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‘Last on the totem pole’: Virus takes toll on Spokane homeless, even without cases detected

Even though COVID-19 has yet to be detected among Spokane’s homeless, the virus has already taken a toll on the services they rely on.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

City follows through on pledge, gives affordable housing complexes $280,000

The Spokane City Council dipped into reserves Monday to fund two affordable housing projects. The council unanimously approved a two-year funding plan totaling $280,000 to support services at The Carlyle …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

‘We ran out of everything’: Spokane organizations seek gear for homeless

After the coldest October on record in Spokane, organizations that provide resources to the homeless are struggling to provide basic protection like hats and gloves. “We ran out of everything, …

24 new cottage homes to provide permanent residences for women, children in Spokane

Before the end of the month, previously homeless women and children will take up permanent residence in 24 brand new cottages in northwest Spokane.

UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018

Premera giving $180,000 to Spokane housing charities

Premera Blue Cross is donating $180,000 to two Spokane nonprofits to provide housing and support for homeless families.

Unique partnership gives young people hands-on experience building low-income housing

A number of young people are gaining hands-on construction experience thanks to a unique partnership between Walker Construction and several Spokane nonprofits focused on helping low-income people.

With homelessness on the rise, Spokane organizations welcome federal dollars, fear state funds may be in peril

Nearly $4 million in federal funding was awarded to Spokane-area organizations Thursday, dollars aimed at ending homelessness at a time when the number of homeless people is on the rise …

Cottage housing for homeless women, children planned for Spokane’s Audobon-Downriver neighborhood

Walker Construction was issued more than $2.2 million in permits this week to begin construction on a transitional housing project for women and children. The development, at 2176 W. Fairview, …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

New cottages to house homeless families in Spokane

Construction began Tuesday on a cluster of cottages that will house chronically homeless people and families in northwest Spokane. Over the next year, Transitions, a nonprofit focused on lifting women …

Spokane-area housing for domestic violence victims to be reduced

Two transitional living centers for domestic violence victims in Spokane will close the majority of their units due to a loss of federal funding.

Program helps young adults with transition via work experience

Katie McLaughlin, 20, and Jerad Laitinen, 19, spent part of an afternoon last week making treats for the dogs at Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services. They spread dog food …

Transitions just keeps on helping

Christina Clark’s voice trembled when she addressed a ballroom full of people Tuesday morning at Transitions’ annual fundraising breakfast. Less than two years ago, she said, she was living in …

Ingredients for new career path

Dora Gamero is a tiny woman, but don’t be fooled by her slight frame: those little shoulders have carried a lot. She grew up in El Salvador and in 1993, …

Program eases transition for formerly incarcerated veterans

Al Hadlock would be the first person to tell you how bad he messed up his life. When federal officers finally caught up with

Toilet paper drive to benefit charities

Project Beauty Share will have a toilet paper drive on Sept. 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., to benefit Anna Ogden Hall, Our Place Community Ministries, Our …