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Charity Pushes for More Action to Help Homeless
Homeless Link, a charity that acts to fight homelessness, demands that more action is needed to help homeless families. New figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government reveal...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

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

Not Done Yet: Ending Homelessness
According to the Point-in-Time Count last January, the number of the chronically homeless dropped to more than 50 percent, which is good news. However, there is still a mounting struggle to combat...more

Discovering Peace of Mind Through Music
Intersections, an international organization dedicated to forming positive relationships between individuals and their communities, holds workshop for Coalition for the Homeless' First Step Job...more

Enfield Community Group to Raise Homelessness Awareness
Friends of Albany Park, an Enfield community group, will be raising awareness about homelessness and providing counsel at a drop-in day session later this month. Other activities include having...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

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

Mental Health Care for Homeless Youth
Mental health is among the many concerns that affect homeless youth. However, the availability and accessibility to its treatment is limited. Kate J. Hodgson of the School of Psychology at UK's...more

Government Shutdown Could Render More Than 23K Families Homeless
If the government shutdown still pushed through at the end of the month, more than 23,000 families could end up being homeless. According to LA County Housing Authority Executive Director Sean...more






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Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety

Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety
Plymouth’s Entrepreneurship Centre intern, James Holden, launches Student Safety Ltd to keep students safe on the streets...



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