Homeless

Students attend a tutoring session at the School on Wheels in Brockton. (Karen Twomey/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Brockton Tutoring Program Helps Families Affected By Homelessness

The program, “School on Wheels,” reaches out to families affected by homelessness at some point.

07/15/2015

Youth Harbor graduation at Somerville Armory (WBZ-TV)

39 Homeless High School Graduates Honored In Somerville

Despite being homeless, 39 teens reached their goal of graduating high school.

06/22/2015

(Photo credit: Karen Twomey-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Working Homeless On Path To Self-Sufficiency

About a quarter of all homeless people in Boston shelters are working and many more want a job.

05/22/2015

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO WITH KEN SHERMAN 2

VA Boston – Helping Our Homeless Veterans

May 23, 2015 For many veterans who are returning home from war and they have to face the harsh reality of being homeless, is completely devastating. They need to find a home for themselves and […]

WBZ-TV–05/18/2015

Patrick's third day at MSPCA’s Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston (Photo credit:  MSPCA Angell)

Lucky Pup Patrick Saved After Swallowing Rat Poison

Patrick is indeed one lucky pup after undergoing lifesaving medical care experts say was right in the nick of time.

03/17/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Baker: I’ll Reduce Number Of Mass. Homeless Families

Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker.

03/02/2015

Pine Street Inn outreach van (Photo credit Pine Street Inn Facebook)

Dangerous Cold Puts Boston’s Homeless At Risk

Brutally cold weather is forecast for Wednesday night in Boston, and that is increasing the concern for people who live on the streets.

01/07/2015

Cardinal Sean O'Malley holds a service for the homeless on Christmas Day at St. Francis House (WBZ)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley Holds Christmas Service At Homeless Shelter

Cardinal Sean O’Malley delivered a message of hope on Christmas Day to the homeless at St. Francis House in downtown Boston.

12/25/2014

Bag Lady, Hunger

Gov. Patrick Announces ‘Pay For Success’ Plan To Aid Homeless

A plan that calls for using charitable donations and private-sector investment to ease chronic homelessness in Massachusetts was unveiled Monday by Gov. Deval Patrick.

12/08/2014

(Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick To Announce Plan For Reducing Mass. Homelessness

Massachusetts officials have their sights on a plan to use private-sector funding to help reduce the number of chronically homeless people in the state.

12/06/2014

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