The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it will award more than $901,000 to the Ozarks Alliance to End Homelessness, which serves Springfield-Greene, Christian and Webster Counties Continuum of Care.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(12/27/16) The Kitchen Inc. in Springfield is $38,000 dollars short of their fundraising goals for 2016 with only days left in 2016.
The Season of Giving is upon us. Thanksgiving has given way to Christmas. But for many in our community, there was no turkey, stuffing or pumpkin pie. There are no leftovers and the holiday season only means colder weather is here and survival is that much harder.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - For just about anything in life these days, we can say, 'There's an app for that.' Now engineers and developers are coming together in Springfield to create an app to try to end homelessness.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The United States has seen a dramatic decrease in the number of people who find themselves homeless.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Friday is the eighth annual Springfield Sleepout. The sleepout is to inspire people to take action to end youth homelessness.
A new report released says that the amount of homeless youth in Springfield are on the rise, and unless something’s done, the problem could get out of hand.
Imagine your child not having a place to sleep at night or wondering where they'll get their next meal. It's a sad reality for a growing number of local young people. That's why a local group is fighting against youth homelessness.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo-- At age 19, Dakota was living on the streets. “I actually slept by the bridge back behind the building here for a good time,” says former homeless young person, Dakota Matheson.
According to a survey of homeless and at-risk youth in Springfield, young people are more likely to be homeless if they have a parent with a drug or alcohol problem; they have witnessed or been a victim of repeated traumas; or they have ever been homeless with their family.