homeless shelter http://kbia.org en Columbia City Council approves new homeless drop-in shelter http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-approves-new-homeless-drop-shelter <h1 style="line-height:200%"><span style="font-weight: inherit; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 200%;">The Columbia City Council voted Monday night to approve land on North Eighth Street as the site of a future homeless drop-in shelter.&nbsp;</span></h1><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:53:37 +0000 Kelly Skehen 51740 at http://kbia.org Columbia City Council approves new homeless drop-in shelter Room at the Inn homeless shelter to stay open one extra week http://kbia.org/post/room-inn-homeless-shelter-stay-open-one-extra-week <p><em>This story was <a href="http://columbiafavs.com/2014/02/24/room-inn-homeless-shelter-stay-open-early-march/">originally published on Columbia Faith &amp; Values </a>(ColumbiaFAVS.com).</em></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 24.972000122070313px;">Room at the Inn, the emergency winter homeless shelter run as a collaboration among churches, will stay open until March 6 – about one week later than originally planned.</span></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:56:33 +0000 Kellie Moore 48636 at http://kbia.org Room at the Inn homeless shelter to stay open one extra week Unitarian church hopes to extend homeless shelter until Dec. 31; volunteers needed http://kbia.org/post/unitarian-church-hopes-extend-homeless-shelter-until-dec-31-volunteers-needed <p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 24.96527862548828px;">The Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia is working to recruit enough volunteers to keep its temporary homeless shelter open until Dec. 31 –&nbsp;a week and a half longer than originally planned.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:01:22 +0000 Kellie Moore 45597 at http://kbia.org Columbia faith communities prepare for annual homeless shelter http://kbia.org/post/columbia-faith-communities-prepare-annual-homeless-shelter <div style="background-color:white;margin:14pt 0 7.5pt 0;"><p></p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"><font color="#333333" face="Arial,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;">Faith communities around Columbia are preparing for the annual start of Room at the Inn, a homeless shelter open in January and February. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:26:08 +0000 Kellie Moore 45002 at http://kbia.org Columbia faith communities prepare for annual homeless shelter Callaway County homeless shelter sees increase in overnight stays http://kbia.org/post/callaway-county-homeless-shelter-sees-increase-overnight-stays <p>A record set at one Callaway County homeless shelter could reflect a bigger problem.</p><p>Wiley House, a shelter for homeless adult men and women, had a record number of individuals stay overnight in July and August. Executive Director Brad Sheppard said the shelter has seen an increase every year since it opened in 2009, but he still didn&rsquo;t expect such high numbers.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:10:00 +0000 Amanda LaBrot 41476 at http://kbia.org Callaway County homeless shelter sees increase in overnight stays Shelters for homeless expected to increase this season http://kbia.org/post/shelters-homeless-expected-increase-season <p>The level of overnight shelter available to the homeless in Columbia is expected to increase this winter season.</p><p></p><p>Room at the Inn Volunteer Coordinator Janet Schisser says a group of about 20 people have been planning since July to find a new location to house the homeless through the winter months.</p><p>Last week the Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church confirmed they will accept Missouri’s homeless to stay overnight starting in January.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:32:53 +0000 Janet Saidi 24734 at http://kbia.org Shelters for homeless expected to increase this season Emergency homeless shelter remains open after scheduled close http://kbia.org/post/emergency-homeless-shelter-remains-open-after-scheduled-close <p>The Wiley House in Fulton will remain open despite being scheduled to close its doors due to lack of funding.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 22:24:09 +0000 Caroline Hecker 22446 at http://kbia.org Emergency homeless shelter remains open after scheduled close