homeless

City of Medford will consider homeless court

MEDFORD, Ore. — More security is coming to downtown Medford and the Bear Creek Greenway with the help of a project that’s been in the works for over a year. The ‘Livability Team’ will devote more resources to those areas and crack down …

Ashland group helps homeless beat the heat

 ASHLAND, Ore. — The triple digit temperatures affected everyone around the Rogue Valley Tuesday, but it hit the homeless community especially hard. Because it’s so early in the season, resources for some of the region’s most vulnerable are scarce. But one organization’s …

HOPE: First Presbyterian Church of Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh learned about the First Presbyterian Church of Ashland. They do a lot of work to help people struggling with homelessness by …

HOPE: Joe’s Place

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh learned about an organization call Joe’s Place. They focus on helping homeless and disadvantaged youth get off the streets …

HOPE: Home at Last

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met with a man who experienced homelessness in Ashland. He suffers from multiple disabilities and heard about an organization …

HOPE: Curry County Veterans Services

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met with two veterans who experienced homelessness or were on the brink of homelessness. Both of them went to …

HOPE: Oasis Shelter

CURRY COUNTY, Ore.— Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh met with a woman named Kimberly. She became homeless when she fled an abusive husband and ended up at the …

HOPE: Beyond Rejection

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — Homelessness is a serious issue in southern Oregon, but there are services and ways to escape it. NBC5’s Blakely McHugh went to Curry County to find out about the organization Beyond Rejection. It was started by Jim Johnson, his …