Services for the Homeless News

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Gov. Patrick Announces $25 Million to Fund New Housing Units for Homeless, Veterans, Elderly
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced more than $25 million in funds to help build more than 335 housing units for the homeless, veterans and very low-income seniors and families. The state...more



Transitional Housing Facility Gives Homeless Veterans Long-Term Residence
The Veterans Housing Facility, a nonprofit that offers transitional housing for homeless veterans, presents its 150-bed center that acts as a springboard where veterans can reside up to 24 months,...more

Photo Project Brings Awareness about the Homeless
A photo project coordinates a homeless man with Oklahoma Gazette, Upward Transitions and Curbside Chronicle to help the community experience a new side of Oklahoma City. Ranya Forgotson, editor of...more

Local Advocates Develop Recommendations to End Homelessness in Saskatoon
A two-day forum gathered local advocates to fight homelessness in Saskatoon. The advocates have plugged 72 recommendations that the United Way will use to unveil a plan next month. The forum,...more

Local Summit to Address Reducing Homelessness
Santa Barbara County residents will participate in the Homelessness Action Summit at UC Santa Barbara's Campbell Hall to tackle possible strategies for reducing the ever-growing homelessness...more

VA Collaborates With Nonprofits to Solve Veteran Homelessness
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) focuses on veteran households that are still quite resilient, but need immediate short-term support to resolve their housing crises. VA partners with...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

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

Utah Employers who employ the Homeless may be Eligible for Tax Credit
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits. Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...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






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