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More Homeless Patients Are Being Discharged With \"No Fixed Abode\"
Homeless patients, including those that suffer from with serious illnesses or addiction, are being discharged by hospitals due to lack of funding. District Health Board figures reveal a flock of...more



Homeless Voices for Justice Annual Summer Solstice
A Portland event tagged "Homeless Voices for Justice" annual summer event will feature how a homeless person battles a day's hardship and struggles. The event is to raise awareness about...more

Homelessness & Housing Society Showcases Youth Films on Homelessness
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

Student Entrepreneur Sews Hats To End Homelessness
Josh York hadn't anticipated that his beanies, which were sold for a dollar while he was working at the Aco Hardware, would become successful. From this success, he decided to give back to the...more

Growing Homeless Rates in LA County
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

Hunger and Homelessness on the Rise in San Diego
An article on the World Socialist Web Site describes the increased impact the economic downturn has had on one community in San Diego, CA. Many immigrant families are experiencing increased...more

Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative Injects Meaning into Houses
The Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative has turned a house or apartment into something more meaningful than just four walls, a roof and a floor. The Initiative, which serves 300 to 400 homeless...more

Homeless Coalition Taps Into $100 Million to Build Affordable Housing
A West-Central Minnesota homeless coalition taps into a $100 million state grant to address homelessness in the area and build affordable housing. According to Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional...more

Solutions to Combating Youth Homelessness: Housing and Work Stability
Youth homelessness can be fought in a two-way street: Providing long-term housing and employment. Housing advocates are pushing for housing services as well as programs to help homeless youth...more

Football Tournament Tackles Homelessness and Addiction Recovery
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






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200 New Jobs To Be Created With Social Enterprise That Reuses IT


200 New Jobs To Be Created With Social Enterprise That Reuses IT

The Regional and European Co-Operative for Social Industry (RECOSI) is a new Irish social enterprise which aims to divert IT and electrical goods from being recycled.




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