A nonprofit plans to transform nearly 16 acres of vacant land into a campus that will provide housing and support services for homeless people in San Antonio’s East Side.
Bexar County commissioners approved 14 projects to receive funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Tuesday.
After a year at Haven for Hope, Dominic Gonzalez found a chance to rebuild at his own pace in Los Angeles Heights-Keystone.
Commentary: NuStar Energy’s tournament has raised $42 million over 13 years for Haven for Hope, spearheaded by the company’s chairman, William “Bill” Greehey.
Since 2005, the local foundation has awarded more than 1,000 grants totaling nearly $76 million to organizations working to improve health care and access.
San Antonio City Council will consider a $200,000 expenditure to develop a comprehensive homelessness study and funding plan.
In 2019, nearly 2,900 people in Bexar County were counted as homeless, 523 of whom were children, according to a census taken in January.
San Antonio Street Medicine volunteers travel throughout the city providing medical services to homeless and underserved who may not otherwise receive care.
Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1) is asking each of his City Council colleagues for $7,000 to fund a mobile shower unit to serve homeless people.
City and County officials should set a goal of increasing Haven’s public funding to 60 percent and reducing dependence on private funding to 40 percent.