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Week of Valor celebration working to end chronic and veteran homelessness | November 13

Community joins forces to end homelessness among First Coast veterans | November 13

“On a Mission” with Dawn Gilman from Changing Homelessness | August 15

‘Functional Zero’ homeless veterans goal still possible for Jacksonville area, volunteers needed for Aug. 27 count | August 4

California has the most homeless people of any state. But L.A. is still a national model | August 1

West Palm Beach using ‘Baby Shark’ to repel homeless people | July 17

Northeast Florida homelessness numbers down, affordable housing still limited | May 19

New Study Shows Homeless Rate Down in Jacksonville | May 10

Jacksonville’s Changing Homelessness goes after Federal Grant | April 8

Snowden McFall with, Dawn Gilman to discuss the issue of homelessness in our community | March 15

Jacksonville’s Urban Rest Stop provides daytime haven, showers for homeless | February 14

Daytime ‘Urban Rest Stop’ For Homeless People Opens In Downtown Jacksonville | February 14

BUZZ TV – “On a Mission” with Dawn Gilman, Changing Homelessness | January 30

Volunteers Gear up for Annual Census of the Homeless | January 23

The Annual Homeless Count comes as Finances Tighten for First Coast Federal Government Workers | January 23

In Duval County, 76% of Single Female-headed Families ‘Struggle to Make Ends Meet’ | January 16


Homelessness: A Priority for City Council President Bowman | December 11

First Coast Connect | November 14

Dawn Gilman presentation to City Council | November 13

Jacksonville Council Members: More Affordable Housing Needed, But Funding An Issue | October 4

New downtown facility will provide homeless access to showers, laundry | September 28

State budget leaves local homeless service providers short | July 23

Collaboration sees dip in homeless numbers, but progress still hindered | July 19

BUZZ TV – Dawn Gilman, Changing Homelessness, Inc. | July 18

State budget glitch may slash homeless funds | July 17

2018 Point-in-Time Count: Number of local homeless veterans, overall | May 8

‘Unique’ new Sulzbacher housing for homeless women and families to open in late May | April 29

‘Heartbreaking’: Attack on Jax homeless man apparently one of many crimes against the homeless | March 14

Jacksonville Homeless Woman Writes to City Leaders: ‘Stop Pushing Us Away and Help Us’ | February 24


Chronic Veteran Homelessness Down 80 Percent in Jacksonville, New Count Concludes | November 13

While Jacksonville’s homeless problem has been around for years, solutions have not come easily | September 21

Jax nonprofit takes summer census of homeless population | August 16

Agencies see urgent needs for homeless female vets; paperwork bogs down the process | August 4

Ted Yoho gets pushback for challenging HUD’s ‘Housing First’ Policy | June 24

Organizations work to aid Clay County’s homeless | June 14

Pastor aims to establish first homeless shelter in the city | June 7

Why Jacksonville may not get its homeless day resource center after all | March 27

Not in my BACKYARD: Everyone wants to help the homeless, but no one wants them next door | March 15

JASMYN Teams up with Nonprofits to Help Homeless LGBTQ Youth | March 6

Northeast Florida Agencies Team Up to Help Homeless LGBT Youth | February 26

Long time coming, century-old building in Jacksonville about to house homeless veterans | January 4


Jacksonville Homeless Coalition Steps Up to Help Those Battling the Heat | June 8

Changing Homelessness Inches Towards ‘Functional Zero’ | March 29

Beaches woman, 82, worries she’ll end up on cold winter streets of Jacksonville | February 13


Jacksonville’s daytime homeless shelter set to close Oct. 1 | September 8

Jacksonville Coalition Working to Reduce Veteran Homelessness to ’Functional Zero’ | May 22

Dramatic decreases in homeless population reported for Jacksonville | April 29