Photos of the Day: New Bedford Homeless Advocates, 8-26-15

A pedestrian walks by pylons at the city bus terminal in downtown New Bedford - a popular spot for people who are homeless to gather.  MICHAEL SMITH/STANDARD TIMES SPECIAL

A pedestrian walks by pylons at the city bus terminal in downtown New Bedford – a popular spot for people who are homeless to gather. MICHAEL SMITH/STANDARD TIMES SPECIAL

Peter Costa, left, founder of Homeless Advocates, talks to Joe, who is homeless, on what items he might need on Elm Street in downtown New Bedford.  MICHAEL SMITH/STANDARD TIMES SPECIAL

Peter Costa, left, founder of Homeless Advocates, talks to Joe, who is homeless, on what items he might need on Elm Street in downtown New Bedford. MICHAEL SMITH/STANDARD TIMES SPECIAL

Downtown New Bedford near city hall is a popular destination for the city's homeless, where Homeless Advocates founder and director Peter Costa is helping those connect with resources they need.  MICHAEL SMITH/STANDARD TIMES SPECIAL

Downtown New Bedford near city hall is a popular destination for the city’s homeless, where Homeless Advocates founder and director Peter Costa is helping those connect with resources they need. MICHAEL SMITH/STANDARD TIMES SPECIAL