The D.C. Council is examining safety procedures at the city’s family homeless shelter following the disappearance of an 8-year-old girl who was living there with her mother and brothers.
Fairfax County police say an officer shot and killed a man as officers tried to break up a fight at a homeless shelter near Fort Belvoir.
A ray of hope for the homeless in Maryland’s Calvert County is Echo House, a homeless shelter that runs 365 days a year on a small budget.
Executive Director Trisha Gipson says they focus on helping men, women and families get back on their feet.
The Arlington County Board has approved a permit to open a year-round homeless shelter in the Courthouse neighborhood.