Mother of three arrested after police say she abandoned children in West Side park
A couple experiencing homelessness is hoping their good deed inspires people to help others in any circumstance. This comes after they spent 12 hours watching over three young children who San Antonio police say were abandoned by their mother.
San Antonio nonprofits say bill banning homeless encampments will face serious challenges
House Bill 1925 will ban homeless encampments across the state and require cities to get permission to allow them within city boundaries. However, city leaders and nonprofits say the bill will face some challenges from an enforcement standpoint.
What’s Up South Texas!: Former drug addict, alcoholic chef serves needy through signature food
A local San Antonio chef is using his passion for food to serve the needy in our community. This call to action was motivated by his own experience of being a former drug addict, alcoholic and nearly homeless.
Resource sites for homeless change during COVID-19 pandemic
The City of San Antonio has partnered with multiple agencies to continue providing food, showers and other resources to the homeless community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The city’s department of human services has a total of four designated resource hubs that are staffed by city employees during the week and by volunteers on weekends.
Community leaders conduct ‘sweep’ to try to fix homeless problem in Dellview neighborhood
Park benches, bus stops, streets and sidewalks are just a few of the places Dellview neighborhood residents say are being taken over by homeless vagrants. Community members teamed up with BCSO and Haven for Hope to do something about the issue.