After ousting it from several previous sites, the city has allowed the First They Came for the Homeless camp to stay at the Berkeley-Oakland border for several months.
Berkeley Homeless Project 2017
Mayor: New budget is city’s ‘biggest investment’ ever to end homelessness
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to put $400,000 toward an ambitious new shelter program estimated to cost more than $2 million each year to run.
How people living on the streets in Berkeley find their food
Seven individuals talk about how they get food and what they eat living on the streets of Berkeley.
Wheelchair repair program a lifeline for the disabled — particularly on the streets
Berkeley residents with disabilities, including an increasing number of homeless people, rely on Easy Does It’s emergency services, including its unusual wheelchair repair program.
A possible first in Berkeley: Housing for the homeless in People’s Park
It may be the first such city-university project in the country: building supportive housing for the homeless. The location? Berkeley’s storied People’s Park.
Women’s Daytime Drop-in Center offers a safe place to eat, relax
Women and families without permanent housing can eat and relax at the Women’s Daytime Drop-in Center and escape from some of the stresses of the street.
One year after a Berkeleyside special on homelessness: Where we are today
Despite progress, Berkeley still falls far short of providing housing for the nearly 1,000 homeless people in the city.
Heads up: Berkeleyside to devote Wednesday coverage to homelessness
For the second year, Berkeleyside joins the SF Homeless Project and dedicates a day of coverage to homelessness.