Homeless Advocates Prepare For More Outreach With Those Living On Denver StreetsThe City of Denver is preparing to cleanup two homeless encampments this week. One will be near the Denver Art Museum and the other is expected to be at 13th Avenue and Washington Street.
Denver Coliseum Out As Proposed Campsite For Those Experiencing HomelessnessLast month, the Denver Coliseum was the front runner for the first sanctioned homeless camp site. But feedback from the community put that plan on hold.
Curtis Park Residents Report Noticeable Increase In Crime At Homeless CampsResidents say violence and drug dealing are taking over encampments in an area where people experiencing homelessness have been seeking refuge for decades.
Gov. Polis Calls Homeless Sweeps Near Capitol 'A Relief'Gov. Jared Polis said Wednesday's sweep of a homeless camp near the Capitol was "a relief" and called it an important step toward making the city safer.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Says Radical Groups Are Embedded In Homeless CampsDenver Mayor Michael Hancock says some of the people who have camped out around Denver have an agenda that has nothing to do with homelessness.
Denver Wants To Keep Homeless Shelter At National Western Complex Open Through Mid-AugustOfficials with the City of Denver are hoping to keep the homeless shelter at the National Western Complex open through mid-August. They say the facility serves more than 600 guest per night.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Asks City Council Members To Submit Potential Sites For Temporary Homeless CampDenver Mayor Michael Hancock is asking each city council member to submit one potential site in their districts to support a temporary COVID-based campsite. The Safe Outdoor Space concept was proposed last week.