Two men were arrested after a violent episode at the 2nd and D Street shelter.
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The D.C. Department of Behavioral Health offers training sessions for individuals who suffer from substance abuse and other mental illness to become mental health peer counselors.
While it is most common among youth nationwide, synthetic cannabinoid overdoses are plaguing poor adults in the nation’s capital.
Reginald Johnson, 37, is wanted for First Degree Murder While Armed in connection with the July 2 murder near the shelter at 2nd and D Streets NW.
On July 9, a man was found dead where he had been sleeping for the past year on F Street NW.
A handful of residents of Barry Farm, a public housing complex in Anacostia, breathed a sigh of relief earlier this year when plans to demolish and redevelop the neighborhood were sent back for revision.
Advocates questioned the timeline to close D.C. General and the impact of demolition taking place on the campus. D.C. Council held a hearing to investigate.
Pharmacies have long been in short supply in Wards 7 and 8, which serves as a disadvantage to residents.
Behavioral health specialist Richard Bebout is piloting a comprehensive high-tech project to provide care services to homeless patients with a complicated physical or mental health history.
The Northeast is experiencing a heat wave. What resources are available to help D.C.’s homeless community cope?
On Monday, July 2, a man was shot with a handgun and killed near the entrance to the Community for Creative Nonviolence shelter located at 2nd and D Streets NW.
The D.C. Council voted 11 to 2 to pass a bill requiring landlords to keep evicted tenants belongings for up to 7 days.
The D.C. Council will take more time to discuss a proposed law asking performers on the street to turn down their volume.
“Undesign the Redline” is an interactive look at how the effects of discriminatory selling practices present in the 1930s housing market still affect low-income neighborhoods today. The Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) featured the exhibit as the centerpiece of its annual meeting and housing expo this year and in its downtown D.C. office throughout June.
Casa Ruby offers a variety of services to members of the LGBTQ community regardless of housing or immigration status
D.C. local government agrees upon LGBTQ health data collection, in opposition to Trump Administration’s attempt to eliminate it.
Street Sense Media artist and vendor Reginald Black interviews U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters about homelessness, housing and community organizing.
D.C. Central Kitchen, a work force training program, will create a youth program for food service training
The bill establishes a program where tenants choose to report their rent as a means to establish a better credit score. It has yet to receive funding.
Families at D.C. General are left to deal with terrible conditions while D.C Council examines construction delays. DHS still wants to close shelter on time.