the fortunate ones who made it back.'

Forum highlights homelessness in Sonoma County (w/video)

The lack of short- and long-term shelter for thousands of homeless residents was one of many factors discussed at a Wednesday night event sponsored by The Press Democrat and Sonoma Magazine.

Lost in paradise

Adrift and often unknown amid the plenty of Sonoma County, homeless young people reel from abandonment or rejection, flee abuse or broken homes, exit the foster care system unmoored at 18.

Fairgrounds parking opens for homeless

On Monday for the first time, a parking area at the southern tip of the Sonoma County Fairgrounds was available for homeless people to park their vehicles for the night.

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