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The Dangers Homeless Latino Youth Face
Many homeless Latino youths leave home because of economic issues, family problems and housing instability. The dangers these homeless youth face each day include spending at least one day of each...more



Development Plans to Reduce Homelessness in Cape Breton
Frontline workers gathered at Holy Angels in Sydney to discuss plans in reducing homelessness in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality as part of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy Community...more

Outsourcing Social Services Can Put the Most Vulnerable at Risk
With the expansion of the HB 1009 bill that covers a wide provision to allow the Mississippi Department of Human Services to privatize functions by contracting out to private companies has spurred...more

Homelessness Rates Drops in Virginia
According to a report announced by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, there is a significant decline in state homelessness. The report shows overall homelessness has dropped by 16 percent. McDonnell's...more

A Different Response to Tackling Homelessness and Alcohol Use
Shelter House, which opened a MAP (the Kwae Kii Win Centre) in Thunder Bay, Ontario in 2012, has approached a different style in helping the chronic homeless and people with alcohol...more

Hike Fundraiser to Raise Homelessness Awareness
The annual Hike for the Homeless fundraising event by the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter (BAHS) brings hundreds of volunteers to walk through downtown Bangor to raise awareness for homeless people in...more

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What's in store for women, parents and families in this year's federal budget? There will be "reduced income eligibility for Family Tax Benefits Part B, and the payment will cease when the child...more

HHS Announces Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Expansion
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $69.7 million grants to 13 states to expand Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)...more

Veterans Vulnerable to Losing Shelter
The Allied Veterans Center is seeking new donors since its source of funding, the Allied Veterans of the World, has been charged of illegal gambling. If the Center cannot find a donor, many...more

NYPD Arrests Homeless Man Who Learns How to Code
Due to the controversy about providing coding lessons to the homeless, NYC programmer and self-proclaimed entrepreneur Patrick McConlogue has gotten much flak for his ideas. His programming...more





A Singaporean program called “Social Inc.” features new rising social enterprises each episode and couples them with a CEO mentor who will help augment their chances for success.




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