The federal government is allocating $1.6 million to reduce homelessness among military veterans in Michigan.
Program Director, Amy Brown, MSW, at NOAH (Networking Organizing Advocating for the Homeless) describes the project. Area homeless get a bag lunch and social support services.
Since 2008, Art and Soul in Detroit has been helping area homeless people express themselves and build self confidence through art. Susan Greenhalgh is the coordinator of the program. She shares the story of how Art and Soul Detroit impacts its students’ lives.
Two people have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and torture in the slaying of a 57-year-old homeless veteran in Flint two years ago.
The 25-year-old said the coat could help the city’s sizable homeless population during the brutal winters.
Abe Hagenston has set up on the Woodward overpass near 8 Mile, touting a web site, Spanging.com.
“It’s the first time I’ve ever had my own place…”
Jimmy Aldaoud admitted taking tools from a Ferndale garage in 2012 but claimed it was a misdemeanor, not a felony.
… part of the plan is to move the homeless into some of the city’s rehabbed abandoned homes.
The city partnered with Cass Community Social Services, Operation Get Down and Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, which will stay open until March 31st.