The Daily Northwestern

Lack of state budget reduces social service resources, operations for city’s homeless

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

December 1, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Illinois’s state budget impasse has led to a reduction of resources and social services for Evanston’s homeless this holiday season. Some nonprofit organizations have had to cut or alter many of their programs, which a...

Connections for the Homeless announces new executive director

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

November 10, 2015

Filed under City

Connections for the Homeless, an Evanston organization that works to prevent homelessness and aid homeless people in the city, announced its new executive director last Wednesday. Betty Bogg will come into the position with ...

Connections for the Homeless executive director Paul Selden to retire

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 15, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The executive director of Connections for the Homeless, who increased the organization’s success rate of getting people off the street by fourfold, will retire at the end of January. Paul Selden has been the executive director...

Church organizes temporary shelter for homeless during Evanston winters

Madeline Fox, Reporter

November 3, 2014

Filed under City, Local

When the temperature drops below 5 degrees this winter, a local organization will open a shelter for Evanston’s homeless population to provide them with a place to sleep and protection from severe weather. Interfaith Action...