Services for the Homeless News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits.
Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...more
Philanthropist and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shirks at the responsibility for the increase of homelessness under his tenure. The Mayor says even the rich can get free housing support and...more
Hillsborough lawyers are helping to bring the national Project HELP to the area. These lawyers volunteer with the Homeless Experience Legal Protection to spend an hour and a half at Metropolitan...more
Fresno City plans to spend $1 million this year for rental assistance for the homeless.
Plans were discussed during a two-hour workshop on homelessness. A coordinated effort between nonprofits,...more
In a recent census, 1.1 million children are at an increased risk of falling behind, dropping out and joining either the criminal justice system or the welfare system by being homeless.
A summit with homeless liaisons recognizes ways and key solutions to bolster partnerships and coordinate services.
However, a point that was touched on through the summit: how to make others aware...more
The L.D. 1717, An Act to Support Homeless Shelters, a bill proposed by Lewiston Democratic Sen. Margaret Craven, is comprised of two sections.
The first section proposes funding for homeless youth...more
A research paper entitled titled "Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter" details at the saving behavior of the working homeless.
The authors of the study...more
Michael Rabkin, Director of Media Relations at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, answers how the homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee.