Human Services, General/Other News
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Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy commits to ending homelessness for veterans by 2016.
According to the Governor, his budget covers funding for a new security deposit assistance program to help...more
Project Homeless Connect, a one-day event, catered to the needy by providing them financial assistance, legal help, medical and dental care, employment help and options to collect important personal...more
San Jose city officials aim to stop prostitution on South First Street by converting the hotels and motels surrounding the area into a housing community for the homeless.
The city council has...more
A coalition of groups ranging from homeless shelters to the Connecticut Department of Labor planned a statewide action to end homelessness among veterans in the state.
According to Greg Behrman of...more
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
There has been a tremendous drop of homelessness in the US. However, despite its quiet descent, there is a possibility that it will also silently go up.
Major intervention is needed in order to...more
Two Alaska nonprofits have garnered $768,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help reduce veteran homelessness.
The funding was released through VA's...more
A Montecillo Development in west El Paso is intended for the area's senior citizens.
Geared for adults aged 55 and older, this smart growth project is designed as an urban apartment living for...more
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that a grant program aimed at reducing homelessness among veterans is to be extended.
VA has been kicking up funding to the Support Services...more
Children and Family Services (CFS) in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services aims to return children in state custody safely to their families.
Thanks to CFS, Nebraska is seeing...more