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
A research paper entitled titled "Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter" details at the saving behavior of the working homeless.
The authors of the study...more
Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, recently awarded more than $1.9 million in homelessness prevention grants to New Mexico counties as part of an effort to serve 1,300 homeless and...more
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Marion County is dedicated to helping abused and neglected children have a safe, permanent home.
CASA of Marion County calls upon the need for more...more
The state Department of Health and Human Services produced a series of videos showcasing what working in health and human services is really like.
The real deal behind these videos exposes high...more
Michael Rabkin, Director of Media Relations at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, answers how the homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee.
This article provides a glimpse of the homelessness issue in the U.K.
But now with job insecurity, increased living costs, and welfare reform all beginning to take its toll, more and more people...more
The Sub-Urban Experience, a course in applied homelessness run by Mike Momany, has been severely criticized for capitalizing on the plight of the homeless.
Momany asserts that his business is a...more
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
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