Former homeless veteran gives shelter to others who struggle

WASHINGTON — Michael Strong was stranded, barely staying alive on the bustling streets of metropolitan Baltimore for five years. The South Carolina native and Air Force veteran was homeless because of his addiction to cocaine and alcohol. He even feared…

Trump administration proposes step back from ‘housing first’ homeless policy

A new federal plan to end homelessness released this week by the Trump Administration calls for a reversal of Obama-era “housing first” policies.

Baltimore Blockade: Protesters block Guilford Avenue beside homeless encampment

Friday marked the last day residents of the Guilford Avenue homeless encampment could opt in to a dorm-style shelter across town. While it’s an easy decision for some, others took their opinions to the streets.

Legislators ponder ways to entice developers and combat homelessness

Maryland legislators are considering how to entice private developers to build more homes for low-income families as affordable housing in Maryland is becoming increasingly difficult to find, and lawmakers are particularly worried about unaccompanied youth left without stable shelter.

One little Marylander uses her new skill to help the homeless

CROFTON, Md. – A 10-year-old Anne Arundel County girl has decided to take matters into her own hands and create pajamas for homeless children in an effort to try and make their lives just a little bit better.

New law aims to give homeless students better access to education

Homeless students face many unique struggles, like finding transportation, stable housing and consistency with school attendance. The Every Student Succeeds Act, effective Oct. 1, hopes to fix just that.

Massage Therapists Give Free Massages to People in Need

Montgomery County’s Homeless Resource Day featured many services available to homeless residents. Among them, local massage therapists serviced people in possibly the most important way.

Special Guests Plate Food for the Homeless and Hungry at Our Daily Bread

Governor Hogan and his wife help serve food before thanksgiving at Our Daily Bread, alongside Comptroller Franchot and his wife. Archbishop William Lori, also stepped in to lend a helping hand in.

Operation Homecoming aims to eliminate veteran homelessness in Montgomery County by 2016

The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless is on a mission:to house all homeless veterans identified in Montgomery County by the end of 2015.

Obama’s Goal to End Veteran Homelessness by Year’s End Likely to Come Up Short

Homeless veterans would continue to be left in the lurch at the end of the year.