Tag Archives: Homeless

Extreme weather shelter now ready to open

A consortium of public and private organizations including several area churches, in cooperation with the McKinleyville Family Resource Center, has successfully arranged to have Extreme Weather Shelter in McKinleyville during the winter. The shelter system will provide indoor shelter for homeless individuals during extreme and potentially fatal weather conditions. “The McKinleyville Family Resource Center (FRC)

McKinleyville to get extreme weather shelter for Homeless

By Jack Durham Press Editor   Although it’s hard to pin down the exact number, there are dozens of homeless people who live in McKinleyville. They huddle each night in hidden locations scattered about town. Some camp in the brush off Hiller Road and Railroad Drive. Others find refuge near Hiller Park, or in the

Local volunteers sought for homeless survey

From the 1.16.13 edition   (The following was submitted by the Humboldt Housing and Homeless Coalition.) Preparations are under way for Humboldt County’s 2013 Point-in-Time (PIT) count of homeless people in the community. This year’s survey is scheduled for Jan. 29 to 31. The PIT count is conducted every two years by members of the