Human Services, General/Other News
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Brian Scarsbrook, who has battled drug addiction and experienced childhood abuse, founded a program called Rx: Housing.
Rx: Housing helps the most vulnerable homeless people off the streets and...more
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness released a report stating that youth homelessness is a growing concern in the region.
The biggest challenge is determining the number of homeless...more
Camilla Benbow, writer for the Tennessean, addresses homelessness among children as one of the "greatest challenges facing society today."
Benbow points at educational institutions to deliver...more
Reggie Bicha, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Human Services, writes about how he and his department team have developed a strategy to provide simultaneous strong supports to both...more
Hundreds of thousands encounter life without long-term housing and housing support in America. At a recent event in Tillamook County, Homeless Connect, put on by CARE, Inc. of Tillamook, served...more
A local ministry in Tulsa is helping make a difference in the lives of the city's homeless.
Volunteers from Tattooed Heart Ministries are bringing hope to the homeless and hungry by preparing...more
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
For those interested in helping people in need, a career in the field of human services is the best option.
In choosing a human service career, you may want to ask yourself if you have a...more
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