The Road Home The Road Home en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:01 MST Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:11:23 MST Newspapers Haircuts for the homeless Craig Chandler gets his hair cut as local cosmetologists give haircuts and makeovers at the Road Home shelter for the... Sun, 19 Jul 2015 20:35:28 MDT 55 at homeless shelter treated for suspected food poisoning Fifty-five people at a homeless shelter were treated for suspected food poisoning at local hospitals Sunday and Monday. Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:25:00 MDT Salt Lake City leaders announce $500,000 in grants to curb homelessness The drive to prevent homelessness brought Salt Lake City leaders together Wednesday at the Salt Salt City-County Building to... Wed, 27 May 2015 19:35:00 MDT Controversial consultant recommends consolidation of homeless services A controversial consultant presented his assessment of Salt Lake City's homeless services and recommendations to consolidate... Thu, 14 May 2015 20:33:30 MDT Religious, community leaders dedicate Utah's first hospice for the homeless After a long journey to find the resources needed to create a homeless hospice, the INN Between held its ribbon-cutting and... Mon, 11 May 2015 17:50:00 MDT Salt Lake residents divided whether to move homeless services from downtown, poll says Salt Lake City residents are divided on whether homeless services providers should be moved from the city's downtown area, a... Tue, 05 May 2015 11:31:34 MDT Road Home overflow shelter torn down to make way for new facility Demolition is underway at the Road Home's overflow homeless shelter in Midvale. The building is being torn down to make way... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:00:00 MDT Demolition of Road Home's Midvale shelter starts Tuesday Demolition of the Road Home's winter overflow shelter is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, making way for a new facility... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 MDT Intergenerational poverty education initiative on hold until 2016 SB262, which would have created a mechanism to fund educational services for families living in intergenerational poverty,... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:58:04 MDT Children's museum collects coats, blankets for homeless Discovery Gateway children's museum in Salt Lake City collected donations for The Road Home homeless shelter during the third... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:07:06 MST Utah's 'toolbox' addresses homelessness 'very well,' Labor secretary says Following a tour of Palmer Court, a permanent, supportive apartment complex serving formerly homeless individuals and... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:50:00 MST Study of location of city's homeless services providers a 'courageous conversation' The work of the Salt Lake Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission got underway Monday. The appointed panel of... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:20:00 MST Letter: The Road Home I commend the mayor for forming a task force to put a comprehensive plan together to better serve the homeless. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:16:39 MST New Year's Day event gives homeless, people in poverty a 'fresh start' Salt Lake City Mission's annual New Year's Day celebration gave hundreds of poor and homeless Utahns a fresh start Thursday.... Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:05:00 MST Wind and cold temperatures 'absolutely brutal' for Utah's homeless Strong easterly winds across the Wasatch Front have caused snow to drift and temperatures to drop to single digits or below... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:21:16 MST Utahn Merlin Taylor is Santa with a cause Merlin Taylor doesn't earn a dime from the dozens of Santa Claus appearances he makes each December in Utah. However, he asks... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:57:36 MST Police searching for two men following downtown shooting death Police are looking for two men they say shot and killed a man in argument downtown Friday night. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:35:00 MST Utah tops the nation in voluntarism, nine years running For the ninth consecutive year, Utah ranks top nationwide in voluntarism, according to the most recent Volunteering and Civic... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:36:30 MST Group to study Salt Lake homeless facilities, consider relocation of services Salt Lake City is planning a comprehensive planning process in 2015 regarding services for homeless individuals and families,... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:17:05 MST Holidays offer opportunities to help — here are some ways you can serve Utahns were ranked No. 1 in the nation for voluntarism in 2013. In keeping with tradition, here are ways your family can... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:00:00 MST As winter approaches, here's how you can help Utah's homeless Salt Lake organization that shelter and serve homeless people need donations of new/gently used coats, warm clothing,... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 16:30:00 MDT Road Home to use Midvale shelter one more season before building new facility on site The Road Home will use its Midvale community winter shelter one more season before building a new facility at the same site.... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:15:30 MDT Salt Lake City a partner in campaign to house 100K chronically homeless Americans Salt Lake City and other partners in a national effort to reduce chronic homelessness have reached their collective goal of... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:40:00 MDT 10 cities, Salt Lake County fund inaugural homeless services grant Acknowledging homelessness is a shared responsibility, 10 cities and Salt Lake County have funded an inaugural homeless... Thu, 01 May 2014 19:33:49 MDT Missing Kearns teen found safe Baylee Fausett, 17, who went missing Monday, was found safe Wednesday in Salt Lake City/ Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:51:42 MDT Police ask for help locating missing Kearns teen Police are asking for help locating a 17-year-old girl who went missing from her home Monday and may be attempting to meet up... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:55:00 MDT The Road Home to level and build new community winter shelter in Midvale The Road Home plans to open a newly constructed community winter shelter in Midvale next fall. The nonprofit agency plans to... Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:40:00 MDT Youths team with Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans for artistic alley-oop The Utah Jazz and AT&T are teaming up on a mural that will be installed on the exterior of the Artspace Bridge Projects in... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:34:28 MDT New steps taken to break the cycle of poverty In three years, Sen. Stuart Reid has guided an effort to address intergeneration poverty from the research stage to tapping... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:45:00 MDT Day of service helps meet needs, teach youth life lessons Youth Councils from across Salt Lake County participated in a day of service Saturday. Kearns and Midvale youth helped ease... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:19:12 MST Utah Symphony to commemorate JFK with concert Nov. 22-23 The Utah Symphony will hold concerts to commemorate the legacy of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22-23 at 8 p.m. at Abravanel Hall. Sat, 16 Nov 2013 13:00:00 MST Weather change marks opening of Road Home overflow shelter Families who stay at The Road Home's overflow shelter in Midvale this winter will have a new roof over their heads, part of... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:35:00 MDT Salt Lake's 'Rio Grande solutions' aim to tackle issues of public safety, drug use and more Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and others community leaders on Monday outline collaborative efforts to ensure homeless... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:55:00 MDT Photo gallery: Children at homeless shelter get new back-to-school supplies More than 140 children who have recently moved into the Road Home, Salt Lake City’s family homeless shelter, received... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:08:02 MDT Zions Direct Adds 5 New Charities to Growing Auction Platform ... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Zions Direct Adds 5 New Charities to Growing Auction Platform Best Friends Animal Society, United Way, JDRF, Utah Food Bank, and The Road Home are the newest additions to Zions Direct's... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Christmas in July brings fun, donations to The Road Home The Salt Lake Board of Realtors held its 22nd annual Christmas in July event at The Road Home homeless shelter Friday... Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:08:58 MDT The Road Home serves homeless throughout state, nation The Road Home shelters homeless people from every county in Utah and every state in the nation. Acknowledging this is a... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 23:29:06 MDT Stamping it out: New programs helping the homeless beat substance abuse Many shelter directors say an increase in substance abuse is to blame for trapping more young people in homelessness. But... Wed, 08 May 2013 17:52:24 MDT Mayors of Salt Lake County ready to fund help for the homeless All communities in Salt Lake County would help support services for homeless people under a proposal for each city to give 35... Fri, 03 May 2013 06:29:18 MDT Salt Lake Bees: Bees rally to sweep doubleheader vs. Reno at home The Bees took two games from Reno on Wednesday night, taking a 2-1 series lead in the process. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:40:00 MDT Jazz notebook: Utah puzzled by rare 5-point play in 5-point loss to Mavericks The Dallas Mavericks made a rare five-point play in the fourth quarter of their five-point win over Utah. Sun, 24 Mar 2013 23:00:00 MDT In our opinion: 'Inherited' poverty When it comes to fighting chronic homelessness, Utah is developing an impressive track record. The Utah homes for the... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Bill allowing former inmates to obtain temporary IDs passes committee Ask any nonprofit agency that serves those newly released from jail or prison, a former inmate's lack of identification... Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:55:00 MST About Utah: Utah's attack on homelessness a model for the nation Utah's homes for the homeless initiative, now in its ninth year, has attracted far-reaching and favorable attention because... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 20:33:18 MST Nonprofits pitch lawmakers for funds for community detox, homeless overflow shelter upgrades On Thursday, Bray asked the Utah Legislature's Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee to consider a state appropriation... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:35:00 MST Dick Harmon: Hot-shooting Dons race past stumbling BYU Cougars San Francisco blistered the nets, converting 9 of 10 second-half 3-point shots in a 60-point second half that buried the... Sun, 10 Feb 2013 10:32:39 MST Video: Utah youth discuss bullying, legislative process, the rewards of curiosity Youth city councils from throughout the state participated in the Utah League of Cities and Towns' Local Officials Day at the... Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:05:00 MST Volunteers span state to count homeless Every year the State of Utah participates in a physical count of all homeless individuals across the state to determine how... Sat, 02 Feb 2013 18:51:56 MST Lawmaker's proposal: Hire a homeless person, receive a state tax credit Utah employers who hire a homeless person could receive a corporate or individual income tax credit up to $2,000 under a... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:28:45 MST