Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) VANCOUVER, Wash. (KGW) — Every year, millions of children, teens and young adults experience some form of homelessness over the course of a year, whether it’s couch surfing, sleeping on the streets or staying in shelters. ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — It’s taken almost a year longer than expected, but the second of Portland’s six Safe Rest Villages is about to open, set up at the Menlo Park and Ride near 122nd and ...

Author: Jamie Parfitt, Blair Best, KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Wednesday afternoon saw the beginning of public comment in a Portland City Council session that could stretch on well into the night, as Portlanders had their chance to voice ...

Author: Christelle Koumoué (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. — The city of Portland and local nonprofit Trash for Peace launched a pilot program in February of last year to assist people experiencing homelessness. The program is Ground Score Association and it pays ...

Author: Blair Best (KGW) HILLSBORO, Ore. (KGW) — There are many different reasons why people become homeless. One of them is because their home or apartment fell into disrepair so badly, they couldn’t live there anymore. Habitat for Humanity has ...

Author: Blair Best PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — The greater Portland area has been working to get people off the streets and into housing. It’s part of the voter-approved Metro Supportive Housing Fund, which was passed in May 2020. It’s a ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —Medford’s city manager recently presented a current outlook on the homeless situation to a local Rotary Club Wednesday. He talked about the number of people with mental health and substance abuse disorders, along with the lack of treatment ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Democrats are proposing a $400 million package to address the state’s homelessness crisis. The money is intended to go toward addressing immediate housing and community needs, building on investments, increasing the supply of affordable homes, and ...

(KGW) St. Timothy’s is suing the city over an ordinance restricting churches from offering meals more than two days a week. Watch the video above or visit KGW.com for more details. ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — According to an annual report on homeless deaths from Multnomah County and Street Roots, 126 people died homeless in Multnomah County in 2020, the most deaths counted since the county started tracking it in 2011. Watch the ...

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