Homeless Shelters

Men's quarters, top floor of New Life Evangelistic Center. Photo: KMOX

City to Decide Fate of New Life Evangelistic Center

On July 22, the city’s Board of Public Service is expected to deliberate and vote on the New Life Evangelistic Center’s permit.


The Reverend Larry Rice, New Life Evangelistic Center
 (KMOX/file photo)

Springfield has Issues with Homeless Advocate Larry Rice

City officials have asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to take back the deed given to Rice’s New Life Evangelistic Center.



Violence at Bonne Terre Shelter Raises Concerns

The shelter has had trouble finding a suitable live-in caretaker and getting help with criminal background checks.


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