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Synergy Project To Help Homeless Youths In Allentown
The Synergy Project is a group that moved into Allentown after years of serving the youth in Bucks County. Their work takes them to dangerous areas where kids camp. The group, where federal grants...more



Santa Barbara Homeless Survey
Two nonprofits, Common Ground Santa Barbara County and the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness, are soliciting for 500 volunteers to conduct a survey of homelessness in the county. The...more

Nashville Coalition for the Homeless Pays Tribute to Re-New Volunteers
Nashville Coalition for the Homeless presents with the Phyllis M. Frank Volunteer Award to local volunteers Julie Davis and Cheryl Hays of Re-New, a program at the YWCA of Nashville & Middle...more

An Act to Support Homeless Shelters: Both Sections Should Be Passed
The L.D. 1717, An Act to Support Homeless Shelters, a bill proposed by Lewiston Democratic Sen. Margaret Craven, is comprised of two sections. The first section proposes funding for homeless youth...more

Pierce County Conducts Homelessness Survey
Pierce county volunteers has recently conducted a homelessness survey to paint a more definitive picture of what the county needs to do to address this concern. Volunteers ask the homeless to...more

Homeless Veterans Rate Drops, HUD Reveals
According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number of homeless veterans has significantly dropped. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki sees the result as...more

Metro Vancouver Sees Rise of Homeless Seniors as Alarming Trend
Vancouver's steering committee on homelessness sees the emergence of homeless seniors a serious issue. The eighth annual Homeless Action Week this year puts a spotlight on the "hidden homeless"...more

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is Saturday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 24, at Appalachian State University. The week-long recognition brings attention to issues of national poverty,...more

The Invisible Boys of St. Francis: Under 30 and Homeless
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

California Bill AB 652: Protect Homeless Teens
California passes law that aims to "change a pattern of homeless teens avoiding shelters, schools and healthcare out of fear they will be reported to child services and forced to return to...more






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What It’s Like to Run a Healthcare Social Enterprise
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