County Mayor Ben McAdams selected the third homeless shelter site to be built in South Salt Lake, the Salt Lake Tribune is reporting. The site is located at approximately 3300 South and 1000 West. It is in an empty lot near the Salt Lake Valley Juvenile Detention Center, the County Metro Jail, and Valley Mental [...]
Salt Lake County needs volunteers for the 2017 Homeless Point in Time Count The nationwide Homeless Point in Time Count is happening in Salt Lake County on January 25 - 28. The project involves working in teams to interview homeless individuals to gain information about themselves and their situation. The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a [...]
Fourth Street Clinic trusts the decisions, aims to work diligently with homeless agencies to implement solutions Salt Lake City, UT — December 13, 2016 — Mayor Biskupski and the Salt Lake City Council have announced the locations of four new homeless shelters and the subsequent closure of The Road Home at 210 S. Rio Grande Street. Matthew [...]
A nagging cough, unrelenting tooth pain, difficulty quitting smoking. These are some of the health challenges we might face in any year. Now imagine facing these health challenges while homeless. Where would you turn for care? Thanks to donors like you, over 4,800 homeless Utahns turned to Fourth Street Clinic last year for their [...]
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are going to hit unprecedented sales goals this year, with economists predicting Black Friday’s sales to exceed $3 billion – for the first time ever. Cyber Monday is no different: last year the digital shopping frenzy day hit $3.19 billion, and Forbes predicts it will see a 9.4% increase [...]
SALT LAKE CITY — It went down to the wire, but the Salt Lake City Council has budgeted up to $280,000 to operate an overflow shelter downtown for people experiencing homelessness. The shelter, to be set up nightly in Catholic Community Services of Utah's St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall, opened at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. [...]
Fourth Street is breaking new ground. With the close of the tumultuous election season - and with the new year approaching - a lot of changes are going to happen. So we decided to make a few of our own. We are excited to unveil our new site, which went live on Monday, November 7. The new [...]
Over 1,650 patients will receive services thanks to KUER and their Fall Fund Drive! Local public radio station KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City partnered up with Fourth Street Clinic this week for their pledge drive. Thanks to them, listeners who donated could select their donation gift to go towards Fourth Street Clinic, helping to [...]
Downtown Magazine, a publication released by the Downtown Alliance, has a thoughtful new article on tackling homelessness as a team in Salt Lake City. Click the graphic on the right for the story, as well as articles by Salt Lake Mayor Jackie Biskupski and County Mayor Ben McAdams.
Homelessness in Utah is a complex, challenging societal issue – one that requires a long-term holistic approach and a statewide commitment to address. Read Gail Miller’s editorial on the Salt Lake Tribune here.