Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com | Posted May 15 - 10:14 a.m.
KSL.com followed a volunteer for 8 hours to see what volunteering is like at a homeless resource center. Cooking food and folding clothes are just a few of the things this volunteer does every day — all to help better the lives of homeless youth.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com Contributor | Posted April 24 - 8:18 a.m.
The act of becoming homeless results in tremendous loss, far beyond a home and physical belongings. Salt Lake City’s homeless population has lost a lot, from personal identification credentials to a sense of purpose and self-worth.
Just one week after Salt Lake City's mayor and police chief held a press conference in Pioneer Park saying the city's overall crime trends were headed in a better direction, Pioneer Park Coalition members gathered in the same place to deliver a scathing review of that assessment and the leaders who gave it.
Almost four years after Utah business mogul Gail Miller and her family vowed to match up to $10 million in donations for Utah's three new homeless resource centers in the Salt Lake area, that match has officially been met.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Posted April 11 - 4:12 p.m.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fourth Street Clinic could provide healthcare inside an RV to individuals experiencing homelessness. Social distancing put a stop to that. One year later, they've adjusted to the need for medical care and vaccinations.
Graham Dudley, KSL.com | Posted Feb. 11 - 7:53 p.m.
A new webpage on the Salt Lake City government site aggregates resources, information and answers about homelessness in the city, including a chart listing how full each permanent shelter was the previous night.
Vice President Mike Pence received the coronavirus vaccine Friday morning, an on-camera event that the Trump administration says is part of federal efforts to build confidence among the public in the vaccine's safety and efficacy.
After a winter fraught with difficulties as Salt Lake County transitioned its homeless population into a new shelter system, homelessness leaders are already working to create overflow options for this winter amid social distancing.