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Newly Opened Birmingham Coffee Shop Gives the Homeless Chance to Work

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Troy Whetstone, owner of the newly opened Modern House Coffee Shop in Titusville, said he wasn’t one for coffee until...

Excessive Heat Means Birmingham’s Firehouse Shelter Needs More Donations For Homeless

By Gillian Brooks www.WBRC.com Firehouse Shelter has received a tremendous amount of donations after asking for the community’s help. On July 19, the shelter had to send people...

Mayor Woodfin: Homeless Will Not Be Displaced During TWG 2022

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times With less than 10 days remaining before the start of The World Games (TWG) 2022, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin fired...

After Public Outcry, Homeless Providers Clarify Use of Controversial Micro-Shelters

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times No one will be sleeping in any of the prototype structures that were built as part of a city-funded, community-led...

UPDATED — As Coldest Air of Season Moves In, City Announces...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) will be used as warming station on later this week and early next after...

Benjamin F. Chavis Jr.: What America Can Learn from NY’s Homelessness...

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. I congratulate New York City Democratic mayoral nominee, Eric Adams. He will be a strong new mayor of our nation’s...

Homeless men get free haircuts as part of BABJ outreach in...

(Story and Photo By Barnett Wright/The Birmingham Times) Quincy Moore, above, of Concierge Mobile Barbershop provided free haircuts on Saturday as the Birmingham Association of...

COVID-19 Vaccines: What about Birmingham’s Homeless Population?

By Sydney Melson and Erica Wright The Birmingham Times COVID-19 vaccination sites are opening around Jefferson County, and growing numbers of citizens are receiving shots—but some...

How Three Birmingham Shelters Adjusted to the Pandemic

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times A number of Birmingham organizations are fighting to prevent and end homelessness in the metro area and provide services for...

Birmingham Gets First Mobile Shower Unit for the Homeless

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times After a fundraising campaign that lasted 15 months including a stretch when support lagged, a Birmingham nonprofit on Friday unveiled...

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