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Flagstaff Shelter Services

Flagstaff Shelter Services is reporting an uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases among the people it serves experiencing homelessness.

Courtesy of Flagstaff Shelter Services

Managers of northern Arizona’s largest homeless shelter say demand has spiked in recent weeks because of the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Associated Press.com

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is calling for a shared regional response to surging homelessness and lack of affordable housing in the valley.

Utah Schools Struggle to Support Number of Homeless Students

Sep 3, 2019
(David Fuchs/Courtesy of KUER via AP)

As the new school year begins, officials say Utah’s Washington County on the Arizona border, is struggling to support its growing population of homeless students.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

Flagstaff officials and many residents remain on edge about possible flooding from the Museum Fire. But it’s the city’s homeless population that is uniquely vulnerable. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, social service organizations are gearing up to help. 


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