Homeless Communities It is an endless cycle for many homeless. With no house or bath, they cannot get a job and with no job they cannot get a house. Finding affordable housing in the U.S. and many other countries has become more and more difficult.
Activist and homeless community members in Madison, Wisconsin, are in the process of building housing for the homeless. The effort grew from the dispersed Occupy Wall Street movement, which has taken a shift from political,
Throughout the U.S. homelessness continues to be a national problem. The financial crisis of 2008 was a major contributing factor as well as the lack of affordable housing, mental illness, alcoholism, poverty, and dysfunctional families. National statistics on homeless are staggering with data ...
Homeless folks trade and sell what they have with other homeless folks and beg for money from non-homeless folks (or, "folks"). Ernest did fairly well in the trading community thanks to years of sales experience in his non-homeless life. By my estimation, he'd gotten a little rusty, his sellable items probably being the limiting factor.
In this video, we travel to the Waianae Boat Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, where we explore The Harbor, a homeless and anarchist community solely run by women. The...
Homeless Veterans Community Employment Services. Permanent, stable housing is the benchmark of efforts to end homelessness among Veterans, but housing alone may not be enough.
The City of Lafayette provides programs to support and assist the homeless and those in need in the community.
If your heart has been gripped by the hungry, thirsty, strangers on the streets, learn how to help the homeless with these four acts of kindness.
Community Education Our mission includes bringing the community together, and an important part of this involves education both onsite and out in the community. We’ve learned a lot about poverty and homelessness in our nearly 25 years, and we’d like to share it with you and your friends, your place of worship, your business and with others ...
Grant Programs and Services SAMHSA’s formula and discretionary grant programs support many types of behavioral health treatments and recovery-oriented services. SAMHSA’s services increase access to disability income benefits for eligible adults who are experiencing or at risk for homelessness. Learn more about grant programs and services: