Items Tagged with 'Homelessness'

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Special report:
 Seeking best
 solutions to
 homelessness

Are aid efforts backfiring?

July 22, 2016
Matt Hanlon thinks Grand Rapids can do better. Read More

City success will hinge on strategies addressing homelessness, gentrification

July 15, 2016
The Grand Rapids Business Journal begins a series of in-depth reports on the South Division Avenue corridor and its comparatively quick development in the time since Van Andel Arena spurred one of the largest economic impacts in city history. Read More

HQ forges connections to help homeless youths with jobs

The nonprofit was surprised to work with twice as many clients as expected in year one.

December 4, 2015
There are more homeless teenagers in West Michigan than one might think, but the good news is, they don’t have to be homeless or unemployed any more. Read More

More rent help for homeless veterans

The federal HUD and V.A. kicked in another $138,272 for use in Kent County.

April 24, 2015
Michigan’s two Democratic U.S. Senators have announced a federal allocation of $235,635 in West Michigan to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. Read More

Well House doubles homeless housing with $257K from W.K. Kellogg Foundation

May 21, 2013
Well House announced that it has received a $257,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation that will allow it to purchase three additional houses to serve as permanent residences for the local homeless population. Read More

Well House looks to the future, hopes to end homelessness

Tami VandenBerg takes over as executive director.

March 1, 2013
Well House has one goal: to end homelessness in Kent County. Read More