homeless shelter

Reader input: Build a shelter, the homeless will come

Business, government and entertainment have used the saying “Build it and they will come.” The expression has been used to promote building, justify behavior, and exemp ...

Reader input: We don’t need transient center

The search for a new home for the transient center should move downhill. Auburn should not be a destination resort for transients. It is too small to absorb a permanent transient s ...

Reader input: Clothes drive for homeless

The “never give up” spirit exists at the Right Hand Auburn Homeless Shelter run by VOA (Volunteers Of America). The shelter is in need of clothes items for men, prepari ...

Reader input: Attend shelter meetings

As Chair of the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council, I wanted to make sure the public is aware of several up coming meetings regarding the Homeless shelter. It is very importan ...

Grittier North Auburn homeless presence raises concerns

A grittier version of Auburn is emerging in recent months, with a hardened brand of homelessness creating concerns for residents and businesses. That’s the scenario that ope ...

Search on for potential North Auburn homeless shelter site

The initial, tentative steps in a search for a potential homeless shelter site in North Auburn are taking place, with a report by a commercial real estate business providing a glim ...

North Auburn shelter works with businesses to curb panhandling

With demand for the limited number of beds at the Right Hand Auburn homeless shelter in North Auburn, a no panhandling policy has gained allies in the nearby business community. W ...

Reader input: How about homeless folks?

I read in the Dec. 8 Auburn Journal that the construction for the $22.1 million animal shelter will be completed in 2016. I’m happy for the cats and dogs but I’m sad th ...

Reader input: Thoughts on the homeless

Just a thought. Whomever is taking residency at the shelter should learn to stay close to the shelter, even if the shelter is open 24/7. I believe there should be curfews for som ...

Reader input: Stirring up hatred puts homeless at risk

Leave it to (reporter) Gus Thompson and the AJ to take a minor incident and turn it into a headline story about an “attack with a deadly weapon” at the “reviled&r ...

North Auburn homeless shelter: ‘Mistakes made’ before assault by outsider

A different version than the Sheriff’s Office report is emerging in the case of a man arrested for assault with a deadly weapon at the North Auburn homeless shelter. The arr ...

Man assaulted with tree branch at North Auburn homeless shelter

  An Auburn transient is behind bars on suspicion of attacking and injuring another transient with a tree branch while both were staying at the North Auburn homeless shelter. ...

Left hand not talking to the Right Hand

Right Hand Auburn’s request for close to $21,000 to continue operations of the North Auburn homeless shelter was removed from the City Council agenda at Monday night’s ...

Reader input: Supes’ vote was irresponsible

The Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday vote on funding the homeless shelter was right down NIMBY lines. The one supervisor who represents the area impacted voted no. The superviso ...

Reader input: Shelter story needed balance

The recent article about Mrs. Ridge’s problems with the homeless seemed to imply that the Right Hand Auburn shelter was responsible (Auburn Journal, Oct. 6). I sympathize wit ...