New VA community center combats veteran homelessness

The building that now houses the Community Resource and Referral Center was built in 1925 and originally housed a moving company that used horses and carriages.

The new VA Community Resource and Referral Center, housed in a restored historic building on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, provides resources to veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Common Council to vote on divisive streetcar plan Tuesday

A large and boisterous group of community members packed a cafeteria at Journey House recently to voice their concerns about the streetcar project.

Agencies, volunteers hit streets to count Milwaukee’s homeless population

An unidentified homeless man holds a sign asking for money at 25th Street and West St. Paul Avenue. (Photo by Brendan O’Brien)

Milwaukee County’s Continuum of Care, a group of organizations and individuals that serve the homeless, will count and survey homeless individuals this week to better understand their plight.