HOME Resource Center in Hollister. File photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista OKs using federal funds to rehab county homeless shelter

$231K had been designated for homeless services.

HOME Resource Center in Hollister. File photo by Noe Magaña.

News

Public Hearing Notice—Homeless Services and H.O.M.E. Resource Center

SBC Community Action Board to hold virtual meeting on March 31.

Photo courtesy of CSWD.

News Release

Virtual Public Hearing—Shelter Operations

Purpose is to discuss application for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and to solicit citizen input on the proposed activities to be included in the application.

HOME Resource Center in Hollister. File photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

COVID-19 outbreak hits homeless shelter

No new clients will be accepted while those exposed are in quarantine.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council approves $250K for homeless shelter

Funding will help maintain daily operations, which have switched to a 24-hour schedule since shelter-in-place went into effect.

Linda Lampe, owner of outreach center My Father’s House and pastor with Hollister Community Outreach, prepares food for Hollister homeless. File photo by John Chadwell.

Health

Outreach to homeless residents continues during COVID-19

Facilities change standard procedures to provide care for San Benito County’s transient population.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Health

Thanksgiving gatherings to feed those in need

Several Hollister organizations hosting holiday celebrations for residents and guests.

Alma Smith spoke at the Sept. 16 Hollister City Council meeting and said she never thought she would end up in a homeless shelter. Photos by John Chadwell.

Health

Homeless shelter residents praise program

Two describe their stay at the HOME Resource Center.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Health

Homeless population drops in new count

It’s the second lowest number in San Benito County since 2011.

New section of county building that house Whole Person Care and the HOME Resource Center. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Health

HOME Resource Center open house showcases new facilities

Phase Two development includes laundry, kitchen and computer lab.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Health

County considers housing homeless in modular building

Woman shares how shelter and services have helped her since August.

Homeless encampment in San Benito County. File photo.

Health

Homeless census conducted in San Benito County

Count enables HUD to determine local funding needs.

Beds at the HOME Resource Center, the region's homeless shelter on San Felipe Road in Hollister. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Health

Hollister declares shelter crisis

Declaration alongside Board of Supervisors allows the county to apply for homeless program funds.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

San Benito County approves contracts for homeless shelter and road repairs

Other projects include training for social workers and electronic polling.

Beds at the HOME Resource Center, the region's homeless shelter on San Felipe Road in Hollister. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Health

More planned for H.O.M.E. Resource Center in Hollister

The county has secured a near $5 million grant for Phase Two of the homeless shelter.