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.

Homeless Hounds Program Houses Pets While Owners Search for New Home
The Homeless Hounds program provides housing to pet owners while they are in search for a new home. The Homeless Hounds program, through Puppy Palace of La Crosse, averages nine to 12 homeless...more



Increase of Homeless Students in US Schools
An annual report from the National Center for Homeless Education finds that nearly 1.2 million homeless students are enrolled in schools nationwide, with a 10 percent increase from the previous...more

Washington, D.C. Faces Recurrent Family Homelessness Crisis
Washington, D.C. is currently facing family homelessness issues as it presents the latest findings showing that over a thousand families are homeless in the city. According to Amber Harding, an...more

California Bill AB 652: Protect Homeless Teens
California passes law that aims to "change a pattern of homeless teens avoiding shelters, schools and healthcare out of fear they will be reported to child services and forced to return to...more

Mapping the Homelessness Problem in America
Nonprofits, designers, and technology specialists have gathered together at the recent Hack to End Homelessness event in Seattle to visualize and contextualize the homelessness problem across the...more

Homeless Coalition Taps Into $100 Million to Build Affordable Housing
A West-Central Minnesota homeless coalition taps into a $100 million state grant to address homelessness in the area and build affordable housing. According to Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional...more

Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations: Solution to End Homelessness?
Master of Social Entrepreneurship candidates at Hult International Business School stress the need for more cross-disciplinary collaborations. These cross-disciplinary collaborations will decrease...more

Discovering Peace of Mind Through Music
Intersections, an international organization dedicated to forming positive relationships between individuals and their communities, holds workshop for Coalition for the Homeless' First Step Job...more

Not Understanding the Extent of Youth Homelessness Problem
According to Bobbie Ibarra, executive director of the Miami Coalition for the Homeless, the decision-makers and funders have not always understood the extent of youth homelessness problem. Ibarra...more






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Tata Social Enterprise Conference Renders Guidance, Advice to Aspiring Entrepreneurs


Tata Social Enterprise Conference Renders Guidance, Advice to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The Tata Social Enterprise Conference is a one-day event that gathered thought leaders and experts from the social enterprise sector to offer guidance and advice to aspiring social entrepreneurs.




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