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Neto's Tucson: Invaluable women's shelter needs a new home

Neto's Tucson: Invaluable women's shelter needs a new home

There are precious few beds in Tucson for single homeless women.

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Annual homeless census determines federal funding

Annual homeless census determines federal funding

Volunteers fan out across region to count homeless.

January 29, 2015 3:00 pm Photos

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Tucson homeless camp's 'dream pods' confound city

Tucson homeless camp's 'dream pods' confound city

Activists erect wooden sleep pods along downtown street.

January 20, 2015 8:55 pm Video Photos

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Homeless veterans offered services Saturday

Services include clothing, showers, health screenings and benefits.

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Tucson marks where homeless can sleep downtown

Tucson marks where homeless can sleep downtown

City takes steps in complying with judge's order over downtown homeless camp.

December 31, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Court: Confiscation rules at Tucson park unfair

Court: Confiscation rules at Tucson park unfair

A federal judge has granted organizers of a downtown homeless camp an injunction.

December 26, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Homeless children take photos capturing their hopes, dreams

Homeless children take photos capturing their hopes, dreams

The photographs are on greeting cards to benefit Our Family Services.

November 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Federal program gives Vietnam veteran hope, a home

Federal program gives Vietnam veteran hope, a home

The city received an additional $351,000 to fund the veteran housing program.

October 08, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Mosey for Mutts Saturday morning

Mosey for Mutts Saturday morning

About 300 people took part last year, raising more than $15,000.

September 25, 2014 4:26 pmLoading…
Steller: Homeless pair prepares in Santa Cruz bottom

Steller: Homeless pair prepares in Santa Cruz bottom

You think you've got concerns about the rains forecast for today and tomorrow?

September 17, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Number of Tucson homeless drops slightly

Tucson’s homeless population shrunk slightly over the past year, a recent survey showed.

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Brewer vetoes aggressive panhandling bill

Brewer vetoes aggressive panhandling bill

PHOENIX — Arizona is going to be without a legally enforceable begging law for perhaps another year.

April 17, 2014 5:12 pmLoading…
Salvation Army building new shelter for homeless

Salvation Army building new shelter for homeless

The original facility was built 50 years ago to welcome men home from war. Today, it houses all who find themselves homeless, and it will soon have a new location.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Homeless pick up legal victory against City

Homeless pick up legal victory against City

Organizers of a downtown homeless camp got a victory in court last week.

February 28, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Volunteers canvass Tucson to measure homelessness

Volunteers canvass Tucson to measure homelessness

Kathy Blevins, who has been homeless for the past four years, has carefully set up her campsite on a floodplain in north Tucson. Under the canopy of an old saltcedar tree, her site is marked by a fence of wooden pallets, adorned with a fake flower and a “private property” sign. A dream catc…

January 24, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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City sets new rules for homeless encampment downtown

City sets new rules for homeless encampment downtown

The city has set up some new rules for the homeless camp at Veinte de Agosto Park downtown.

January 24, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
With gem show coming, city to crack down on downtown homeless camp

With gem show coming, city to crack down on downtown homeless camp

After largely ignoring a homeless camp on the western edge of the burgeoning downtown entertainment district for three months, city officials say it’s time to shut it down — weeks before the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show hits town.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Heads of controversial defunct charity back with similar organization

A Tucson charity that shut down after an Arizona Daily Star investigation has re-emerged — but its questionable business practices haven’t changed, two homeless clients say.

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