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March 6, 1996 | SARAH KLEIN
Two cold-weather shelters that provided housing and food for 250 people a night in Orange County were forced to close Feb. 27 when half of their federal funding was held up by the budget stalemate in Washington. "Most of the people there cannot care for themselves," said Jim Miller, president of Shelter for the Homeless, which operates the two shelters at National Guard armories in Fullerton and Santa Ana. "They come with mental, physical, drug and alcohol problems . . .
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1999 | MATEA GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The men straggle into the small Eastside church as the evening sun dips behind the downtown skyscrapers. Exhausted and dirty, they take turns showering in the adjacent office bathroom, then wait quietly on wooden benches outside the church for dinner. When darkness falls, they unroll their sleeping bags on the church pews and bed down for the night--if not comfortably, at least safe from the perils of street life.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1997 | JULIO V. CANO
The Orange County Emergency Food and Shelter Board announced this week the availability of funds for agencies that assist the needy and homeless. Funds are available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state Emergency Housing and Assistance Program. Agencies interested in applying for the FEMA funds must do so by Oct. 27. The state housing program is also offering financial assistance--up to $92,000--intended for use by emergency shelter providers in Orange County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1997 | JULIO V. CANO
The Orange County Emergency Food and Shelter Board announced this week the availability of funds for agencies that assist the needy and homeless. Funds are available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state Emergency Housing and Assistance Program. Agencies interested in applying for the FEMA funds must do so by Oct. 27. The state housing program is also offering financial assistance--up to $92,000--intended for use by emergency shelter providers in Orange County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1995 | GEBE MARTINEZ
Shelter for the Homeless, an agency based in the city, has received a federal grant to develop temporary housing for homeless veterans who are trying to find jobs, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday. The funding totals $117,346, or 65% of the cost to buy and refurbish a 12-bed triplex in Fontana, said Jim Miller, executive director of Shelter for the Homeless.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1999 | MATEA GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The men straggle into the small Eastside church as the evening sun dips behind the downtown skyscrapers. Exhausted and dirty, they take turns showering in the adjacent office bathroom, then wait quietly on wooden benches outside the church for dinner. When darkness falls, they unroll their sleeping bags on the church pews and bed down for the night--if not comfortably, at least safe from the perils of street life.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 1996 | SARAH KLEIN
Two cold-weather shelters that provided housing and food for 250 people a night in Orange County were forced to close Feb. 27 when half of their federal funding was held up by the budget stalemate in Washington. "Most of the people there cannot care for themselves," said Jim Miller, president of Shelter for the Homeless, which operates the two shelters at National Guard armories in Fullerton and Santa Ana. "They come with mental, physical, drug and alcohol problems . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1995 | GEBE MARTINEZ
Shelter for the Homeless, an agency based in the city, has received a federal grant to develop temporary housing for homeless veterans who are trying to find jobs, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday. The funding totals $117,346, or 65% of the cost to buy and refurbish a 12-bed triplex in Fontana, said Jim Miller, executive director of Shelter for the Homeless.
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