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 St. Paul-based running club for the homeless, Next Steps, reaches out to homeless people in the area to jog together through city streets known personally by some of the runners.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has provided loans amounting to $2.6 billion for real estate development in several states and communities across the country.
The funding initiative helps build...more
Due to his nasty demeanor on the streets of a South Carolina town, longtime Ninety-Six resident and homeless "Rock Man" Ben Richardson wouldn't expect people to help him.
But a community-wide...more
Michael Perusco, chief executive officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society in New South Wales (NSW), relates the startling evidence of the growing number of homeless in Australia.
Second Wind Cottages is a tiny-house village for the chronically homeless in the town of Newfield, NY, outside of Ithaca.
The 16-by-20-foot houses in the village were built by more than 125...more
Youth homelessness can be fought in a two-way street: Providing long-term housing and employment.
Housing advocates are pushing for housing services as well as programs to help homeless youth...more
One foundation working with its project HomelessFonts.org, is hoping that the homeless people it serves can become successful font creators.
The Cyranos McCann, an advertising agency, and the...more
In an opinion piece in the Monroe Monitor, a newsweekly in Monroe Washington, Holly Gearheart asks how the concept of ensuring that everyone has a roof over his head can be so controversial.
Five young people who either are homeless or recently left the streets share their experiences about being homeless.
The storytellers are: Jarad Andrews, 21, of Oakland; Lovelle, 24, of San Jose;...more