A Shelter From the Storm

The Guest House will provide a place where COVID-19 patients who are homeless can go into quarantine.

Shelters in Place

Organizations that provide services for Knoxville’s homeless population are making adjustments as they prepare for COVID-19.

Compromise on Closure

The city, Volunteer Ministry Center and Parkridge residents reach an agreement on closing the north end of Myrtle Street.

Finishing Up the Foyer

Volunteer Ministry Center is preparing to open its low-barrier shelter for the homeless as a path to permanent housing.

A New Alternative to the Streets

Volunteer Ministry Center, with the help of city taxpayers, wants to establish Knoxville’s first ‘low-barrier’ homeless shelter.