Berkeley officials voted unanimously Tuesday night to prioritize a plan to build what was described as the city’s largest ever supportive housing development for the homeless.
A year ago on Jan. 5, 2016, Berkeley Food & Housing Project, in partnership with the City of Berkeley and in response to a sweeping change in national homeless policy, launched a new model to provide services to the men and women and children of our community who are experiencing homelessness. This new model centralized access […]
Volunteers from Night on the Streets Catholic Worker serve food to the homeless. Photo: Matt Werner Berkeley’s homeless population will now have more places to take shelter from the inclement weather after city officials directed extra funds to extend and expand shelter and outreach services. The city has committed to opening a new overnight emergency […]
(L to r) Downtown Berkeley Association CEO John Caner, Vice Mayor Linda Maio, Berkeley Food & Housing Project Executive Director Terrie Light, and City Councilman Jesse Arreguín pose before making the first donations to a Positive Change box. Photo: Seung Y. Lee (L to r) Downtown Berkeley Association CEO John Caner, Vice Mayor Linda Maio, Berkeley […]
Homeless services in Berkeley can be confusing to navigate; the city has a place to streamline its offerings. Image: City of Berkeley A new one-stop homelessness services shop is in the works in Berkeley. Announced Tuesday night, the city is changing the way it funds programs offered in town, to prioritize the people with the […]
Berkeley Food Pantry, which supplies emergency groceries to hundreds of hungry people, is in dire needs of funds.