Homelessness

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Mental illness among the homeless

Over a third of city's homeless suffer mental illness
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Serving the Needs of Homeless Families

Homeless Families on the Rise

    

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Homelessness
5:00 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

More Greater Cincinnati families homeless

Credit Giorgio Conrad

New numbers suggest more families are becoming homeless in Greater Cincinnati. The five shelters who serve them (Bethany House Services, Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, Mercy Health at St. John's, The Salvation Army and the YWCA) report a 31-percent increase in the number of calls to a help line in the past year.  

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Gospel Mission
1:20 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

Appeals court affirms City Gospel Mission move to Queensgate

An appeals court has affirmed a lower court decision allowing the City Gospel Mission to relocate its facility to Queensgate.


The homeless shelter is planning to move from Over The Rhine to property located on Dalton Avenue.


Several neighboring Queensgate businesses and property owners, who oppose the relocation, filed a lawsuit in 2011 challenging a City Council action that allowed the plan to move forward.

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Impact Cincinnati
9:24 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Impact Cincinnati for December 20, 2012

Georgine Getty, Marcie and Lisa Desmarais in the WVXU studios

One of the fastest growing segments of the homeless population is families with children, nationally and here in Greater Cincinnati. During the recent recession many parents have become homeless suddenly and unexpectedly, and now struggle to take care of their children while trying to get back on their feet.

Our guests on Impact Cincinnati this week are Executive Director of Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, Georgine Getty, and Family Promise of Northern Kentucky Executive Director, Lisa Desmarais.

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