Community Shelter Board Briggsdale Supportive Housing Project Completes Expansion By Mike Foley • May 16, 2019 Community leaders and homeless advocates today celebrated the expansion of a housing development for people experiencing homelessness, mental health conditions, and addiction. Columbus Council Approves Funding For Fighting Homelessness By Jim Letizia • Mar 19, 2019 voa.org Columbus City Council last night approved legislation giving 4.3 million dollars to the Community Shelter Board for programs to fight homelessness. CSB Conducts Point-In-Time Homelessness Count By Mike Foley • Jan 24, 2019 The Community Shelter Board and its volunteers conducted Columbus and Franklin County's annual point-in-time count of the area's homeless population. HUD Awards Grant To Community Shelter Board By Mike Foley • Jul 16, 2018 The Community Shelter Board received the second largest grant in the latest round of federal funding to prevent youth homelessness. Columbus Moving To Crack Down On Aggressive Panhandling By Jim Letizia • Jun 21, 2018 WCBE files Columbus City Council is scheduled to introduce legislation on Monday designed to curb aggressive panhandling. Public And Private Dollars Fueling New Local Effort To Fight Infant Mortality Among The Homeless By Jim Letizia • Feb 14, 2018 wexnermedical.osu.edu Columbus City Council this week approved legislation giving 75 thousand dollars to the Community Shelter Board to support a program fighting infant mortality. HUD Report Finds Homelessness Decline In Ohio By Mike Foley • Dec 6, 2017 Despite a slight increase nationally, homelessness declined in Ohio according to the latest estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Annual Point-In-Time Homeless Count In Columbus By Mike Foley • Jan 25, 2017 Foley The Community Shelter Board today conducted its annual homeless count in Columbus and Franklin County. Local Homelessness Continues To Increase By Mike Foley • Jun 9, 2016 Strategies to end homelessness in central Ohio are working, but the number of individuals and families using shelters continues to climb. Annual Count Of Local Homeless To Be Conducted Tonight By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Jan 29, 2015 The Community Shelter Board leads the eleventh annual "Point In Time" count of the homeless population in Columbus and Franklin County tonight. More Space For Homeless Families Planned By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Apr 17, 2014 The Community Shelter Board is expanding space for homeless families as their numbers increase. Annual Homeless Count Today In Many Ohio Cities By Jim Letizia • Jan 28, 2014 Volunteers in Ohio today and tonight will conduct what is called the annual "Point In Time" count of the homeless. CSB Approves Plans To Fight Homelessness By Jim Letizia • Jul 2, 2013 The Community Shelter Board has approved spending nearly eleven million dollars this year on programs to combat homelessness. Emergency Homeless Shelter To Close At Month's End By Jim Letizia • Mar 21, 2013 The Community Shelter Board says its winter-overflow shelter on Industrial Mile Road in Franklin Township is staying open past its scheduled closing date of last Friday because of the unusually cold weather. Weather Creates Homeless Shelter Overflows By Jim Letizia • Dec 27, 2012 The fight over a proposed winter shelter for the homeless in Franklin Township is forcing other shelters to fill beyond capacity. Judge Refuses To Block Homeless Shelter By Jim Letizia • Dec 18, 2012 A Franklin County judge has refused to grant a request by a child care center to block the opening of a 190-bed homeless shelter next door in Franklin Township. Homeless Shelter Fight Goes To Court By Jim Letizia • Nov 29, 2012 The courts are being asked to step into the fight over a proposed homeless shelter in Franklin Township.