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.
Glen James, a homeless man who returned more than $2,000 in cash and nearly $40,000 in traveler's checks, was honored a hero. According to James, he never considered keeping the money in the...more
The Coalition for the Homeless (CFH) shows its statement today in response to New York City's plans to kick out the Hurricane Sandy victims out of their hotel rooms by April's end.
San Jose city officials aim to stop prostitution on South First Street by converting the hotels and motels surrounding the area into a housing community for the homeless.
The city council has...more
According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the number of homeless people in the area has steadily increased by 16 percent over the past two years.
LAHSA executive director Michael...more
The Los Angeles County will be voting on a discretionary state law that enables court-ordered treatment for people struggling with serious mental illnesses.
Laura's Law, which was passed in 2002...more
The 'Homelessness to Recovery' football tournament is intended to help people recovering from addiction and homelessness.
The tournament brought teams from across the North East area and even a...more
According to a 2011 Homelessness Resource Center study, 23.5 percent of homeless are teens and young adults.
These teens and young adults are largely invisible, buried beneath the visible homeless...more
Los Angeles County has an initiative that intends to help the homeless by connecting them with a place to live.
With the Home For Good project, it seeks the most at-risk and chronically homeless...more
Salvation Army's Coffs Harbour branch major, Steve Metcher, says Coffs Harbour faces an increase in homelessness.
Metcher finds that more affluent communities attract poverty. He notes that Coffs...more
The Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society, an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, is holding its film screening and awards event at...more