The State of NoVa: Homelessness


Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 12/17/2012

Homeless for two years, James Allison wrote poetry in his truck, and now publishes “Dark Waters”

And now his first volume, “Dark Waters,” is published

By Tom Jackman  |  05:30 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Social Services | Tags:  James Allison, Dark Waters, homelessness, Rick Conte

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 09/05/2011

Children in NoVa homeless shelters start school too

As school starts in Northern Virginia, it’s a particularly hard time for kids who don’t have a home, either to start the day or return to at school day’s end. And space at local shelters for families is full.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:31 AM ET, 09/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa, Loudoun County | Tags:  Homelessness, Virginia

Posted at 04:15 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Fairfax County homelessness gets in-depth look

The Connection newspapers compile an issue with dozens of stories, editorials, photos and video about the effort to end homelessness in Fairfax County by 2018.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:15 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County | Tags:  Homelessness, Virginia

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Fairfax reduces its homeless population, even in recession

Their plan included creating an office to end homelessness and building partnerships with groups already battling the problem.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:55 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County | Tags:  Fairfax County homelessness, Virginia