Families in need have another place to sleep now.
As the weather is cold and wet, the Cannon Warming Center is still turning about 25 people away each night. They're helping nearly 100 people, including some staff, but it still doesn't have a proper bathroom or shower.
Jewels Helping Hands employees are hard at work, getting ready for the big opening day of the Cannon Shelter.
The opening date for Spokane's newest warming center has been postponed, as the city works to finalize permits and operating procedures.
Months of frustration surrounding Spokane's homeless crisis may have come to an end Monday night, as the Spokane City Council voted to set aside a combined $250,000 to cover improvements to two local warming centers.
We're expected to have some of the coldest weather of the season and it's just beginning. While many of us are glad to have a warm place to go, not everyone is as fortunate.
Spokane City Council approved a resolution funding emergency shelter space.
Spokane's mayoral candidates discussed the city's new homeless shelter on Wednesday ahead of the November general election.
The Spokane City Council has named the Salvation Army as the operator of a proposed new homeless shelter and possible warming centers. However, a physical location for the shelter has not yet been determined.
Three of the four buildings which served as warming centers last year will not reopen this winter and the only option on the table for a 24/7 shelter fell through this week. Mayor David Condon promises he has a plan, but some in Spokane worry history will repeat itself and hundreds will be left out in the cold yet again.
Three out of the four emergency warming centers from last year will not be reopening. The city of Spokane is running out of time to find replacement shelters for thousands of people.
Plans to turn the old Grocery Outlet building on East Sprague into a new shelter have stalled with the city council. Now that those plans are off the table, hundreds of men and women living on the street are in limbo as council members scramble to come up with a plan for the city's homeless.
The Salvation Army of Spokane is being considered to operate a proposed new homeless shelter, the City announced on Wednesday.
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Tempers flared during a town hall meeting on Tuesday as city officials discussed plans to turn the former Grocery Outlet on East Sprague into a shelter for the homeless.
On July 30, The City of Spokane is hosting a community forum regarding the new homeless shelter planned at 4210 E. Sprague Ave., formerly the Grocery Outlet.
On Friday, June 21, the City of Spokane informed Catholic Charities Eastern Washington that they will no longer fund the overflow sleeping services provided by House of Charity. Funding will end June 30, at which point Catholic Charities will fund the service for another two weeks.
Monday will mark the end of an era for one historic Spokane business. Cassano's Grocery will close its doors on Mission on Christmas Eve to make way for homeless families to move in.
An early Christmas gift for a homeless shelter for women in Spokane.