We Shouldn't Have to Live Like This
This story from NPR illuminates the health challenges that aging homeless people face.
As Colorado Housing Stays Tight, Seniors Are Increasingly Feeling The Squeeze
This story about limited affordable housing options from KUNC features 3 seniors that obtained housing with help from SSS.
Meet Alice Bozeman
5280 did a feature on homelessness in November 2015. SSS client, Alice Bozeman, shares her struggle to find housing.
State Lawmakers Tackle Housing Crisis
This CBS4 Denver story covers Denver's lack of affordable housing, for which there is a 2- to 3-year wait. SSS client, Reid Shaylor, was interviewed for the story.
A Day with Senior Support Services
Another Look chronicled a day at SSS with photos and stories.
John Kottenstette, 7Everyday Hero
7News Denver honored John Kottenstette, former SSS day center manager and current volunteer, with the 7Everyday Hero award for the work he does with SSS client.
Too High a Price
In 2016, DU Sturm College of Law Homeless Advocacy Policy Project tallied number of municipal anti-homeless ordinances the amount of money cities spend enforcing them. Find a link to the 2016 report on the project page.
In 2018, the project authors discovered some cities passed additional anti-homeless ordinances; authorities issued more citations and move-on orders. Find a link to the 2018 report on the project page.
"Being homeless is inconvenient, stressful, and exhausting. Being homeless gives you a feeling of being lost, of being wayward and without purpose or place." Read Ted Pascoe's experience of being homeless for a month as a protest to a cut in funding to SSS and learn what many SSS clients go through each and every day.
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