Housing and Homelessness

The site of the future Glory Hall at the corner of Teal Street and Alpine Avenue in the Mendenhall Valley. Co-located will be the Southeast Community Services Center, forming and integrated campus, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Trust donates $150K to Juneau community services center

The structure will be a hub for many of Juneau’s community-oriented nonprofits.

The site of the future Glory Hall at the corner of Teal Street and Alpine Avenue in the Mendenhall Valley. Co-located will be the Southeast Community Services Center, forming and integrated campus, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
People sit outside the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The JACC is poised to serve as an emergency warming shelter through the first quarter of next year. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
People sit outside the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The JACC is poised to serve as an emergency warming shelter through the first quarter of next year. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                People mill outside the Glory Hall during meal distribution on June 25. The new Juneau Cares Program helps provide meals prepared by a local business to people in need.
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                People mill outside the Glory Hall during meal distribution on June 25. The new Juneau Cares Program helps provide meals prepared by a local business to people in need.
Photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                The Glory Hall is currently the only source for a meal for many Juneau residents experiencing homelessness, June 25, 2020. Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said that this is leading to friction with downtown residents and businesses, and she supports the Juneau Cares program, a program that pays local restaurants to help feed the homeless or food-insecure.

Program to feed hungry, fund restaurants trudging toward reality

The program could inject up to $1 million into local restaurants while feeding the most vulnerable.

Photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                The Glory Hall is currently the only source for a meal for many Juneau residents experiencing homelessness, June 25, 2020. Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said that this is leading to friction with downtown residents and businesses, and she supports the Juneau Cares program, a program that pays local restaurants to help feed the homeless or food-insecure.
Hands-on care: Homeless receive haircuts, food, help at community event

Hands-on care: Homeless receive haircuts, food, help at community event

More than 200 people experiencing homelessness received care today.

Hands-on care: Homeless receive haircuts, food, help at community event
A Cold Weather Emergency Shelter sign at St. Vincent de Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The shelter is expected to open on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A Cold Weather Emergency Shelter sign at St. Vincent de Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The shelter is expected to open on Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Scott Ciambor, chief housing gfficer for the City and Borough of Juneau and board chair for the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, speaks at the Southeast Housing Summit at the Baranof Hotel on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The summit is a two-day program organized by the Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Scott Ciambor, chief housing gfficer for the City and Borough of Juneau and board chair for the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, speaks at the Southeast Housing Summit at the Baranof Hotel on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The summit is a two-day program organized by the Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)