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  • Brothers to be tried as adults in Seattle homeless killings

    Two of three teenage brothers accused of last week’s deadly shooting in the homeless encampment in Seattle known as “The Jungle” each have been charged as adults with two counts …


  • Rise in homeless students seen in state

    The number of homeless students continues to grow statewide.


  • New federal data shows nearly 3 percent rise in child abuse

    The number of U.S. children victimized by abuse and neglect increased by nearly 3 percent in the latest annual reporting period, according to new federal data.


  • Serving Spokane Valley: Ross’ assistance reaches far, wide

    When asked about the work they do for the Greater Valley Support Network, Diann and David Ross say the same thing: They don’t want to brag and they don’t want …


  • Innovation easing strain on Spokane’s social safety net

    In many ways, the revolution in housing philosophy is part of a widespread series of changes in Spokane’s safety net services. Recent years have seen several innovative approaches, from adding …


  • Housing First approach puts stable shelter at top of the list

    Douglas Glen first snorted meth as an ironworker in Las Vegas, trying to keep up with an all-day everyday schedule. He knew a guy named Speed, and Speed had a …


  • Shawn Vestal: Hot Spotters tackle overuse of medical services

    Randall Sluder has laid his head in a lot of downtown spots over the past 13 years. Few were comfortable, and few his own. He spent a lot of nights …


  • House votes to cut $4 billion a year from food stamps

    WASHINGTON — The House has voted to cut nearly $4 billion a year from food stamps, a 5 percent reduction to the nation’s main feeding program used by more than …


  • DSHS to investigate complaints about tribe

    YAKIMA – Two former Yakama Nation officials say they were fired for questioning how the tribe spends state and federal funds on social programs and whether some of the money …


  • Union Gospel Mission opens center for women, children in CdA

    Two women, both mothers in need of healing, have bonded at the start of a long journey toward recovery. They’re doing it from the refuge of the new Union Gospel …


  • Team to train child welfare workers

    Two Washington universities are teaming up with the state Department of Social and Health Services to provide training for the state’s child welfare workforce. Eastern Washington University and the University …


  • Spokane group seeks housing aid proposals

    The city of Spokane’s Human Services Department, in partnership with the Spokane Regional Homeless Governance Council, is seeking proposals for grant funding to reduce homelessness. The request for proposals covers …


  • Cuts spur pushback

    Social service providers, clergy and people of faith gathered in a West Central neighborhood parish Thursday evening to try to head off further tears in the state’s already tattered safety …


  • EWU students protest budget

    A group of Eastern Washington University students have begun a weeklong protest on the Cheney campus to draw attention to imminent spending cuts by the state Legislature, now beginning its …


  • Longtime leader Stuckart leaving helm of nonprofit SNAP

    Few people have done as much to pull Spokane residents out of poverty as Larry Stuckart, who will step down as executive director of SNAP next month after 20 years …


  • A father changes tune on foster care

    When he was 19, Rusty Stout said that if state officials ever came to take away a child of his as they once took him away from his mother, he …


  • Bloomsday nets SNAP thousands

    Bloomsday participants this year donated nearly $10,000 to SNAP, the nonprofit social services organization that assists Spokane’s most vulnerable residents.


  • Concern over child care cuts

    Angel Fairbanks, of Spokane, worries that if proposed cuts in the state’s child care subsidy for working families are enacted by the Legislature, she will no longer be able to …


  • Proposed Washington day-care subsidy cuts draw protest

    Angel Fairbanks of Spokane worries that if proposed cuts in the state’s child care subsidy for working families are enacted by the Legislature, she will no longer be able to …


  • Aid to homeless offered today

    Homeless people in North Idaho can find medical care, employment opportunities, transportation assistance, food, clothing, showers and other services today at “Project Homeless Connect.” Hosted by the Region 1 Coalition …


  • Week’s programs spotlight poverty

    Spokane and Coeur d’Alene will join communities throughout the nation next week in recognizing the toll the economic downturn has taken on people’s lives. In Spokane, Hunger and Homelessness Awareness …


  • Kids’ health care in danger

    Proposed cuts at the Washington Department of Social and Health Services would reverse Gov. Chris Gregoire’s stated goal of extending health insurance to all children in Washington by 2010, according …


  • House of Charity faces funding bind

    The House of Charity will close its overnight accommodations for homeless men during the summer unless it can find additional funding. The shelter will remain open during daytime hours Monday …


  • Community services

    Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; (509) 326-6355. Citizenship Course – Offered by Community Colleges of …


  • Community services

    Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; 326-6355. Change Point/Displaced Homemaker Center – Ideal for women and …


  • Community services

    Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; (509) 326-6355. Change Point! program – Ideal for women who …


  • Community services

    Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; 326-6355. Change Point! program – Ideal for women who are …


  • Community services

    Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; 326-6355. Change Point! program – Ideal for women who are …


  • Community services

    Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; 326-6355. Change Point! program – Ideal for women who are …


  • Community services

    Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; 326-6355. Change Point! program – Provides free training for women …

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