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Homeless Agency Receives Housing First Grant
The Western Dairyland Community Action Agency has recently earned a $249,000 federal Housing First grant, a grant program intended to help the chronically homeless residents secure a roof over their...more



New Policy Brief Reports Former-Advantage Families Return to Shelter
A new policy brief is released today to featuring the failed Advantage program. It seems more former-Advantage families are returning to homeless shelters and receive no further ongoing rental...more

Sarasota to Get Homeless Veterans Off the Streets
City officials in Sarasota are rekindling efforts to help and house homeless military veterans living in the city. The city was reviving itself to reach out and help those in need. According to...more

Flood Devastates Homeless People in Colorado Springs
Homeless people in Colorado Springs lost everything they owned due to the recent catastrophic flooding along a stretch of Fountain Creek from Manitou Springs to southeast Colorado Springs. The...more

Homeless Veterans Get the Help They Need With $2.4 Million Grant
A $2.4 million grant is awarded to Westchester Community Opportunity Program and Hudson River Housing Program to serve about a thousand homeless veterans and their families. The Department of...more

Determining Number of Homeless Youth a Major Concern in Victoria
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness released a report stating that youth homelessness is a growing concern in the region. The biggest challenge is determining the number of homeless...more

Homeless Graduates
Charlie Boss of the Columbus Dispatch tells stories of graduates who don't have permanent addresses. He relates how a few of these graduates are being kicked out of their homes, leading risky...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

Local Advocates Develop Recommendations to End Homelessness in Saskatoon
A two-day forum gathered local advocates to fight homelessness in Saskatoon. The advocates have plugged 72 recommendations that the United Way will use to unveil a plan next month. The forum,...more

Homelessness Agreement to be Extended with $115 Million Funding
The states and Commonwealth in Australia have entered into a national agreement to address homelessness. The homelessness agreement will be extended with a $115 million funding from the Coalition....more






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