homeless

The Greenway Pt. 4: Life on the fringes

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — “There are men being attacked and robbed, there are women being robbed and raped,” said Keishan Andersen. “I had a gun held to my head at one point.” Andersen is a recovering drug addict and one of many people …

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 …