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.
At least 20 percent of Utah’s homeless are women and children who are victims of domestic violence, Christopher Smart of the Salt Lake Tribune reports. Read the article here.
In an article written in the Salt Lake Tribune on January 19, 2016, a recent poll found that "most Utahns favor spending $25 million to expand housing and services for the homeless." Conversations and brainstorming sessions are a top priority in understanding how to better meet the needs of our homeless. To read the full article, [...]
The start of the New Year marks a time when people feel uplifted and excited about "starting again." At Fourth Street Clinic, we embrace positive change and starting anew. Every day for the month of January, we shared one of our favorite "resolutions" or ideas for positive change. DAY #31: YOU BE YOU! ♥ Embrace, accept, [...]