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Homeless Day Center in Ballpark Gets Subsidy Boost
Denver, Colorado's day center for the homeless has been approved with a $8.6 million in financial assistance by the Denver City Council. The Council has signed agreements with the Denver Rescue...more



Vets Finding a Home: Giving Homeless Veterans a Voice
A video and photography project titled Vets Finding a Home, which opened at Project H.O.M.E.'s 1515 Fairmount Avenue residence, gives a face and a voice to veterans who have experienced...more

District-wide Volunteer Day to Help the Homeless
Nearly 300 students from 36 high schools in L.A. participated in a district-wide volunteer day at shelters. The outreach event was run by Beyond the Bell, an after-school program of the Los...more

San Francisco: Funding for Homeless Should Increase
Marking the anniversary of San Francisco's Ten Year Plan to Abolish Chronic Homelessness, budget analysts learns that the city is spending a whopping $165 million on programs to fight homelessness...more

Homeless Agencies Cautiously Welcomes Social Impact Investing Scheme
Homeless agencies have set a cautious welcome to the Social Impact Investing scheme, which was announced in the budget that will primarily focus on housing projects. The first phase of the scheme...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

Mayor Bill de Blasio Pulls Out Homeless Children from Notorious City-run Shelters
Following the landmark five-part series on the plight of 12-year old Dasani Coates and her family, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration swiftly took action by removing homeless kids in two...more

Wyoming Governor to Coordinate Homeless Support
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that the state government will be coordinating services to help and support the homeless. Local officials have been planning to fight homelessness with one or...more

How Do Homeless in Tennessee Get Help for Mental Illness
Michael Rabkin, Director of Media Relations at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, answers how the homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee. WGNS Radio...more

10-Year Plan to End Homelessness Successful, Homeless Count Drops to 82%
The annual Point-in-Time Count of homeless families and individuals in Asheville and Buncombe County reveals that the 293 chronically homeless identified in 2005 dropped to 54. The Point in Time...more






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