Community Shelter Board

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

Apr 17, 2014

The Community Shelter Board is expanding space for homeless families as their numbers increase.

Volunteers in Ohio today and tonight will conduct what is called the annual "Point In Time" count of the homeless.

The Community Shelter Board has approved spending nearly eleven million dollars this year on programs to combat homelessness.

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.

The fight over a proposed winter shelter for the homeless in Franklin Township is forcing other shelters to fill beyond capacity.

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.

The courts are being asked to step into the fight over a proposed homeless shelter in Franklin Township.