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.
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids.
James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...more
Framework, a specialist charity for the homeless, and Nottingham Building Society teamed up to launching a unique new social investment model that have interest rates of a commercial loan partly...more
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
Owner Mason Wartman of Rosa's Fresh Pizza urges customers to leave sticky notes of encouragement for the homeless after making $1 donations for slices of pizza.
The sticky notes used to be how...more
Hope Connections homeless center will be gathering organizations together to provide clothes, distribute meals and offer health check-ups for the homeless.
There are two phases that HOPE...more
The Department of Veteran's Affairs exposes a staggering number of former female soldiers becoming homeless by the day.
Most of these female veterans now inhabit friends' houses, cars and...more
There has been a tremendous drop of homelessness in the US. However, despite its quiet descent, there is a possibility that it will also silently go up.
Major intervention is needed in order to...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
The state Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services administered the annual one-day count showing an increase in New Hampshire's homeless population.
Compared to last year, the number of sheltered...more