Proposed 2019 Federal Budget

Proposed 2019 Federal Budget

The Administration recently released their proposed 2019 budget (despite still not having a 2018 budget). This proposed budget will deny Section 8 Housing Vouchers, already a barely-available resource, with 5+ year wait lists, to a quarter of a million current...
A Valentine’s Wish for BOSS Participants

A Valentine’s Wish for BOSS Participants

This Valentine’s Day, the day meant more in BOSS than just flowers, candy, and dinner out with a significant other – several people in our community decided it could and should be a day to show love and kinship with friends and neighbors – including...
U.N. Investigates U.S. Efforts on Homelessness

U.N. Investigates U.S. Efforts on Homelessness

We are a country divided. We have extreme polarized views on everything from vaccines to gun control. We also have extremes in lifestyle: from individuals so rich they incorporate themselves for protection, to people who must make the horrible choice between shelter...
Food: Insecurity to Security, It Takes All Of Us

Food: Insecurity to Security, It Takes All Of Us

Food insecurity is real. It is far more prevalent than many people think. It impacts individuals, families, and entire communities. That is why it is so important to be involved in the food security movement. To this end, BOSS has joined with the newly established...
Mobile Health Program for Homeless in Berkeley

Mobile Health Program for Homeless in Berkeley

Living without housing leads to a whole host of health issues. The Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless program knows this all too well. That is why they began their Mobile Health program! This program meets people where they’re at, in more ways than one....