homeless

Homelessness Homelessness and hunger in Sackville: what resources they have and need

Around 80 people attended meeting about shelters Tuesday

Feb 7, 2018

St. Matthews Church on Barrington Street

shelterWarming centre opens for Halifax homeless

'We are trying to prevent any injury or death'

Feb 11, 2017

Pandhandler on Spring Garden

PanhandlingCan panhandling be modernized?

Hypergive is a Halifax developed app that plans to modernize panhandling

Feb 10, 2017

Colby Veinotte spreads the word about his new project.

CommunityThis guy wants to keep the Christmas spirit alive all year long

This 25-year-old has a plan for all your holiday socks

Jan 24, 2017

There are about five city-run common ground cemeteries in Halifax that buries unclaimed bodies.

COMMUNITYAlone but not forgotten

'Equally important as coming into this world, is going out of this world'

Dec 1, 2016

Halifax Street Soccer players Jabar, Randy Jollymore and Moe Younis celebrate their victory with program organizer program organizer Nick Smart

SportsMaking soccer more accessible

Street Soccer Canada is on a mission to engage marginalized city members

Nov 25, 2016

The group only meets monthly, but Brittany Harman and Matt Scott  invite people to share dinner a few times a week.

ConnectionsUniversity students create connections on Halifax’s streets

Supper with Strangers group aims to ‘build a friendship’ with street people

Jan 31, 2016

St. Matthew's United Church on Barrington Street, Halifax NS

ShelterFirst-come, first-served policy ends at Out of the Cold shelter

The shelter is making big changes to its organization by implementing a new referral-based system and reducing the number of beds

Dec 1, 2015

Single mothers left scared and homeless in Halifax

PovertyHomeless and scared, single mothers ask for help on Kijiji

‘These things aren’t supposed to happen to working people,’ said single mother Shannon Graham

Nov 28, 2015

Team head of Housing First EJ Miller

HousingHomeless initiative set for November

New Housing First aiming to find homes that best suit the homeless

Oct 31, 2015